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John M. Wallace

John M. Wallace
b. 7 July 1827, near Volga, Jefferson County, Indiana, to John (1798-1866) and Elizabeth Sarah “Betsy” (1800-1854) (Giltner) Wallace
d. 14 October 1915, Moscow, Latah County, Idaho

m/1. 17 December 1846, Indiana
Minerva Ellen Duffy
b. to William R. and Malissa W. Duffy
d. 1853, Indiana

m/2. 21 September 1854, Jefferson County, Indiana
Retta Ann Lawler
b. 25 May 1833, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Ausborn (1804-1871) and Elizabeth Neal (1808-1885) (Westbrook) Lawler
d. 17 October 1915, Moscow, Latah County, Idaho

Children with Minerva Ellen Duffy:
• infant son (d. 1848)
• Mary F. (b. 1849) married Thomas P. Harbaugh
• William D. (b. 1852)
• John Samuel (b. 1853) married Eliza Sarah Geneva

Children with Retta Ann Lawler:
• Allen Hale (1859-1897) married Augusta Louise Zastrow
• Charles C. (1860-1894)
• James Lincoln (1862-1930)
• Anna Gevene (1865-1948)
• Artie Cordelia (1869-1950)
• Ednora (1872-1872)
• Jennie E. (1874-1962)

John Wallace was a millwright and he built mills in Keokuk County, Iowa; Norton County, Kansas; and Kendrick, Latah County, Idaho. He emigrated from Jefferson County, Indiana, about 1855.

Submitted by:
Connie Wallace Dawe
Arvada CO
E-mail: connie5337@juno.com

John Wallace

John Wallace
b. 4 May 1798, Iredell County, North Carolina, to John and Ruth (Barlow) Wallace
d. 26 August 1866, near Cottage Inn, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

m/1. 7 February 1823, Jefferson County, Indiana
Elizabeth Sarah “Betsy” Giltner
b. 31 March 1798, Bourbon County, Kentucky, to John Francis and Anne Elizabeth (Boyer) Giltner
d. 11 October 1854, near Volga, Jefferson County, Indiana

m/2. 12 April 1855, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Eliza DeLong

Children with Elizabeth Sarah Giltner:
• Mary (1823-1850) married Richard Cox
• Okey (1825-1826)
• John (1827-1915) married (1) Minerva Ellen Duffy, (2) Retta Ann Lawler
• Elizabeth (b. 1829)
• Ben (1831-1867)
• James (b. 1834)
• Barnett (b. 1836)
• William (1839-1862)

Children with Eliza DeLong:
• Ada May (b. 1861)

John first bought land in Jefferson County, Indiana, in 1824; however, the first two children were born in Kentucky. The family lived in Jefferson County until about 1855.

Submitted by:
Connie Wallace Dawe
Arvada CO
E-mail: connie5337@juno.com

Retta Ann Lawler

Retta Ann Lawler
b. 25 May 1833, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Ausburn and Elizabeth Foly (Westbrook) Lawler
d. 17 October 1915, Moscow, Latah County, Idaho

m. 21 September 1854, Jefferson County, Indiana
John M. Wallace
b. 7 July 1827, near Volga, Jefferson County, Indiana, to John and Elizabeth Saray “Betsy” (Giltner) Wallace
d. 14 October 1915, Moscow, Latah County, Idaho

Children with John M. Wallace:
• Allen Hale (1859-1897) married Augusta Louise Zastrow
• Charles C. (1860-1894)
• James Lincoln (1862-1930)
• Anna Gevene (1865-1948)
• Artie Cordelia (1869-1950)
• Ednora (1872-1872)
• Jennie E. (1874-1962)

The family left Jefferson County, Indiana, about 1855. Retta’s husband was a millwright and built mills in Keokuk County, Iowa, several in Norton County, Kansas, and in Kendrick, Latah County, Idaho.

Submitted by:
Connie Wallace Dawe
Arvada CO
E-mail: connie5337@juno.com