John Harvey Wallin

5 June 1848–2 August 1906 (Age 58)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Harvey

When John Harvey Wallin was born on 5 June 1848, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Pearson Wallen, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Jane (Elisebeth) Price- Quin?, was 28. He married Josephine Battern on 30 October 1873, in Newcastle, Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Marion Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1880. He died on 2 August 1906, in Storm Lake, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Storm Lake, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States.

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John Harvey Wallin
Josephine Battern
Marriage: 30 October 1873
Maude Mae Wallin

Spouse and Children

30 October 1873
Newcastle, Webster, Iowa, United States


    Maude Mae Wallin


Parents and Siblings

    Pearson Wallen


    Eliza Jane (Elisebeth) Price- Quin?




World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 9

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Vallin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Wallin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Wisely in household of Isaiah Wollin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Westly Wallen in household of Isah Wallen, "United States Census, 1850"

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