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 Quin, was 29. 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 Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Buena Vista, Iowa, United States in 1895. 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.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Erik, Berger, Alrik, Alvar, Anders, Astrid, Halvar, Hilmer, Ingegerd, Iver, Johan.
Swedish: variant of Vallin . Compare Wahlin and Wallen .