John Harvey Wallin

Male5 June 1848–2 August 1906

Brief Life History 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 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.

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

Sources (18)

  • John Wallin, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Wallen - Published information: birth: 23 February 1846; Licking, Ohio, United States
  • John Wallen, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1873Newcastle, Webster, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1853: Blue Earth, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

    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 17

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Erik, Berger, Alrik, Alvar, Anders, Astrid, Halvar, Hilmer, Ingegerd, Iver, Johan.

    Swedish: variant of Vallin . Compare Wahlin and Wallen .

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

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