When William Ellis Wallace was born in July 1848, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Harvey Wallace, was 29 and his mother, Rebecca Francis Jones, was 26. He married Catherine Kate Hardeman on 10 December 1878, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Maury, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Civil District 6, Williamson, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died in October 1915, at the age of 67.
Scottish and English: variant of Wallis , especially in Scotland, where the name was introduced from the Welsh Marches by a family of tenants of the Stewarts in the 12th century.
Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, e.g. Wallach .
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