When Nettie Blanche Wallace was born on 16 October 1896, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, James William Wallace, was 20 and her mother, Ida Dean Gooch, was 20. She married John Arthur Zahnd on 8 September 1918, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1935 and Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 November 1959, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.
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 .