William Wallace

Male20 April 1828–7 February 1886

Brief Life History of William

When William Wallace was born on 20 April 1828, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Wallace, was 30 and his mother, Agnes Ann "Nancy" Culbertson, was 21. He married Ann Elizabeth McGrew on 21 October 1851, in Toronto, Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 7 February 1886, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Bala, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace
Ann Elizabeth McGrew
Marriage: 21 October 1851
Agnes Culbertson Wallace
William Henry McGrew Wallace
Charles Wallace
Nellie Alleta Wallace

Sources (12)

  • Wm Wallace in household of John Wallace, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Wallace, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • William Wallace, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1851Toronto, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 8

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 18

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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