When James Monroe Waller Sr. was born on 28 July 1808, in Hancock, Georgia, United States, his father, Richard Waller III, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Ellis, was 36. He married Susan H. McCoy on 28 September 1833, in Chambers, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Brown Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1880. He died on 18 September 1882, in Emerson, Columbia, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Chalybeate Springs Cemetery, Emerson, Columbia, Arkansas, United States.
English: occupational name from Middle English waler, waliere, walour, waller ‘builder of walls, mason’.
English: in Sussex, perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall.
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring, stream, or man-made well, from Middle English waller, a derivative of Middle English walle, Old English wælle, wælle. It is a West Midlands dialect form of Weller .