Mary Wallen

about 1779–
Stoke St Michael, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Wallen was born about 1779, in Stoke St Michael, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wallen, was 26 and her mother, Rachel Jones, was 29. She married John Simms about 1799, in Virginia, United States.

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John Simms
Mary Wallen
Marriage: about 1799

Spouse and Children

about 1799
Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Wallen


    Rachel Jones





    Edward Wallen



    Hannah Wallen


    Elizabeth Wallen


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 22

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 29

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 36

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Wallén): from vall ‘grassy bank’, ‘pasture’ ( see Wall ) + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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

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