Mary Ellen Wallen

11 March 1884–1 February 1928 (Age 43)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Wallen was born on 11 March 1884 as the daughter of George Washington Wallen Jr. She married William Alfred Bell on 13 September 1901, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Walnut Creek Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 1 February 1928, at the age of 43, and was buried in Elmer, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alfred Bell
Mary Ellen Wallen
Marriage: 13 September 1901
Elsie Bell
Arnold Bell
Helen Bell
Roy Bell
John William Bell
Ray Bell
Nola Fern Bell
Mary Elizabeth Bell

Spouse and Children

13 September 1901
Wayne, Kentucky, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Joel B Wallen




    Louisia Wallen


    Viola Elizabeth Wallen


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 12

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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Sources (3)

  • Mary Bell in household of William Bell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Bell in household of William A Bell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Ellen Wallen Bell, "Find A Grave Index"

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