When Permelia "Neely" A. B. Wallace was born on 24 August 1843, in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Wallace, was 31 and her mother, Mary Smith Moore, was 25. She married William M. R. Jones on 17 September 1861, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860. She died on 19 April 1912, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68.
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 .