WALLACE




The following is my Wallace family tree:

Hugh Wallace

William Wallace & Susanna (Wilkes ?)

Benjamin Harrison Wallace & Emality “Lettie” Wilkes

Amanda A. Wallace & Joseph Holley

James Monroe Holley & Malinda Meram Clagg

Noah Anderson Holley & Bulah Florence Chaney

Melinda Ann Holley


The Wallace line is confirmed to Benjamin Harrison Wallace who was born May 14, 1790 probably in Lunenburg Co., VA. His father was either William Wallace and his grandfather Hugh Wallace OR his father was Hugh Wallace and his grandfather William Wallace. Most working on this line believe Benjamin’s father was William and his grandfather Hugh. Benjamin’s mother was Susanna. One researcher believes her maiden name was Wilkes. However, no connection has been made and no record of a Susanna (or Susan) Wilkes marrying into the Wallace line has been found.

There are 2 confirmed siblings of Benjamin Wallace. His brother, Robert, married Phebe Wilkes. His sister, Mary Polly, married Richard Wilkes as her first husband. Phebe Wilkes was a sister to Emality (Lettie) Wilkes who married Benjamin Wallace. Richard Wilkes was a brother Emality (Lettie) Wilkes. See the Wilkes section for more information on these lines.


Benjamin Harrison Wallace was born May 14, 1790 probably in Lunenburg Co., VA. He married Emality (Lettie) Wilkes on February 11, 1813 in Lunenburg Co., VA. He was 22 years old. She was 16 years old. There are 14 children of this marriage (William, Thomas C., Peter, (stillborn child), Sarah A., Elizabeth, Edmond Taylor, Jesse, Jane, Hugh Minor, Mary Tyler, Susan Frances, Henry "Wash" Washington, & Amanda A.) Benjamin died April 6, 1861 in Cabell Co., VA (now WV) at age 70. Benjamin served in theWar of 1812. Because of his service in the military, he was awarded land in the western part of Virginia where he brought his family in the late 1830's.


Amanda A. Wallace (daughter of Benjamin H. Wallace & Emality "Lettie" Wilkes) married Joseph Holley. SEE HOLLEY FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS LINE.


This is information on my main line. I have lots of information on Amanda's siblings. If anyone has any information or inquiries, please contact me.



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