Posted By:Garland DeCourcy
Subject:Re: Ed or Eden Walling married Katherine O'Mahoney
Post Date:November 25, 2001 at 09:38:33
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Forum:Walling Family Genealogy Forum
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Ed or Eden Walling was living in Rapid City SD around 1900 & had to change his name to Charlie Wilder after a "gambling mishap"at which time he left his wife & kids alone in the frontier. He was to have gone to WY also. His father was Joseph Walling (Catholic)mother believed to be a Sarah Elizabeth ?. Eden/Ed had a sister Mary Walling who married Levi Bennett & had a daughter Alta Bennett (all 3 listed a founding members of Boyd county, NE Easter Star, Bernice Chapter no. 120, Butte NE

Ed / Eden Walling's wife was Katherine (middle believed to be Elizabeth) O'Mahoney (she was 6 yrs old in the great Chicago fire. various spellings of last name, daughter of Michael C. (possibly Charles) O'Mahoney b. Ireland who built the water works in Chicago Il, he was also 1st man to break ground in Pipestone MN). They had 5 children:

[twin] Ora Hannah? Walling [maried Frank Crome had Joe Crome, m. 2nd Burt Woods, no issue]

[twin]Ollie Walling[m. Shearl Cook had Shearl Cook],

Mae Elizabeth Walling b. 10/14/1892(who married Logan John Atwood & had 10 kids),

Pearl Kathering Walling{m. 4 times 1st to Ineke? had Ruby 2nd Charlie Balsh, no issue; 3rd Harry Cook (brother of her older sister Ollie's husband Shearl Cook)no issue; 4th "Cap" Goldsborough [archer/sharpshooter in shows] no issue)

Joe Edward Walling (married Myra had Joe Walling & Harold Walling),

Thelma "Babe" Walling (m.1st Edward Stevens had Edward Stevens b. Aberdeen SD, m. 2nd George Hair, no issue)

I would like any further info on any persons mentioned above.


Garland E. Corse DeCourcy