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Re: Seeking Lesters and Wallaces in Ellis County 1900 - 1950
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: September 09, 2012 at 11:48:54
In Reply to: Seeking Lesters and Wallaces in Ellis County 1900 - 1950 by Donovan Baldwin of 1535

Not my family, but here is what I found.

1930 census Ellis Co, TX:

Wallace, Otis L., h, 37, m @ 22, b TX, MS, TX
" Geneva, w, 31, m @ 16, b TX, GA, AL
" Beatrice B., d, 12, b TX
" Elmer L., s, 8, b TX
" Frances V., d, 5, b TX
" Ralph J., s, 2 3/12, b TX

1920 census Ellis Co, TX, page 265:

Wallace, O.L., h, 27, b TX, TX, MO
" Geneva, w, 21 b TX, GA, GA
" Beatrise(sic), d, 2, b TX

Page 263, might be parents of Otis????

Wallace, R. C., h, 57, b TX, AR, LA
" Katie C., w, 52, b MO, TX, LA
" Robert, s, 15, b TX
" Theodore, s, 12, b TX
" Ples, s, 8, b TX [probably nickname for Pleasant]

1900 census Hill Co, TX:

Wallace, Robert L., h, b Aug 1862, 37, m 14 yrs, b TX, AR, LA
" Katie, w, b Jul 1867, 32, m 14 yrs, 6 ch, 4 lvg, b MO, MO, VA
" Richard J., s, b Oct 1887, 12, b TX
" Mary E., d, b Dec 1890, 9, b TX
" Otis L., s, b Jan 1893, 7, b TX
" Etta M., d, b Jan 1894, 6, b TX

TX Dth Idx thru 1976, here is daughter Mary E. and it gives maiden name for her mother:

Name: Mary Ellen Wood
Death Date: 10 Sep 1972
Death Place: Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Race:
Death Age: 82 years
Estimated Birth Date: 1890
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Bob Wallace
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Katie Smith
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation:
Place of Residence:
Cemetery:
Burial Place:
Burial Date:
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2223987
Digital Film Number: 4139568
Image Number: 2307
Reference Number: 74218

1920 census Ellis Co, TX, just up a few families from O.L. and Geneva, probably her parents:

Lester, J.W., h, 55, b GA, GA, GA
" Lucy, w, 44, b GA, GA, GA
" George, s, 19, b TX
" Mary, d, 14, b TX
" [not clear], d, 11, b TX
" J.W., s, 9, b TX
" Mina, d, 6, b TX

1910 census Ellis Co, TX:

Lester. J.W., h, 43 *M(2), 12 yr, b GA, NC, NC
" Lucy, w, 36, M(1) 12 yrs, 5 ch, 4 lvg, b GA [not clear]
" Geneva, d, 11, b TX
" George (?), s, 7, b TX
" Mary E., d, 4, b TX
" Viola, d, 2, b TX
*[M(2) means this is second marriage for J.W.]

1900 census Ellis Co, TX:

Lester, Jim, h, [not clear] 1870, 29, M 2 yrs, b GA, GA, GA
" Lucy, w, b Apr 1874, 26, M 2 yrs, 1 ch, 1 lvg, b GA, VA, GA
" Geneva, d, b Dec 1879, 1, b TX

Happy Hunting (^_^)


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