Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Peter and Cornelia Wallace family

Peter Franklin Wallace was the son of Augustus M. Wallace and Abigail Weaks. He married the daughter of Samuel Branch Moore and Frances Jane Galloway, Cornelia Agnes "Neely" Moore, in Itawamba County on January 21, 1880, and they had six children who lived to adulthood.

1910 Census
Itawamba County, Mississippi
Greenwood precinct
Peter F. Wallace 58 MS TN U.S. farmer, married 30 years
Neeley A. 55 MS NC U.S. , 8 children, 6 living
Alma A. 25 MS daughter
Francis E. 23 MS daughter
Jeanne F. 21 MS son
Dazzie 17 MS daughter
Azzie 15 MS daughter

Not listed in the above household is their oldest child, James Davis Wallace. Four year old Estle died in 1902 while another child died in 1881 as an infant.

Full names of the children of Peter and Cornelia are:

James Davis Wallace, b 1882, married Lillie Daisy Gillentine
Alma Ann Wallace, b 1884, never married
Ethel Lee Wallace, b 1887, married Walter E. Wood
Jeanne Franklin Wallace, b 1889, married Lillie Spradling
Dazzie Sue Wallace, b 1892, married James Arthur Davidson
Azzie Wallace, b 1895, married Jesse Elbert Carroll

Peter died in 1911 and Cornelia in 1934; both are buried at Keys Cemetery in Itawamba County. Thanks to Brenda Franklin Moore for sharing the photo of her great-great aunt's family.

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