Emsley Thomas Wallace

Emsley Thomas Wallace

Male 1837 - 1918  (81 years)

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  • Name Emsley Thomas Wallace 
    Born 15 Feb 1837  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Emsley Wallace / Mallie Wallace Homeplace, Robbins, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Jul 1918  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Jul 1918  Moore County, NC at Emsley Wallace Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1850, Nov 12 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 238
      Isham Wallis 49 M, Farmer, $1600 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Nancy Wallis 44 F, Born in NC
      Westley Wallis 21 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Quimby Wallis 18 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Lockey Wallis 14 M, Born in NC
      Emsley Wallis 12 M, Born in NC
      Samuel Wallis 9 M, Born in NC
      Jane Wallis 6 F, Born in NC
      Sampson Wallis 5 M, Born in NC
      Virgil Wallis 4 M, Born in NC
      John Wallis 2/12 M, Born in NC

      1857, Sep 10 -- Estate of John W. Shields, Moore County, NC
      Emsly Wallace purchased several items

      1858, Nov 23 -- Estate of Upshur Furr, Moore County, NC
      Emsly Wallace purchased several items

      1859, Aug 25 -- Marriage Register, Moore County, NC
      Emsly Wallace to Priscilla Melton by Dr. John Shaw, JP

      1859, Sep 19 -- Marriages, Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, NC
      In Moore County, at the residence of the bride's mother, on Aug 25, by Dr. John Shaw, Mr. Emsley Wallace and Miss Priscilla Melton, daughter of Robert Melton, dec. (*Note should be James Melton)

      1860, Aug 31 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 220, Gold Region Post Office
      Emsley Wallace 23 M, Farmer, $400 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Priscilla Wallace 24 F, Born in NC

      1860, Sep 1 -- Agricultural Census, Moore County, NC Page 43, Gold Region Post Office
      Emsly Wallace listed 25 acres Improved valued at $40

      1860, Nov 19 -- Estate of Mary McLeod, Moore County, NC
      Emsly Wallace purchased several items

      1861, May 24 -- Estate of John Cockman, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace purchased several items

      1865, Nov 26 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Isam Wallis deeded Emsley Wallis 100 acres located on Buffalo Creek

      1867, Feb 18 -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace listed as serving Jury Duty

      1869, Oct 9 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace listed as a neighbor on deed from Isham & Nancy Wallace to Virgil Wallace for 105 acres on Buffalo Creek

      1870, Jul 6 -- Agricultural Census, Moore County, NC Page 1, Bensalem Township, Curriesville Post Office
      Emsley Wallis listed 40 acres Improved, 35 acres Wooded, 30 acres Other Unimproved valued at $150

      1870, Jul 14 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 481, Bensalem Township, Curriesville Post Office
      Emsly Wallis 33 M, Farmer, $200 Real Estate, $400 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Priscilla Wallis 36 F, Born in NC
      Elizabeth J. Wallis 9 F, Born in NC
      Cinda A. Wallis 7 F, Born in NC
      Louiza E. Wallis 5 F, Born in NC
      Sarah C. Wallis 2 F, Born in NC
      James Lilly 15 M (mulatto), Laborer, Born in NC

      1872, Nov 4 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Isham & Nancy Wallace deeded Emsley Wallace 2.5 acres located on Buffalo Creek

      1872, Dec 12 -- Order and Decrees, Moore County, NC
      1874, Nov 28 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      Emsley & Priscilla Wallace listed as heirs of James Melton, decd.

      1873, Apr 28 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      Alex. Kelly v. Emsley Wallace and K. H. Worthy, Admst. of R. W. Goldston

      1876, Spring -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      State v. Emsley Wallace

      1876, Spring -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      State v. Mack Wallace
      Emsley Wallace listed as a Security

      1876, Spring -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      State v. George Melton
      Emsley Wallace listed as a Security

      1877, Spring -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      State v. J. S. Cockman
      Emsley Wallace listed as a Witness

      1877, Sep 29 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      K. H. Worthy, Admst. of R. W. Goldston v. Emsley Wallace and Lockey Wallace

      1878, May 25 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      J. H. Cockman v. William Stutts and Emsley Wallace

      1878, May 25 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      W. B. Richardson v. Emsley Wallace

      1880, Jan 20 -- Judgement Docket, Moore County, NC
      Alexander McNeill v. Emsley Wallace, L. T. Sowell and D. M. Kennedy

      1880, Jun 28 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 211-B, Bensalem Township
      Emesly Wallace 43 M, Head, Married, Farmer/Planter, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Priscilla Wallace 45 F, Wife, Married, Keeping House, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Elizabeth Wallace 18 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Cindia A. Wallace 16 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Louisa Wallace 14 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Sarrah C. Wallace 11 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Callie Lee Wallace 10 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Adia L. Wallace 8 F, Dau, Single, At Home, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lucien Wallace 4 M, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Mattie Wallace 1 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Upshur Rouse 25 M, Servant, Single, Laborer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1880, Jun 28 -- Agricultural Census, Moore County, NC Page 21, Bensalem Township
      Emsley Wallace listed 50 acres Improved Fields, 150 acres Unimproved Wooded, 20 acres Unimproved Non-Wooded valued at $150

      1882, Dec 30 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      John M. Fry & Lucy A. E. Fry deeded Emsly Wallace 100 acres on Buffalo Creek

      1884 -- Branson's Business Directory, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace listed as a farmer in Carters Mill Township

      1884, Mar 27-Jun 4, 1906 -- Estate of Isham Wallace, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace / Emsly Wallace listed as heir

      1889, Dec 11 -- Order and Decrees, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace listed as heir to Isham Wallace, decd.

      1890 -- Branson's Business Directory, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace listed as a farmer in Carters Mill Township

      1896, Dec 24 -- Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC
      Emesly Wallace and Pricilla Wallace listed as living and as parents of Lucian T. Wallace in his marriage to Nannie Jane Williams

      1898 -- Branson's Business Directory, Moore County, NC
      Emesley Wallace listed 230 acres valued at $250 at Horners Post Office

      1900 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Emsley Wallace (age 62) listed 232 acres valued at $250 located in Bensalem Township on Buffalo Creek

      1900, Jun 22 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 49, Bensalem Township
      Emsley Wallace 62 M, Feb 1838, Head, Married-41yrs, Farmer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Priscilla Wallace 64 F, Jul 1835, Wife, Married-41yrs, 8 Children(8 Living), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Adda F. Wallace 28 F, Apr 1872, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1904, Jun 4 -- Administrators' Bonds, Moore County, NC
      Emsly Wallace listed as heir to Isham Wallace, decd.

      1910 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 96-B, Bensalem Township
      Emsley Wallace 74 M, Head, Widowed, Farmer(Home Farm), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Addie Wallace 37 F, Dau, Single, Farm Laborer(Home Farm), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1918, July 24 -- Died in Bensalem Township, Moore County, NC
      Death Certificate listed: Emsley Wallace
      Male, White, Widowed
      Spouse -- Not Listed
      Date of birth -- Not Listed
      Age -- 81y 5m 9d
      Occupation -- Farmer
      Birthplace -- NC
      Father -- Isham Wallace
      Birthplace of Father -- NC
      Mother -- Priscilla Melton
      Birthplace of Mother -- NC
      Cause of Death -- Chronic Prostatitus
      Place of Burial -- Home Cemetery
      Date of Burial -- July 26, 1918
      Undertaker -- W.R. Kennedy, Hemp
      Informant -- Lucian Wallace, Eagle Springs
    Person ID I00037  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2012 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-149984 Living
    Y-DNA-149984 Living
    atDNA-158622 Living

    Father Isham Wallace,   b. 6 Mar 1801, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1882, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Nancy Furr,   b. 1806, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Histories
    Isham Wallace
    Isham Wallace
    Isham Wallace, the son of Everet and Caty/Catherine Wallace, married Nancy Furr (1806-1881) and is considered one of the mostly widely held common ancestors in upper Moore County. Nancy was the daughter of Charles Furr and Nancy Sowell. Isham, a lifelong farmer, lived on over 1100 acres of land in the Buffalo Creek/Meadow Branch area southeast of Robbins (just east of the intersection of Hwy 24/27 and the Mt. Carmel Road). Isham and Nancy as well as a large number of their descendants are buried, not far from their home, at Flint Hill Baptist Church.
    Wallace Family of Moore County, NC - Timeline 1788-1900
    Wallace Family of Moore County, NC - Timeline 1788-1900
    A comprehensive listing of every Wallace reference found in Moore County records to date including a full name index.
    Family ID F0010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Melton,   b. 29 Sep 1834, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1909, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1859  James Melton/Temperance Horner Homeplace, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • at the residence of the bride's mother, by Dr. John Shaw
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Jane Wallace,   b. 28 Apr 1861, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1934, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Sindy Ann "Annie" Wallace,   b. 10 Mar 1863, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1930, Rockingham, Richmond County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +3. Louisa Elafair Wallace,   b. 13 Apr 1865, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1944, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Sarah Catherine "Kate" Wallace,   b. 13 Oct 1868,   d. 29 Aug 1941  (Age 72 years)
     5. Callie Lee Wallace,   b. 30 Jun 1870,   d. 23 Nov 1916, Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     6. Addie Florence Wallace,   b. 7 Mar 1872,   d. 18 Aug 1943, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +7. Lucian Thomas Wallace,   b. 15 Jan 1876, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1935, Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +8. Martha "Mattie" Wallace,   b. 28 Oct 1878, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1955, St. Joseph of Pines Hospital, Pinehurst, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Documents
    Emsley Wallace, Priscilla Melton and their children
    Emsley Wallace, Priscilla Melton and their children
    Daughter Mattie Wallace Britt copied this directly from their family bible
    Map of the Robbins Crossroads and Flint Hill Church Area in Moore County, NC
    Map of the Robbins Crossroads and Flint Hill Church Area in Moore County, NC
    Histories
    Emsley Wallace
    Emsley Wallace
    Emsley Thomas Wallace, son of Isham Wallace and Nancy Furr, married Priscilla Melton (1834-1909),daughter of James Melton and Temperance Horner. The Wallaces and the Meltons were close neighbors and there were four marriages between the families; Emsley and three of his brothers went on to marry four of James Meltonís daughters. Emsley and Priscilla lived just southeast of the town of Robbins at the end of the present day Rushwood Road. Like many of his time, Emsley spent the majority of his life farming the 230 acres of land he owned near Buffalo Creek.
    Last Modified 26 May 2009 
    Family ID F0024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1837 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Emsley Wallace / Mallie Wallace Homeplace, Robbins, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1859 - James Melton/Temperance Horner Homeplace, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jul 1918 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Jul 1918 - Moore County, NC at Emsley Wallace Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Emsley and Priscilla
    Emsley and Priscilla
    Emsley Wallace and Priscilla Melton c1908/1909
    Emsley Wallace
    Emsley Wallace
    Emsley Wallace c1908/1909

    Documents
    1859 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace & Priscilla Melton
    1859 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace & Priscilla Melton
    1861/1862 Record of Estates Book H Page 406/407, Moore County, NC - Estate of John Cockman
    1861/1862 Record of Estates Book H Page 406/407, Moore County, NC - Estate of John Cockman
    1916 Death Certificate, Mecklenburg County, NC - Callie Lee Wallace
    1916 Death Certificate, Mecklenburg County, NC - Callie Lee Wallace
    1918 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace
    1918 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace
    1930 Death Certificate Richmond County, NC - Sindy Ann Wallace
    1930 Death Certificate Richmond County, NC - Sindy Ann Wallace
    1934 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Elizabeth Jane Wallace
    1934 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Elizabeth Jane Wallace
    1935 Death Certificate Moore County, NC - Lucian Thomas Wallace
    1935 Death Certificate Moore County, NC - Lucian Thomas Wallace
    1943 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Addie Florence Wallace
    1943 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Addie Florence Wallace
    1944 Death Certificate Moore County, NC - Louisa Elipher Wallace
    1944 Death Certificate Moore County, NC - Louisa Elipher Wallace
    1955 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Martha 'Mattie' Wallace
    1955 Death Certificate, Moore County, NC - Martha "Mattie" Wallace
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd.
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd.
    Lists the living heirs of James Melton
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd. (Page 2)
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd. (Page 2)
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd. (Page 3)
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd. (Page 3)
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd. (Page 4)
    1872 Division of Land, Moore County, NC - James Melton, decd. (Page 4)
    1896 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - Lucian T. Wallace & Nancy Jane Williams
    1896 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - Lucian T. Wallace & Nancy Jane Williams
    1892 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - James P. Garner & Louisa E. Wallace
    1892 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - James P. Garner & Louisa E. Wallace
    1906 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace
    1906 Administrator Bond, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace
    1899 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - James Britt & Callie Lee Wallace
    1899 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - James Britt & Callie Lee Wallace
    1900 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - Daniel Bethune Britt & Mattie Wallace
    1900 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - Daniel Bethune Britt & Mattie Wallace
    1865 Deed Book 127 Page 545, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace to Emsley Wallace
    1865 Deed Book 127 Page 545, Moore County, NC - Isham Wallace to Emsley Wallace
    1882 Deed Book 95 Page 529, Moore County, NC - John M. and Lucy A.E. Fry to Emsley Wallace
    1882 Deed Book 95 Page 529, Moore County, NC - John M. and Lucy A.E. Fry to Emsley Wallace
    1916 Deed Book 64 Page 95, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace to L. T. Wallace
    1916 Deed Book 64 Page 95, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace to L. T. Wallace
    1918 Deed Book 95 Page 435, Moore County, NC - Heirs of Emsley Wallace to L. T. Wallace
    1918 Deed Book 95 Page 435, Moore County, NC - Heirs of Emsley Wallace to L. T. Wallace
    1869 Deed Book XX Page 478, Moore County, NC - Isham and Nancy Wallace to Virgil Wallace
    1869 Deed Book XX Page 478, Moore County, NC - Isham and Nancy Wallace to Virgil Wallace
    1910 Deed Book 46 Page 88, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace to John J. Britt
    1910 Deed Book 46 Page 88, Moore County, NC - Emsley Wallace to John J. Britt
    1872 Deed Book 127 Page 546, Moore County, NC - Isham and Nancy Wallace to Emsley Wallace
    1872 Deed Book 127 Page 546, Moore County, NC - Isham and Nancy Wallace to Emsley Wallace

    Headstones
    Emsley Wallace
    Emsley Wallace
    Son of Isham Wallace and Nancy Furr

    Histories
    Beyond Everet Wallace
    Beyond Everet Wallace
    Despite over twenty years of research and close examination, Everet Wallace [c1770-c1845] still remains our genealogical roadblock. There have been many theories, close calls, and pure guesses as to who Everet's father was and where the family originated prior to Everet living in Moore County, NC.

    My belief has always been that Everet was either born in Moore County, NC or moved there at a young age. My grandfather, Mallie Wallace, said his grandfather, Emsley Wallace, told him that Everet was the first Wallace "in the country". Now while we know he was nowhere near the first Wallace in the United States, "in the country" probably meant "around here/upper Moore County. " Two of Everet's children lived until the 1880 Census and both Isham and Franey listed their parents as having been born in NC so I feel pretty confident that Everet was born in NC.

    In this document, you will find some of the most prominent unconfirmed leads that I have been able to find. If you will notice that none of these speculations can be found in my actual family tree as I have no factual evidence regarding their relationship to Everet. These are purely speculative thoughts based on my personal research.
    Wallace DNA Project
    Wallace DNA Project
    The results of numerous Wallace and Ritter DNA tests

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).