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Charles Franklin Wallace (1886 - 1936)

Charles Franklin Wallace
Born in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1921 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
[children unknown]
Died at age 50 in Houston, Harris, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Sep 2009
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Charles F. Wallace, 1886-1936 (50), was born in Harrisburg, Illinois, the son of James Harrison Wallace (1864-1928) and Myrtle Zappa Burger (1868-1926), who both were born and died in Illinois. Charles died in 1936 in Houston, Texas. [1]

Charles Franklin Wallace, 30, registered for the WWI Draft on 5 June 1917 in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas. He was married, and resided at 306 S. Victory. He worked as a Cooper for J.H. Hamlin and Son, Little Rock. Charles claimed an exemption from service due to his dependent wife and that he had crossed eyes. He was of medium height, stout of build, with brown (crossed) eyes, and red hair. [2]

Charles F. Wallace, 50, died of mitral insufficiency and chronic nephritis, on 7 October 1936 at his home, 4916 Polk, Houston, Texas. He was born 24 august 1886 in Harrisburg, Illinois, the son of James H. Wallace and Zeppy Burgess, both born in Illinois. Charles was a filling station proprietor, and was survived by his wife. The informant to his death was Mrs. C.E. Lambert, of Houston. Charles was buried at Forest Park cemetery. [3]

C.F. Wallace, 25 August 1886 - 7 October 1936 (50), is buried with his wife, Bathilde (Pitre), 1895-1981, at Forest Park,Cemetery, Houston, Texas. [4]

research notes

Using birthdate as seen on his grave marker, 25 August. Other records show 24 Aug.

His father is not on Wikitree.


  1. Family Tree, with sources (
  2. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 December 2021), Charles Franklin Wallace, 1917-1918.
  3. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Chas F Wallace, 07 Oct 1936; citing certificate number 49924, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,116,966. Born Harrisburg, Illinois 24 Aug 1886. Parents James H Wallace and Zeppy Burgess.
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #67600958

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