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Josiah Wallis (1775 - 1850)

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Josiah Wallis
Born in North Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married in North Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Tishomingo County Mississippimap
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Biography

Tishomingo County Mississippi 1850

Household #273
Brantly Wallis 25 M, Farmer, $300 TN
Mary M. Wallis 18 F SC
Sarah Wallis 74 F NC
Josiah Wallis 74 M Farmer NC

Tishomingo County Mississippi 1840

Josiah Wallace
5 10 15 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Males
0 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Females
Total in household 10

Lawrence County, Tennessee 1820
Listed as head of household with the following enumeration (this census does not seem to account for Josiah himself)
Males

1 10 [0-10]
1 16 [10-16]
0 18 [16-18]
0 26 [16-26]
0 45 [26-45]
1 +45

Females

3 10 [0-10]
2 16 [10-16]
3 26 [16-26]
1 45 [26-45]
0 +45
Household total 12[1]

Josiah & Sarah - Children and grandchildren
Bennett 1799-1869
Anne\Amy Wallis b. 1802 m. W. Bennett Burns 21 Apr 1821(poss dau Isaac)
Joseph Hobson Wallis 1808-1886
Sallie Wallis 1809-1860
Tilman Wallis born ca 1814 m Rebecca Thomas
Isom Lee Wallis 1816-1889
Jane Wallis 1819-1860
Charity Wallis b. ca1816
Virginia Wallis b. ca 1820
Rachel Wallis b. ca 1822
Easter Wallis born ca 1825 g-child m. John W Burns III
Brantley abt 1825 son of Bennett

There may have been sets of twins or the dates may have been surmised a little off. Josiah Wallis died 30 August 1850 at about age seventy-five.[2]


1800, Randolph Co, North Carolina:
80 acres granted to Josiah Wallis by Thomas Wallis.
1803, Randolph Co, North Carolina: 150 acres granted to Josiah Wallis by John Wallis. [3]

23 September 1848, Tishomingo Co, Mississippi: Josiah Wallis (Sr.) sold to Brantley Wallis "for $150.00, West half of NW quarter of Section 18, township 6, East of Meredian, containing 80 ac." [This same property was sold by Brantley to Josiah's son Isom Lee for $450.00 three years later

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1820", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHLJ-HZ4 : accessed 24 January 2016), Josiah Wallace, 1820
  2. Carolyn M Greer, Word Press, 2012
  3. General Index to Real Estate Conveyance, Etc., Randolph County - Grantees, Book 8, p. 390
  • Tippah County RootsWeb


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