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James Cosby Wallace

James Cosby Wallace

Male 1840 - 1924  (83 years)

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  • Name James Cosby Wallace 
    Born 26 Aug 1840  Elkhorn, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    District No. 25, p 379A, dwelling/family 1320/1320, b. Missouri; enumerated by 15 Nov 1850 by Geo I. Wasson.  
    1850 Census for Ray County, Missouri, District 75, Sheet
    1850 Census for Ray County, Missouri, District 75, Sheet
    1319/1319 Turner, Littleton...34...head...farmer
    ______, Maria.......32...wife
    ______, John........14...son
    ______, William.....13...son
    ______, James J.....10...son
    ______, Jane........ 8...daughter
    ______, Joshua...... 6...son
    ______, Ellen....... 3...daughter
    1320/1320 Wallace, David O...34...head...farmer
    _______, Ellen...............32...wife
    _______, Sarah...............12...daughter
    _______, Cosby...............10...son
    _______, Martha.............. 8...daughter
    _______, John................ 6...son
    _______, Ephraim............. 2...son
    _______, David...............70...father
    1850 Census for Ray County, Missouri, District 75, Sheet 379A
    1850 Census for Ray County, Missouri, District 75, Sheet 379A
    Turner, John.....56...head
    ______, Jane.....53...wife
    ______, Joseph...17...son
    ______, Martha...22...daughter
    ______, Arthur...16...son
    Wallace, James...10...grandson
    Turner, Joshua...25...son
    ______, Cynthia..22...daughter-in-law
    ______, William.. 1...grandson
    ______, John.....19...son
    Census 1860  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fishing River twp, Crab Orchard PO, p 97, dwelling/family 685/685, farm hand aged 20; b. Missouri; enumerated 28 Jul 1860 by Z. J. Brown. 
    1860 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Fishing River Townsip, Sheet 96
    1860 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Fishing River Townsip, Sheet 96
    685 Wallace, David O...45...head
    _______, Ellen.........40...wife
    _______, James.........20...son
    _______, Martha........16...daughter
    _______, John T........14...son
    _______, Ephraim.......12...son
    _______, Ellen......... 4...daughter
    _______, Joseph W...... 1...son
    688 Turner, John.......66...head
    ______, Jane...........63...wife
    ______, A. D...........20...son
    Titus, Noah............18
    Military 24 May 1863–18 Jul 1865  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Co. K, 6 Missouri State Cavalry. Organized at large February 27 to April 23, 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri to June 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October 1864. District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February 1865. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July 1865. 
    • United States. National Archives and Record Administration, Record Group 94, Compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Missouri, M405 [microfilm] roll 162 [6th State Militia, Cavalry] and M390 roll 50.
    6th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry
    6th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry
    Describes the actions that the 6th Regiment Missouri State Military Cavalry participated in during the Civil War.
    Census 1870  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fishing River twp, p 27 [stamped 426A] dwelling/family 200/200, enumerated 1 Sep 1870 by John L. Quick.  
    1870 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Fishing River Township, Sheet 27 [stamped 426A]
    1870 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Fishing River Township, Sheet 27 [stamped 426A]
    Wallace, James.........30...head
    _______, Sulamee.......22...wife
    _______, Mary.......... 4...daughter
    _______, David......... 3...son
    _______, William.......5/12...son
    _______, Austin........5/12...daughter
    Census 1880  Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hazelwood twp, ED 134, p 283D, dwelling/family 100/102, farmer; enumerated 8-9 Jun 1880 by W. S. Thomas 
    1880 Census for Webster County, Missouri, Hazelwood Township, Sheet 12D
    1880 Census for Webster County, Missouri, Hazelwood Township, Sheet 12D
    Wallis, James C......head...39...farmer
    ______, Saloma E.....wife...30...keeping home
    ______, Mary E.......dau....13...attended school
    ______, David O......son....12...attended school
    ______, William D....son....10...attended school
    ______, Austay J.....dau....10...attended school
    ______, John W.G.....son.... 7...attended school
    ______, Joseph H.....son.... 4
    ______, Salome E.....dau.... 2
    ______, James S......son.... 6/12 b. Oct
    Property, Real 14 Apr 1888  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    40 acres, Section 23 Township 23N Range 16W; SE 1/4 SE 1/4, 5th Meridian, registered in Springfield, MO. Document No. 32606. Accession No. MO5780_107. BLM Serial No. MO NO S/N. Authority 24 Apr 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat 566). 
    • U.S. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records online. Accessed 28 Feb 2013.
    Witness 18 Dec 1889  Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At the Land Office at Springfield, MO, William E. Stone filed a final notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the Judge, or, in his absence, then the clerk of the County Clerk of Ozark Co, at Gainesville, Mo, on Monday, 10 Feb 1890. He named the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: James C. Wallace, Wesley Baker, James W. Willhoit, and William E. Welch, of Thornfield, MO. Joseph W. McClurg, Register. 
    • Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, Jan 2, 1890, p 1.
    Witness 21 Aug 1890  Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At the Land Office at Springfield, MO, Elender J. Baker filed a final notice of her intention to make final proof in support of her claim, and that said proof will be made before the County Clerk of Ozark Co, at Gainesville, Mo on Wednesday, 8 Oct 1890. She named the following witnesses to prove her continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: James C. Wallace, Samuel P. Stone, Martin Ingram, and Charles G. Smith, all of Thornfield, MO. Joseph W. McClurg, Register.  
    • Ozark County News, Gainesville, MO, September 4, 1890, p 1.
    Property, Real 23 Apr 1891  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    160 acres, (1) Section 25 Township 23N Range 16W; SW 1/4 NW 1/4, (2) Section 25 Township 23N Range 16W; NW 1/4 SW 1/4, (3) Section 26 Township 23N Range 16W; E 1/2 NE 1/4, 5th Meridian, registered in Springfield, MO. Document No. 6995. Misc Doc No. 13586. Accession No. MO5950_029. BLM Serial No. MO NO S/N. Authority 20 May 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat 392). 
    • U.S. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records online. Accessed 28 Feb 2013.
    Newspaper 17 Nov 1892  Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    J. C. Wallace of Marion township was in town on Tuesday and Wednesday on business. 
    • Ozark County News, Gainesville, Missouri, November 17, 1892, p 1.
    Witness 20 Jan 1894  Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At the Land Office at Springfield, MO, William T. McBride filed a final notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the County Clerk of Ozark Co, at Gainesville, Mo, on Saturday, 10 Mar 1894. He named the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: William F. Hunter, Sherman Griffith, James C. Wallace of Thornfield, MO, and Isaac Adams of Igo, MO. Joseph W. McClurg, Register. 
    • Ozark County News, Gainesville, Missouri, February 1, 1894, p 1.
    Newspaper 23 Apr 1896  Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    J. C. Wallace of Marion township, was on our streets [Gainesville] one-day last week. 
    • Ozark County News, Gainesville, Missouri, April 26, 1896, p 1.
    Witness 18 Oct 1897  Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At the Land Office at Springfield, MO, Elizabeth Clayton filed a final notice of her intention to make final proof in support of her claim, and that said proof will be made before Robert Q. Gilliland, Circuit Clerk at Gainesville, Mo, on Saturday, 4 Dec 1897. She named the following witnesses to prove her continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: William Wallace, William M. Cutbirth, James C. Wallace, and Grant Wallace, all of Theodosia, MO. J. G. Newbill, Register.  
    • Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, November 4, 1897, p 1.
    Census 1900  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marion Twp, ED 95, p 8B, dwelling/family 147/147, farm laborer, widower; b. May 1844 Missouri, f.b. Missouri, m.b. Missouri; living with his son, John Grant Wallace; enumerated 18-19 Jun 1900 by Thomas H. Norris. 
    1900 Census for Ozark County, Missouri, Marion Township, Sheet 8B
    1900 Census for Ozark County, Missouri, Marion Township, Sheet 8B
    Wallace, Grant......27...head
    _______, Cordie.....20...wife
    _______, James C....56...father
    _______, Oren.......13...brother
    _______, Charley....11...brother
    Witness 4 Jan 1902  Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At the Land Office at Springfield, MO, Abner A. Hall filed a final notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the Circuit Clerk at Gainesville, Missouri, on Saturday, 15 Feb 1902. He named the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: James C. Wallace, W. D. Wallace Robert D. Jones and William J. Tabor, all of Theodosia, MO. M. V. Gideon, Register. 
    • Ozark County News, Gainesville, Missouri, January 31, 1902, p 1.
    Newspaper 28 Feb 1902  Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    J. C. Wallace, collecting taxes in the west part of the county was in town Wednesday and reports cases where families were in abject want for food. It is the duty of the people of this county to do what they can to alleviate these conditions. 
    • "Local News", Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, February 28, 1902, p 4.
    Witness 24 Apr 1903  Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At the Land Office at Springfield, MO, Charles Davis filed a final notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before the County Clerk at Gainesville, Mo, on Saturday, 6 Jun 1903. He named the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: James C. Wallace, William Stevenson, J. H. Wallace, John Hash all of Theodosia, MO. Jas. P. O'Bannon, Register. 
    • Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, May 22, 1903, p 4.
    Newspaper 20 Jun 1903  Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, June 26, 1903.
    NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Springfield, MO. June 20, 1903.
    NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Springfield, MO. June 20, 1903.
    Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed a notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will be made before the Circuit Clerk at Gainesville, Missouri on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1903. viz: James C. Wallace, heir at law of David O. Wallace, deceased of Theodosia, MO. H[omestead] E[xempention] No. 25595 for the SW1/4 SW1/4 Sec. 25 and N1/2 NW1/4 and SE1/4 NW1/4 Sec. 35 Twp. 23 Range 16W. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land viz: James H. Clayton, of Longrun, MO., T. W. Baker, David O. Wallace Jr., and Jackson Nash, of Thornfield, MO. 8-7 Jas. P. O'Bannon, Register.
    Newspaper 17 Jul 1903  Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Springfield, MO. June 20, 1903. Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will be made before the Circuit Clerk at Gainesville, Missouri on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1903. viz: James C. Wallace, heir at law of David O. Wallace, deceased of Theodosia, MO. H[omestead] E[xempention] No. 25595 for the SW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec. 25 and N 1/2 NW 1/4 and SE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec. 35 Twp. 23 Range 16 W. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land viz: James H. Clayton, of Longrun, MO., T. W. Baker, David O. Wallace Jr., and Jackson Nash, of Thornfield, MO. 8-7 Jas. P. O'Bannon, Register. 
    • Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, July 24, 1903, p 4.
    Medical Info 25 Dec 1903  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Civil War veteran examinations by Dr. George W. Taylor, secretary of the Board of US Examining Physcians for the area. 
    Employment 10 Jun 1904  Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    J. C. Wallace was listed as City Marshall of Gainesville, Missouri in the Ozark County Times
    • Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, June 10, 1904, p 1.
    Executor/Administrator 14 Feb 1905  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James Cosby Wallace was appointed administrator of the Estate of William W. Bryant, for the purpose of selling "at private sale to William E. Moses of Denver, Colo all the right title and interest is or may be vested in said estate..." signed by T. B. Haskins, Clerk, Ozark County, Missouri. 
    • Missouri. Ozark County. Probate Court. Administrators' letters, v. B, 1872-1914, 239.
    Property, Real 30 Mar 1905  Douglas Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    80 acres, (1) Section 17 Township 27N Range 15W, SW 1/4 SE 1/4, (2) Section 20 Township 27N Range 15W NE 14 NW 1/4, 5th Meridian, registered in Springfield, MO. Document No. 14818. Misc Doc No. 24776. Accession No. MO 6270_.357. BLM Serial No. MO NO S/N. Authority 20 May 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat 392). 
    • U.S. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records online. Accessed 28 Feb 2013.
    Medical Info 26 Sep 1906  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Civil War veteran examinations by Dr. George W. Taylor, secretary of the Board of US Examining Physcians for the area. 
    Census 1910  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    None found. 
    Newspaper 10 Sep 1915  Three Brothers, Baxter Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    J. C. and W. D. Wallace of Hammond, Mo., are visiting in this neighborhood. 
    • "County News, Three Brothers, Ark. Items," Ozark County Times, Gainesville, Missouri, September 10, 1915, p 5.
    Census 1920  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    South Marion twp, ED 153, p 1A [stamped 238A], dwelling/family 6/6; father-in-law age 79, boarder living with daughter Mary Ellen & Wes Baker. Widowed, lives on a farm at Hammond & Lute Ridge Road; reads, writes and speaks English; b. Missouri, f.b. USA, m.b. USA; enumerated 2 Jan 1920 by Oliver D. Barner. 
    1920 Census for Ozark County, Missouri, South Marion Township, Sheet 1A [stamped 238A]
    1920 Census for Ozark County, Missouri, South Marion Township, Sheet 1A [stamped 238A]
    Baker, Thomas W.....58...head
    _____, Mary E.......53...wife
    _____, Everett W....17...son
    _____, Nora E.......14...daughter
    Wallace, James C....79...father-in-law
    Pension 18 Aug 1890–4 Feb 1924  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Co K, 6 Missouri State Cavalry.  
    Occupation Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer, cattleman 
    Died 24 Feb 1924  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Wallace Family Cemetery, Hammond, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Wallace Family Cemetery. Located on the Louie Wallace Farm two miles SW of Hammond, MO on Pond Fork Creek. The farm was homesteaded by David Oliver Wallace. Dean Wallace. “Piland Cemetery Gravestone Records.” White River Valley Historical Quarterly Vol 2, No. 11, Spring 1967. (2) Connie Lyons, comp. A Survey of Ozark County Cemeteries: Ninety-One Burial Sites Inventoried 1986-1988 (Gainesville, MO: Ozark County Genealogical & Historical Society, 1989), 79.
    Person ID I1121  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2020 

    Father David Oliver Wallace,   b. 17 Jul 1815, McDonough Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1900, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Ellender Jane Turner,   b. 22 Sep 1819, Ray Co, Missouri Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1894, Mirabile, Caldwell Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1837  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Missouri. Ray County. Marriage Book 1-71, 16 Dec 1837. David Oliver Wallace and Ellender Turner, married by Samuel Bogart, JP. (2) Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry. Marriage Records, 1820-1850 and will records, 1824-1849, of Ray Co, Missouri (Chillicothe, MO:n.p., n.d.), 69. (3) Susan Ormesher, comp. Missouri Marriages Before 1940 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1982), 234.
    Marriage Record of David Oliver and Ellender Jane Turner
    Marriage Record of David Oliver and Ellender Jane Turner
    Ray County Missouri December 16th 1837. I do hereby certify that I have solemnized the rights of matrimony between David Olliver Wallace and Ellender [Turner] Wallace both of the county & state aforesaid given under my hand the day & year above written. Samuel Bogard ordained minister of the gospel in the Methodist E. Church. Filed for record on the 10th March 1838. W. C. Williams Recorder.
    Family ID F608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Saloma Elizabeth St. Clair,   b. 29 Jan 1849, Searcy Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1911, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1865  Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage license of James C. Wallace and Salonia E. Saint Claire. Certified letter from Recorder of Deeds Russell H. Keller [signed by Bonny Miller] of County of Greene, State of Missouri certifing that James C. Wallace and Salonia E. Saint Claire was married on "2nd day of July 1865" by D. R. Murphy and recorded on July 12, 1865, R.A.C. Mack, Clerk and W. L. Mack, D.C. in Book B, page 287.
    Divorce Filed 21 Aug 1903  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ellen Wallace,   b. 7 Aug 1866, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1931, Blanchard, McClain Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. David Oliver Wallace,   b. 7 Nov 1867, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1939, Hammond, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Augusta Jane Wallace,   b. 20 Jan 1869, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1942, Houston, Harris Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. William Dow Wallace,   b. 20 Jan 1869, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1937, Lutie, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. John Grant Wallace,   b. 5 Feb 1873, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1936, Bradleyville, Taney Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +6. Joseph Homer Wallace,   b. 7 Jun 1875, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1931, Vernon Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     7. Josephine Wallace,   b. 7 Jun 1875, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1875, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Saloma Elizabeth Wallace,   b. 8 Feb 1877, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1916, Catoosa, Rogers Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +9. James Samuel Wallace,   b. 18 Oct 1879, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1931, Hammond, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     10. Martha L. Wallace,   b. 30 Sep 1881, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1882, Webster Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +11. Oran Cosby Wallace,   b. 21 Sep 1886, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1956, Thornfield, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +12. Charles A. Wallace,   b. 4 Nov 1887, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1953, Rocky Ford, Otero Co, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     13. Alma Coda Wallace,   b. Jan 1891, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1949, Chandler, Lincoln, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ellen 
    Married 16 Dec 1914  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Emma L. Adams, comp. Ozark County, Missouri Marriages, 1909-1918 (Fort Smith, AR: Emma L. Adams, 1999), 75. [Ozark Co, MO Marriage Book G-333]
    Marriage Record of James C. Wallace and Mrs. Ellen Haster (Sp)
    Marriage Record of James C. Wallace and Mrs. Ellen Haster (Sp)
    James C. Wallace of Hammond, Ozark County, Missouri married Ellen Haster of Three Brothers, Baxter County, Arkansas were married by L. D. Haskins, Judge of Probate Court and recorded 16 June 1914 by Robert Gilliland, Recorder.
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F8751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1840 - Elkhorn, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Co. K, 6 Missouri State Cavalry. Organized at large February 27 to April 23, 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri to June 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October 1864. District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February 1865. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July 1865. - 24 May 1863–18 Jul 1865 - Civil War Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1865 - Greene Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - J. C. Wallace of Marion township was in town on Tuesday and Wednesday on business. - 17 Nov 1892 - Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - J. C. Wallace of Marion township, was on our streets [Gainesville] one-day last week. - 23 Apr 1896 - Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - J. C. Wallace, collecting taxes in the west part of the county was in town Wednesday and reports cases where families were in abject want for food. It is the duty of the people of this county to do what they can to alleviate these conditions. - 28 Feb 1902 - Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 20 Jun 1903 - Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Springfield, MO. June 20, 1903. Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will be made before the Circuit Clerk at Gainesville, Missouri on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1903. viz: James C. Wallace, heir at law of David O. Wallace, deceased of Theodosia, MO. H[omestead] E[xempention] No. 25595 for the SW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec. 25 and N 1/2 NW 1/4 and SE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec. 35 Twp. 23 Range 16 W. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land viz: James H. Clayton, of Longrun, MO., T. W. Baker, David O. Wallace Jr., and Jackson Nash, of Thornfield, MO. 8-7 Jas. P. O'Bannon, Register. - 17 Jul 1903 - Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - J. C. Wallace was listed as City Marshall of Gainesville, Missouri in the Ozark County Times. - 10 Jun 1904 - Gainesville, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - 80 acres, (1) Section 17 Township 27N Range 15W, SW 1/4 SE 1/4, (2) Section 20 Township 27N Range 15W NE 14 NW 1/4, 5th Meridian, registered in Springfield, MO. Document No. 14818. Misc Doc No. 24776. Accession No. MO 6270_.357. BLM Serial No. MO NO S/N. Authority 20 May 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat 392). - 30 Mar 1905 - Douglas Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPension - Co K, 6 Missouri State Cavalry. - 18 Aug 1890–4 Feb 1924 - Civil War Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Cosby Wallace
    James Cosby Wallace
    Driving a buggy down Ozark County road.
    James Cosby Wallace, his daughter Augusta Jane (Wallace) Willhoit and one of her children.
    James Cosby Wallace, his daughter Augusta Jane (Wallace) Willhoit and one of her children.

  • Notes 
    • Notes from Dean Wallace: 1960's James Cosby, son of David Oliver and Ellen Turner Wallace was born 26 August 1840 in Ray County at Crab Orchard, Missouri ( now known as Elkhorn). James enlisted in the Union Army at Richmond, Missouri in January 1863 and served as a Private in Co. K, 6th Regimental Calvary. He was discharged in July 1865 at St. Louis, Missouri. He served in the Battle of the Boston Mountains in Arkansas. He is described as being of light complexion, sandy hair, grey eyes, and 5' 8 1/2" tall. James met his future wife while serving in the Army in Arkansas. She was Saloma St. Claire and was born in 1848 in Arkansas. They were married on 02 July 1865. After marriage, they resided in Webster County, Missouri for 3 years then moved to Arkansas where they remained for a year then returned to Webster County. All of their children were born in Webster County. Later they moved to Ozark County, Missouri, where they spent their remaining days until James died in 1924, and Saloma died in 1915. They are at rest in the WALLACE CEMETERY, located near Hammond on a farm where Louie resides today. James homesteaded the farm, known as the "Mack Boyles" farm, located about 1/2 mile east of the Cemetery. James died on the farm where the Cemetery is located. James and Saloma became estranged in their later years and James resided with various relations of his, and Saloma lived on the "Wes Baker" farm located south of Hammond. Saloma had a stroke one morning while cooking breakfast. She was cooking meat and complained of no heat in the pan when it was noticed by one of her granddaughters that the pan was hot and Saloma was turning the meat with her fingers. I know very little about the St. Claire family, and my (Dean's) Aunt Mae Herd told me that Saloma's father was killed by bushwhackers shortly before her birth in Arkansas. I did find the St. Claire children living in Montgomery [Searcy] County, Arkansas in 1850, with an Alfred Burns Family, who had 7 children of their own. I do not know the connection between the Burns and St. Claire family, except that the St. Claire children lived with them, and Aunt Mae also told me tales of hardship she had heard about the children having to struggle for survival when they were children. The Census of 1850 gave the St, Clair children as John age 18, born in Ohio; Sam age 17, born in Ohio; Polk age 8, born Missouri; Austin age 6, born in Arkansas; Mary, age 12, born in Ohio; and Saloma, age 2, born in Arkansas. (Dean's) Aunt Mae and Cora Willhoit Miller said John married Mary_____and his sister Mary married a McVey and had a daughter named Leah. There were many St. Clair families in Ohio in the 1830s and one of them was a Gen. St. Clair, but if there is any connection between the families, I (Dean) cannot say. I did find in the "History of Montgomery County Arkansas", where a St. Clair man fearing for his life after being threatened by a gang of ruffians, hid in a tree, but was found by the ruffians and shot. It did not mention Mr. St. Clair by name, so I do not know if this was the father of Saloma or not. James Cosby Wallace, at the age of 70, won the first prize at the fair with some corn that he had grown, and the older one's who can remember him, say that he was a jovial man. FROM DEAN"S 1980's notes: Saloma's father, David Martin St. Clair, was involved in the "King-Tutt-Everett Feud" at Yellville, Arkansas in 1860. ( I, Susan, am not sure as to the place and dates, as the copy I have is not clear) David Cimarron Everett fearing for his own life hid in a tree but was found and killed. (See above note from the 1960's notes). This was shortly before the birth of Saloma. David and Mary were natives of Pennsylvania. She later married Alfred Burns, a widower with 7 children. He and Mary had children of their marriage. Alfred died at Snow Ball, Arkansas of blood poison. Saloma also had brothers and a sister, Mary, James, Polk, Austin, Charles, John, and Sam. David Tutt, who was involved in the feud when David St. Clair was killed, had a son, David Jr., who was shot and killed by "Wild Bill Hickock" on the Springfield, Missouri Square over a watch David has won from Bill in a poker game. Some of the St. Clair descendants later lived at Western Grove, Arkansas in the early 1900s. I (Dean) have been unable to locate any there today. James Saloma sold their farm In Webster County in 1883. It was located N-1/2 NW-1/4 Section 14, Township 29, Range 17, or 3 miles north and 1 mile West of Seymour. It is recorded in Book 3, Page 278 in Tax Assessors Office. In 1903, James operated a livery stable in Gainesville. James Cosby shot a man over a poker game in 1867 in Jasper, Arkansas, where they lived at that time. His lawyer, Mr. Hodge, advised him to escape. James was being tried at Jasper, Arkansas, and jumped out a window while his lawyer stood between him and the law. James got away and escaped with his family to Missouri and was never caught. Saloma was pregnant with my (Dean's) grandfather at that time. The lawyer was the grandfather of Frank Hodge of Ocie, Missouri. Saloma was related to the Christy family. John Christy, a relative, practiced law at Little Rock and Marshall, Arkansas. From Susan Lynnette "Wallace" Gingery: I have copies of James Cosby Wallace's Civil War Information, Saloma's Petition for Pension "under the DECLARATION OF WIFE ACT OF MARCH 3, 1899, dealing with spousal desertion and non-support of family.


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