Title: New Hanover Public Library Wilmington, North Carolina Electronic Resources
Page: 1860 Moore County Caledonia PO
Title: County Heritage, Inc. PO Box 34 Waynesville, NC 28786 Copyright 2005 The Moore County Heritage Book Committee County Heritage, Inc.
Page: Isham Wallace
Title: GEDCOM file submitted by Mr. Lacy A. Garner Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org. Created on 1 DEC 2007. Imported on 3 Dec 2007.
Note: d Nancy Furr 1806-1861 and is considered one of the mostly widely held common ancestors in upper Moore County. Isham a lifelong farmer lived on over 11oo acres of land in the Buffalo Creek-Meadow Branch area southeast of Robbins. Isham and Nancy as wee as a large number of their descendants are buried not far from their home at Flint Hill Baptist Church. The Wallaces were known to be a rough and tumble crew. Spending more time at the County Courthouse for drinking-fighting and so on as they did in church. An 1880 article in the Chatham Record depicted Isham and his family much as "an old man in upper Moore County named Wallace is over eighty years old straight as an Indian-six feet high-is capable of doing a good deal of work-has fifteen children living almost in sight of his house and all of his descendants together amount to about 215 persons. Of the children six are daughters and nine are sons and their average height is sex feet and their weight two hundred pounds and not one male among the entire family belong to any church." Among his children most resided in close proxcemerity of their parents and raised large families that are still located in upper Moore County. Their children intermarried with the neighboring Cockman-Melton-Hunsucker-Horner and Garner Families. The three oldest daughters all married sons of John and Mary Cockman. Each Wallace and Cockman union produced at least ten children.
Note: Isham Wallace 1801-1882 the son of Everet and Catherine Wallace marrie
Note: 1860 census list Isam Wallace 56 M Farmer Real $5000 Personal $1000 NC.
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