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From: "Betty Sellers" <>
Subject: Re: OBITUARY - WALLACE 1934
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 1997 18:34:36 -0800

Jean I research the Wallis/Wallace of Trigg County. My grandfather's first
wife was Claudie Wallis....

Someone else may be researching that line also...

-----Original Message-----
From: Jean Smallwood <>
To: Betty Sellers <>;
Date: Sunday, December 07, 1997 4:31 PM
Subject: Re: OBITUARY - WALLACE 1934

>Hi Betty and all, I would be most interested in the two families listed
>I am descended from a Jean WALLACE/Robert POAGE marriage about 1750 and in
>Augusta and Botetourt Co.s Virginia. Both the Poage's and Wallace's
>America from Ireland. Some of the Poage's moved to KY with some in or near
>the Muhlenberg Co area. The below could strictly be a coincidence, but I
>would like to know more. I have not been able to track but a couple of the
>Poage's and none of the Wallace's.
>Is anyone researching the below families? Would love to communicate with
>Jean Smallwood
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Betty Sellers <>
>To: <>
>Date: Sunday, December 07, 1997 4:44 PM
>Subject: OBITUARY - WALLACE 1934
>>MAY 24, 1934
>>The body of ARTHUR WALLACE, 52 years old, was found on a little used road
>>near the Cumberland Church between the rivers early Monday morning by JOHN
>>POGUE, who had gone out to shoot crows. The man had been dead for about
>>hours when he was found, according to a conclusion by Dr. H.L. WALLACE,
>>coroner of Trigg County, who viewed the body. There was no sign of
>>about the body and it is thought that he suffered a heart attack. The
>>coroner's jury arrived at this verdict. he was last seen Saturday morning
>>when he left his home apparently on his way to Bleidt near his home and is
>>thought to have taken a short cut across the graveyard at the church and
>>behind the church where an old road used to go. His people did not become
>>alarmed at his absence until Sunday as he was in the habit of being away
>>from home all night. when he did not return Sunday a search was
>>for him. POGUE who found the body, was not searching for him, but
>>accidently discovered the body which had started to decompose. MR.
>>was a former teacher in the schools of this county and for many years was
>>farmer. He was the father of seven sons and three girls, who survive him.
>>Two sets of twins are included int he number. His wife also surves as
>>hi parents, MR AND MRS JOE WALLACE, one brother, ROY WALLACE and one
>>sister, MRS. JAP LANEAVE. Burial in the Cumberland Church Graveyard.
>> Betty Sellers

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