NORTHERN NEW YORK
Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people
in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910.
Transcribed by Coralynn Brown
(I) Nathaniel Wallis, first of the name in Beverly, Mass., was born in Cornwall, England, in 1632. In company with his brother John he emigrated to Portland, Maine. Their settlement was destroyed by Indians in 1675, when he came to Gloucester, Mass. John returned soon after to Portland, Maine, with his family, but they were driven out a second time by Indians, when they returned to Gloucester, where he died Spet. 23, 1690. In 1702 his son, Josiah, and others, returned to Portland to rebuild the place. The French and Indians attacked them, and the wives of Josiah and Benjamin were killed. Two children of Josiah, the wife of Joseph, the family of Thomas Leavitt and Mr. Madeford, were carried into captivity. Josiah took his son on his back and escaped to Scarborough, Maine.
Nathaniel Wallis and his wife united with the First Church of Beverly, Mass. July 16, 1690. He died Oct. 18, 1709; Margaret, his wife, known in the church as "Mother Wallis," died May 14, 1711, aged eighty-four years.
Bartholomew, Caleb (see forward), Nathaniel, John, Joshua and Mary.
(II) Caleb, son of Nathaniel and Margaret Wallis, was born in 1666 in Beverly, Mass., died Nov. 1, 1714. He was town clerk in 1703. He married, Dec. 12, 1687, Sarah Hone. Six children, among whom was Daniel, see forward.
(III) Daniel, son of Caleb and Sarah (Hone) Wallis, was born in Beverly, Mass. Nov. 9, 1701. He married August, 1725, Sarah Cressy. Among their children was Caleb, see forward.
(IV) Caleb (2), son of Daniel and Sarah (Cressy) Wallis, was born in Beverly, Mass. May 28, 1727, died suddenly while ringing the "Old South Church bell," Feb. 9, 1780.
He married, Nov. 24, 1752, Rebecca Giles. Among their children was Bartholomew, see forward.
(V) Batholomew, son of Caleb (2) and Rebecca (Giles) Wallis, was born in Beverly, Mass. Aug. 25, 1753, died Nov. 25, 1828. He was a corporal in Captain Joseph Rea's company in 1776; later in Lieut. Joseph Ward's company.
He married, Oct. 3, 1773, Edith Wood.
Edith, Anna, Bartholomew Jr. (see forward), Andrew W., Israel, Polly, Levi and Luther.
(VI) Bartholomew (2), son of Bartholomew (1) and Edith (Wood) Wallis, was born in Beverly, Mass. Oct. 6, 1779. He married, Dec. 13, 1798, Fanny Foster, in Beverly, Mass.
Lydia, born April 30, 1800, married Joseph Pearson.
Augusta, Oct. 26, 1801, married William Goodridge.
Mary, Jan. 10, 1804, died Sept. 14, 1805.
Edward, April 17, 1805, died unmarried.
Mary, see forward.
Calvin, May 8, 1811, married Betsey Brewer.
Luther, Nov. 25, 1814, married Elizabeth Bell.
(VII) Mary, daughter of Bartholomew (2) and Fanny (Foster) Wallis, was born in Beverly, Mass. May 9, 1809, died March 29, 1875. She married in 1833, Charles Woodberry McLellan. (See McLellan IV).
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