Hello!My great grandfather was James "Jimmy" Wesley Wallen and had a sister named Nancy Jane.Below is the info I have.Please let me hear from you.
(The majority of the info below is from Joe E Wallen, Johnson City, TN.See his website http://hometown.aol.com/ovalsjoe/WALLENFAMILYHOMEPAGE.htmlhttp://hometown.aol.com/ovalsjoe/WALLENFAMILYHOMEPAGE.html
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Ralph Wallen, born about 1590 in England, arrived at Plymouth Colony in 1623 aboard the ship "Anne" along with his wife Joyce. They were aboard the third ship of Pilgrims to arrive at Plymouth, the "Mayflower" in 1620 and the "Fortune" in 1621 having preceeded them. Ralph Wallen died before 1643.
Thomas Walling I, born about 1627, may have been a son of Ralph and Joyce Wallen. No documentation has been found proving this relationship. Thomas Walling I was married to Mary Abbott and Margaret White Colwell. By 1657, he was in Providence, Rhode Island where he was named a commissioner. Thomas Walling I died in 1676 in Providence.
Thomas Walling II was born October 22, 1662 at Providence, Rhode Island. He married Sarah Elwell in 1695 and the family moved to Salem County, New Jersey. Thomas Walling II died there in 1724. He was a carpenter and farmer.
Elisha Walling, Sr. was born July 26, 1708 in Salem County, New Jersey. He married Mary Blevins about 1730. In 1732, 1733 and 1734, Elisha Walling, Sr. was on the tax list of Prince George County, Maryland. In 1746 he patented land on the Smith River near today's Martinsville, Virginia. Several of his children were early settlers in the areas that became Hancock County, Tennessee and Lee and Scott Counties, Virginia. Children of Elisha Walling, Sr. and Mary Blevins Walling:
Thomas Walling (1730-1800) married Mary Cox
Elisha "The Longhunter" Wallen (1732-1814) married Catherine Blevins
Joseph Wallen (1734-1792) married Milly Jones
Sarah Wallen (1736-?) married Clement Lee
Margery Wallen (1738-1812) married Isaac Rice or John Rice
Elizabeth "Betsy" Wallen (1748-?) married William Roberts, Sr.
John Wallen (1750-1836) married Frances Hale/Mary Roberts and Elizabeth Roberts
James Walling (1751-1786) married Mary ?
THE EAST TENNESSEE WALLEN FAMILY
Joseph Wallen was born 1734 in Prince George County, Maryland. He married Milly Jones about 1767. Joseph Wallen received a land grant of 640 acres from the State of North Carolina in 1787 for his service during the Revolutionary War. The land is located on the North side of Clinch River in today's Hancock County, Tennessee.
Children of Joseph Wallen and Milly Jones Wallen:
Elizabeth Wallen born 1769 married Littleton Brooks
James Carr Wallen (1771-1845) married Mary Johnson
Nancy Walling (1773-1850) married Elias Weddle
Susannah Wallen (1778-1841) married ? Hurd and William Rogers
Rosamond Walling (1780-1850) married Thomas Weddle
Mary Walling born 1782 married Daniel Weddle
Morning Walling born 1784 married Stephen Wilburn
James Carr Wallen was born March 18, 1771 in Virginia. He is the only known son of Joseph Wallen and Milly Jones Wallen. He married Mary Johnson in 1791, a daughter of Moses Johnson.
Children of James Carr Wallen and Mary Johnson Wallen:
Nancy Wallen born 1791 married Thomas Lawson
Elizabeth Wallen born 1793 married William Baker
John J. Wallen born 1794 married Elizabeth Wallen
Millicent Wallen born 1797 married Abraham Bledsoe
Joseph B. Walling (1798-1853) married Elizabeth Baker
Susannah Wallen (1804-1875) married John S. Baker
James F. Wallen (1809-1864) married Peggy Robinson
Henry Wallen born 1811
Hannah Wallen born 1811 married Simeon Frost
William J. "Big Sandy" Wallen (1816-1886) married Jane Banks
Jesse Wallen born 1819 married Susan Roberts
1.JOHN J.7 WALLEN(JAMES CARR6, JOSEPH5, ELISHA4 WALLING , SR., THOMAS 23, THOMAS 12, RALPH1 WALLEN) was born December 30, 1794 in Hawkins Co, TN.He married (1) ELIZABETH (?) WALLEN March 7, 1813 in Rogersville, TN, daughter of ELISHA WALLEN and CATHERINE BLEVINS.He met (2) PRUDY PRATT Aft. 1837.
Notes for JOHN J. WALLEN:
Circuit Court Records for Hawkins County, Tennessee, April 1836 term, show that the state filed charges against John J. Wallen for "Lewdness and Adultry" with a married woman, Prudy Pratt.He was found guilty of adultry.According to divorce papers filed by his wife, Elizabeth, the adulterous relationship had continued for six years.
John J. Wallen was divorced by first wife Elizabeth on March 14, 1837 (Hawkins County, Tennessee Circuit Court Minutes 1837-1851, page 21-23).
This researcher found on December 17, 2002, evidence that John J. Wallen probably married Prudy Pratt and moved to Kentucky.A John Wallen and wife Prudy are found on the 1850 census of Floyd County, Kentucky, Family # 358 (archive).Information on John J. Wallen and Prudy children from this census.
Notes for ELIZABETH (?) WALLEN:
Elizabeth Wallen, Wife of John J. Wallen, is said to be a daughter of Elisha "the Longhunter" Wallen by I.E. Wallen in "Wallen Chronicles".Several other researchers agree.
Children of JOHN WALLEN and ELIZABETH WALLEN are:
2. i. JESSE B.8 WALLEN, b. November 26, 1813, Hawkins Co, TN.
ii. MILLICENT WALLEN, b. November 10, 1815.
3. iii. JAMES R. WALLEN, b. February 20, 1818, Hawkins Co, TN; d. Bef. 1890.
iv. JOHN CARR WALLEN, b. February 20, 1820; d. April 20, 1876, Madison Co, AR; m. MARY ELLEN STAPLETON.
v. NANCY WALLEN, b. December 1, 1821; m. THOMAS B. BROWN.
vi. SUSANNAH WALLEN, b. March 1, 1824; m. ? WOOTEN.
4. vii. JOSEPH R. WALLEN, b. June 5, 1826, Tennessee.
5. viii. SHADRACK C. WALLEN, b. November 22, 1828, Hawkins Co, TN.
ix. ANDREW WALLEN, b. December 24, 1830.
Children of JOHN WALLEN and PRUDY PRATT are:
x. JOHN8 WALLEN, b. Abt. 1835.
xi. WILLIAM WALLEN, b. Abt. 1836.
xii. MARY WALLEN, b. Abt. 1838.
xiii. MATILDA WALLEN, b. Abt. 1840.
xiv. JAMES WALLEN, b. Abt. 1841.
xv. PLEASANT WALLEN, b. Abt. 1844.
xvi. MOURNING WALLEN, b. Abt. 1846.
xvii. HENRY WALLEN, b. Abt. 1847.
xviii. SARAH WALLEN, b. Abt. 1849.
.JAMES R.8 WALLEN (JOHN J.7, JAMES CARR6, JOSEPH5, ELISHA4 WALLING , SR., THOMAS 23, THOMAS 12, RALPH1 WALLEN) was born February 20, 1818 in Hawkins Co, TN, and died Bef. 1890.He married JANE BURTON Abt. 1835.
Notes for JAMES R. WALLEN:
James R. Wallen's wife and children from 1850 and 1860 census of Hancock County, Tennessee.
From "1890 Census of Union Veterans and their Widows-Hancock County":
Wallen, Jane widow of Wallen, James R. " " 11 TN Cav discharged from service for disability, can't find out causes 2
More About JAMES R. WALLEN:
Military: U.S. Civil War; 11th TN Cavalry, Union Army
Children of JAMES WALLEN and JANE BURTON are:
6. i. MARY E.9 WALLEN, b. Abt. 1836, Hawkins Co, TN.
ii. MALISSA WALLEN, b. Abt. 1839; m. ? TESTERMAN.
7. iii. EVAN WALLEN , SR., b. Abt. 1841, Tennessee; d. Bef. 1900.
8. iv. ROBERT B. WALLEN, b. April 25, 1842, Kyles Ford, TN; d. June 7, 1912, Surgoinsville, TN. He married (1) ELIZABETH WILLIS.He married (2) REBECCA CHRISTIAN
v. MARIAN WALLEN, b. Abt. 1844.
9. vi. RICHARD WALLEN, b. January 1852, Tennessee; d. 1920.
vii. MARGARET WALLEN, b. Abt. 1849.
10. viii. JOHN W. WALLEN, b. Abt. 1852, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1903, Wise Co, VA.
ix. MARTHA WALLEN, b. Abt. 1854.
x. ELIZABETH WALLEN, b. Abt. 1856.
8.ROBERT B.9 WALLEN (JAMES R.8, JOHN J.7, JAMES CARR6, JOSEPH5, ELISHA4 WALLING , SR., THOMAS 23, THOMAS 12, RALPH1 WALLEN) was born April 25, 1842 in Kyles Ford, TN, and died June 7, 1912 in Surgoinsville, TN.He married (1) ELIZABETH WILLIS.He married (2) REBECCA CHRISTIAN August 20, 1896 in Surgoinsville, TN.
Notes for ROBERT B. WALLEN:
Robert B. Wallen information from his Application for Pension, dated November 18, 1879:
Robert B. Wallen enrolled in Company "G", 1st Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry (Union) at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee on July 1, 1862 and was mustered in as Private on December 6, 1862 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.He was mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee on June 12, 1865.In May of 1863, he was injured when his horse fell.
From "1890 Census of Union Veterans and their Widows-Hancock County":
Wallen, Robert B. " " G 1st TN Cav kidney disease, chronic diarrhea
Robert B. Wallen family from 1870 census of Hancock County, Tennessee, District 4.Robert Wallen also listed on 1890 Tennessee Veterans Schedule, ED 117, Page 1; also 1891 Male Voters list, Hancock County, Tennessee, District 12.
Children of ROBERT WALLEN and ELIZABETH WILLIS are:
i. MARGARET10 WALLEN, b. Abt. 1866, Kentucky; m. ? BALDWIN.
ii. NANCY J. WALLEN, b. Abt. 1867, Kentucky.
19. iii. JAMES W. WALLEN, b. Abt. 1869, Tennessee. m. Aranda Albinia "Binie" Combs
iv. SUSAN A. WALLEN, b. Abt. 1871, Tennessee; m. ? OWENS. m. Tandy Flanary
v. ROSA WALLEN, b. Abt. 1874, Tennessee; m. ? LIVESAY.