Source: "Obion County History,Union City, Tennessee Volume One 1981" by the Obion County Historical Society
"The Wallis family came originally from Wilmington, N.C. Nathan and Margaret Wallis came to Moscow, Kentucky, in 1830. He owned 900 acres of land and a grist mill. He sold these and bought property near rives Temmessee in 1852."
Source: 1860 Obion County census Districe #12 October 1860 page #143-198
House #1252 Margaret Wallace age 55 female value of real estste 16,000 value of personal property 10,000 birth place N.C. Nathan age 16 male farmer birth place KY S.E. age 15 female KY M. Caudle age 25 male farmer valur of personal estate 150 birth place Tenn F. age 14 female birth place Tenn L.S Wallace age 12 male birth place Ky.