Helen Ada “Nellie” Wallace

Birth Name Helen Ada “Nellie” Wallace
Gender female
Age at Death 28 years, 1 month, 12 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1854 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England   1a 2a
Event Note

The place of birth is based on the theory that the male child born in Washington DC, 1877, is theirs. A lot of the information about Nellie is tentative.

Census July 11, 1870 New York, New York County, New York, United States   1a
Event Note

1870 Census New York City, Ward 15 District 2, Roll: M593_993; Page: 439B, census page 54, dwelling 180, family 507
July 11, 1870

Matilda Wallace, 42, actress, born in England,
Jennie Wallace, 18, actress, born in England,
Nellie Wallace, 16, actress, born in England,
Minnie Wallace, 9, actress, born in New York
Maude Wallace, 7, actress, born in New York
Frank Dobson, 31, banjo teacher, born in New York, male citizen of US
Mary O'Conners, 28, domestic servant, born in Ireland, parents foreign born

for all Wallaces: both parents were foreign born.

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8FW-JQ3 : accessed 19 December 2015), Matilda Wallace, New York, United States; citing p. 54, family 507, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,492.

Residence April 1878 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States    
Event Note

The obituary of Nellie's mother, Matilda Wallace, said that Nellie and her husband arrived from San Francisco for the burial.

Death February 13, 1882 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States   3a
Event Note

Office Health Department, Bureau of Vital Statistics
Removal Permit, No 135.
San Francisco, Cal. February 14, 1882
Permission is hereby given for the removal of the remains of Helene A Henry, age 28, female, white
Place of Birth: England
Cause of Death: Phethisis
Place of Death: 1004 Bush Street
Died February 13, 1882
Physician: W H Mays
To: Phila, Penn.

Undertaker's certificate in relation to deceased
place of birth: New York
parents names not listed
Date of burial: July 18, 1882
Place of burial: Evergreen Cemetery, New York
Undertaker: Schuyler and Armstrong, 2054 W 6th, Phila

 

both found in this source:
"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXQ7-Z2N : accessed 13 January 2016), Helen A Henry, 13 Jul 1882; citing , Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; FHL microfilm 2,057,181.

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The Topeka Daily Capital (Topeka, Kansas), Monday, March 13, 1882, Page 2
Nellie Wallace, of the Wallace sisters, was apient Consumption and for the re-l .... Wallace, one of the three Wallace sisters) died in San Francisco last week.
www.newspapers.com/newspage/64416116/

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The Topeka Daily Capital, March 13, 1882, Page 2
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/64416116/
Nellie Wallace, of the Wallace sisters, was apient Consumption and for the re-l Mrs. W. B. Henry. lief of consumptive

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Burial July 18, 1882 Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Queens County, New York, United States   3a

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William S Wallace
Mother Matilda Noon?New?New*?1824November 26, 1877
    Sister     Annie Wallace
    Sister     Agnes Wallace 1853
    Sister     Jennie Wallace September 24, 1850 March 1, 1924
         Helen Ada “Nellie” Wallace 1854 February 13, 1882
    Sister     Minnie Wallace 1861 1904
    Sister     Alice Maud Wallace 1863 June 10, 1900

Families

Family of William B Henry and Helen Ada “Nellie” Wallace

Married Husband William B Henry ( b. December 1843 d. June 21, 1911 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage December 8, 1870 St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States   4a
Event Note

This might be their marriage. It is tentative.
Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002, at ancestry.com
Helen A Wallace and William B Henry, December 8?, 1870, St Louis, Missouri, USA, by J.P.F. Ingraham, Pastor, St John's Episcopal Church

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
William B HenryJanuary 6, 1877

Source References

  1. National Archives and Records Administration: 1870 United States Census
      • Page: Matilda Wallace, New York City, Ward 15 District 2, Roll: M593_993; Page: 439B, census page 54, dwelling 180, family 507
  2. District of Columbia Births and Christenings
      • Page: male Henry, 06 Jan 1877
  3. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
      • Page: Helen A Henry, buried: 18 Jul 1882
  4. Missouri Marriage Records
      • Page: Wallace-Henry, Dec 8, 1870, St Louis