Oliver Laceby
Eleanor Johnson
Joseph Challenor
(Abt 1752-)
Mary Tabbenor
(Abt 1747-1828)
Charles Lasby
Margaret Challenor
Harriet Lasby


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1. Donald Wallace

Harriet Lasby 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Nov 1822, Penkhull, (Stoke-upon-Trent), Staffordshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Donald Wallace on 5 Feb 1842 in Guelph Twp, Wellington, Canada West (Ontario), Canada 1
  • Died: May 1887, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States at age 64
  • Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States 6

   Another name for Harriet was Harriette Lasby.

  Research Notes:

From History of Long Island, vol. III, pp. 95-96:

"Charles L. Wallace, editor of the 'South Side Observer' of Rockville Center, Long Island, was born in Ponsonby, Ontario, December 13, 1855, a son of Donald and Harriet (Lasby) Wallace. His paternal grandparents were George and Margaret Wallace, who were natives of Scotland, and his maternal grandparents were Charles and Mary Lasby, natives of England. Donald Wallace, father of Charles L. Wallace, was born in Ross-shire, Scotland, February 14, 1816, from whence he emigrated to Caracas, South America, and thence to Ontario, and he subsequently removed to Pasadena, California. He was a farmer by occupation, but was also engaged for a time as a manufacturing chemist. In 1838 he was united in marriage to Miss Harriet Lasby, who was born in London, England, in 1822; nine children were born to them, namely: John D., Lavinia M., George, Charles L., Albert J. Francis S., Matilda H., Alexander H. and Mary A. Wallace.

  Burial Notes:

Memorial inscription:
Harriet wife of Donald Wallace died May 11, 1887 aged 64 years

  Noted events in her life were:

Census: Canada, 1871, Pilkington, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. 7 Household:
Harriot Wallace, head, F, 48, 1823, England, W Methodist
Albert J. Wallace, son, M, 18, Ontario
Francis S. Wallace, son, M, 13, Ontario
Alexander H. Wallace, son, M, 9, Ontario
Mary A. Wallace, daughter, F, 6, Ontario

Harriet married Donald Wallace, son of George A. Wallace and Barbara Munro, on 5 Feb 1842 in Guelph Twp, Wellington, Canada West (Ontario), Canada.1 (Donald Wallace was born on 14 Feb 1816 in Rosshile/Rosskile <Mossfield?>, Rosskeen Parish, Ross-shire, Scotland 8 9, christened on 16 Feb 1816 in Rosshile/Rosskile <Mossfield?>, Rosskeen Parish, Ross-shire, Scotland, died on 15 Jul 1902 in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States 10 11 and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.)


1 http://www.familysearch.org.

2 Ross, Peter, History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, vol. III (New York, 1903.), pp. 95-96, 114.

3 Personal Documents, Died before 1 June 1993, date of a note from Charlotte Peters thanking DeWayne & Lorna Johnson for their flowers at Wendell's memorial service.

4 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rbrink4656&id=I06296.

5 Website:, http://www.angelfire.com/in3/vanbrink/lasby.html.

6 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial # 55103099.

7 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Canada Census, 1871," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43P-FSZ : 13 November 2014), Harriot Wallace, Pilkington, Centre Wellington, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13, line 2; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9946, Pub.

8 Web - Message Boards, Discussion Groups, Email, Email from Jeanine Wallace 20 Jan 2010.

9 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X1DZ-1WL : accessed 08 Sep 2013), Donald Wallace, 13 Feb 1816.

10 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 134159322.

11 Obituary, Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California), 17 Jul 1902, p. 19. Newspapers.com.

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