In 1982 I started researching to find where my
mother's Wallace family originated. My husband and I made four
trips to West Virginia and Virginia and discovered several additional
Wallace families who were direct descendants of Robert and Mary
(Alexander) Wallace of Greenbrier County. To
date, I have not been able to "connect" Robert to the
well-known Peter Wallace -Elizabeth Wood family that also lived
in the Greenbrier County area. That is not to say, that they
While researching the Wallace family, I also spent time working
on my husband's Priser family and his mother's family, the Fairbanks.
Those families can be found in the Priser "tree".
And finally, I have researched the Vandermark
families, who came from the Kingston, New York area to Kosciusko
County Indiana in the 1860's. Several lines of this family traveled
on to Kansas to homestead. These families can be found in the
This information will always be under review.
If you have questions, e-mail and ask. I will always be adding
information such as obits, census information, photos and histories.
The page will be updated periodically and the date recorded below.
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I wish to thank all of those friends &
relatives who have so generously shared information with me.
I hope that I have shared equally as much in return.
Marjorie Vandermark Priser