David S. Wall, sister Mary L. Dodson

In 1850 Cortland County, New York, Alpheus Wall is 44, Mary 40.  They have Lucetta 17, Laviski, 7, and Edward 2.

In 1860 Page County, Iowa, Alponso is 64, Mary 50, Luceta 27, Edward 12, Lodiska 17, Seucer 8, David 5, and Miriah B. Pierce, 18 - a teacher.

In 1870 Page County, Iowa, Alpheus Hall is 64, Mary 60, with Rosetta 34, Edward 21, Spencer 17, and David 15.  (Rosetta is Mary LUCETTA)

In 1880 Page County, Iowa, David Wall, 24, is with Alpens 74 and Mary 70.  Siblings are Spencer 27, and  divorced sister Mary L. Dodson, 37, and her three Charles 11, George 10, and Lillie M. 8.


In 1900 Mary L. Dodson is in Polk County, Iowa born April 1843 in New York, married to Benjamin Dodson January 1838 Indiana.  She's had three children, two living.

In 1910 Champaign, Illinois, Mary L. Dodson, widowed, 56, is with Lillian M. Larson and her husband Lawrence M. , and she's with them in 1920. 

Illinois death records have Mary Dodson, born April 25, 1843 in New York to Alford Wall and Mary Skinner, dying in Champaign July 20, 1924, living 17 years in Illinois.

Lillian May Larson died in Urbana, Illinois,  August 6, 1946, born Mar 31, 1872 in Des Moines, Iowa., buried Mt. Hope.





David proved up a quarter in 29, 7N 48W in 1893.

He might be the David Wall in 1900 Colorado Springs, born October 1855 in Ohio, a carpenter, with Anna E. Feb 1863 Illinois, and Vera Dec 1897 Montana.

David S. Wall is farming in 1910 Routt County, 55, born in Ohio, married 14 years to Anna E. 45, Illinois.  They have Vera M. 13, born in Montana.

They're in Glenn County, California in 1930, David S. 55 (sic) and Annie E. 66.

Anna Elizabeth Wall is in the California death index, born Feb 17, 1863 in Illinois - father Gillespie, mother Donaldson, dying in Glenn County October 9, 1949.

Spencer Wall was born in Shenango county, New York, March 29, 1852, and died February 5, 1930, aged 77 years, 10 months and 7 days. When but an infant his parents moved to Ohio where they lived six years. They then moved to Page county, Iowa, where he grew to manhood. He attended the Clarinda high school and taught school for several years in Page county.

In 1885 he was married to Emma Kent, who passed away November 1, 1923.

In 1886 he homesteaded in western Nebraska. He served two terms as county treasurer of Perkins county. In 1903 he moved to Franklin, Nebr., where he has made his home ever since.

He was converted at the age of fifteen and lived a faithful, consistent Christian life to the end. Soon after coming to Franklin he placed his membership in the Congregational church, of which he remained a member until his death.

His whole life's story may be told in almost his last words, "I have done the best I could.

He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Morris George of Farmington, Wash., six grandchildren, and two brothers, David Wall of Orland. California and Edward Wall of Home Lake, Colorado.

Funeral Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday in charge of Rev. H. W. Cox, and interment was in Greenwood cemetery. 


In 1930 Rio Grande County, Colorado, at the Soldiers' Home, are Edward D. R. Wall is 81, New York, with Matilda J. 82, Pennsylvania,