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Charles Edward Wallin

September 1846–17 August 1906

Born Sept. 1846, likely in Berrien Co., Michigan.[1] Son of Charles Curtis Wallin and Dorothy Strongitharm.[2] Enlisted in the Michigan Eighth Cavalry Regiment, 13 Aug. 1864.[3] Owned a harness and saddlery business with his father, by 1871.[4] Married first to Eliza Jane Woods by the Right Reverend Daniel S. Tuttle, the first Episcopal Bishop of Utah, 31 Oct. 1872, in Salt Lake City.[5] Participated in the Horsemen’s Organization, hunting trips, and shooting competitions, 1878–1883.[6] Sold his business interest in Wallin & Pickard to his partner, W. L. Pickard, by 1881.[7] Wife died, 3 Aug. 1881.[8] Obtained a patent for a railroad car livestock harness, 1882.[9] Involved in the salt mining industry in Utah Territory, 1885.[10] Moved to Chicago, by Mar. 1891, when EBW visited his business and home.[11] Married second Ina Lincoln Dick Hubbell, 28 Oct. 1891, in Los Angeles.[12] EBW visited him often, 1893–1894.[13] Visited the graves of his wife Eliza and son Thomas, with EBW, 9 May 1894.[14] Died 17 Aug. 1906 at Los Angeles.[15]

 

[1] Charles E. Wallen, “Civil War,” National Park Service (https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=8260D9DC-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A, accessed 7 May 2019). 1850 U.S. Census, Division 10, Berrien Co., MI, Charles E. Wallon. 1900 U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, p. B2, Chas Edwin Wallin. Van A. Wallin, The Michigan Wallins (Grand Rapids, MI: Toren Craftsmen, 1933), 41. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 June 2019), Charles Edward Wallin (9XJQ-8BD).

[2] Van A. Wallin, The Michigan Wallins (Grand Rapids, MI: Toren Craftsmen, 1933), 53–54, 129.

[3] U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861–1865. Charles E. Wallen, “Civil War,” National Park Service (https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=8260D9DC-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A, accessed 7 May 2019). 

[4] 1880 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 51, p. 11, Edward Wallin. Van A Wallin, The Michigan Wallins (Grand Rapids, MI: Toren Craftsmen, 1933), 53, 54. 

[5] Van A Wallin, The Michigan Wallins (Grand Rapids, MI: Toren Craftsmen, 1933), 53. First Episcopal Church of Utah Cathedral Church of St. Mark, Salt Lake City, Wedding Register 1, 1881, pp. 294–295. 1880 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 51, p. 11, Edward Wallin.

[6] “Countryman vs. Billy Davis,” Salt Lake Herald-Republic, 5 June 1879, 3. “Meeting of Horsemen,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 28 Nov. 1883, 12. “Wing Shooting,” Salt Lake Herald-Republic, 29 Nov. 1882, 5.

[7] “W. L. Pickard, Dealer in Harnesses,” Salt Lake City Herald, 18 Sept. 1881, 8.

[8] “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 115 (1881), Eliza Wallin; citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. “Funeral Services,” Salt Lake City Herald, 5 Aug. 1881, 8. EBW, Diary, 28 July 1881; 1, 3, and 5 Aug. 1881.

[9] “Improvement in Stock Cars,” Ogden Daily Herald (Ogden, Utah Territory), 13 Jan. 1882, 3.

[10] “Utah’s Salt Industry,” Salt Lake Evening Democrat, 26 Aug. 1885, 4.  

[11]  EBW, Diary, 16 Mar. 1891.

[12] “California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849–1980,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 20 May 2019), Mrs. N. L. Hubbell and C. E. Wallin. 1900 U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, p. B2, Chas Edwin Wallin.

[13] EBW, Diary, 4, 12, and 13 June 1893.

[14] EBW, Diary, 9 May 1894.

[15] “California Death Index, 1905–1939,” p. 11354 (1906), Charles E. Wallin; Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento. “Pvt. Charles Edwin Wallin,” Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, Find a Grave, posted 22 Dec. 2007, memorial no. 23524891 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 15 July 2019).