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Wallace S. DuVall

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 731

WALLACE S. Du VALL, who, with his father, owns a valuable farm containing 163 acres, situated in Salem township, Shelby county, O., was born on this farm, November 28, 1874, and is a son of Elias L. and Amanda (Scott) Du Vall.
Elias L. Du Vall was born also in Salem township, October 2, 1848, and is a son of Nimrod and Amassie (Le Fever) Du Vall, and was reared to an agricultural life. He had two brothers, Jacob and Manford, and three sisters, Adeline, Sarah and Malissa. In 1873 Elias L. Du Vall married a daughter of John and Nancy (Keith) Scott and their only child is Wallace S., of Salem township.
Wallace S. Du Vall worked for three years on the home farm after his school days were over and then became a, commercial traveler, going on the road for the Standard Tie Company, of Detroit, Mich. He continued with that house for three years and afterward traveled for seven years far the Page Fence Company, of Adrian, Mich., after which he returned to the farm and ever since has taken a practical interest in general farming and stock raising.
Mr. Du Vall was married March 17, 1894, to Miss Clara Faulder, who died September 19, 1900. She was survived by two children. Hazel M. and Bertha I., and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. O. G. Shroyer, Frank Faulder, Harry, William, Mrs. Elza Pence, John, Mrs. Charles Valentine, Mrs. Dottie Bland and Wallace. Mr.
Du Vall was married (second) in June, 1902, to Miss Ella M, Blue, a daughter of Henry Blue. Mrs. Du Vall had two brothers William and George, both deceased, and two half sisters: Mrs. DeWitt Bush of Sidney, O., and Mrs. Gus Schnell, of Portland, Ore. Mr. and Mrs. Du Vall have one daughter, Anna M. Nominally Mr. Du Vall is a republican but exercises his own judgment when he casts his vote. He belongs to the Knights of Pythias lodge at Maplewood, as does his father.

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