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08/02/2021 06:20 PM
Pennsylvania State Senate

Michael Wallace


Session Position District Party
1819-1820 12 Democratic-Republican
1821-1822 12 Democratic-Republican
 Counties   Huntingdon, Mifflin


Of Huntingdon County Northwest from this place lived as a pioneer Michael Wallace, a native of Maryland.  After a time he removed to Laurel Springs, near Birmingham, where he engaged in manufacturing.  In 1827 he returned to Morris, where he became the owner of Union Furnace, and carried on other enterprises at that point.  He was the father of sons named Thomas, who removed to Ohio; Samuel, who died suddenly at Union Furnace; Robert, who died in Morris on the farm now occupied by his son John.  His daughters married Dr. Jacob M. Gemmill and Henry Neff.  Thomas Wallace, a brother of Michael, had a residence in Tyrone township, and was the father of sons named Crawford, Michael, Samuel, and Lloyd.  One of his daughters became the wife of Hays Hamilton, of Franklin, for many years manager of Huntingdon Furnace; another, Dr. Oliver G. Scott, and for her second husband Capt. James Bell, while a third married James Crawford, of Tyrone.