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Ellen Leona Wallace Brock
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1904
Death: Sep., 1962

Ellen was born in Plantersville, Texas, the first born child of Ola Leona Houston and William Matthew Wallace (aka Matthew William Wallace).

The Wallace family moved from Plantersville to Belton, TX, sometime around 1907. After her mother's death, her father, who was crippled with a paralyzed leg, fostered his sons out and placed Ellen and her sister, Evaline, in Buckner's Orphange in Dallas on September 16th, 1918. While at Buckner's she was fortunate enough to receive nurse's training and licensure. Ellen and her sister, Evaline, were released from the orphanage April 29th, 1925, to her grandparents, Wm W. & Ellen Wallace, of Elgin, Texas.

Shortly after her release from the orphange she met and married William O. Brock. While living in Texas they had the following children:

William O Brock Jr
Billie Ann Brock
Carl Estes Brock

In 1929 they moved to Kansas City, Missouri. They had the following children there:

Bettie Sue Brock
Gloria May Brock

Ellen was a diabetic, although surgical pneumonia was the cause of her death in 1962. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Matthew Wallace (1882 - 1952)
  Ola W Houston Wallace (1886 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  William Oran Brock (1898 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Billie Ann Brock Mansell (1927 - 1996)*
  Betty Barnes (1932 - 2008)*
  Gloria May Brock Graham (1938 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Leona Wallace Brock (1904 - 1962)
  William Lawrence Wallace (1907 - 1966)*
  Evalene Wallace Hubbard (1908 - 1971)*
  Frederick Earl Wallace (1913 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Ellen Leona Brock
1905 - 1962
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Katt Kerns
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31089528
Ellen Leona <i>Wallace</i> Brock
Added by: Katt Kerns
 
Ellen Leona <i>Wallace</i> Brock
Added by: Katt Kerns
 
 
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- Katt Kerns
 Added: Sep. 4, 2012

- Katt Kerns
 Added: Sep. 4, 2012
Well Grandma, now I know how you felt when Mama named me after you and your mama. I have a granddaughter (your grt grt granddaughter) named after me, who carries on your mama's name. I can't think of a better memorial to any of us.
- Katt Kerns
 Added: Jul. 29, 2010
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