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Elisha Fallwell
Birth: Nov. 23, 1776
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1857
Caney Spring
Marshall County
Tennessee, USA


ELISHA FALLWELL was born 23 Nov 1776 in Virginia, and died 25 Jan 1857 in Caney Spring (MARSHALL) Tennessee. He is believed to be the son of WILLIAM FALLWELL and JUDITH NOWLIN.

He married ELIZABETH abt. 1800 in Virginia (her maiden name is unknown, but some researchers have her listed as Elizabeth Morris or Elizabeth Hogan).


i. MOSES FALLWELL, b. 31 May 1803, Virginia; d. 18 May 1868, (MARSHALL) Tennessee; m. (1) SARAH SALLY ALFORD, 16 Nov 1838, (MARSHALL) Tennessee; b. 31 Aug 1810; d. 12 Sep 1848, (MARSHALL) Tennessee; m. (2) MARTHA ALFORD, 14 May 1855; b. Abt. 1808, North Carolina; d. After 1880.

ii. MARTHA MORRIS FALLWELL, b. 24 Aug 1805, Chapel Hill (MARSHALL) TN; d. 28 Apr 1863, Chapel Hill (MARSHALL) TN; m. JASON BRYANT SHEFFIELD, SR., 1829, Chapel Hill (MARSHALL) TN; b. 02 Aug 1785, Chapel Hill (MARSHALL) TN; d. 17 Mar 1874, Chapel Hill (MARSHALL) TN.

iii. WILLIAM H. FALLWELL, b. 1808, (MONROE) Tennessee; d. 27 Dec 1863, (PANOLA) Texas; m. MATILDA ELIZABETH LITTLE, 1835, (MARSHALL) TN; b. Abt. 1812, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1872, Clayton (PANOLA) Texas.

iv. MARY FALLWELL, b. 1810.

v. JOHN FALWELL, b. 07 May 1813, Tennessee; d. 24 Feb 1883, Weimer, COLORADO, Texas; m. (1) MARY P. MARTIN, Abt. 1841, Tennessee; b. 01 Feb 1821, (MARSHALL) TN; d. 15 Sep 1850, (MARSHALL) TN; m. (2) CHARLOTTE REBECCA LITTLE, 25 Apr 1858, (MARSHALL) TN; b. 16 May 1836, Nashville (VERSAILLES) Tennessee; d. 10 Jul 1924, Weimer, COLORADO, Texas.

vi. TEMPERANCE FALLWELL, b. Abt. 1818; d. Aft. 1869; m. RICHARD S. RICKMAN, 20 Dec 1838, Marshall County, TN.


This is the original burial site and tombstone for Elisha Fallwell. The fragments of this stone have been moved to the Falwell Family Cemetery - Moses Falwell Homeplace and a new memorial marker has been placed to Elisha and his wife, Elizabeth Falwell. You may view the cenotaph (new marker) for Elisha here: Elisha Falwell


Military Service: BET. 13 NOV 1814 - 13 MAY 1815
Capt. Patterson's Company, 1st Regiment West Tennessee Militia under command of Colonel Metcalf. Fought at the Battle of New Orleans, 8 January 1815. Honorably discharged 13 May 1815, discharge certificate signed by Major General William Carroll.


Family links: 
  Elizabeth Fallwell (1779 - 1858)*
  Infant Falwell*
  Moses Falwell (1803 - 1868)*
  Martha Morris Fallwell Sheffield (1805 - 1883)*
  Mary Fallwell Winters (1807 - ____)*
  William H. Fallwell (1808 - 1863)*
  John B. Falwell (1813 - 1883)*
  Temperance T. Fallwell Rickman (1818 - 1870)*
*Calculated relationship
Sacred to the Memory of
Elisha Fallwell
Fallwell Family Cemetery
Chapel Hill (Marshall County)
Marshall County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
Record added: Jun 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37937737
Elisha Fallwell
Added by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
Elisha Fallwell
Added by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
Elisha Fallwell
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