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Elisha Longhunter Wallen

Also Known As: "Elisha Walden", "Elisha Walling", "Elisha Wallin", "Elisha Wallen", "walling"
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Providence, Providence Plantations County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Colonial America
Death: 1784 (75)
Henry County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: New River, Pulaski County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Bedent Walling, II and Sarah Walling
Husband of Mary Walling
Father of William Walden; Elizabeth 'Betsy' Roberts; Thomas Walling; Joseph Allen Walling; Elisha Wallen, Jr. and 8 others
Brother of Ann Walden Blevins; Abigail Bedant; Thomas Walling; John Walling, Sr.; William Walling and 8 others

Occupation: Leader of the "long Hunters" from Va, came to Tenn, lured by game abundance . hunted 18 months upon the Clinch and Powell river.Hunting also upon the Cumberland river.He was appointed constable of Western Lunenbury Smith River to Wart Mt .
Managed by: James D Roberts
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About Elisha Longhunter Wallen


Elisha Walling, born July 26, 1708 in Cohansey , Salem, New Jersey; died Bet. 1783 - 1785 in Henry County, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Walling and Sarah Elwell. He married Mary Blevins Bet. 1732 - 1734 in Prince George County, Maryland

Sources from Rootsweb/ancestry.com

A) Martin-Huntzberg Connections

 Contact Donna Martin  Email: ggydonna@gmail.com
  1. Event: Migrated BEF 1733 to Prince George Co., MD 1
  2. Death: 1785 in Henry Co., VA 2
  3. Birth: 27 JUL 1708 in Providence Plantations, RI 3
  4. Event: Tax Recd 1733 Monocacy Hundred, Prince George's Co., MD
  5. Note: Elisha and his brothers appear together. 3
  6. Event: LandAcqr 1745 Lunenburg Co., VA
  7. Note: patented 400 acres on Cherrystone Creek 3 1
  8. Event: DEDUCTION
  9. Note: This Elisha Walden is NOT the father of William Walden, ID1809 4
  10. Birth: ABT 1700 5
  11. Birth: 26 JUL 1708 in Salem Co., NJ 2
  12. Event: Migrated BEF 07 JAN 1718 to Cohansey, Salem Co, NJ 3
  13. Event: Tax Recd 17 JUL 1767 List of Tithables, Lunenburg Co., VA
  14. Note: Elisha appears with sons Joseph, James, Elisha and Thomas; Capt. William Blevens is also listed there. 3



  1. Title: Noah Smothers Family Tree, Url: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=nsmother&id=I16234
     Abbrev: walden003; Walden family line
     Author: Noah Smothers, Compiler: WorldConnect Project
     Publication: 10 Feb 2001
           Name: Unknown
  2. Title: Re: Elisha Walden of VA/TN, Subject: Elisha Walden, Listserve: Genforum, Walden message 88
     Abbrev: walden009:Elisha Walden Family
     Author: Lisa Alexander
     Publication: 3 Jan 2002, Original Date, 23 Jul 1998
  3. Title: Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia: Tracking the Wallin(g)s, Volume: Publication 16
     Abbrev: walden010:Tracking the Wallins
     Author: Kenneth C. Wilde
     Publication: Historical Society of Southwest VA, 1983
     Posted by Rhonda Robertson on the web at www.ls.net/~newriver/swva/hssv-16.htm#wall
  4. Title: Walden Surname Project, Url: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jswdna
     Abbrev: Walden DNA
  5. Title: walden008:Joseph's line, Url: www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/a/x/axd2/genealogy/genwalden.html
     Abbrev: walden008:Joseph's line
     Author: Elsa F. Walden, Compiler: Anabeth Dollins: Dollins Family Genealogy Page
     Publication: 27 Apr 2001
  6. Title: On the Trail of Colonel Charles Cocke, the Cox, Wallen, Blevins and Osborn Families, Url: http://home.southwind.net/~crowther/Cocke/Cox.htm
     Abbrev: walden011:Wallen Family
     Publication: 2 Jan 2002 
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Source 2: http://www.gencircles.com/users/dustinstutzman/28/data/5970

Hyde Family  by Dustin Stutzman  Reference Number: 6205 
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Elisha Walling, Sr. was born July 26, 1708 in Salem County, New Jersey. He married Mary Blevins about 1730. In 1732, 1733 and 1734, Elisha Walling, Sr. was on the tax list of Prince George County, Maryland. In 1746 he patented land on the Smith River near today's Martinsville, Virginia. Several of his children were early settlers in the areas that became Hancock County, Tennessee and Lee and Scott Counties, Virginia.

Children of Elisha Walling, Sr. and Mary Blevins Walling:

• Thomas Walling (1730-1800) married Mary Cox

• Elisha "The Longhunter" Wallen (1732-1814) married Catherine Blevins

• Joseph Wallen (1734-1792) married Milly Jones

• Sarah Wallen (1736-?) married Clement Lee

• Margery Wallen (1738-1812) married Isaac Rice or John Rice

• Elizabeth "Betsy" Wallen (1748-?) married William Roberts, Sr.

• John Wallen (1750-1836) married Frances Hale/Mary Roberts and Elizabeth Roberts

• James Walling (1751-1786) married Mary ?

• Allen Walling

( http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?mary,rogers::wallen::741.html )


DNA matches to the descendants of Doswell triangulated with descendants of multiple descendants of this couple support the relationship of Doswell's wife as a daughter. This is supported by their pattern of residency and involvement as well.

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Elisha Longhunter Wallen's Timeline

July 26, 1708
Providence, Providence Plantations County, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Colonial America
Age 19
Prince George's, MD, USA
Age 20
Prince George's County, Maryland, Colonial America
Age 21
Prince George's County, Maryland, Colonial America
Age 25
Prince George's, MD, United States
Age 25
Prince George's, MD, United States
Age 26
South Carolina, United States
Age 27
New River, Surrey, Virginia, USA