Notes for Dr. Michael Wallace: Michael and his brother and sister were orphaned after the death of their father. It is not known what happened to their mother, Elisabeth. His uncles, Thomas and Michael, merchants of Glasgow, indentured him to Dr. Gustavus Brown of Port Tobacco, Maryland. Michael was to learn the art of medicine. He sailed with Dr. Brown for Maryland in 1734. This indentured took six years and developed his own practice in 1740. He established himself in Stafford County, Virginia in 1746. He eloped with Elizabeth Brown after her father Dr. Gustavus Brown objected to the marriage. In June of 1748, he purchased a large parcel of land, in Stafford County, from William and Margaret Waugh. He built a home that became known as "Ellerslie".After returning from treating a patent during in climate weather, Michael died at home from a severe attack of dropsy.
More About Dr. Michael Wallace: Burial: Unknown, the Old Colonial Graveyard Falmouth, King George, Virginia. Christening: May 17, 1719, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland. Occupation: Medical Doctor.
More About Dr. Michael Wallace and Elizabeth Brown: Marriage: April 07, 1747, Charles Maryland.
Children of Dr. Michael Wallace and Elizabeth Brown are:
Infant Wallace, b. July 11, 1748, Ellerslie, King George Co., Virginia, d. date unknown.
William Wallace, b. November 20, 1749, Ellerslie, King George Co., Virginia, d. date unknown.