Name: Crystal Violet Cushman 1 2
Birth: 20 JUN 1911 in Dixon, Salano Co. CA 3 4 2
Death: 19 JUL 1998 in Grass Valley, CA 2
"... married Leland Wallace and lives in Maxwell, California."
The following obituary was furnished to the local papers by the David Wallace family: Crysta l Wallace, long time resident of Colusa County, died July 19, 1998 in Grass Valley. Service s will be held at the Maxwell Methodist Church in Maxwell at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 24. Fun eral arrangements are under the direction of McNarry-Moore in Colusa.
Mrs. Wallace was born in Dixon, California on June 20, 1911 to Wilfred Lysander and Lovey (F ord) Cushman. Her family moved briefly to Colusa then returned to Dixon. After graduation f rom the University of California at Berkeley in 1933 and completion of business school in Sa n Francisco, she taught commercial subjects, physical education and drama at Williams High Sc hool from 1934 to 1938. She married Leland E. Wallace on July 17, 1937 at the family ranch n ear Dixon and they settled in Maxwell. Mrs. Wallace taught at the Maxwell Grammar School an d did substitute teaching in the Maxwell schools. In addition, she managed the Maxwell Cloth ing Store from 1952 until 1973. In her later years, she volunteered at the Maxwell Library a nd taught English as a Second Language classes.
She was a member of the Maxwell Methodist Church and the Adelante Club. She moved to Nevada C ity in 1991. She is survived by her three sons: David Wallace of Nevada City; Glenn Wallac e of Evergreen, Colorado and Bruce Wallace of Sonoma and grandchildren: Leland Wallace of Sa n Jose, Laurel Wallace of Petaluma Lynn Rough of Dayton, Ohio, Glenn Edwin and Christopher Wa llace of Evergreen, Colorado, Glenn and Steven Hobbs of Sonoma and great grandchildren: Ian , Briana and Connor Wallace of San Jose, David Rough of Dayton, Ohio and Mikayla Hobbs of Son oma. Her husband, Leland Wallace, died in 1972. Memorial donations may be made to the Maxwel l Methodist Church Building Fund, the Maxwell Public Library or a charity of your choice in l ieu of flowers. (e-mail communication from David Wallace, 8 Nov 1998)
Richard Cushman has birth day as 2 Jun, Helen Holmes has 20 Jun.
Father: Wilfred Lysander Cushman b: 23 SEP 1870 in (Near) Chrome, Glenn Co. CA
Mother: Lovey Gregory Ford b: 5 NOV 1869 in Frankford, Pike Co. MO
Leland Evarts Wallace b: 27 APR 1906 in Fresno, Fresno Co. CA
17 JUL 1937
in Dixon, Salano Co. CA 2
(at the family ranch)
- Living Wallace
- Living Wallace
- Living Wallace
- Title: Cushman Geneology; type written, 3 page paper. (carbon copy)
Author: Cushman, Richard (son of Ellsworth Wilfred Cushman, grandson of Wilfred Cushman)
Publication: Dixon, CA; (date: 1960s)
Note: ABBR Cushman's Geneology, Richard Cushman
Page: p. 2
- Title: e-mail from Tim Cushman 10/10/02
Text: Date of Import: Oct 27, 2002
- Title: Large pedigree chart of William Henry Cushman's ancestors dated May 1988; handwritten family data of Wilfred Lysander Cus
Author: Hubbard, Bonnie Cushman
Publication: La Jolla, CA
Note: ABBR Bonnie Hubbard's 1998 data
- Title: Letter dated 1 Jun 1998 with 7 pages of Cushman family data. Supplemental family data furnished on Family Group Sheets se
Author: Holmes, Helen V.
Publication: Orland (Chrome), CA: 1 Jun 1998, Mar 2000 & Jan 2001
Note: ABBR Helen Holmes