Mrs. J.D. Walling, who died in Portland last week, was buried at Spring Valley, Friday. She was married in 1839 to Mr. Walling, who died in 1870, and with him settled on their donation claim in Spring Valley on Christmas day, 1847. Her maiden name was Eliza A. Wise, she being a native of New York state. Their union was blessed with fourteen children, thirteen of whom yet live, several being residents of this county.
Source: Salem Statesman Journal, January 17, 1893.