C. K. Lewallen Sr (Calvin Kingsley Lewallen Sr.) of Scott co TN

Billie Harris - Jul 4, 2010

From Scott County, Tennessee and Its Families


"The Llewellyns are all descendants of the Llewellyns of Wales.   David and Moses Llewellyn stowed away, came to America and migrated to Virginia.   David went to Dallas, Texas and Moses settled in Virginia.   We Llewellyns are descendants of Moses who was the great great great grandfather of Andrew Russell Lewallen who was born in Wake County, North Carolina.   After coming to Tennessee, he settled in Glen Mary.   Records show that he was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 592 F&A.M. of Robbins, Tennessee, for more than fifty years.   He was also the first Chairman of the County Court of Morgan County.

"Calvin Kingsley Lewallen (1879-1971), son of Andrew Russell Lewallen (1849-1937) and Nancy Derrick Carpenter Lewallen (1841-1914) married Margaret (Maggie) Webb (1877-1930) in 1906.   She, Margaret, was the daughter of Lucy Young Webb (1851-1948) and Willis David Webb (1858-1938).   Lucy Young Webb was born at Mill Creek near Glen Mary.   She was the daughter of Celia Wilhite Young and William Young of Poplar Cove.   Willis David Webb was the son of Margaret Davidson Webb and W. D. Webb Sr.

"C. K. Sr. operated a commissary at Verdun, Tennessee.   This was on the Oneida and Western (O&W) Railroad, about 2 miles southwest of Oneida.   C. K. Sr. was also Postmaster in 1923 and 1924 and again 1928-1935.

"Both C. K. Sr. and Margaret taught school.   C. K. Sr also carried mail.   their children were (1) William Ernest Sr (1907); (2) Paul Russell (1909-1910); () C. K. Jr. (1912-1986); (4) Burnice Webb (1914) and (5) Mildred Elizabeth.

"The Lewallens first vehicular mode of transportation was a 1914 Model T Ford purchased in Rockwood, Tennessee after World War I.

"After several years, C. K. Sr. married the former Emma Galloway (1886-1970) and they had 29 years together.   Emma was a wonderful wife and stepmother.

"Our family is grateful for our Christian Heritage.   Our father and grandfather, C. K. Sr. was known as "Mr. Sunday School" of First Methodist Church of Oneida where he served as Superintendent of Sunday School for 40 years.   He attended the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in St. Louis, Missouri in 1919.   From his notes: 'Many missionaries, ministes from France and Belgium, delegates from Switzerland and Scotland, College Presidents and with them all, sat William Jennings Bryan and myself.'

"Mildred Elizabeth Lewallen, daughter of Margaret and C. K. Lewallen Sr., and a graduate of Tennessee Polytechnic University, taught school for 34 years.   she married William Nicholas Proctor, Jr. (1911-1974).   He, Bill, was born in Washington D.C.   He was Agent for Railway Express Agency for almost 30 years.   He was Mayor of the Town of Oneida for 8 years (1965-1973).

"Their son William N. Proctor III (1941) in Oneida married Sandra Goodson of Harlan, Kentucky in 1961.   Their daughter, Bethany Marie (1967) was born in Georgetown, Ohio.   Both parents are graduates of Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Kentucky.   They have been teachers in Ohio for 27 years."

Submitted by Mildred Proctor.