Kitty Ethelena Johnson was born on June 15, 1882, in Saticoy, Ventura County, California. Kitty went by the name of Lena most of her life. She was the daughter of Eliza Jane Moore and Charles Pinkard Johnson and had three siblings: Dell Washington Johnson (born 1873), David Sidney Johnson (born 1879), and Elsie Hannah Johnson (born 1890)
Kitty married James Dennis Wallace (also know as "Tean") in April, 1902, she was nineteen years. Lena and Tean had seven children: David Dennis (born 1903), Nona Dell (1905), Dorothy Fern (born 1908), Rita Evelena (bron 1910), Maxine Wayve (1915), Dove Elenore (1918), and James Preston (1921).
Lena's husband died on April 1, 1950, they had been married forty-seven years. Lena died on January 11, 1963 in Tulare County, California. She was eighty-years old at the time of her death. Lena is buried next to her husband Tean Wallace at the Blue Mauntain Cemetery, Woody, Kern County. her headstone and memorial can be seen at the Find-A-Grave Website by clicking on the following link: Find-A-Grave