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188. Martha Ann WALTERS1 was born (date unknown).

Martha Ann Walters; married (1st) Alex Powell and (2nd) Armistead Moore. After her death, Mr. Moore married Emma Cobb and then Maud Bardsdale. He died 1954 and was buried on the Cobb plantation in Caswell County. His sister, Martha Moore, married Ruffus Stamps, son of John Stamps, Jr. Their father, Lindsey Moore, owned a plantation adjacent to John Stamps Sr.'s plantation near Ringgold, Virginia.

19 Oct 1846 Henry A. Powell to Martha Ann Walters. Spiers Walters, Father. Joel B. Walters, bondsman. Jno L. Pritchard, officiated.

Martha Ann WALTERS and Henry A. "Alex" POWELL were married on 19 October 1846 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.108 Henry A. "Alex" POWELL1 was born (date unknown).

Martha Ann WALTERS and Henry A. "Alex" POWELL had the following children:

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Bettie Margaret POWELL was born in 1851. She died in 1938 at the age of 87.

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Rufus Edwin POWELL was born in 1856. He died in 1924 at the age of 68.

The Bee, Danville, VA. 6 Dec 1924, p.5
Rufus E. Powell Dies at His Home at Blanch, NC
Announcement is made of the death at his home at 5:50 pm yesterday of Rufus E. Powell, an influential citizen and farmer of Blanch, Caswell Co, NC aged 68 years. He had resided near Blanch all his life, was a deacon itne the Baptist church and a man of the highest standing in his community.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 pm Sunday (tomorrow) and interment will be made in the family cemetery.
Deceased has a brother Arthur H. Powell of Sutherlin, VA and two sisters Mrs. Betty P. Moore of Bunn, NC and Mrs. D. G. Watkins of Blanch, NC.
He is survived by eight children: Mrs. W. L. Griggs, North Wilkesboro, NC; H. A. Powell, N. C; R. E. Powell, Marshville, NC; Miss Mary E. Powell, Raleigh, NC; Dr. Walter B. Powell, Memphis, TN; Dr. Rosa P. Taylor, Charlottesville, VA; Robert G. Powell, Blanch, NC, and Mrs. B. V. Chamblee, Hamlet, NC.

Martha Ann WALTERS and Armistead MOORE were married.77 Armistead MOORE1 died about 1954. One source has Martha's brother as "Armistead Moore". Need to find record.
Otherwise, his father's will indicates her brother as "Samuel Moore" which is probably just another brother.......