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169. Azariah Graves WALTERS1,100,101,103 was born on 10 March 1810 in Virginia.4,103 He died in September 1899 at the age of 89.4

Caswell Co NC Deeds
DB AA, p.329-31 11 Aug 1832 Jesse Harrison of Casell to Azariah G. Walters of Pittsylvania for $1400, 296 acres on Moon's Creek adj Daniel Gunn, John Everett, estate of Bartlett Yancey, estate of Thomas Harrison excepting 2 acres sold to B. Yancy. Wit: Andr [prob Arch] Walters, Willis D. Harrison, Martha Harrison, John Everett.

Caswell Co Will Book M, July Court 1835
p.477 Inv and sale of estate of Andrew Harrison, 17 Apr 1835. Buyers included Wm. W. Richardson, Azariah Walters, Archibald Walters, Noel Burton. Wm. J. Harrison, James R. Harrison, Susan & Elizabeth Harrison.


DB DD, p.172 2 Feb 1837. James R. Harrison to Azariah Walters for $4536. 339 A & 103 poles adj William W. Richardson, Archer Walters [his father], crossing to Danville Rd at the mill rd, adj John Averett, Frances Ray, Noel Burton. Wit: A. W. Harrison, R. J. Richardson.

DB DD, p.217 27 Feb 1837 James R. Harrison to William W. Richardson for $736.66, 43 1/3 acres on Dan River, part of that left by his father Andrew Harrison adj Richardson, Azah G. Walters, Arch'd Walters. Wit: A. G. Walters, A. W. Harrison

I believe Azariah is in the 1840 census as "Azariah G. Wartins" in Caswell Co. Indexed as Wartin. He had
1 male child under 5 [Robert Alexander, born ca 1838], one male 5-10 [according to the 1900 census, William Felix born Apr 1834], there was a male age 30-40 which works for Azariah.
2 females under age 5 [probably Mary Catherine and Elizabeth. 1f age 20-30, or born between 1810 and 1820.


Azariah Graves Walters was a captain during the Civil War. He married (1st) Ann Eliza Payne Richardson. Some sources say she was Mary Dillard "Polly" Harrison, but that lady was a generation older and the mother of Ann Eliza. He married (2nd) Martha Coleman in 1845 and (3rd) Martha Carter, daughter of Samuel Jefferson Carter of Halifax. The marriage to the second wife must have been very brief as the wife who had appears in the censuses from 1850 forward with consistent ages and two daughters, was a Martha.

[Ancestral File gives full name of first wife as Elizabeth Payne Richardson, married 13 May 1830. Her parents as Edmund Richardson and Mary Harrison. Does not show other wives, nor last two children.]

Azariah's spouse is "Martha" in the 1850 Census.
Azariah G. Walters, age 35, married Martha Coleman, age 31, on 24 Oct 1845, dau of Daniel Coleman. Sur. Thompson Coleman. Married by Rev. Jno Pritchard.

1850 Pittsylvania Co Census. Azariah G. Walters, age 40. Martha age 36. Both born in Virginia. The following children were all born in NC [Caswell Co] Felix age 16, Mary C. age 14, Robert age 12, Elizabeth age 10, Archibald 8, and b. back in VA was Nancy age 7 [this child has been shown to likely be his niece, a daughter of deceased brother Alexander who did live in Pittsylvania Co VA.]

1860 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA. P.O. Danville, Hh 1172
A. G. Walters, age 50. Martha, age 29. [This Martha would appear to be the 3rd wife]
Bettie, 19, b. NC. [Elizabeth]
Robert 21, student, b. NC. Archibald 17, student, b. NC
Mollie 3, b. VA [who? child of 3rd wife?]
Nannie, 18, Teacher's College, b. VA [niece]
Mary 13, b. VA [She doesn't appear in 1850. Her obit many years later indicates she was Nannie's sister so she was another niece of Azariah.]
D. McLaughlin, age 54, stonemason, b. VA

1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA. Southern Dist. Danville P.O. Hh 20
Azariah G. Walters, age 60. Mary M. age 39, b. VA.
Betty P. 25, b. NC. Mary V. 19, b. VA. [was this the Mary age 13 in 1860?]
Mollie B. 13, b. VA [Were there two Mollie B's? or is this the granddaughter?]

1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall. Hh 463
Azariah G. Walters, age 70. Mary M., wife, age 49.
William F., son, age 48, farmer, b. NC, parents b. VA
Mary B., granddaughter, age 17, b. NC. father b. NC, mother b. VA


Find A Grave Memorial# 14315135. buried Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, VA


When Azariah Graves Walters died in Pittsylvania County Virginia in 1899, he left his mill in Caswell County on 80 acres of land to his wife Martha for life. Upon her death it was to go to Archie (Archibald) E. Walters (or if he died to grandson Azariah G. Walters, Jr, son of Archie). The tract in Pittsylvania County adjoining the Caswell Co tract was 1,050 1/2 acres and contained the old "Broadnax House". I believe that this house may have been the 18th century house of Thomas Fearn, who died in 1805. Walters' Mill Road is just inside North Carolina along the state line. The Walters Mill was on Hogan's Creek, very close to the Virginia state line. [Posted on GenForum]

From "Charles Walters" <cswalters3@hotmail.com> 12 Feb 2012
Yesterday I met with Mr. Bob Carter of Rockingham Community College to discuss matters of history regarding the Walters Family of Reidsville, NC. This meeting was arranged by Anne Evans. Thanks Anne. He had in his office a small green metal box labeled ER Walters-Private. Inside this box were a number of documents pertaining to the Walters family which included a copy of the will of Azariah G. Walters. The will is 8 pages in length and typed on legal paper.
Heirs listed in his will are:
Martha M. Walters-identified as his wife
William F. Walters-identified as his son
Mollie Belle Walters-identified as his granddaughter, daughter of William F.
Archibald E. Walters-identified as his son
Azariah G. Walters, Jr.-identified as his grandson, son of Archibald
Bettie Walters Flinn-identified as his daughter
Mary Catherine Holland-identified as his daughter
CG Holland-identified as his son-in-law, husband of Mary Catherine

The property was divided as follows:
To his wife Martha M Walters was given the homeplace containing about 400 acres (Present day Grove Park located in Danville Va) and his Mill Seat and 80 acres located on Hogans Creek in Caswell Co., NC for her lifetime only. At her death the homeplace was to be held jointly by his son William F and his granddaughter Mollie Belle. The Mill Seat and 80 acres was to go to son Archibald E. who in turn was to convey the mill and acreage to his grandson Azariah Graves, Jr.

To his son William F. was given two houses with small parcels of land attached near the far front gate on his homeplace.

To his granddaughter Mollie Belle was given a house and a small parcel of land attached near the far front gate of his homeplace. Described as having 3 rooms and being painted.

To his daughter Mary Catherine Holland and son-in-law CG Holland was given 206 acres lying in Caswell Co., NC along the Dan River known as the "Knight Place"

To his son Robert A. was given the lower part of his "Broadnax Place" containing 400 acres or more with 170 acres lying in Caswell Co., NC and the remainder lying in Pittsylvania Co. VA

To his son Archibald E. was given the middle tract of the "Broadnax Place" lying on the Dan River in Pittsylvania Co., Va containing 500 acres which had upon it the old Broadnax house.

To his daughter Bettie Walters Flinn was given the upper part of the "Broadnax Place" containing 500 acres lying on the Dan River in Pittsylvania Co., Va. joined on the lower side by the land given to his son Archie and on the upper side by land belonging to James A. Stone and his sister Mrs. Stokes. There was a lien (in favor of Stone) on this piece of property for $1600 which he hoped to pay off before his death.

I would like to thank everyone for their help. I have been researching Captain AG Walters for years and this has solved a big piece of the puzzle.


http://ncccha.blogspot.com/2006/06/walters-mill.html#more
has pictures and stories of the Walters Mill
The following is from The Caswell Messenger (1 May 1991):
Two tragedies scar the history of the Walters Mill on Hogan's Creek near the Virginia border below Providence. The death of David Allen Ware in 1932 and the total destruction by fire around 1965.
Ware's granddaughter, Eunice Harrelson of Providence, remembers the fire that started late one Saturday night, probably set by trespassers, vandals, or malicious youth.
The incident was a senseless loss. There was no electricity to catch fire nor were there flammables on the premises to combust spontaneously. The cause of the fire remains of suspicious origin.
William Lewis Neal of Providence remembers the death of David Allen Ware in 1932. Ware's clothing caught on a set screw of the mill's shaft and he was battered to death. He had to be cut away from the gears of the mill; it was a horrible tragedy.

Azariah Graves WALTERS and Eliza Ann Payne RICHARDSON were married about 1832 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.1 Eliza Ann Payne RICHARDSON, daughter of Edmund RICHARDSON and Mary Dillard HARRISON, was born in 1812. She died on 12 November 1844 at the age of 32.

Online database at Rootsweb states the following:
Name also seen as Ann Elizabeth Payne Richardson. However, her gravestone shows Eliza Ann Payne Richardson, and that name will be used here.
Granddaughter Kate Holland Judkins gave her name as Elizabeth Payne Richardson in her lineage for DAR.

Find A Grave Memorial# 62736671. Marshall Cemetery, Providence, Caswell Co, NC.
She died age 32 years 4 months 9 days.


Eliza's parents were Edmund Richardson and Mary Dillard "Polly" Harrison - they married 21 Oct 1811, Pittsylvania Co, VA. Mary Dillard was the daughter of William Harrison and Anna Payne.

William Harrison's will proved 18 Feb 1811 in Pittsylvania, named sons: Robert, Nathaniel, & William P. Harrison; daughters: Susannah wife of William Ware, Jane wife of Henry Stone, Anne wife of Daniel Colemen, and Polly [or Mary] Dillard who married Capt A. G. Walters [This statement is wrong and obviously inserted later into this brief abstract of the will., Mary Dillard Harrison was not married at the time his will was proved - she married Edmund Richardson in October of 1811. The will was written, in 1807 and she was the only unmarried daughter then as well. Mary & Edmund's daughter, Eliza Ann Richardson, was the lady who married A. G. Walters. This error has been perpetuated in at least two Pittsylvania histories.]

Azariah Graves WALTERS and Eliza Ann Payne RICHARDSON had the following children:

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William Felix WALTERS1 was born on 26 April 1834 in North Carolina.103 He died on 24 May 1909 at the age of 75 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Military Service Record
Walters, William Felix: Co. A (5 Jun 1861) 27; merchant, absent sick 18 Mar 1862 until 30 Jun 1862, discharge from service after furnishing G.W. Perkins as substitute; died 24 May 1909.
Source: Virginia Regiments 18th Virginia Infantry.


1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall. Hh 463
Azariah G. Walters, age 70. Mary M., wife, age 49.
William F., son, age 48, farmer, b. NC, parents b. VA
Mary B., granddaughter, age 17, b. NC. father b. NC, mother b. VA

1900 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall Hh 449
William F. Walters, head of household, age 60, born Apr 1834, Widowed, b. NC
Martha M. Walters, stepmother, age, age 69, b. Jul 1830, Widowed, b. VA. She has had two children, both living.
Mollie B., daughter, age 40, b. Jan 1860, single [there was a Mollie age 3 in 1860, Mollie B age 13 in 1870, and the above granddaughter age 17 in 1880. This would appear to be Mollie, a daughter of Martha, the stepmother since she's listed after Martha.]
Flinn, Bettie W., sister, age 60, b. Apr 1840, Widowed, b. NC [Elizabeth]
Assie W., nephew, age 20, b. Jan 1880, insurance agt.
Calvin M., nephew, age 17, b. Sep 1883, at school

Danville Register, Danville, Va., Tue., May 25, 1909, P.8, col. 2 (edited). Mr. William Felix Walters, eldest son of the late Captain Azariah Graves Walters, died yesterday at his country home "Cottage Grove" just beyond the Danville school for Boys after a long illness. He was born in Pittsylvania county, April 26, 1834, being his 76th year at the time of his death. When the War Between the States broke out in the early sixties, Mr. Walters entered the Confederate army and served during the four years with honor. He was a member of the Cabell-Graves Camp, Confederate Veterans of this city. Early in life he joined the Methodist Church and was a member of Main Street Methodist Episcopal Church. He is survived by two brothers, Messrs. R. A. and A. E. Walters of this city and one daughter, Miss Mollie Belle Walters. The funeral will be held from the late residence this afternoon and interment will be in Green Hill Cemetery. (Ref. Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, Virginia, Vol. I, Burial Records, page 456, Sec. #L18, Walters Square: William Phelix Walters, Age 76years.)

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Mary Catherine WALTERS1 was born on 17 November 1835 in North Carolina.103 She died on 1 September 1906 at the age of 70 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Mary would seem to have been named for her two grandmothers.

1860 Census. Southern District, Pittsylvania Co VA, Danville P.O. Hh 962
C. G. Holland, age 26, tobacconist, b. VA
Mary C., age 23, b. NC
Willard W., age 1.
A. A. Holland, age 22, manager, b. VA
John W. Holland was on the same page, age 38, also tobacconist.

1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Town of Danville, Hh 330
Holland, Christopher, age 36, Tobo Manufactuer, b. VA
Mary C., age 32, b. NC
Children born in Virginia: Willard, age 11, Walters 8, Kate Lee 5, and Frank, 2.

1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Danville, Hh 128
C.G. Holland, age 45, Tobacco Manufacture, b. VA as were his parents
Mary C., age 40, wife, b. NC, parents b. VA
Willard, 21, son, clerk in tob. facty., b. VA
Walters, 18, son, clerk in tob. facty., b. VA
Kate Lee 16, daughter, at school, b. VA
Frank 12, son. Nellie 7, daughter. Gilmer 4, son. Bessie A. 1, daughter.
This was a household of multiple families. Listed next was Mary's sister's family.
C. M. Flinn, age 45, wife's bro-in-law, b. NC as were his parents
B. W., age 35, sister-in-law, boarder, b. NC, parents b. VA
Beverly, 3, son of last, boarder
A. G., 4 months, born in January, son of sister-in-law
Servants and their families listed next.

1900 Census. 3rd Ward, Danville (Independent City) VA Hh 97
Charles G. Holland, b. Mar 1877, age 22, b. VA, insurance
Mary C., mother, b. Nov 1835, age 64, b. NC
Nellie H., sister, b. Jun 1875, age 24
Bessie A., sister, b. Mar 1879, age 21

The Danville Register, Danville, VA, Sunday, 2 Sep 1906, p. 1.
MRS. MARY WALTERS HOLLAND, wife of the late Christopher G. Holland, died yesterday at her home on Main Street after a protracted illness of about two months. Since early spring of this year she had been in feeble health, and on July 7th, she was compelled to take to her bed.
Mary Catherine Walters was born at Cottage Grove near this city, 17 Nov 1835, and was the daughter of A. G. Walters and wife. Her early life was spent at her home and her education was begun at the Greensboro Female College and completed at Hollins Institute. In 1885, [prob. 1865, 1885] she married the late C. G. Holland.
Her children are Messrs. W. W. and W. A. Holland of this city; Mrs. W. D. Judkins of New York; Mr. Frank D. Holland of Atlanta, GA; Mr. C. G. Holland, Mrs. Julian M. Robinson [Bessie], and Miss Nellie M. Holland of this city. Mrs. Holland is also survived by three brothers: Messrs. Felix W., R. A. and A. E. Waters, all of Danville or vicinity. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Funeral services will conducted from the First Baptist Church tomorrow and interment will be made in Green Hill Cemetery.

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Robert Alexander WALTERS1 was born on 14 January 1838 in Caswell County, North Carolina.103 He died in 1917 at the age of 79 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Walters, Robert Alexander: Co. A (11 Jul 1861) born Caswell Co., NC, 14 Jan 1838, 5'7", gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion; apptd Cpl. 23 Apr 1862, wounded 1 Jun 1862 at Seven Pines; returned to duty in Aug; wounded 17 Sep 1862 , at Antietam Creek, captured at Sayler's Creek 6 Apr 1865; paroled 22 Jun 1865, at Point Lookout Prison; postwar tobacconist in Danville, died 1917. Buried Green Hill Cemetery, Danville. Source: Virginia Regiments 18th Virginia Infantry


1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co, VA, Subdivision North of Dan River, Chatham P.O.
Hh 1157
Robert A. Walters, age 32, b. North Carolina
Nannie R., age 21, b. VA
Annie Lee, age 5. Mary S. age 3. Kate, age 1

1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Danville, Hh 60
Robert A. Walters, age 41, buying tobacco, b. NC
Nannie R., age 33, wife.
Annie L., age 14, daughter. Mary R. age 12, daughter.

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Elizabeth P. "Bettie" WALTERS1 was born in April 1840 in North Carolina.103 She died in 1901 at the age of 61 in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Danville, Hh 128
C.G. Holland, age 45, Tobacco Manufacture, b. VA as were his parents
Mary C., age 40, wife, b. NC, parents b. VA
Willard, 21, son, clerk in tob. facty., b. VA
Walters, 18, son, clerk in tob. facty., b. VA
Kate Lee 16, daughter, at school, b. VA
Frank 12, son. Nellie 7, daughter. Gilmer 4, son. Bessie A. 1, daughter.
This was a household of multiple families. Listed next was Mary's sister's family.
C. M. Flinn, age 45, wife's bro-in-law, b. NC as were his parents
B. W., age 35, sister-in-law, boarder, b. NC, parents b. VA
Beverly, 3, son of last, boarder
A. G., 4 months, born in January, son of sister-in-law
Servants and their families listed next.

In the Danville City Directory 1888-1889, p.133
Flinn, Mrs. C. M., boarding house, h 418 Main

1900 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall Hh 449
William F. Walters, head of household, age 60, born Apr 1834, Widowed, b. NC
Martha M. Walters, stepmother, age, age 69, b. Jul 1830, Widowed, b. VA. She has had two children, both living.
Mollie B., daughter, age 40, b. Jan 1860, single
Flinn, Bettie W., sister, age 60, b. Apr 1840, Widowed, b. NC. She has had three children, two are living - apparently the first son did not survive
Assie [for Azariah?] W., nephew, age 20, b. Jan 1880, insurance agt.
Calvin M., nephew, age 17, b. Sep 1883, at school

Elizabeth Walters Flinn is said to be buried Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, VA.

Bettie Walters Flinn's bequest from her father:
To his daughter Bettie Walters Flinn was given the upper part of the "Broadnax Place" containing 500 acres lying on the Dan River in Pittsylvania Co., Va. joined on the lower side by the land given to his son Archie and on the upper side by land belonging to James A. Stone and his sister Mrs. Stokes. There was a lien (in favor of Stone) on this piece of property for $1600 which he hoped to pay off before his death.

Some of Bettie's inheritance was part of the following property
Land sold to Society of Christ Our King to make way for the Goodyear plant
The Register - 2 FEB 1967 p1 B
The six sisters of the Catholic order were served notices yesterday of the city's request for an eviction order from County Court in Chatham. (See separate story.) The city and the sisters have been at odds frequently since the city bought the Society's 200-acre home site for inclusion in the Corridor industrial development. The Society was given six month
notice to move last June...

I spent the morning in Chatham and found some of the answers. The Catholic sisters land was west of the road from Danville to Walters' Mill and along another public road to Gatewood (That would be Walter's Mill Road of today which is in North Carolina).
In June of 1941, Catherine Quinn, one of the sisters, came to court and deposited $75 dollars "being at least one tenth of the purchase price" for property in the name of Edward Holloway and Robert Holloway. Delinquent taxes were due for the year 1930. Quinn paid all remaining taxes, levies, etc. and on 20 Oct 1941 was given a deed to 112 1/2 acres on the south side of Dan River two or three miles from Danville "Beginning on the western side of the public road leading from Danville to Walters' Mill Road....then along the road from Walters' Mill to Gatewood... (lengthy description). Edward and Robert Holloway paid $1,600 for the land in 1912 (same description) from Douthat-Riddle Co.
This was a part of a larger tract of 555 3/4 acres (less 13 3/4 acres that went to A. W. and C. W. Flinn when their mother Bettie died in 1901). In 1904, Douthat-Riddle paid $7,000 for this land which adjoined A. E. Walters land from the Gatewood Road (North Carolina) to the Dan River.
The deed stated this land "being a part of the tract conveyed to Azariah Graves Walters by John W. Broadnax on 31 Dec 1858" which was devised to his daughter Bettie W. Flinn (Flynn) in the 9th clause of his will.
Apparently at some time the Sisters obtained more land to make 200 acres.
Danny

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Archibald Edmund WALTERS1,4 was born on 5 October 1842 in Caswell County, North Carolina.103 He died on 7 July 1919 at the age of 76 in North Carolina.

Archibald E. "Archie" married and had at least one son, Archibald G. as the son is named in the will of his grandfather in 1899.

The marriage record gives Archibald E. Walters' parents as A. G. and E. P. Walters. Parents of the bride, Mary E. Richardson, were Ro. P. and E. Richardson.

Walters, Archer E.: Co. A (17 May, 1862) promoted to Corporal in Sep. 1862, elected 2nd Sgt., 30 Apr 1863; he was wounded 3 Jul 1863 at Gettysburg, returned to duty and appointed 1st Sgt., 31 Dec 1863, promoted to 2nd Lt., 17 Jan 1865; he was captured 3 Apr 1865, at Fairgrounds Hospital, Petersburg, while suffering from bullet wound in right lung. Source: Virginia Regiments 18th Virginia Infantry

1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Southern District, P.O. Danville, Hh 84
Archibald E. Walters, age 28, farmer, b. NC
Mary B. age 25.
Robert A. age 1.

1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall, Hh 421
Archibald Walters, age 38. Mary E., wife, age 35.
Robert, son, age 11. Azariah, son, age 8. Edmund, son, age 6.

1900 Census. A. E. Walters, b. Sep 1843, age 56 and Married, was a Boarder in the household of George Burton, Reidsville, Dist 82, Rockingham Co, NC. Occupation was that of farmer. His wife and two younger children were living elsewhere.

1910 Census. Reidsville Ward 3, Dist 0166, Hh 440
A. E. Walters, age 64, married once for 42 years, b. NC, retired, own income
Ed. R. son, age 36, b. VA, traveling salesman, tobacco dealer
Cora B. H., dau in law, age 34, married for 7 years, 1 child, b. LA [in 1920 she will be listed as the wife of Azariah - I don't know where he was in 1910]
Olive R., grandaughter, age 15, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. LA

I have seen his name as Azariah Edward, researchers of this family state that his gravestone reads Azariah Edmund Walters (1842-1919). Would seem he was named for his grandfathers. He is buried at Greenview Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham Co, NC. The stone states he was the son of Azariah Graves Walters and Eliza Ann Payne Richardson. The stone is pictured on FindAGrave.com.


Azariah Graves WALTERS and Martha COLEMAN were married on 24 October 1845 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.1,109 Martha COLEMAN80,149, daughter of Daniel COLEMAN and Anna Payne HARRISON, was born on 10 November 1813 in Virginia.103 She died on 14 December 1853 at the age of 40 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

24 Oct 1844. Azariah G. Watlers, marriage bond. Martha Coleman, Daniel Coleman her father. Thompson Coleman, Bondsman. Jno. L. Pritchard officiated.

Martha was a first cousin to Azariah's first wife.

Tombstone inscription from
http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/pittsylvania/cemeteries/coleman01.txt
LVA Titled Files: Survey Report, Coleman graveyard:
1936 Sept. 28
Research made by Mabel Moses
Cemetery Location: 9 miles east of Chatham, Virginia, thence north 4 miles on
Riceville Road, thence east on Route #665, thence east 3
miles. The graveyard is located about five miles from the
Coleman home on an old road.
Pittsylvania Co., Virginia

Mrs. Martha C. Walters
Born 10th November 1813
and departed this life 14th December 1853
Mourn not for me, ye loved ones dear
Although the grave seems dark and dreary,
My speechless tongue in Heaven can tell
My Jesus has done all things well.

Azariah Graves WALTERS and Mary Martha CARTER were married before 1860. Mary Martha CARTER was born in July 1830 in Virginia.


1900 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall Hh 449
William F. Walters, head of household, age 60, born Apr 1834, Widowed, b. NC
Martha M. Walters, stepmother, age, age 69, b. Jul 1830, Widowed, b. VA. She has had two children, both living.
Mollie B., daughter, age 40, b. Jan 1860, single [Was she the three year old in the 1860 census - Mollie age 3]
Flinn, Bettie W., sister, age 60, b. Apr 1840, Widowed, b. NC
Assie W., nephew, age 20, b. Jan 1880, insurance agt.
Calvin M., nephew, age 17, b. Sep 1883, at school