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72. Lydia DODSON1 was born about 1753 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

Married John Waller.

Lydia DODSON and John WALLER were married.78 John WALLER31 was born circa 1740 in Virgina. He died before 20 February 1809 at the age of 69 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

John was probably the son of an earlier John Waller, Zachariah Waller found in Pittsylvania Co probably his brother. A sister is said to have been the wife of Daniel Slayton.
Children of John & Lydia said to be Phoebe [married Thomas Bolton], Sally [married Major Price], Lydia who married White, John who married Scales [or Seales?], Joel, Obidiah who married Polly Scales, and Pleasant. [unconfirmed Wallers database on WorldConnect]

Pittsylvania Co VA, DB 3
p.53 __Aug 1772. Jno Waller to Jacob Chainey Senr. A grant on Burches Creek. 350 acres. Begin N side of Creek. Terry's line. Crossing creeks & branches. Signed: John (I) Waller. Wit: Thomas Richards, James Chaney, Isaiah Chaney
?16th Aug 1772. Ordered recorded; ack by John Waller

Pittsylvania Co VA DB 7
p.143 20 Oct 1783 Zachariah Wallor to Henry Hall. 55#'s. 50 acres on Polleys Brach, part of tract where Zachariah now lives. Theadwell Carters line, Polleys Branch, down the branch to Finis Order Line. Signed: Zachariah (Z) Wallor. Wit: Jesse Carter, Thomas Carter, Thos. Carter, Wm Allen
p.145 20 Oct 1783 Zachariah Waller to John Waller. 50#'s. 100 acres. Polley's Branch, along the old line. Wit: Jesse Carter, Thos. Carter, Thos. Carter, Henry Hall
p.150 20 Oct 1783 Zachariah Waller to Pleasant Waller. 50#'s. 100 acres; Finis old Order Line; Adams line, Thompsons line, Abraham Cammols line to Polleys Branch.
Wit: Jesse Carter, Thos. Carter, Thos. Carter, Henry Hall
21 Oct 1783 Proved by witnesses


John Waller married a second time to a Rebecca, surname unknown.


John Waller's Will - Pittsylvania County Will Book II, Pages 322-323

In the name of God, Amen. I, John Waller, of the County of Pittsylvania and the State of Virginia, being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die so make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and least of all I give and consign my soul unto the hand of the Almighty and my body consign to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the ------- --- -- nothing ---- but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God's touching.

Such worldly Estate it has pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give, -, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form and first after all my lawful debts are paid off:

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Rebecah Waller, my whole right and title to that tract of land on Dan River in Rockingham County with the negros and other property that is now in said place to be enjoyed freely during her life and then to be disposed of as heretofore directed, it being property that came by her.

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Phoebe Bolton, one hundred pounds Virginia currency to be conveyed out of my Estate and a negro woman called Hannah to be enjoyed by her and her heirs forever

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my son, Joel Waller, five shillings Virginia currency together with what I have heretofore given him to be enjoyed by him and his heirs forever

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto Major Price, formerly husband of my daughter. Sarah Price, deceased, to be enjoyed by him and his heirs forever

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my son, Ob'd Waller, five shillings Virginia currency together with what I have heretofore given him to be enjoyed by him and his heirs forever

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Lydia White, five shillings Virginia currency together with what I have heretofore given her to be enjoyed by her and her heirs forever

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my son, John Waller, that tract of land called my Creek Tract to be enjoyed by him and his heirs forever excepting that part of said tract heretofore laid out for my son, Joel Waller, if he should come back with a desire to live thereon my desire is that he should have if not to remain in the possession of my said son, Joel Waller

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my son, Pleasant Waller, that tract of land where I now live to be enjoyed by him and his heirs forever

ITEM, I give and bequeath unto my sons, John Waller and Pleasant Waller, and my daughter Lydia White (and) heirs born of her body my said daughter and her heirs to be considered one part of this three and she to have the use of this property until her children come of age as well as those unborn as those in being, all my stock and household and kitchen furniture to be equally divided among them by lot and as to my negros, I will and bequeath to my son, John Waller, Harry and Simon, Fillice his and two children, Aggie and Peter, and one black man called Johns More and one horse --- - with a star and a snip at my place in Rockingham County . I will that Pleasant Waller, my son, to have negros, Abram and Sanick Rego and his two children, Mary and Terry, and one colt called his being the sorrel mouse colt and my sorrel horse. I also will my daughter, Lydia White, heirs to have negros Adam and Kupit Sil and his three children, viz Pat, Bess and Alphreo, and one sorrel mare and I hereby likewise constitute, make, and assign William Stamps and Samuel Walker executors of this my last will and testament and I hereby utterly disallow, revoke, and disannul all and every other forms, testaments, wills, legacies, bequeaths, and executors by me in any way before named wills and bequeaths, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty eighth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight
John (his X mark) Waller Seal
Signed, sealed, published, pronounced, and declared by the said, John Waller, to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and the presence of each other hereby subscribe our names: Geo Dawson, Sr. William Walker William (his X mark) Colle y - -
At a Court held for Pittsylvania County, the 20th day of February 1809, this last will and testament of John Waller, deceased, was presented in Court and proved by the oaths of the three subscribing witnesses and moved to be recorded on the motion of Samuel Walker, one of the executors herein named . . .

Lydia DODSON and John WALLER had the following children:

+138

i.

Phoebe WALLER.

139

ii.

Joel WALLER was born circa 1773 in Virgina.

+140

iii.

Sarah "Sally" WALLER.

141

iv.

Obadiah WALLER was born circa 1770 in Virgina.

142

v.

Lydia WALLER was born circa 1772 in Virgina.

143

vi.

John WALLER (private).

144

vii.

Pleasant WALLER was born circa 1775 in Virgina.