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36. Thomas WALTERS20,89,90 died about 1853.1

Thomas Walters married Betsy Tanner, granddaughter of Matthew Tanner. Sur: Edmund Halloway. Married by Rev. John Atkinson.

Pittsylvania Co VA DB 13
p.324 14 Jan 1803. William Seal to Thomas Hardy. 30£. Fifty ?? [cut off] acres. Waters of Upper Double Creek. Begin Phillip Earps corner. Land Seal purchased of the said Hardy. Signed: William (x) Seale. Wit: Robert Walters, Thos. Hill, James Richardson, Thomas Walters, Samuel Walters, James Fillips, William Bryant, John Hardy, John Seal, Berryman Dalton. 20 Jun 1803 proved by three of witnesses.
I know of no Samuel Walters in this time and place - should this have been Samuel Walker?

Pittsylvania Co VA DB 15
p.81 29 Nov 1805 Jackson Walters to Archer Walters of Caswell Co NC. For $350. Tract of 125 acres in Pittsylvania on the Lower Double Creeks. Begin black walnut tree on S side of Creek, course with the sd Archer Walters line, red oak in Pillipses line. John Walterses line, down the meanders of the creek. Signed: Jackson Walters Wit: Thomas Walters, William Simpson, Lemuel Walters, John Dodson. 16 Dec 1805 presented by one of witnesses. 16 Jun 1806, ack by Jackson Walters. Polley the wife relinquished her right of Dower.


1830 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA Thomas Walters, 1m age 40-50. 1f age 40-50. No children listed with this Thomas.

1840 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA Thomas Walters. 1m 5-10, 1m 10-15, 1m 40-50.
1f -5, 2f 5-10, 1f 10-15, 1f 20-30. [This hardly seems the same Thomas and yet I find no other Thomas Walters of like age that could have been in Pittsylvania Co at this time]

Thomas WALTERS and Betsy Rains TANNER were married on 9 December 1805 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.10,73 Betsy Rains TANNER, daughter of [Son] TANNER, was born (date unknown).