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423. William Felix WALTERS20 was born on 26 April 1834 in North Carolina.184 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.)

William Felix WALTERS had the following children:



Mollie Belle WALTERS was born in February 1857. She died in January 1922 at the age of 64.

From The Danville Bee, 28 Jan 1922
Miss Mollie B. Walters, aged 65, died at 5:30 AM today at Edmunds hospital, where she had been a patient for several months as a result of severe injuries she sustained from a heavy fall several years ago. She was a daughter of W. F. Walters and a Granddaughter of Capt. A. G. Walters. For many years she had made her home at "Cottage Grove" the old Walters home place near this city.
She was a cousin of C. G. Holland, Frank Holland, Miss Nellie Holland, Mrs. Julian M. Robinson, and C. Maurice Flinn.

Pursuant to a decree entered in the Corporation Court of Danville, on
April 8, 1941, in the chancery cause therein pending of C. M. Flinn
against Mollie B. Walters' Adm'r., et als, the undersigned will offer for sale
on the premises.
THURSAY, APRIL 24th, 1941
the following real estate:
(1) at 3:00 o'Clock P. M.
A certain lot of land with improvements, fronting 50 feet on Franklin Street in Danville. Virginia, with a depth between parallel lines of 130 feet, it being real estate of which
Mollie B. Walters died seized and possessed,
(2) at 3:30 o'Clock P. M.
Three lots, one of which has improvements, each fronting 60 feet on the south side of Broadnax Street, near Almagro, Danville, Virginia, with a dept' between parallel lines of 100 feet, and designated as lots 1, 2, and 3 on a map of the Mollie B. Walters Estate, made by H. S. Peirce, March 6, 1941 and filed with the papers in the above mentioned chancery
RUTLEDGE C. CLEMENT, Special Commissioner
The above named Special Commissioner has executed, before me the required bond with approved security.
C. STUART WHEATLEY, Clerk of the Corporation Court. Danville, Va.