MILITARY: William Walters was a veteran of the War of 1812. Served as a private in the 2 Regt [Lillard's] of the East Tennessee Volunteers.
1830 Grainger Co TN
1840 Grainger Co TN. This is too young and probably the William son of John & Rhoda Walters.....
Although most databases give William's wife as Abigail McBee, it seems terribly coincidental to me, since that was also William's mother's name. However, it does seem to be the case.
1850 Washington Co AR, Clear Creek Twp
1860 Washington Co AR, Elm Springs
1870 Washington Co AR, Elm Springs.
William Walters, age 88, b. TN, but his parents born in VA, is found living with his son Thos. G. Walters, age 38, in Springdale, Washington Co, AR in 1880.
William WALTERS and Abigail MCBEE were married on 15 June 1818 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Abigail MCBEE33, daughter of Israel MCBEE and Nancy HALE, was born in 1794 in Tennessee.29 She died between 1870 and 1880 at the age of 76 in Washington County, Arkansas.