Rhoda married William Cawthon who was the executor of her father's will and administrator of the estate of her brother Joseph who died about a month after the father.
William paid a poll tax in Franklin Co GA in 1800. In 1802, he purchased 102 acres from William Cawthon Sr.and wife Rhoda. He made a tax return in 1811 for the estate of William Cawthon Sr., dec'd and he and his mother were appointed administrators to the estate of William Sr. in July of 1812.
Pendleton District SC DB H, p.271 30 Sep 1805. William Fortin of Pendleton Dist to William Cawthon, Jr of Franklin Co GA for $100. 100 acres on Cane Crk part of suvey of James Garvis. Signed: William (x) Fortin. Wit: Jeremiah Cleveland, Tyra (x) Gentry. Jeremiah made oath to Wm Cleveland, JP on 28 Oct 1805. Rec. 1 Nov 1805
The county Loose Papers include the Lunatic proceedings of William Cawthon.
Rhoda is said to have died by a fall in Dec 1869 at the home of her daughter & son-in-law Caroline & Elijah Walters, Hart Co GA.
Children of Rhoda & William Cawthon were Mary "Polly" [1810 -?] who married her cousin [1st cousins once removed] Jackson M. Walters on 12 Feb 1828; Caroline [1812-1876] who married Elijah Walters [1805-1890] - they were 2nd cousins; Rhoda [1815-1899] who married Rufus King Walters on 31 Jan 1839 in Franklin Co GA - they were 2nd cousins; Orville [ca 1812-1841] who married Elizabeth Harrison on 11 Feb 1830; Hannah who married Abraham Barton on 23 Nov 1837 & moved to AR; William [1821-?] who married Elizabeth Cleveland; Larkin [1823-1855] who married Martha Hester Carpenter on 7 Aug 1843 and both are buried Clarke Co, AR. [Larkin is said to have raped his cousin Leah, resulting in her twin daughters Mary & Martha]
Rhoda WALTERS and William CAWTHON Jr had the following children:
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