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125. Andrew Chisum WALTERS17,64,67,173,174 was born on 15 January 1805 in Franklin County, Georgia.64 He died on 18 February 1886 at the age of 81 in Coleman County, Texas.64

1850, Cherokee Co TX. A. C. Walters age 45, Farmer, b. GA. Mary age 42 b. TN. Moses age 80, b. VA. [this would be his father] Elizabeth 21, Anna 19, A. C. 18, Carrol 16 [m] - all b. in MS. Born in Texas: Minerva age 14 [b. 1836], Ritha 12, Moses 10, Sarah 8, Rachel 6, Eleanor 4, California age 2. They lived next door to Andrew's first cousin, Obadiah C. Prestridge.

Andrew married Mary Angeline Armstrong in 1826. She was b. 28 Jan 1808 in KY and d. 21 Dec, 1883 in Trickham, Coleman Co TX. They lived in Hood Co TX, then Coleman Co.

Andrew first came to Texas in Jan of 1836 from Mississippi after which time his records appear in Nacogdoches Co. He was the Grantee of 979.47 acres in Van Zandt Co TX on 15 Dec 1852.

Andrew was a veteran of the War for Texas Independence and applied for Pension on 10 Nov 1871; it was approved in Aug of 1874. He enlisted in Capt. Bryant's Co. of Col. Cleveland's Regt in Mar of 1836 and in Jul of 1836, joined Capt Collin's group. He was at the battle of the Sabine and the fight at Ft. Houston. Geo. L. Ramsdale and George T. Walters, his brother, of Hood Co TX affirmed his service.

In 1850, Andrew & wife Mary are listed with 11 of their children. A son George Taylor Walters was born after the census was taken.

1880 Census:
Precinct 4, Coleman, Texas
Andrew C. Waters, age 76, b. GA, Farmer, father & mother both born in Virginia.
Mary Waters, wife, age 73, b. KY, father & mother born in Tennessee

Andrew & Mary are buried in Trickham Cemetery, Trickham, Coleman Co TX

Andrew Chisum WALTERS and Mary Angelina ARMSTRONG were married in 1826. Mary Angelina ARMSTRONG was born on 28 January 1808 in Kentucky. She died on 21 December 1883 at the age of 75 in Trickham, Coleman County, Texas.

Andrew Chisum WALTERS and Mary Angelina ARMSTRONG had the following children:

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Elizabeth WALTERS was born on 10 September 1829 in Mississippi.

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Ann M. WALTERS.

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Andrew Cook WALTERS was born circa 1832 in Mississippi.

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William Carroll WALTERS was born on 22 April 1835 in Mississippi.

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Minerva WALTERS was born on 25 April 1837 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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Ritha WALTERS was born in 1838 in Texas.

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Moses WALTERS was born circa 1840 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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viii.

Sarah T. WALTERS was born in 1842 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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Rachel WALTERS was born in 1844 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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Eleanor WALTERS was born in 1846 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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California WALTERS was born in 1848 in Cherokee County, Texas.

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George Taylor WALTERS was born on 12 December 1850 in Cherokee County, Texas.