Rufus K. Walters married Rody Cawthon on 31 Jan 1839. Rufus and Rhoda were 2nd cousins; they were both great grandchildren of Robert Walters & Joannah McBee.
1840 Census, Franklin Co GA, p.300 Rufus K. Warters. 1m -5, 1m 20-30, 1f 20-30.
Rufus King WALTERS and Rhoda CAWTHON were married on 31 January 1839.169 Rhoda CAWTHON, daughter of William CAWTHON and Rhoda WALTERS, was born on 7 August 1815.161 She died on 19 January 1899 at the age of 83.161