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281. William Dabney POINDEXTER was born on 17 November 1791.90,251 He died on 4 October 1848 at the age of 56 in Bedford County, Virginia.90,161

Surety for marriage: Richard D. Watts; Consent of Jas. Watts. Her name given as Eliza. M. Watts.

Listed as deceased in marriage bond of daugher Pauline. Richard W. Poindexter given as her guardian.

Dabney is buried, Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery, Bedford Co, VA.
"Sacred to the memory of Dabney Poindexter who departed this life Oct. 4th, 1848 in the 54th year of his age.
Brother, thou are gone to rest.
And this shall be our prayer
That when we reach our journey's end
Thy glory we may share.
The stone is obviously very old, I'm sure it was placed at the time of his death.

William Dabney POINDEXTER and Mary Elizabeth WATTS were married on 6 September 1819 in Bedford County, Virginia.160,161 Mary Elizabeth WATTS was born on 15 March 1801.160 She died on 8 January 1865 at the age of 63 in Bedford County, Virginia.

Eliza M. Poindexter. Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery, Bedford Co, VA
Wife of Dabney Poindexter
Born Mar 15th 1801, Died Jany 8th 1865

"Dear children too, your mother kind
Must go and leave you here behind
May Jesus deign your souls to raise
To join and sing his lasting praise"

William Dabney POINDEXTER and Mary Elizabeth WATTS had the following children:

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i.

David Durett POINDEXTER.

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ii.

Sarah Watts POINDEXTER.

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iii.

Richard Watts POINDEXTER.

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iv.

Caroline E. POINDEXTER.

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v.

James Watts POINDEXTER was born on 3 November 1827 in Bedford County, Virginia.252 He died on 17 October 1906 at the age of 78 in Argyle, Denton County, Texas.252

467

vi.

Samuel Thomas POINDEXTER was born on 30 August 1829 in Bedford County, Virginia.252

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vii.

Pauline A. POINDEXTER.

469

viii.

Frances Susan POINDEXTER was born on 17 May 1835 in Bedford County, Virginia.252

470

ix.

Mary Elizabeth POINDEXTER was born on 3 June 1838 in Bedford County, Virginia.163

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x.

William Dabney POINDEXTER was born on 29 November 1843 in Bedford County, Virginia.163