Archibald E. "Archie" married and had at least one son, Archibald G. as the son is named in the will of his grandfather in 1899.
The marriage record gives Archibald E. Walters' parents as A. G. and E. P. Walters. Parents of the bride, Mary E. Richardson, were Ro. P. and E. Richardson.
Walters, Archer E.: Co. A (17 May, 1862) promoted to Corporal in Sep. 1862, elected 2nd Sgt., 30 Apr 1863; he was wounded 3 Jul 1863 at Gettysburg, returned to duty and appointed 1st Sgt., 31 Dec 1863, promoted to 2nd Lt., 17 Jan 1865; he was captured 3 Apr 1865, at Fairgrounds Hospital, Petersburg, while suffering from bullet wound in right lung. Source: Virginia Regiments 18th Virginia Infantry
1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Southern District, P.O. Danville, Hh 84
1880 Census. Pittsylvania Co VA, Tunstall, Hh 421
1900 Census. A. E. Walters, b. Sep 1843, age 56 and Married, was a Boarder in the household of George Burton, Reidsville, Dist 82, Rockingham Co, NC. Occupation was that of farmer. His wife and two younger children were living elsewhere.
1910 Census. Reidsville Ward 3, Dist 0166, Hh 440
I have seen his name as Azariah Edward, researchers of this family state that his gravestone reads Azariah Edmund Walters (1842-1919). Would seem he was named for his grandfathers. He is buried at Greenview Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham Co, NC. The stone states he was the son of Azariah Graves Walters and Eliza Ann Payne Richardson. The stone is pictured on FindAGrave.com.
Archibald Edmund WALTERS and Mary Elizabeth RICHARDSON were married on 18 March 1868 in Rockingham County, North Carolina.80 Mary Elizabeth RICHARDSON, daughter of Robert Payne RICHARDSON and Elizabeth Newton WRIGHT, was born on 25 July 1845 in Virginia. She died on 29 November 1916 at the age of 71.
I could not find Mary in 1910. There is a Mary Walters listed as an inmate at the Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia, age 67 [Mary was 65], b. Virginia, her parents b. VA. [This is a mental health care facility founded in 1773]
Son Robert's gravestone lists his mother as Mary Elizabeth Richardson.
Her gravestone states:
Her stone, that of Archibald's and sons Robert & Azariah, are all matching. It would be interesting to know when they stones were placed. Azariah died as late as 1961, so it would be fairly certain the stones were not placed at the time of the death of Mary Elizabeth & Archibald.
Archibald Edmund WALTERS and Mary Elizabeth RICHARDSON had the following children:
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