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83. Martha C. WALTERS52 was born on 27 September 1818.8 She died on 21 November 1857 at the age of 39. She was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.

Marriage bond in Caswell Co for Martha Walters to John W. McKinsey on 24 Mar 1841 could be hers. Wm C. Claiborne was bondsman.

1850 Census. Pittsylvania Co, VA, Southern District, p.104, Hh 525
Household 523, is Martha's brother Azariah G. Walters.
John W. McKinsey, age 32, b. NC
Martha, age 32, b. VA
Alexander, 8. Catherine 6. William H., age 1[his name misunderstood or changed, since he was listed as Millard in 1860], all born in Virginia
James Stanley, 30, laborer.

1860 Census. Pittsylvania Co, VA, Southern District, Danville P.O. Hh 1117
J. W. McKinsey, age 42, b. NC, Tobacconist
Sarah C., age 30, b. VA [likely a 2nd wife]
Alexander J., age 18. Millard F., age 11, Virginia E. 5
Mahala Overby, age 56, b. NC
John W. Paxton, age 68, silversmith, b. VA
Saml. Watkins, age 10 and Caroline Watkins, age 7 [Stepchildren?]

1870 Census. Pittsylvania Co, VA. Danville. Hh 579
John W. McKinsey, age 50, Deputy In Rev Collector, b. NC
Sarah C., age 40, b. VA
Millard F., 21, clerk.
Virginia, age 13. Susan C., age 18. [Susan Caroline?]

Buried Grove St. Cemetery, Danville, Pittsylvania Co, VA.

Martha C. WALTERS and John W. MCKINSEY were married on 24 March 1841 in Caswell County, North Carolina.52 John W. MCKINSEY was born in 1818 in North Carolina.

Martha C. WALTERS and John W. MCKINSEY had the following children:

143

i.

Alexander MCKINSEY was born in 1842 in Virginia.

144

ii.

Catherine Ann MCKINSEY was born in 1844 in Virginia. She died on 20 April 1859 at the age of 15. She was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.

Daughter of J.W. & Martha W. McKinsey.
Died Apr 20, 1859
Note: This marker is much too new to have placed at the time this child died.

145

iii.

Millard/William MCKINSEY was born in 1849 in Virginia.

146

iv.

Sonny MCKINSEY died in 1853. He was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.

There was no son listed in 1850 to be Sonny McKinsey. Perhaps he was born after the census and died as an infant or very young child.

147

v.

Virginia E. MCKINSEY was born in 1855 in Virginia.