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19. Margaret WALTERS1,8,19,64 died in June 1843 in Halifax County, Virginia.1

Married (1) George Russell on 19 Dec 1796 in Halifax Co [This may be a bond date as I've also seen 22 Dec 1796 for their marriage.] Ezekiel Russell was bondsman. (2) William Dodson 21 Feb 1821. He is said to have died in Nov of the same year.

1820, Halifax Co, Meadsville
Margaret Russell: 1m 16-26, 2f 10-16, 2f 16-26, 1f +45

Margaret WALTERS and George RUSSELL were married on 19 December 1796 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.32 George RUSSELL was born (date unknown).

Margaret WALTERS and George RUSSELL had the following children:

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i.

James Thornton RUSSELL65 was born about 1798 in Halifax County, Virginia.19 He died in 1870 at the age of 72 in Henry County, Tennessee.19

1830, Halifax Co Census. Thornton Russell, age 30-40 with a male child -10. No females in the household.

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ii.

Judith RUSSELL19 died in Henry County, Tennessee.19

Judy married Watson Wimbish on 24 Dec 1827 in Halifax Co VA. He was born 18 Oct 1794 in Halifax Co and died 1859 in Henry Co TN.

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iii.

Lucy RUSSELL19 was born (date unknown).

Lucy married William Crittendon.

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iv.

Nancy RUSSELL19 was born about 1807 in Halifax County, Virginia.19 She died on 28 June 1855 at the age of 48 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.19

Nancy married Coleman Jackson.

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v.

Mary Mann RUSSELL19 was born about 1810.19 She died on 16 July 1860 at the age of 50 in Henry County, Tennessee.19

Mary married Charles J. Haymes on 3 Jun 1822, Halifax Co VA. They moved to Henry Co TN. There were 10 children. One of the sons, William Russell Haymes, b. 11 Dec 1827 in VA and d. 8 Nov 1894 in TX, married Emily Walters on 25 Aug 1848 in Henry Co TN. They were cousins. Emily said b. 31 Dec 1827, Henry Co TN and d. 28 Jun 1904 in Hays County, TX.

Margaret WALTERS and William Everett DODSON were married on 21 February 1821.19,66 William Everett DODSON4,66, son of ELISHA DODSON and SARAH EVERETT, died in November 1821 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.66 He was born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.66

Married Tabitha Hendrick 19 Jul 1784 Halifax Co VA. He married 2nd Margaret Walters Russell, widow of George Russell, who survived him. A court petition presented by William H. Shelton on behalf of the infant heirs of William E. Dodson named the widow Margaret, a daughter Polly married to Joseph Dodson, and Hugh H, Elisha, William, Humphrey, Alexander & Artemesia, all infant heris.

Pittsylvania Co VA DB 12
p.209 17 Oct 1800 Presley Dodson of Halifax to William Dodson of Pttsy. 150£. North side of Tobies Crk, 200a. Begin on Tobies Crk with Charles Walls line, to Beverley Barksdale line, lands of John Caldwell dec'd to Tobies Creek, down the crk to the beginning. Being the land that Elisha Dodson dec'd gave to sd Presley Dodson. Signed: Presley Dodson
Wit: Achilles Whitlock, Wm Barksdale, Fleming Bates, Champness Terry 20 Oct 1800 proved by three witnesses