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34. Elizabeth "Betsy" WALTERS was born (date unknown).

The following is probably Betsy as a witness to her father's deed. If so, she had to be at least age 14 to witness, or born by 1778.

Pennsylvania Co VA DB 9
p.290 18 Jul 1792 Robert Walters of Pittsylvania to Pleasant Shields. 22£ 10sh. Tract both sides of upper Double Creeks. Begin William Richardsons line & Daniel S. Farley's line near the old road, where the old road crosses on Richardsons line, thence his line, Shields line, up the creek, corner hickory of Nimrod Scotts line, Farley's line. 22 ½ acres.
Signed: Robert Walters Wit: Danl Farley, Betsy Walters, Archer Walters, John (I) Hall, Littleberry (X) Shields, Jonathan Hill, William Richardson. 17 Dec 1792. Proved by oaths of 3 witnesses. [Probably Betsy & Archer Walters who witnessed are two of Robert's children. His brother Archer has a wife Elizabeth but she had died a year before the date of this deed]
Betsy Walters married John Slayden. Charles Collie was the Bondsman, Robert Walters, her father, signed permission, indicating she was underage.

Elizabeth "Betsy" WALTERS and John William SLAYDEN were married on 16 December 1799 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.1,32 John William SLAYDEN, son of Daniel SLAYDEN and Anne WALLER, was born (date unknown).