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69. Israel WALTERS33,184,185 was born in 1812 in Grainger County, Tennessee. He died in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

1840 Grainger Co TN
Israel Walters 1m 20-30 [he was 28], 2f -5, 1f 20-30
Brother Lemuel was listed next to Israel

Wills and Settlements; Grainger Co TN 1839-1847
LDS #0464102
p.921/336 Inventory of notes and accompts of estate of Rufus M. Scruggs. 1 Jul 1844
Names include: Isaac Beeler, John Beeler, Martin Cleveland, William Dyer, William S. Dyer, Pryor H. Dyer, Anderson T. Dyer, Isaac B. Dyer, Calloway Dyer, Thomas Dyer, James Dyer Jr., Israel Walters.
Judgements on Israel Walters.
Doubtful notes: Wm P McBee


In 1850, Israel was in Grainger Co, TN, p.117. He was age 38, b. TN. Elizabeth was the same age, also b. TN as were all the children: Lemuel 15, Mary 12, Hannah 10, Artemessy 8, Susan A. E. 6, Rebecca 4, Wm 2, and Solomon age 4 months. Next door was Israel's brother Lemuel.

1860, Grainger Co TN, p.516, Household 1585. Israel "Waters" age 46. Farmer, b. TN. Elizabeth age 46. Polly 22, Hannah 20, Missy 18, Sirena 15, Rebecca 12, William 10, Solomon 7 and Champtiss or Champtin age 5 [female[.
In household 1588 was the eldest son Lemuel, age 26 with Manerva J. age 20.

Robert B. Walters wrote to the National Archives for copies of the Claims of Israel Walters.
Claim #5076; Israel Walters filed for reimbursement of property - foods, grain, and a black mare age 7, taken by Union Soldiers during the Civil War. Union soldiers came to his house and farm and spent two nights there - they took bacon, corn, etc. and the total claim was for $327 but only $54 was allowed and paid. Israel made claim 12 Aug 1873 and stated his age as 58 years. His address was Powder Springs Gap, Grainger Co TN. Israel stated that his son Lemuel was conscripted into the rebel Army but he later deserted and joined the 9th TN Cavalry of the Federal Army. Lemuel Walters was killed during the capture of Rebel Gen. Morgan at Bull's Gap, TN. Witnesses to the claim of Israel Walters were daughters Mincy [Missy] and Hannah Walters.

Israel WALTERS and Elizabeth ?WALTERS were married in 1833 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Elizabeth ?WALTERS33 was born in 1812 in Tennessee.186