Rufus K. Walters married Rody Cawthon on 31 Jan 1839. Rufus and Rhoda were 2nd cousins; they were both great grandchildren of Robert Walters & Joannah McBee.
1840 Census, Franklin Co GA, p.300 Rufus K. Warters. 1m -5, 1m 20-30, 1f 20-30.
1850 Census. Franklin, GA, Hh 1266
1860 Census. Shoal Creek, Hart, GA, Hh 506
1870 Census. Shoal Creek, Hart, GA, Hh 701
Rufus King WALTERS and Rhoda CAWTHON were married on 31 January 1839.205 Rhoda CAWTHON, daughter of William CAWTHON and Rhoda WALTERS, was born on 7 August 1815.197 She died before 1880 at the age of 65.197
Although the Walters book gave Rhoda a death date of 19 Jan 1899 - I believe that to be very wrong. She was not with Rufus in 1880 - he was living with their son George and had a much younger wife named Ellen and stepchildren with the surname Ford. I believe she died before 1880 and Rufus King Walters remarried.
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