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75. Asa WALTERS/WATERS37,39,46,191 was born in 1795 in Virginia.191 He died before September 1868 at the age of 73 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.

Asa's family went by the name "Waters".

1830 Census, Montgomery Co TN
Asa Waters 1m -5, 1m 5-10, 1m 30-40 [Asa]; 1f -5, 1f 5-10, 1f 20-30

1850: Montgomery, Co TN
Asa Waters, age 55, b. Virginia. Tabitha, age 50 b. VA. All the rest born in TN: Mary 25, Asa J. 18, William T. age 17, Joseph H. age 14, Edwin 12, Robert 8, and Sarah 2.

1860 Census. Montgomery Co, TN. North & East of Cumberland River
Asa Waters, age 64, b. Virginia. Lucy, age 44, b. Tennessee
Robert 18 and Sarah 13.

From: JoeWGiles@aol.com
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 09:45:57 EDT
Someone recently referred me to your website and I thank you for it. It has helped clarify a number of things for me.
I am descended from Asa Waters, the presumed son of Archer and Edy Walters/Waters.
Asa married first Tabitha Grant, daughter or Charles and Mary R. Bradshaw Grant of Halifax co. VA.She was the mother of all his children. She died in Montgomery co. TN after the 1850 census, but before the 1860. Asa then married Lucy Jane Buckley of Montgomery county. He died in 1869 and Lucy lived another thirty years.
I descend from Asa and Tabitha's son Edwin Cincinnatus Waters, a confederate soldier and longtime member of the Montgomery County court (1895 until his death in 1907).
The children of Asa and Tabitha from the records of Montgomery county Tennessee are:
Charles (1823-1871) m. Nancy Ford
Abner (1824- before 1865) m. Sarah Ann Yarbrough
Mary (1825) m. Edmund P. Halay
Asa J. (1832-1859) m. Henny (Henrietta) Parrish
Joseph H. (b. 1836) m. Emily J. Epperson
Edwin C. (b. 1838-1907) m. Sarah Ann Meacham
Robert (b. 1842...no further information
Sarah b. 1848- 1920 m. James E. Pegram-they relocated to McCracken Co. (Paducah) Kentucky
These children were born over a period of 25 years!!

From Montgomery County, TN compiled by the Montgomery Co. Historical Society, Turner Publishing Co, 2000; p.328
Article on Asa Walters/Waters with dates of b. 1795, d. 1868. Said to have been born Pittsylvania Co, VA, moved to Montgomery Co, TN settling in the Port Royal neighborhood. Prior to 1850, he sold that farm and moved to the Liberty Community.
His will dated 4 Feb 1868, was presented for probate in September of the same year.
The parents of Asa's first wife Tabitha Grant, said to be Charles Grant and Mary R. Bradshaw.. Asa and both wives said probably buried in the old Waters Cemetery.
The list of children from this article included a William T. Walters, not listed above, born between Asa and Joseph. William was also in the 1850 census with the family.

Asa WALTERS/WATERS and Tabitha GRANT were married about 1821. Tabitha GRANT was born in 1800. She died between 1854 and 1860 at the age of 54 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.

Asa WALTERS/WATERS and Tabitha GRANT had the following children:

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Charles WALTERS/WATERS46 was born in 1823. He died in 1871 at the age of 48.

Charles married Nancy Ford, b. 1823, d. 1910-20. She was possibly the daughter of James & Nancy Ford who lived in Montgomery Co.

1860 Census. Montgomery Co. TN, North & East of the Cumberland River
Chas. Waters, age 37, b. TN, as was the whole family.
Nancy, age 35.
Henry 10, James 9, Tabitha 6, Asa 5, Charles, age 2.

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ii.

Abner WALTERS/WATERS46 was born in 1824. He died before 1865 at the age of 41.

Abner married Sarah Ann Yarbrough.

1860 Census. Montgomery Co, TN North & East of Cumberland River
Clarksview P. O.
Abner Waters, age 36, farmer, b. TN
S. A., female, age 25, b. KY
Luella age 6; Virginia, age 1.

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iii.

Mary WALTERS/WATERS46 was born in 1825.

Mary married Edmund P. Haley.

1860 Census. Montgomery Co, TN North & East of Cumberland River
Palmyra P.O. Lived next to her brother Charles.
E.P. Haly, age 34, Farmer, all born in TN.
Mary, age 33
Joel 6, Thomas 4, Mary 2, Elizabeth - 3 months
[Indexed as "Holy"]

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iv.

Asa J. WALTERS/WATERS was born in 1832. He died in 1859 at the age of 27.

Asa married Henrietta Parrish.

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v.

William T. WALTERS/WATERS was born in 1833.

This may or may not be William - researchers of this family have nothing about him after the 1850 census. There were other Waters families located in Marshall Co and he may belong to them instead.
I found a Wm. T. Waters living in Marshall Co TN in 1860. P.O. Lewisburg.
Hh 236
Wm T. Waters, age 28, farmer, b. Virginia
Minerva, age 33, b. TN
John T. age 8, Martha age 6 and Robert age 1.

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vi.

Joseph H. WALTERS/WATERS was born in 1836.

Joseph may have had an early first married to C. J. Dodd. He married Emily J. Epperson.

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Edwin Cincinnatus WALTERS/WATERS46 was born in 1838. He died in 1907 at the age of 69.

Edwin married Sarah Ann "Sally" Meacham.

1860 Census. Montgomery Co TN North & East of Cumberland River
Palmyra P.O.
"Edward" Waters, age 23. Sally, age 19.
Althia, age 1.

1870 Census. Montgomery Co TN Clarksville P.O. Hh 54
Ed Waters, age 32. Sallie, age 30.
Althia 11, Charlie 10, William 8, James 5, John 3, and Mary 1.

1880 Census. Montgomery Co TN District 8; Dist 135. Hh 131
Edward Waters, age 42, b. TN; his parents b. VA
Sarah, age 40, b. TN. father b. TN, mother b. NC
Charley 18, William 16, James 14, Elbert 12, Molly 11, Laura 9, George 7, Ada 6, Irvin 3, and Fannie, one month - born in May 1860.

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viii.

Robert WALTERS/WATERS was born in 1842 in Tennessee.

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Sarah WALTERS/WATERS46 was born in 1848 in Tennessee. She died after 1915 at the age of 67.

Sarah married James E. Pegram. This family moved to McCracken Co KY.

1870 Census. Montgomery Co TN Clarksville P.O. Hh 19
J. Pegram, age 25, b. TN Sarah, age 20.

1880 Census. Montgomery Co TN District 8; Dist 135 Hh 35
James Pegram, age 35 b. TN, father b. VA, mother b. NC
Sarah, wife, age 32, b. TN, parents b. VA
Mattie 10, Alice 9, Norman 7, Aden 6, Clarence 4, Frances 3 [daughter], and Mary, age 1.

1900 Census. McCracken Co KY, Florence Station, Hh 16
J. E. Pegram, b. July 1845, age 54, married 31 years
Sarah E., wife, b. Aug 1847, age 52, had 12 children, 9 are living
N. L., son, b. Apr 1873, age 26
W. A., son, b. Apr 1874, age 25
C. E., son, b. Oct 1875, age 23
L. L., daughter, b. Dec. 1882, age 17
T. M. daughter, b. Sep 1884, age 15
Z. L., son, b. Jan 1892, age 8

In 1910, Sarah and James were living alone - all the children gone. She said then that she had 10 children - 9 living. They had been married 38 years.

Asa WALTERS/WATERS and Lucy Jane BUCKLEY were married before 1860. Lucy Jane BUCKLEY was born in 1817. She died in 1900 at the age of 83.

1870 Census. Montgomery Co TN Clarksville P.O.
Lucy Waters, age 53, b. TN
and listed with her:
A. Bennett, age 10, male
Jno Hays, age 50 and his family: Sarah, age 30, Fannie 10, Pete 8, Lizzie 6. They were Black; Jno marked as a farmhand.