359. James Eli WALTERS was born in 1849 in Williamson County, Tennessee. He died in 1911 at the age of 62.
James's name was possibly changed - he was Eli, age 1 in 1850, James E., age 10 in 1860. No James is mentioned in his father's estate papers in 1861. However, an Eli A. Jr was named with the implication he was the oldest. Perhaps his name was James Eli and was changed to "Junior" after the death of his father. Or maybe a lawyer was just confused because he was called "Eli".
J. E. Walters married in Maury Co TN to Alice Bond, 2 Dec 1869. Alice obviously her middle name. FamilySearch.org.
1870 Census. Dist 8, Williamson, TN Hh 25
Living next door was his mother, Mary E. Walters age 62. Wm. V., 27, Thomas 21, and Florence 18. That accounts for all of Eli & Mary's children except of Isadora "Dora" born about 1855, who had married.
Most of this family, except for son Morris, is buried together in the old Walters Cemetery in Franklin, Williamson Co. There is an obelisk inscribed on four sides:
South side - Together on the same side
James Eli WALTERS and Mary Alice BOND were married on 2 December 1869 in Maury County, Tennessee. Mary Alice BOND was born on 8 August 1849 in Tennessee. She died on 8 September 1884 at the age of 35 in Williamson County, Tennessee.
James Eli WALTERS and Mary Alice BOND had the following children:
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