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Braxton Walters

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Sullivan County, Indiana, United States
Place of Burial: Samaria Cemetery, Linton, Greene County, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Sibley Walters and Rhoda Jane Walters
Husband of Malinda Walters
Father of Anderson Walters and Lewis Walters

Managed by: Ben M. Angel
Last Updated:

About Braxton Walters

From his Find A Grave page:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11930804&ref=wvr

Braxton Walters

  • Birth: Jun. 2, 1800 - Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
  • Death: Jan. 31, 1875 - Greene County, Indiana, USA

Braxton was the son of John and Rhoda Jane Walters. He was married to Malinda Keene. He had 9 children:

  • 1. Sarah L.,
  • 2. John C.,
  • 3. Anderson,
  • 4. Lewis,
  • 5. Rhoda,
  • 6. Louisa E.,
  • 7. Elizabeth Ann,
  • 8. William F.J.G., and
  • 9. Martha J.

"Braxton Walters, emigrated from Tennessee to Indiana at an early period of its settlement, and for a while lived in Owen county. Coming from there to Sullivan county, he entered government land, and from that time until his death at the age of seventy-five years, was successfully employed in agricultural pursuits, becoming owner of much land in this county. His wife whose maiden name was Melinda Keene, died a short time before he did."

Excerpt from a biography of James S. Steele included in A History of Sullivan County, Indiana, Thomas J. Wolfe, Editor, Vol II, The Lewis Publishing Company, New York, pages 412-414


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Spouse:

  • Malinda Keene Walters (1801 - 1866)*

Children:

  • Sarah M Walters Burge (1821 - 1852)
  • John C. Walters (1822 - 1889)
  • Anderson Walters (1826 - 1858)
  • Elizabeth Ann Walters Wilkey (1832 - 1916)
  • William J Walters (1834 - 1912)

Burial: Samaria Cemetery, Linton, Greene County, Indiana, USA

  • Created by: Joey Asbury
  • Record added: Oct 10, 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 11930804

-------------------- From "A History of Sullivan County, Indiana" (pp. 413-14):

"Braxton Walters immigrated from Tennessee to Indiana at an early period of its settlement, and for a while lived in Owen County. Coming from there to Sullivan County, he entered government land, and from that time until his death at the age of seventy-five years, was successfully employed in agricultural pursuits, becoming owner of much land in this county."

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Braxton Walters's Timeline

1800
June 2, 1800
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States
1820
January 22, 1820
Age 19
Grainger County, Tennessee, United States
1826
August 1, 1826
Age 26
Grainger County, Tennessee, United States
1826
Age 25
Tennessee, United States
1875
January 31, 1875
Age 74
Sullivan County, Indiana, United States
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Linton, Greene County, Indiana, United States