Florence Cornelia Walters
- Born: Sep 1843, Gates Co., North Carolina
- Marriage (1): Randolph Eugene Rawls Jr. on 11 Dec 1879 in Gates Co, NC
- Marriage (2): Jethro Parker on 23 May 1877 in Gates Co, NC
- Died: Cir 1915 at age 72
The 1850 Federal Census for Gates Co., N.C. records Cornelia F. Walters (6) living with her parents, Simon (45) and Margaret Ann (42) Walters. Also in the household are siblings Isaac (21), Ann Rebecca (18), Harriet L. (16), Sarah H. (14), William W. (4).
The 1860 Federal Census for Haslett, Gates Co., N.C. records Cornelia [Florence] Walters (17) is living with her parents, Simon (54) and Margaret (52) Walters. Also in the household is her brother William (13). Simon has real estate valued at $2,500 and personal property at $12, 650 The Gatesville District records the family of Isaac (30) and Carolina (31) Walters with children Simon (4) and Margaret (2). Isaac has real estate valued at $4,000 and personal property at $85, 240.
The 1870 Federal Census for Haslett, Gates Co., N.C. records Florence Walters (25) living with her parents, Simon (65) and Margaret (62) Walters. Also in the household are siblings William (23), Simon (14), and Margaret (12). Actually, Simon (14) and Margaret (12) are the children of Isaac and Carolina Walters. Isaac is the brother of Florence (see notes of census records above).
See general notes on her husband Randolph Eugene Rawls to indicate her death as between 1910 and 1920.
Florence married Randolph Eugene Rawls Jr., son of Randolph Eugene Rawls Sr. and Christine (Christian)(Christene) Parker, on 11 Dec 1879 in Gates Co, NC. (Randolph Eugene Rawls Jr. was born on 12 Nov 1854 in Nansemond Co, VA, died on 9 Jun 1926 in Southampton Co, VA. and was buried in Poplar Springs Cemetery, Franklin, Virginia. Section 1, Loc.)
Florence next married Jethro Parker, son of Hardy D. Parker and Elizabeth, on 23 May 1877 in Gates Co, NC. (Jethro Parker was born circa 1828 in Gates Co, NC and died circa 1878 in Gates Co, NC.)
Gates County, North Carolina Marriage Register 1867-1882:
Date Applied: May 23, 1877
PARKER, Jethro (47) md. WALTERS, Florence C. (35)
On May 24, 1877, by Thos. H. CAMPBELL, M. G.
Parents of Male: H. D. & Eliz. PARKER
Parents of Female: Simon & Margaret WALTERS
Witnesses: J. F. HASLETT, Joseph PARKER, Blake BAKER