Biographical Sketch of Thomas Waller
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Thomas Waller, of Spottsylvania Co., Va., was born in July, 1732, and his wife, Sarah Dabney, was born in October, 1 740. They had nine children-Mary, Anna, Agnes, Dolly, Carr, Dabney, Comfort, Elizabeth, and John. Carr married Elizabeth Martin, by whom he had Sarah M., William I., Joseph G., and Martha M. Sarah M. married Henry Edwards. William I. married Maria Norval. Joseph G. married Virginia McDonnell, and settled in Warren Co., Mo., in 1830. They had nine children-Susan, Martha, Agnes, Jane, Collin, John, Louisa, Joseph, and Eliza, Martha M. Waller married Henry Pritchett, who settled in Missouri in 18:35. Their children were Carr W., Lizzie, Sarah, William I., Julia D., Joseph H., John F., Martha P., Edwin, and Mary E. Joseph H. is a distinguished Methodist minister, and Carr W., principal of Pritchett Institute at Glasgow, Mo., is one of the most highly educated men in the State. The Waller and Pritchett families are well educated and intelligent, and exercise a large influence for good in their respective communities.