Kendra, John Walters was born 1823 in Virginia. Esther Purviance was born 26 Feb 1830 in Ohio to George and Esther Dewees. George was b.5 Dec 1789 in Exeter Twp. Berks co., Pa. died 9 Dec 1863 Smithfield, Jefferson Co, Ohio. Esther was b. 5 Dec 1789 Catawissa, Northumberland Co., Pa. She died 10 May 1862 in Jefferson Co., Ohio. Their daughter Esther married John Walters 24 Feb 1852 in Jefferson co.Ohio. I don't have Johns parents names. Their children were: Emma Jane b.22 Jun 1863; George Owen b. 1853 Ohio; Anne J.(or I) b.1856 Pa; William O. b. 1858 Pa.; Mary Esther b. 1859 Oh. Emma Jane married William Henry Norris (b.1860). 26 mar 1882 in Summer County, Kansas. Their children were: Henry b. 1883; Charley b. 1885; Melvin b. 1886; Walter b.1887;Minnie b.1889;William b. 1891; Noah b. 1893; Frank b. 1894; Irvin b.1896; Lucy b. 1899; Ivan b. 1901 and Loren b. 1904. The 1st 5 children were born in Kansas and the rest of the children were born in Kingfisher, OK. Henry Norris; married Willie Lee Evans about 1903 and had children; Clarence b. 1903, Alma Mae b. 1908, Cecil b. 1910, and Lane Clarence b. 1913. I don't have any further information on them down the line, but I do have a great deal of information on the Dewees family. My 1st great grandmother was a Dewees.