Posey Simonds29 Mary E18 Joseph L1 Tilitha Spurling 53 mother in law 4 ch 4 liv b Jul 1846
I see on Ancestry.com that Telethia Elizabeth Freeman and that Hicks (Hix) Spurling were the parents of Mary E. They had 4 children, George, Hicks (Hix), Jim, and Mary Elizabeth. Telethia's parents were Allen/Albert Freeman and Elizabeth "Betsy" Hedgecock. She was born 7/13/1844 in Macon County NC.
She married Hicks Spurling 1/26/1861 in Monroe County TN. Hicks was b 1801 and died 1/8/1879 in Monroe Cty. In 1880, Telethia was here-
1880 census, District 6, Polk, TN Elizabeth Spurling32 NC f NC m NC Hix L17 TN f TN m NC James D6 TN f TN m NC George T5 TN f TN m NC Elizabeth Freeman80 NC f NC m NC
In 1860, Hix is a widower in Sweetwater, Monroe, TN and has two daughters living with him- Narcissa, 17, and Martha, 15
This is Telethia in 1850
1850 census, Deep Creek, Macon, NC Allen Freeman47 b Rutherford Cty Elizabeth43 b Rutherford Cty Martha18 b TN Letta J16 b Macon Cty Mary11 b Macon Cty Minter E7 b Macon Cty Tilithia5 b Macon Cty Joseph3 b Macon Cty