In two of the census Mary's father is from TN and mother from SC on one and NC on the other. In her father's census, his is listed from TN and the third from SC.
1910 May 7>Texas>HOUSTON>6-PCTSeries: T624Roll: 1565Page: 301 Alford Charles head m w 49 m1 26yrs MS MS MS Farmer " Mary wife f w 44 m1 26yrs 10kids 7living TX TN SC " Mattie? B dau f w 16 single TX MS TX " Frank son m w 12 single TX MS TX " Edgar son m w 7 single TX MS TX " Eunice dau f w 4 single TX MS TX
1900 Jun 18>Texas>HOUSTON>6-PCTSeries: T623Roll: 1647Page: 242 Alford Charley head w m Jun 1860 39 m 17yrs MS MS MS Farmer " Mollie wife w f Mar 1867 33 m 17yrs 6kids 5living TX TN NC " S_____t__? dau w f Oct 1884 16 single TX " Willie son w m Ful 1886 13 single TX " Susie dau w f Feb 1890 10 single TX " Mattie B dau w f Apr 1894 6 single TX " Frank son w m Jan? 1898 2 single TX
1880 Texas Census Census Place: District 28, Houston, Texas Source: FHL Film 1255312National Archives Film T9-1312Page 400B Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace W.T. TONY Self M M W 48 TN Occ: Farmer Fa: TN Mo: TN S.L. TONY Wife F M W 29 MS Fa: GA Mo: AL G.H. TONY Son M S W 24 TX Mary TONY Dau F W 14 TX Mattie TONY Dau F S W 4 TX Margaret TONY Dau F S W 2 TX
1870 Nov 26>Texas>HOUSTON>ALABAMA P OSeries: M593Roll: 1592Page: 277 Tony William 38 m w farmer TN " Melinda 44 f w keeping house NC " George 14 m w at home TX " Mary A 4 f w TX ?Falston Joseph 15 m w AK " John 14 m w AK
1860 Jul 10>Texas>HOUSTON>ALABAMA P OSeries: M653Roll: 1297Page: 253 Toney Wm F 26 m farmer 800 720 SC " Malinda 24 f housewife SC " Geo H 4 m TX " Mar___ 1 f TX Nails Alex 19 m TX