Trying to trace maternal history. Mother's name: Maggie German Graham. Her parents: Curleva Jackson(1874) married Ben German(Jermans),born 1877 in 1896 in Lowndes, Al in a place called Steep Creek. Elmore County was formed from parts of Coosa, Tallapoosa, Montgomery, and the Cherokee Indian nation.
Her parents: Griffin Jackson, born around 1855 married Texas Jackson
In 1880 Federal Census this family was in Elmore Co., Al. In the household were a Lila Jackson(1874), Misho, and a cousin listed as Matha. Matha is listed as Mattie(1879) in the household of Jinny Jackson in Selma, Dallas Co., AL.
In the 1880 Federal Census, my Jackson and Fields relatives are listed as mulatto. According to family info, there is some Indian or Spanish blood.
Related surnames: Fields, Cotton, Buffin, Wells, Wesley, Phillips, Jones and Edward. Thanks for any assistance.
Some of the family migrated to N.Y., MI, MA, TX., and MO. and other locations.