James William Grayson was married 11 Nov 1845 in Marengo Co, AL to Miss Rebecca Jane Abernathy. Source: Marriage Records of Marengo County, Alabama 1818-1860, by Pauline Jones Gandrud, Memphis, TN (1970), p. 47.
1850 Marengo County, Alabama Federal Census, household 268-268: James W. Grayson 32 M farmer Ala. Rebecca J. 20 F Ala. Thos W. 4 M Ala. Martha 5/12 F Ala.
1860 Marengo County, Alabama Federal Census, Linden Township, dated 3 Jul, household 293-308: Jms W. Grayson 37 M planter $1,000/$14,000 Rebecca 28 F Thos. 13 M Martha 9 F Henry 7 M Eugenia 5 F Ellen 2 F
1870 Marengo County, Alabama Federal Census, Spring Hill township, p. 532, dated 16 Jul, household 295-270: James Grayson, 52, Farmer Thomas, 22, farmer Martha, 19, keeping house, Jennie, 14, at school Ellen, 13, at school Oliver, 10, at school Susan, 7 Walter, 5 Rebecca J, 2
Does anyone have more detailed information on this family in your database? Wish to place Rebecca in her proper place in the Abernathy tapestry. I suspect she may be a daughter of Henry Abernathy and Rebecca Firth, from the Giles Co, TN lineages.