I have been told that in the 1860 Census for Bowie County, TX., there was a Sarah Aldridge listed with 2 sons, William and John. Sarah was born in NC, and William and John were born in AL. I wasn't told how old Sarah was then, but William was 8 years old, and John was a few younger. Apparently, the father was absent: no indication why. I'm sure Sarah's maiden name wasn't Aldridge, and I have no idea what it was. I think this William was my g-grandfather, and would certainly appreciate any help in learning more about them.