Eli Marshall Diggs is the son of Riley Diggs and Mary (maybe FRANKLIN). Riley Diggs is the son of Marshall Diggs and Lydia HINSON. WILL BOOK C, Page 72. MARSHALL DIGGS -April 19, 1843. Jan. 1853. Wife, Lydia. Sons: Thomas, Riley and Elisha Diggs. Daughters:Edmy Hailey, wife of Josiah, Dibby Strickland, wife of Matthew, Sarah McAlester, wife of John, Lucy Liles, wife of Sanford, Cynthia Evans, wife of William. To my grandsons: William Hailey and Henry Leroy Strickland if they ever return to this part of the country. To Mary Liles, widow of Louis, and to William Hailey, son of my daughter Sarah McAlester. Executors: Thomas and Riley Diggs and Brooks Hinson. Witnesses: Washington McRae ans A. Little.