I am looking for information about my gggggrandmother Elizabeth Hilton/Helton/Helten and her mother Mattie/Martha? who both resided in 1880 in Bibb County, AL.
What I know about Elizabeth (most of it proved, some not): born June 5, 1826 in GA. Died July 14, 1896 in AL. Married Feb. 7, 1847, in Tallapoosa County, AL, to Blakeley Edins/Eddins' second wife.Can't find them in the 1850 Census. 1860: Cahaba River, Bibb County. 1870: Shelby Springs, Shelby County, AL. 1880: Randolph, Bibb County, AL. Children: Simmon Aaron, Nancy Jane, Sarah L., James Blakeley, Eliza E., Rebecca, John H., Mary Alice, Lourena.
What I know about Mattie from the 1880 Census: born about 1788 in GA, died after 1880. Living with daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law Blakeley Edins/Eddins in Randolph, Bibb County, AL. Aged 92.
What I am guessing about Mattie: her real name was Martha, There is a Martha Helton, 70, in the 1860 Bibb County, Cahaba River area household of Clinton Corley. Other Heltons in the household include Allan, 36, Martha, 33, Jack, 17, Martha, 10, John Helton, 27, Emily Helton, 31, Ann, 3.
I would appreciate any leads, hunches, or info!!!!!!!! Thanks.