Hi, Do you supposes this Elia Elms was the daughter of James Ford Elms m. Mahulda Ann Meachum in Independence Co. AR. in 1844. James Ford was son of Thomas Elms and Mary Peel. James Ford Died in 1849 in Independence Co. AR. There were 4 children: Eliza Elms, Marissa Minerva Elms, William Burrell Elms, and Martha A. Elms.Mahulda m. 2nd to Thomas Judd in Dec 1849.In 1853 Mahulda m. 3rd Hugh James. The 1860 census lists Hugh James & Mahulda with all of the Elms children and James children born before 1860 except Eliza Elms. This could be the Eliza living with Hulda Watson Elms in 1860.