I don't know if you decided whether Wiley was the father of your Mary Louise.We have come up with some additional information on Wiley, so if he is your ancestor, you will know a bit more.At least, I think these are all the same person:
1850 SANDY RUN, Rutherford County 1222 SMITH, William 72 M Farmer 600 NC Eda 67 F James L. 24 M this has got to be James T. HOLIFIELD, Eliza 14 F Jacob 12 M Elizabeth 10 F James 9 M Wiley 25 M Laborer
1860 Whitfield County, Georgia, Varnell Station Post Office #1326/1321 HOLDERFIELD, Wiley, 35, Farm Laborer 250 NC Rhoda, 28, F Mary L. 10/12 F GA
Company D - The Whitfield Volunteers (Originally Co. D, 4th GA Battalion)Officers and NCOs at Organization Privates at Organization Hollifield, Wiley - Wounded at the Wilderness, Virginia May 5, 1864.Died from wounds in Chandler’s Hospital, Lynchburg, Virginia May 14 or 20, 1864.Buried there in Confederate Cemetery No. 4, 4th Line, Lot 193.