Eli was married twice. His first wife was Martha A. Lampley, daughter of Joseph and Catherine Buttrey Lampley. They were married Feb. 12, 1860 in Dickson Co., Tenn. This information comes from their marriage bond.
Eli's second wife was a Mary "Molly" Aldridge and they were married June 15, 1876 in Williamson Co., Tenn. Mary was previously married to and Aldridge and I am not sure of her maiden name.