I am interested in another Piner family in Pender Co., NC......that of James Piner b. 16 Feb 1833, d. 15 Aug 1887, buried in Mt. Holly Baptist Church Cemetery, Pender Co., and his wife, Matilda Piner, b. 27 Mar 1835, d. 8 April 1928, also buried Mt. Holly.
What was Matilda's maiden name?Could she have been Matilda Pigford, daughter of Joseph B. Pigford and Emily Newton?
James Piner, age 40, and his wife Matilda, age 30, were in the 1870 New Hanover Co. census, Camera postal area, with children Narcissus, age 13; Emily, age 10; Ella, age 7; Rose, age 6; George, age 4; James, age 2.
Newton, Murray (Hannah Newton, sister of Emily Newton Pigford, married James T. Murray) and Pigford families were in the same area in 1870.
Any help in identifying Matilda Piner's parents would be very much appreciated.