Not much is known about William Elliot Suitor he was born in Mississippi somewhere around 1846. He married Mary Catherine Mills somewhere around Corinth, Mississippi. They had four boys and four girls. They were Tena the olest John Wesley Suitor of Lannius, Texas,Caldonia, another son John M. Suitor of Arkadelphia, Ark., James Suitor of Arkadelphia, Ark., Clarence Suitor of Arkadelphia, Ark., Minnie (Suitor) Taylor of Clarksville, Texas and Grace (Suitor) of Arkadelphia, Ark. All are deceased.
The 1910 census showed that William And Mary lived in Clark Co. Arkansas and that their parents were from North Carolina. The 1920 census showed that William and Mary lived with their Son Clarence Suitor in Clark Co. Arkansas and their parents were from Mississippi.
Mary Catherine Mills had at least two sisters. One was named Etta Angelina Mills, she married James Addison Smoot. The other sister Minnie Mills married James Elliott. This entire group of families came to Texas, from Corinth, Mississippi. The Mills, the Suitors, the Elliotts, and the Smoots all settled around the towns of Windom, and Dodd City, Texas.