Thank you for the information. I have been looking for years for the father of Ella Louvenia Williams -Shaw. Her mother was Martha Hester who married a Thomas Williams. I know they were married in 1855 and Ella Louvenia was born in 1858, After that Ella and her family sort of disappear until Martha Elizabeth Hester Williams marries Elias Shaw and are living in/around Lovelady, then Ella Louvenia is shown living with them and Elias children from a previous marriage in Texas.
I have never been able to figure out who Martha Elizabeth Hester Williams married, or who Louvenia Williams Shaw father was. (Louvenia is my