Do you know when Mary Elizabeth Durrett was born; an approximate date is fine?
Have you tried to locate Mary Elizabeth Durrett Hughes on any census records in Texas under Hughes. The census will tell you what state she was born in and what state her parents were born in; if the information was reported to the census taker correctly. Sometimes the state in which the person was born in incorrect, but it will give you a place to start. I hope this helps.
I don't know who you are looking for but I found a James and Elizabeth E Hughes living in Shelby County Texas.on the 1880 Census Precinct 2.
James M Hughes age 60 Farmer
married to Elizabeth E age 50 born Alabama Father's place of birth S Carolina Mother's birthplace South Carolina
Henderson age 22 Farm Hand
James R age 19
Barb E age 17
Isaac age 15
Simon age 9
Aquilla age 7
Is this who you are looking for?
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