Mahala Ellen Isbell Adams, daughter of Jesse Isbell and Dorcas Watson Isbell. Jesse Isbell was the son of Ezekiel Isbell (born 1801) and first wife Nancy Gentry.
She married Franklin Marshall Jackson Adams 28 Mar 1874.
Their daughter Mary Dorcas Samantha (Mantha) Adams married her cousin James Albert ("Laney") Monroe Isbell 5/8/1898 in Brompton, AL. Their daughter, Lexie Mae Isbell married first William Aubrey Williams (and had daughter Aubrey John Williams) and later married Ollie Tinney (and had one daughter, Doris).
Aubrey John Williams ("Tinney") married Howard V. Payton Sr., and earned her masters degree from Samford University.