Elizabeth Hinton was born during 1812 in Johnston County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Jacob Hinton (born 1768 in Johnston County, North Carolina, died during 1835 in Campbell County, Georgia) and Mary Bradford (born 1770 in Georgia). She married John Green (born 1802 in Johnston County, North Carolina) and the family moved to the Carolina-Richmond area of Itawamba County at an early date.
Her children included: Wiley (born 1832), Malachi (born 1835 in Alabama), George William (born September 9, 1837), James I. (born 1840), D. Ransom (born August 5, 1844 in Itawamba County), Mary A. (born 1850 in Itawamba County), General Washington (born February 12, 1852 in Itawamba County and Sarah C. (born January 5, 1855 in Itawamba County).
Elizabeth’s grandparents were Malachi Hinton (born about 1740 in Chowan County, North Carolina) and Sarah Wimberly (born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina).
Elizabeth’s husband was the son of John Green and Welthya Moore. John Green and Elizabeth Hinton are buried in the old Carolina Cemetery in southwestern Itawamba County.