Eliza and her sister were raised by their uncle, Francis and Elizabeth
J Powell Kirtley.
Elizabeth was a sister of Sarah who married Lewis Powell, i.e. sisters married brothers.
Her will, dated 22 Aug 1826, stated that she lived in Morgan County, Georgia; gave "a certain negro lad by name Anthony" and other personal property to daughter Sophia Jenkins of Alabama; gave property to grandchildren Sally, Lucy, Nancy, Patsy, Molly, Mary, Thomas, Jeremiah, and John Lewis (all identified as children of daughter Patsy Lewis), grandchildren James Fortson, Thomas J. Allen, and Elizabeth White, and son James Head; appointed "my much beloved son James Head" as executor; and mentioned son-in-law John Lewis.250