(Abt 1859-Bef 1900)
Assume last name is Shoffner based on possible mention in Jacob Shoffner's will.
Mentioned in Jacob Shoffner's 1900 will as deceased.
Noted events in her life were:
1. Census, 1880, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Elizabeth Countselman is 21, keeping house, born NC, parents born NC, living with husband William. (Alamance Co, Thompson Twp, NC, p126D)
2. Appearance in Document, 2 Jun 1900, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Will of Jacob Shoffner, Alamance will book 4, p467, mentions grandson Charlie Councelman, son of deceased daughter Betty [maybe this person]. Will also mentions daughter Mary Ellen, wife of William Ingold, who gets the plantation in Guilford Co where she and husband now live. Mary Ellen is the only child of Jacob's first wife. Also mentions son William Henry Shoffner, grandson Wade Graves son of deceased daughter Emily, dau Martha widow of David Kinney, dau Sarah wife of Tom Shatterly, son Daniel R Shoffner, dau Frances A wife of J R Long, dau Dora wife of William Kinshaw, dau Minty A wife of Benjamin Clapp, friend Michael Anthony named executor but revoked by codicil on 7 May 1910 and replaced by Ben Clapp, will dated 2 June 1900. Probate records say Martha Kinney is deceased, so heirs get her share. Same for Dora Kinshaw and Mintie Clapp. Proved 13 May 1912.
Elizabeth married William Henry COUNCILMAN, son of William Henry COUNCILMAN and Winnie STALEY. (William Henry COUNCILMAN was born in 1859 in North Carolina, United States, died on 30 Jul 1927 in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, United States and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, United States.)