Interestingly, despite being married, seems to have reverted to her maiden name in 1850.
"North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q285-T4MX : 28 November 2018), George McDowell and Eleanor Write, 06 Dec 1834; citing Haywood, North Carolina, United States, p. , North Carolina State Archives Division of Archives and History; FHL microfilm 418,147.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZYP-26H : 12 April 2016), Ellinor Wright, Gilmer county, part of, Gilmer, Georgia, United States; citing family 1190, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHBZ-CRS : 15 August 2017), Eleanor Mcdowell, Gilmer, Georgia, United States; citing p. 2, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 42; FHL microfilm 7,044.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eleanor by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Eleanor: