Goen Childress Ancestress
Known in colonial records only by her first name, Elizabeth, and description "Mulatto", she likely died before her husband made his 1803 will, proved 1805, as she is not mentioned. However, she also may have been excluded from his will because she was an Indigenous non-Christian woman. In this day and age, the social construct imposed by Euros based on "race", that is, melanin content of skin plus origin, is considered offensive by many. As an Indigenous non-Christian person, Elizabeth wouldn't have followed patriarchal Euro custom in naming, she would have been born to and of her people who are Monacan (Eastern Sioux).
Please note in modern common usage the definition of the word "Mulatto" does not agree with the legal definition of Elizabeth's day and age:
"And for clearing all manner of doubts which hereafter may happen to arise upon the construction of this act, or any other act, who shall be accounted a mulatto, Be it enacted and declared, and it is hereby enacted and declared, That the child of an Indian and the child, grand child, or great grand child, of a negro shall be deemed, accounted, held and taken to be a mulatto."
-- General Assembly of Virginia, 4th Anne Ch. IV (October 1705)