Peter E. Fortson

M, ID# 8651, b. 31 December 1814, d. 7 March 1870
  • Note*: He was a private in the 2nd Louisiana Infantry and the 19th Louisiana Infantry in the Civil War and later was a minister.3
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 1998

Family: _____ _____

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ann Higginbotham as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Peter E. Fortson as his father).

Aaron J. Fortson

M, ID# 8652, b. 26 July 1816, d. after 1880
  • Note*: He was a corporal in the 2nd Louisiana Cavalry in the Civil War. He lived in Leake County, Mississippi about 1836-40, near brother Roderick, moved to Caddo Parish, Louisiana about 1845-47, was in De Soto Parish, Louisiana by 1860, and moved to Van Zandt County, Texas before 1880.4
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2005

Family: Pamelia Willbanks b. 1818, d. a 1880

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860 (Memphis, Tenn.: Milestone Press, 1969), p. 50 (naming William Fortson as his father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ann Higginbotham as his mother).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  5. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001.
  6. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860, above, p. 50 (giving Pamela as her first name).
  7. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Aaron J. Fortson as her father).
  8. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Aaron J. Fortson as his father).
  9. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001, (naming Aaron J. Fortson as his father).

Burrell Ridgeway

M, ID# 8653, b. 1 May 1794, d. circa 850
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2005

Family: Rachel Winn Fortson b. 20 Oct 1797, d. 3 Dec 1872

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as her father).
  4. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860 (Memphis, Tenn.: Milestone Press, 1969), p. 115 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as her father).

William Ridgeway

M, ID# 8654, b. 1813
  • Note*: He was living in Greene County, Alabama in 1850.3
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Family: L. W. _____ b. a 1813

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

L. W. _____

F, ID# 8655, b. after 1813
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: William Ridgeway b. 1813

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Drury T. Ridgeway

M, ID# 8656, b. 1818
  • Note*: He was living in Greene County, Alabama in 1850.3
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Sarah Ann Raynes

F, ID# 8657
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Drury T. Ridgeway b. 1818

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Elizabeth A. Ridgeway

F, ID# 8658, b. 1820, d. 13 March 1862
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2005

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as her father).
  2. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860 (Memphis, Tenn.: Milestone Press, 1969), p. 115 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as her father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860, above, p. 115 (naming Rachel Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  7. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860, above, p. 115 (stating that she was thirty years old when she married on 17 Jan 1837 and that she was born in Georgia).
  8. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  9. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860, above, p. 115 (spelling his surname as Pendigrass).
  10. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  11. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as his mother).

Eleazer C. Ridgeway

M, ID# 8659, b. 1823
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Family: Elvira Powell b. a 1823

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Elvira Powell

F, ID# 8660, b. after 1823
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Eleazer C. Ridgeway b. 1823

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Frances Jane Ridgeway

F, ID# 8661, b. 12 December 1826, d. 7 January 1905
  • Note*: She and her second husband, James M. Williams, had settled in Grand Cane, De Soto Parish, Louisiana by 3 Dec 1872.3
  • Last Edited: 24 Mar 2002

Family 1: James A. Wilson b. b 1826

Family 2: James M. Williams b. 15 Apr 1818

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (giving the date as circa 1844-1846).
  5. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002.
  6. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002, (naming Frances Jane Ridgeway as her mother).

James A. Wilson

M, ID# 8662, b. before 1826
  • Last Edited: 24 Mar 2002

Family: Frances Jane Ridgeway b. 12 Dec 1826, d. 7 Jan 1905

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (giving the date as circa 1844-1846).
  3. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002.
  4. [S732] Hubert V. Prettyman, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 23 Mar 2002, (naming James A. Wilson as her father).

James M. Williams

M, ID# 8663, b. 15 April 1818
  • Last Edited: 24 Mar 2002

Family: Frances Jane Ridgeway b. 12 Dec 1826, d. 7 Jan 1905

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Richard Fortson Ridgeway

M, ID# 8664, b. 1829
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Family: Susan Evans b. a 1829

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Susan Evans

F, ID# 8665, b. after 1829
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Richard Fortson Ridgeway b. 1829

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Early W. Ridgeway

M, ID# 8666, b. 1831
  • Note*: He and Irvin were twins.3
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Irvin Ridgeway

M, ID# 8667, b. 1831
  • Note*: He and Early were twins.3
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Burrell Tennyson Ridgeway

M, ID# 8668, b. 1833
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Family: Lula Colvin b. a 1833

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Lula Colvin

F, ID# 8669, b. after 1833
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Burrell Tennyson Ridgeway b. 1833

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Rachel Lucy Wynn Ridgeway

F, ID# 8670, b. 26 June 1836, d. 15 February 1918
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: John Berry Hill b. 1833, d. 1862

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Burrell Ridgeway as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Winn Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (not naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence.
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Lucy Wynn Ridgeway as his mother).
  7. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Lucy Wynn Ridgeway as her mother).

Vilate Higginbotham

F, ID# 8671, b. circa 1800, d. before January 1829
  • Last Edited: 27 Nov 1999

Family: Samuel Higginbotham Fortson b. 10 Jun 1799, d. 1838

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S525] e-mail address, electronic mail to e-mail address, 22 Nov 1999, (attributing information to a compilation of Elbert Co., Ga. marriages from 1808 to 1850 made by Beverly Morris Higginbotham and transcribed by William Morris Higginbotham).
  3. [S928] Frances T. Ingmire, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Marriage Records 1804-1859 (St. Louis, Mo.: Frances T. Ingmire, 1985), groom index, p. 14 (spelling her surname as Higganbotham).

Mary Alford

F, ID# 8672, b. circa 1807, d. 1858
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2004

Family 1: Samuel Higginbotham Fortson b. 10 Jun 1799, d. 1838

Family 2: William McLemore b. c 1804

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Jacob Alford as her father).
  2. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Jacob Alford as her father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Milbre Gray as her mother).
  4. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Milbre Gray as her mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  6. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998.
  7. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (giving the date, county, and state but not the city).
  8. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (giving the year, county, and state but not the city or the rest of the date).
  9. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (stating that she died "circa 1858" in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi).
  10. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Alford as her mother).
  11. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Alford as his mother).

Jacob Alford

M, ID# 8673, b. circa 1781, d. circa 1839
  • Note*: He is said to have been born in Bute County, North Carolina circa 1781. Bute County was abolished in 1779, and its former territory now lies in Warren and Franklin Counties.
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2004

Family: Milbre Gray b. c 1780, d. a 1852

Citations

  1. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming John Alford as his father).
  2. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Chloe Pope as his mother).
  3. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998.
  4. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (stating that they married before 1801).
  5. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Jacob Alford as his father).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Jacob Alford as her father).
  7. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Jacob Alford as her father).
  8. [S996] Rod Bush, "Higginbotham Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Jacob Alford as her father).

Milbre Gray

F, ID# 8674, b. circa 1780, d. after 1852
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2004

Family: Jacob Alford b. c 1781, d. c 1839

Citations

  1. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998.
  2. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (stating that they married before 1801).
  3. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Milbre Gray as his mother).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Milbre Gray as her mother).
  5. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (naming Milbre Gray as her mother).

Nancy Jane Fortson

F, ID# 8675, b. 1829
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2004

Family: James Eli Dawson b. c 1822, d. a 1857

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Samuel Higginbotham Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Alford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Nancy Jane Fortson as his mother).

William George Fortson

M, ID# 8676, b. 1834, d. 24 May 1918
  • Note*: Although he was living in De Soto Parish, Louisiana in 1860, on 14 May 1862 he entered the Confederate Army as a private in Company A, 7th Battalion, Mississippi Volunteers. He was captured at Vicksburg, and was held by the Union Army until 1865. He was living in Garlanville, Jasper County, Mississippi in 1900.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family 1: Elizabeth J. Hunt b. b 1838

Family 2: Julia Kitchens

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Samuel Higginbotham Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Alford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William George Fortson as his father).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William George Fortson as her father).

Joseph Gail Fortson

M, ID# 8677, b. 12 February 1836, d. 6 April 1907
  • Note*: One source says he was born on 12 Feb 1834. He served in the Confederate Army and was in the Battle of Meridian, Mississippi in February 1864.8,9
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007

Family: Sarah Ann Eliza Radford b. 16 Jul 1839, d. 9 Dec 1895

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Samuel Higginbotham Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Alford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online http://members.tripod.com/~rvrclay/www/pinegrove.html, (not giving the date or place).
  5. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (giving the city but not the cemetery).
  7. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above.
  8. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (providing military information).
  9. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (giving 12 Feb 1834 as his birth date).
  10. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  11. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  12. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (naming J. C. Fortson as her father).
  13. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (naming J. C. Fortson as his father).

Sara Alford Fortson

F, ID# 8678, b. circa 1837, d. after 1880
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: William McLemore Jr. b. c 1836, d. c 1859

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Samuel Higginbotham Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Alford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sara Alford Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sara Alford Fortson as her mother).

William McLemore

M, ID# 8679, b. circa 1804
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Mary Alford b. c 1807, d. 1858

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Amos McLemore as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Equilla _____ as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S997] Rod Bush, "Alford Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (giving the year, county, and state but not the city or the rest of the date).

Amos McLemore

M, ID# 8680
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Equilla _____

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Amos McLemore as his father).

Equilla _____

F, ID# 8681
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Amos McLemore

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Equilla _____ as his mother).

Simeon Maxwell

M, ID# 8682
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Family: Elizabeth Fortson b. 19 Mar 1801

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (not giving the date or place).
  2. [S928] Frances T. Ingmire, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Marriage Records 1804-1859 (St. Louis, Mo.: Frances T. Ingmire, 1985), bride index, p. 14.
  3. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, p. 311 (naming Simeon Maxwell as his father), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Simeon Maxwell as her father).

Amanda Maxwell

F, ID# 8683, b. 1822
  • Last Edited: 23 Jan 2004

Family: Patrick C. Williams b. 1808

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Simeon Maxwell as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Amanda Maxwell as her mother).

Zacheous Wilson

M, ID# 8684, b. before 1810
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2005

Family: Ann Fortson b. 26 Feb 1810, d. b 2 Dec 1845

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (not giving his first name and stating that they married cz. 1829).
  3. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860 (Memphis, Tenn.: Milestone Press, 1969), p. 159 (stating that they married with consent of parents).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming _____ Wilson as his father).

William Fortson Wilson

M, ID# 8685, b. between 1830 and 1839
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming _____ Wilson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ann Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Henry Harris

M, ID# 8686, b. before 1805
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 1998

Family: Frances ('Fannie') Fortson b. 17 Oct 1804, d. b 1846

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Henry Harris as his father).

William Fortson Harris

M, ID# 8687, b. circa 1822
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Elizabeth _____ b. c 1816

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Henry Harris as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Frances Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Fortson Harris as her father).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Fortson Harris as his father).

Sarah H. Shackelford

F, ID# 8688, b. after 1802, d. circa 1847
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2004

Family: William Thomas Fortson b. 19 Dec 1802, d. 16 Jul 1866

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S928] Frances T. Ingmire, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Marriage Records 1804-1859 (St. Louis, Mo.: Frances T. Ingmire, 1985), groom index, p. 14 (spelling her name as Shackleford).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as her mother).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as his mother).

Sarah Ann Fortson

F, ID# 8689, b. circa 1823, d. before August 1844
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Patrick C. Williams b. 1808

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (attributing information to Edwin Kuykendall, 7428 Wentwood Dr., Dallas, Tex. 75225).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Fortson as his mother).

(Daughter) Fortson

F, ID# 8690, b. between 1823 and 1825
  • Note*: Her name may be Addie.3
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

William H. Fortson

M, ID# 8691, b. circa 1828, d. April 1850
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

(Daughter) Fortson

F, ID# 8692, b. between 1825 and 1830
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

(Daughter) Fortson

F, ID# 8693, b. between 1825 and 1830
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Andrew Jackson Fortson

M, ID# 8694, b. 8 February 1830
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

(Son) Fortson

M, ID# 8695, b. between 1832 and 1835, d. before 1850
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Thomas Jefferson ('Jeff') Fortson

M, ID# 8696, b. circa 1834
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Richard Fortson

M, ID# 8697, b. between 1836 and 1845
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah H. Shackelford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Nancy Johnson

F, ID# 8698, b. after 1802, d. before 1860
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family 1: _____ Evans

Family 2: William Thomas Fortson b. 19 Dec 1802, d. 16 Jul 1866

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth ['Betty'] Fortson as her mother).

Elizabeth ('Betty') Fortson

F, ID# 8699, b. circa 1848
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family: J. H. Johnson

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth ['Betty'] Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

J. H. Johnson

M, ID# 8700
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family: Elizabeth ('Betty') Fortson b. c 1848

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.