_____ Evans

M, ID# 8701
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family: Nancy Johnson b. a 1802, d. b 1860

Citations

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

Elizabeth Hall

F, ID# 8702, b. after 1802, d. before 1851
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family 1: _____ McGowan b. b 1802

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.

_____ McGowan

M, ID# 8703, b. before 1802
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family: Elizabeth Hall b. a 1802, d. b 1851

Citations

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

Mary Ann Elizabeth Richardson

F, ID# 8704, b. 1810, d. 4 December 1870
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2005

Family: Elijah Satterwhite Fortson b. 8 Aug 1806, d. 6 Jan 1892

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Richardson as her father).
  2. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama and Related Areas: The Journal of Mrs. Mary Marshall (Waco, Tex.: n.pub., 1980), p. 100 (naming William Richardson 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 Betsy Harrison as her mother).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  5. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860 (Memphis, Tenn.: Milestone Press, 1969), p. 50 (identifying her as Elizabeth Richardson).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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 Mary Ann Elizabeth Richardson as her mother).
  8. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama, above, p. 100 (naming Elizabeth _____ as his mother).

William Richardson

M, ID# 8705
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2005

Family: Betsy Harrison

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Richardson as her father).
  2. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama and Related Areas: The Journal of Mrs. Mary Marshall (Waco, Tex.: n.pub., 1980), p. 100 (naming William Richardson as her father).

Betsy Harrison

F, ID# 8706
  • Last Edited: 15 Jan 1998

Family: William Richardson

Citations

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

Francis Marion Fortson

M, ID# 8707, b. circa 1828, d. 25 October 1902
  • Note*: He was a captain in the Confederate Army in the Civil War.3
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2003

Family 1: Frances Ann Spencer b. 24 Feb 1829, d. 1854

Family 2: Mrs. Virginia A. E. Respess b. 8 Dec 1832, d. 2 Jul 1875

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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. [S892] Wanda Tracy, electronic mail to e-mail address, 19 Dec 2001, attributing information to Nancy Blakeley Ruff, Harrison County Early Marriage Records, 1839-1869.
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Francis Marion Fortson as her father).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Francis Marion Fortson as his father).

James A. Fortson

M, ID# 8708, b. 21 November 1829, d. 1899
  • Note*: His second and third wives, Sarah D. Rogers and Leurena Jane Rogers, were cousins. In the Civil War he served in Company E, Second Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Riflemen, and Company H, Bell's Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, and was wounded and captured.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family 1: Martha E. Spencer b. a 1829, d. c 1854

Family 2: Sarah D. Rogers b. a 1829, d. c 1856

Family 3: Leurena Jane Rogers b. c 1841, d. a 1898

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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 James A. 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 James A. Fortson as this child's father).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming James A. Fortson as her father).

Rev. Elijah Richardson Fortson

M, ID# 8709, b. 8 August 1831, d. 31 January 1905
  • Obituary*: Rev. Elijah R. Fortson
    (Special to the Picayune.)
    Grand Cane, La., Jan. 31.—Rev. Elijah R. Fortson, a retired Baptist minister, died at his home here this morning, aged 73 years. Mr. Fortson had for several years been Mayor of the town and Ward Magistrate, both of which offices he held at the time of death. He is survived by his wife and several children.7
  • Note*: He was a minister. His two wives were sisters. Some sources say he died on 30 Jan 1905.8,9

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2013

Family 1: Arilla Hill b. 22 Aug 1831, d. 6 Aug 1873

Family 2: Martha Jane Hill b. a 1831, d. a 1920

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Rev. E. R. Fortson, memorial no. 68524666, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rev. E. R. Fortson, memorial no. 68524666, viewed on 10 Oct 2013.
  6. [S1282] The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, La., 1 Feb 1905, p. 7, col. 4 (obituary of Rev. Elijah R. Fortson).
  7. [S1282] The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, La., 1 Feb 1905, p. 7, col. 4.
  8. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (stating that he was a minister, was born on 30 Jan 1905, and married sisters).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rev. E. R. Fortson, memorial no. 68524666, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (stating that he died on 30 Jan 1905).
  10. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Richardson 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 Elijah Richardson Fortson as his father).
  12. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Richardson Fortson as this child's father).

Jeptha Lafayette ('J.L.') Fortson

M, ID# 8710, b. 6 September 1833, d. 28 March 1888
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Rebecca E. Lake b. c 1832

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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 Jeptha Lafayette ['J.L.'] Fortson 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 Jeptha Lafayette ['J.L.'] Fortson as his father).

William Green Fortson

M, ID# 8711, b. circa 1835, d. August 1881
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Washington Pegram Fortson

M, ID# 8712, b. circa 1837, d. 31 March 1889
  • Other Names*: Washington Fortson, W. P. Fortson.
  • Note*: He was murdered. His body was not located for some time and eventually was found floating in the Red River.
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2013

Family: Ella _____

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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 (giving the year but no other information).

Martha E. Fortson

F, ID# 8713, b. circa 1839, d. 7 October 1878
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family 1: Douglas John Rogers b. b 1840, d. b Jun 1870

Family 2: Richard Levesly Hightower b. 24 May 1836

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson 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 Martha E. 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 Martha E. Fortson as her mother).

Wiley A. Fortson

M, ID# 8714, b. 19 December 1840, d. 17 January 1856
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Newton Jasper Fortson

M, ID# 8715, b. 21 August 1842, d. 1 December 1843
  • Last Edited: 25 Aug 2006

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elijah Satterwhite Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama and Related Areas: The Journal of Mrs. Mary Marshall (Waco, Tex.: n.pub., 1980), p. 100 (naming Elijah 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 Mary Ann Elizabeth Richardson as his mother).
  4. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama, above, p. 100 (naming Elizabeth _____ as his mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  6. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama, above, p. 100 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1051] O'Levia Neil Wilson Wiese, ed., Cemetery Records of Greene County, Alabama, above, p. 100 (stating that he is buried in an "unnamed cemetery" that is located "in wooded area on road between Homer Bambarger's store and Bush Creek in Greene Co.").

Mary Frances Fortson

F, ID# 8716, b. circa 1845, d. 2 October 1873
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Theodosia A. Fortson

F, ID# 8717, b. 18 April 1847, d. 22 May 1851
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Nancy Fortson

F, ID# 8718, b. 28 November 1849, d. 23 March 1851
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Elijah Satterwhite 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 Ann Elizabeth Richardson as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Elizabeth Dollahite

F, ID# 8719, b. circa 1810, d. 4 October 1880
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 1998

Family: Elijah Satterwhite Fortson b. 8 Aug 1806, d. 6 Jan 1892

Citations

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

Harriet Ricks

F, ID# 8720, b. after 1810, d. circa 1845
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 1999

Family: Roderick R. Fortson b. 28 Oct 1811, d. a 1860

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Josiah Ricks as her father).
  2. [S528] Karen Trient, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 30 Dec 1999, (naming Josiah Ricks as her father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S528] Karen Trient, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 30 Dec 1999, (not giving the date or place).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Harriet Ricks as his mother).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Harriet Ricks as her mother).

Christine Elizabeth Harper

F, ID# 8721, b. 4 September 1897, d. 25 August 1900

Christine Elizabeth Harper's tombstone, Nursery Cemetery, Victoria, Tex., by Bob Kelch.

Additional Resources

• Her page at Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Christine Elizabeth Harper, memorial no. 46303288, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Pelham Borden Harper as her mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Christine Elizabeth Harper, memorial no. 46303288, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Dr. Warren Alexander Harper as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Christine Elizabeth Harper, memorial no. 46303288, viewed on 26 Jul 2011.

John Pelham Harper

M, ID# 8722, b. 24 March 1902, d. 6 November 1994

John Pelham Harper's tombstone, Nursery Cemetery, Victoria, Tex., by Bob Kelch.

Additional Resources

• His page at Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John Pelham Harper, memorial no. 46303428, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Dr. Warren Alexander Harper as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Pelham Harper, memorial no. 46303428, viewed on 26 Jul 2011 (naming Pelham Borden Harper as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Pelham Harper, memorial no. 46303428, viewed on 26 Jul 2011.

Sarah Ann Fortson

F, ID# 8723, b. circa 1835, d. 1854
  • Note*: They lived in Panola County, Texas.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Henry Pareston Cook Dulany b. 1827, d. 1875

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Roderick R. 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 Harriet Ricks 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 Sarah Ann Fortson as her mother).

Josiah Ricks Fortson

M, ID# 8724, b. circa 1832, d. after 1880
  • Note*: In the Civil War he served as a private in the Fourth Texas Infantry.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family 1: O. M. Tamplin b. a 1832, d. c 1858

Family 2: _____ _____ b. a 1832, d. c 1877

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Roderick R. 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 Harriet Ricks 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 Josiah Ricks Fortson as this child's father).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Josiah Ricks Fortson as her father).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Josiah Ricks Fortson as his father).

Roderick Sylvanus Fortson

M, ID# 8725, b. 3 January 1837, d. 9 August 1921
  • Note*: He served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. They lived in San Marcos, Hays County, Texas in the 1880s and 1890s and perhaps longer.9
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2004

Family: Mary Jane Ricks b. Dec 1841, d. 29 Apr 1914

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Roderick R. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S528] Karen Trient, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 30 Dec 1999, (naming Roderick Ransom 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 Harriet Ricks as his mother).
  4. [S528] Karen Trient, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 30 Dec 1999, (attributing information to Roderick Sylvanus Fortson's death certificate, a copy of which is in her possession).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (not giving her surname and stating that they married circa 1863 in Texas).
  6. [S528] Karen Trient, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 30 Dec 1999, (giving only the date).
  7. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1903-40, vol. 17, p. 8091, file 23839.
  8. [S943] Kathryn DeWitt Gazaway, comp., Con Can Cemetery and Sabinal Hwy 90 Cemetery (Utopia, Tex., Sabinal Canyon Chapter of Nat'l Soc'y D.A.R., 1991), p. 27 (stating that the grave is in Lot 3, Block 4, Sec. B but is unmarked).
  9. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  10. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Roderick S. 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 Roderick S. Fortson as his father).

Virginia H. Fortson

F, ID# 8726, b. circa 1839
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Roderick R. 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 Harriet Ricks as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Amanda G. Fortson

F, ID# 8727, b. circa 1840, d. 3 November 1923
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Roderick R. 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 Harriet Ricks 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 P. Fortson

M, ID# 8728, b. circa 1845
  • Note*: He served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War.3
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Roderick R. 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 Harriet Ricks as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Catherine E. Williams

F, ID# 8729, b. circa 1821, d. after 1860
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 1998

Family: Roderick R. Fortson b. 28 Oct 1811, d. a 1860

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

Samuel P. Fortson

M, ID# 8730, b. circa 1847
  • Note*: He served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War.3
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Roderick R. 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 Catherine E. Williams 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 P. Fortson

M, ID# 8731, b. circa 1849, d. before 1860
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Roderick R. 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 Catherine E. Williams as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Kate Fortson

F, ID# 8732, b. circa 1850
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Roderick R. 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 Catherine E. Williams as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

_____ _____

F, ID# 8733
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 1998

Family: Peter E. Fortson b. 31 Dec 1814, d. 7 Mar 1870

Elijah H. Fortson

M, ID# 8734, b. circa 1835
  • Note*: He was a private in the 2nd Louisiana Infantry and the 19th Louisiana Infantry in the Civil War.2
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Peter E. 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.

Pamelia Willbanks

F, ID# 8735, b. 1818, d. after 1880
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2005

Family: Aaron J. Fortson b. 26 Jul 1816, 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.
  2. [S1050] Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp., Marriage Records of Greene County, Alabama 1823-1860 (Memphis, Tenn.: Milestone Press, 1969), p. 50 (giving Pamela as her first name).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Pamelia Willbanks 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 Pamelia Willbanks as his mother).

Nancy Fortson

F, ID# 8736, b. circa 1836
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Aaron J. 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 Pamelia Willbanks as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Martha Jane Fortson

F, ID# 8737, b. circa 1838
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 1998

Family: Volsey Romby b. b 1838

Citations

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

Volsey Romby

M, ID# 8738, b. before 1838
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 1998

Family: Martha Jane Fortson b. c 1838

Citations

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

Victoria E. Fortson

F, ID# 8739, b. circa 1840
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Aaron J. 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 Pamelia Willbanks as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Jeptha Monroe Fortson

M, ID# 8740, b. 1845, d. after 1910
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2003

Family 1: _____ _____

Family 2: Margaret Elizabeth Riley b. Jul 1850, d. a 1910

Citations

  1. [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).
  2. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001, (naming Aaron J. 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 Pamelia Willbanks as his mother).
  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 1845).
  5. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001.
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  7. [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 1870).
  8. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001, (giving only the date).
  9. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Jeptha M. Fortson as this child's father).
  10. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Jeptha M. Fortson as his father).
  11. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001, (naming Jeptha Monroe Fortson as his father).
  12. [S897] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 3 Jun 2001, (stating that he was a brother of Hattie Fortson).
  13. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Jeptha M. Fortson as her father).
  14. [S709] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Nov 2001, (naming Jeptha Monroe Fortson as her father).
  15. [S897] Carol Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 3 Jun 2001, (naming Jeptha M. Fortson as her father).
  16. [S896] Carol Joan Arthur-Jones, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 22 May 2001, (naming Jeptha M. Fortson as her father).

Pamelia Fortson

F, ID# 8741, b. circa 1847
  • Last Edited: 16 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 Aaron J. 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 Pamelia Willbanks as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Ransom Pendergrass

M, ID# 8742, b. 1800, d. 1863
  • Last Edited: 26 Aug 2005

Family: Elizabeth A. Ridgeway b. 1820, d. 13 Mar 1862

Citations

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

Martha J. Pendergrass

F, ID# 8743, b. 1838
  • Last Edited: 18 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 Ransom Pendergrass 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 A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Julia A. Pendergrass

F, ID# 8744, b. 1840
  • Last Edited: 18 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 Ransom Pendergrass 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 A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Dicia A. Pendergrass

F, ID# 8745, b. 1842
  • Last Edited: 18 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 Ransom Pendergrass 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 A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Mary J. Pendergrass

F, ID# 8746, b. 1844
  • Last Edited: 18 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 Ransom Pendergrass 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 A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Thomas T. H. Pendergrass

M, ID# 8747, b. 1845
  • Last Edited: 18 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 Ransom Pendergrass 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 Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Ida Pendergrass

F, ID# 8748, b. circa 1846
  • Note*: They were living in Yalobusha County, Mississippi in 1880.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Robert Upchurch b. b 1846

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass 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 A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Robert Upchurch

M, ID# 8749, b. before 1846
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Ida Pendergrass b. c 1846

Citations

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

Bell Pendergrass

F, ID# 8750, b. circa 1847
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: A. Quarles b. b 1847

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass 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 A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.