Billups Phinizy

M, ID# 15651, b. 27 February 1861, d. 25 October 1927
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Nellie Gretter Stovall b. 9 Mar 1864, d. 9 Oct 1949

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994.
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Billups Phinizy as her father).

Nellie Gretter Stovall

F, ID# 15652, b. 9 March 1864, d. 9 October 1949
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Billups Phinizy b. 27 Feb 1861, d. 25 Oct 1927

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994 (naming Bolling Anthony Stovall as her father).
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Martha Smithey Wilson as her mother).
  3. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above.
  4. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Nellie Gretter Stovall as her mother).

Jenny _____

F, ID# 15653, b. circa 1729, d. 17 December 1795
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: George Clopton b. 14 Jan 1723

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994.
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Jenny _____ as her mother).

Mary Clopton

F, ID# 15654, b. circa 1757, d. 24 February 1820
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: William Hewlett b. 21 Dec 1749, d. 15 Oct 1824

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994 (naming George Clopton as her father).
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Jenny _____ as her mother).
  3. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above.
  4. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Mary Clopton as her mother).

William Hewlett

M, ID# 15655, b. 21 December 1749, d. 15 October 1824
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Mary Clopton b. c 1757, d. 24 Feb 1820

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994.
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming William Hewlett as her father).

Martha Clopton Hewlett

F, ID# 15656, b. 24 April 1785, d. 18 September 1849
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Robert Scott Smithey b. 3 Apr 1774, d. 6 Apr 1812

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994 (naming William Hewlett as her father).
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Mary Clopton as her mother).
  3. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above.
  4. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Martha Clopton Hewlett as her mother).

Robert Scott Smithey

M, ID# 15657, b. 3 April 1774, d. 6 April 1812
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Martha Clopton Hewlett b. 24 Apr 1785, d. 18 Sep 1849

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994.
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Robert Scott Smithey as her father).

Mary Jane Smithey

F, ID# 15658, b. 13 November 1813, d. 18 September 1836
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Dr. Alexander Erwin Wilson b. 11 Dec 1803, d. 13 Oct 1841

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994 (naming Robert Scott Smithey as her father).
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Martha Clopton Hewlett as her mother).
  3. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above.
  4. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Mary Jane Smithey as her mother).

Dr. Alexander Erwin Wilson

M, ID# 15659, b. 11 December 1803, d. 13 October 1841
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Mary Jane Smithey b. 13 Nov 1813, d. 18 Sep 1836

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994.
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Dr. Alexander Erwin Wilson as her father).

Martha Smithey Wilson

F, ID# 15660, b. 15 January 1836, d. 1 February 1906
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Bolling Anthony Stovall b. 19 Aug 1827, d. 24 Aug 1887

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994 (naming Dr. Alexander Erwin Wilson as her father).
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Mary Jane Smithey as her mother).
  3. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above.
  4. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Martha Smithey Wilson as her mother).

Bolling Anthony Stovall

M, ID# 15661, b. 19 August 1827, d. 24 August 1887
  • Last Edited: 22 Sep 2002

Family: Martha Smithey Wilson b. 15 Jan 1836, d. 1 Feb 1906

Citations

  1. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record sent to Roger Bartlett, 10 Nov 1994.
  2. [S771] R. Malcolm Fortson, Jr., family group record, 10 Nov 1994, above (naming Bolling Anthony Stovall as her father).

Claude A. Howse

M, ID# 15662
  • Last Edited: 24 Sep 2002

Family: Molly Ruff

Citations

  1. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994, (naming Claude A. Howse as his father).

Molly Ruff

F, ID# 15663
  • Last Edited: 24 Sep 2002

Family: Claude A. Howse

Citations

  1. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994.
  2. [S772] Dorothy Norman, 13 Dec 1994 letter, above, (naming Molly Ruff as his mother).

David Young Norman

M, ID# 15664, b. 17 June 1892, d. 24 August 1976
  • Last Edited: 27 Sep 2002

Family: Cecil Velma Glaze b. 3 Oct 1893, d. 15 Dec 1980

Citations

  1. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Sep 2002 (stating that he was born on 17 Jun 1892 without naming the place).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Sep 2002 (stating that he died in Aug 1976; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Anson, Tex. when he died).

Cecil Velma Glaze

F, ID# 15665, b. 3 October 1893, d. 15 December 1980
  • Note*: She was living in Kingsland, Texas when she died.4
  • Last Edited: 27 Sep 2002

Family: David Young Norman b. 17 Jun 1892, d. 24 Aug 1976

Citations

  1. [S772] Dorothy Norman, Rt. 1, Box 292-H, Kingsland, Tex. 78639, letter to Roger Bartlett, 13 Dec 1994.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Sep 2002 (stating that she was born on 3 Oct 1893 without naming the place).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Sep 2002 (giving her name as Velma Norman; stating that she died in Dec 1980; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Kingsland, Tex. when she died and that last benefits were sent to an address in Anson, Tex.).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Sep 2002 (giving her name as Velma Norman).

Sarah Fortson Murray

F, ID# 15666, b. 4 March 1872, d. 1950
  • Last Edited: 25 Sep 2002

Family: John Presley Jennings b. 27 Nov 1870, d. 1925

Citations

  1. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002, (naming William Thomas Murray as her father).
  2. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002, (naming Sarah Allen Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002.
  4. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002, (naming Sarah Fortson Murray as her mother).

John Presley Jennings

M, ID# 15667, b. 27 November 1870, d. 1925
  • Last Edited: 25 Sep 2002

Family: Sarah Fortson Murray b. 4 Mar 1872, d. 1950

Citations

  1. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002.
  2. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002, (naming John Presley Jennings as her father).

Frances Murray Jennings

F, ID# 15668, b. 11 October 1909, d. 1986
  • Last Edited: 27 Sep 2002

Family: Earl Alvin Ferguson b. 1908, d. 1939

Citations

  1. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002, (naming John Presley Jennings as her father).
  2. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002, (naming Sarah Fortson Murray as her mother).
  3. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002.

Earl Alvin Ferguson

M, ID# 15669, b. 1908, d. 1939
  • Last Edited: 25 Sep 2002

Family: Frances Murray Jennings b. 11 Oct 1909, d. 1986

Citations

  1. [S773] E. A. Ferguson, electronic mail to e-mail address, 24 Sep 2002.

Charles Finney

M, ID# 15670
  • Last Edited: 20 Jan 2011

Family: Ida May Queen b. 29 Jul 1895, d. 13 Aug 1965

Eugene Weston ('Tug') Fortson

M, ID# 15671, b. 17 March 1850, d. March 1906
  • Last Edited: 2 Feb 2003

Family 1: Josephine ('Josie') Thornton b. 13 Jan 1856, d. 12 Aug 1891

Family 2: Rose Kohout b. 1880, d. 1972

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 225, 236 (naming Richard F. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (naming Richard F. Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 225, 236 (naming Nancy Ham as his mother).
  4. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (naming Nancy Ham as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 225, 236.
  6. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (stating that he was born in 1850).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236.
  8. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002.
  9. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (stating that he died in 1906 in Elbert Co., Ga.).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (stating that he died in Mar 1906 without naming the place).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as his father).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236, 237 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as her father).
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236, 243 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as her father).
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236, 244 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as her father).
  15. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as her father).
  16. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236, 246 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as his father).
  17. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as his father).

Rose Kohout

F, ID# 15672, b. 1880, d. 1972
  • Note*: One source gives her name as Rose Koffman and says she was from Iowa.2
  • Last Edited: 2 Feb 2003

Family: Eugene Weston ('Tug') Fortson b. 17 Mar 1850, d. Mar 1906

Citations

  1. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 236.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (naming Rose Koffman as his mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (naming Rose Koffman as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236, 246 (naming Rose Koffman as his mother).
  6. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (naming Rose Kohous as his mother).

Martin Eugene Fortson

M, ID# 15673, b. 7 August 1902, d. September 1986
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2003

Family: Dorothy M. Amerine b. 26 Feb 1914, d. 1994

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 236, 246 (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as his father).
  2. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (naming Eugene Weston ['Tug'] Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236, 246 (naming Rose Koffman as his mother).
  4. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (naming Rose Kohous as his mother).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 2 Feb 2003 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  6. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (stating that he was born in 1902 without giving the date or naming the place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 236 (stating that he was born in 1904 but not naming the place), 246 (stating that he was born in 1904 in Iowa).
  8. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002.
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 2 Feb 2003 (stating that he died in Sep 1986; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Carson, Calif. when he died).
  10. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (stating that he died in 1986 in Iowa).

Dorothy M. Amerine

F, ID# 15674, b. 26 February 1914, d. 1994
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2003

Family: Martin Eugene Fortson b. 7 Aug 1902, d. Sep 1986

Citations

  1. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002, (giving the year but not the date).
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 26 Dec 2003.
  3. [S774] Bonnie Fortson Pierce, electronic mail to e-mail address, 28 Sep 2002.

Elizabeth Chizek

F, ID# 15675
  • Last Edited: 2 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S777] Judy _____, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Sep 2002.

Samuel Turman

M, ID# 15676, b. circa 1800, d. 1837
  • Note*: He died of bilious fever in early 1837. He and his family moved from Elbert County, Georgia to Harris County, Georgia in the early 1830s.7
  • Last Edited: 8 Feb 2008

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming George Turman as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Violetta Higginbotham as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 338 (stating that they married on 20 Dec 1827 without naming the place), 355 (stating that they married on 20 Dec 1827 in Elbert Co., Ga.).
  5. [S1172] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 6 Feb 2008.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 342, 355.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 342 (stating that he died of bilious fever in early 1837), 355 (stating that they moved to Harris Co., Ga. in the early 1830s).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Samuel Turman as his father).
  9. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004, (naming Samuel Turman as his father).

Catherine D. Tate

F, ID# 15677
  • Note*: Her name is spelled Katherine in some records.3
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Tavner Wynn Fortson b. 1804, d. Feb 1864

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 338 (stating that they married on 2 Dec 1824 without naming the place), 354 (stating that they married on 2 Dec 1824 in Elbert Co., Ga.).
  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 his name as Tavanah).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354 (naming Catherine D. Tate as her mother).

Elizabeth D. Tate

F, ID# 15678, b. between 1805 and 1812, d. after 1880
  • Last Edited: 20 Jan 2006

Family: Tavner Wynn Fortson b. 1804, d. Feb 1864

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 354 (naming Zimri Tate as her father).
  2. [S1062] Betty Arnold Henderson, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 19 Jan 2006.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 338 (stating that they married on 13 Sep 1827 without naming the place), 354 (stating that they married on 13 Sep 1827 in Elbert Co., Ga.).
  4. [S928] Frances T. Ingmire, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Marriage Records 1804-1859 (St. Louis, Mo.: Frances T. Ingmire, 1985), groom index, p. 14 (spelling his name as Tavanah).
  5. [S1062] Betty Arnold Henderson, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 19 Jan 2006, (naming Elizabeth D. Tate as his mother).
  6. [S1062] Betty Arnold Henderson, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 19 Jan 2006, (naming Elizabeth D. Tate as her mother).

Thomas A. Thornton

M, ID# 15679
  • Last Edited: 6 Feb 2003

Family 1: Polley Willis

Family 2: Sarah Fortson b. c 1804

Citations

  1. [S814] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 26 Jan 2003.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 338 (stating that they married on 23 Oct 1823 without naming the place), 355 (stating that they married on 27 Oct 1823 in Elbert Co., Ga.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Thomas A. Thornton as his father).

Martha Angeline ('Angie') Almond

F, ID# 15680, b. 18 October 1822, d. 1 October 1871
  • Note*: She was from Muscogee County, Georgia, and she and James were cousins.7
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: James Thomas Fortson b. 9 Mar 1818, d. 4 Apr 1886

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 532 (naming Isaac Almond as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (giving the date without naming the place).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 535 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 338.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother), 546 (naming Martha Angeline Almand [sic] as his mother).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as her mother).

Andrew Bonaparte Griffin

M, ID# 15681, b. 1800, d. 1899
  • Note*: He was a judge of the inferior court of Muscogee County, Georgia and later, in 1857-1859, a member of the Alabama Senate representing Russell County. One source gives 1896 as his death date.2
  • Last Edited: 22 May 2004

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 531 (citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).
  2. [S962] Delilah _____, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 May 2004.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 342 (not giving the date), 531 (stating that they married "on or before 1836-7 when Andrew respresented his wife in the administration of her father's will").
  4. [S962] Delilah _____, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 May 2004, (stating that they married in 1832).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 531 (naming Andrew B. Griffin as her father, citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).
  6. [S962] Delilah _____, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 May 2004, (naming Andrew Bonaparte Griffin as his father).
  7. [S962] Delilah _____, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 May 2004, (naming Andrew Bonaparte Griffin as her father).

William A. Barham

M, ID# 15682
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Mary ('Polly') Fortson b. c 1806, d. 20 Aug 1850

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 342, 355.
  2. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on her believed residence at the time.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming William A. Barham as her father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (stating that Mary Fortson Turman and William A. Barham possibly had a daughter named Sarah Fortson Barham).

Allen Eiland

M, ID# 15683
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 342.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as his father).

Beverly Allen Thornton

M, ID# 15684, b. 15 February 1825
  • Birth*: He was born on 15 February 1825.3,4
  • Last Edited: 6 Feb 2003

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming Thomas A. Thornton as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Sarah Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (stating that he was born before 1837).
  4. [S814] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 26 Jan 2003.

William Richard Fortson Jr.

M, ID# 15685, b. 16 September 1823, d. 23 July 1842
  • Other Names*: William Fortson.
  • Obituary*: “DIED—At the residence of his Uncle, John A. Lane, in Washington county, Mississippi, on 23rd inst., of Congestive Fever, in his 19th year, WILLIAM R. FORTSON, second son of Mrs. Eliza Dortch of this place. He has left many friends and relations to lament his untimely loss, among whom are his Mother, Brothers, and Sisters.”.8
  • Note*: Another source says he died on 24 Jul 1842 and does not provide the place.9
  • Last Edited: 17 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 343 (naming William Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (naming Eliza Lane as his mother).
  4. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (naming Eliza Lane as his mother).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  6. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1408] Vicksburg Tri-Weekly Whig, Vicksburg, Miss., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 28 Jul 1842, p. 3, col. 2 (obituary of William R. Fortson).
  8. [S1408] Vicksburg Tri-Weekly Whig, Vicksburg, Miss., above, 28 Jul 1842, p. 3, col. 2.
  9. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (stating that he died on 24 Jul 1842).

Elizabeth Ann Fortson

F, ID# 15686, b. 17 November 1825, d. 17 April 1850
  • Note*: She lived in Vicksburg, Mississippi in childhood and later lived for a while with her brother, John Thomas Fortson, on the plantation near New Orleans, Louisiana that he acquired in the late 1840s. A niece described her as beautiful in person and character.9
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2005

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 343 (naming William Fortson as her father).
  2. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (naming William Richard Fortson as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (naming Eliza Lane as her mother).
  4. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (naming Eliza Lane as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (stating that she was born circa 1823 in Elbert County, Georgia).
  6. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (giving his name as Edward Travis and not giving the date).
  8. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005.
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (attributing some information to a letter written by her niece, Mary Elizabeth Fortson Ferral).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).

Edmund R. Travis

M, ID# 15687
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2005

Family: Elizabeth Ann Fortson b. 17 Nov 1825, d. 17 Apr 1850

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 343 (giving his name as Edward Travis and not giving the date).
  2. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005.

Ella Travis

F, ID# 15688
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 343 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).

John Thomas Fortson

M, ID# 15689, b. 30 June 1821
  • Note*: He lived in Vicksburg, Mississippi as a child and acquired a plantation near New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 1840s. He studied medicine, law, and horticulture; lived as an adult in Louisiana, California, Oregon, and Arizona; was a merchant, teacher, nurseryman, postmaster, lawyer, and county clerk; and for a while even participated in the Virginia City, Nevada gold rush. They had fourteen children.10,11
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2005

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 343 (naming William Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (naming Eliza Lane as his mother).
  4. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (naming Eliza Lane as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 344.
  6. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343 (stating that he was born in 1825 in Elbert County, Georgia).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343.
  9. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (stating that they married in 1851 without giving the month or day).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 343-44.
  11. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (stating that they lived in California and had fourteen children).

Mary Ann Belknap

F, ID# 15690
  • Last Edited: 19 Feb 2005

Family: John Thomas Fortson b. 30 Jun 1821

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 344.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 343.
  3. [S1022] Jim Perrin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Feb 2005 (stating that they married in 1851 without giving the month or day).

Zimri Tate

M, ID# 15691
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: _____ _____

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 354 (naming Zimri Tate as her father).

_____ _____

F, ID# 15692
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Zimri Tate

Laura P. E. Fortson

F, ID# 15693
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 354 (naming Tavner W. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354 (naming Catherine D. Tate as her mother).
  3. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.

George Turman

M, ID# 15694, b. 1778
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Violetta Higginbotham b. c 1779, d. 1838

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming James Turman as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355.
  3. [S996] Rod Bush, "Higginbotham Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (spelling her first name as Viletta).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming George Turman as his father).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming George Turman as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (naming George Turman as her father).

Violetta Higginbotham

F, ID# 15695, b. circa 1779, d. 1838
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2004

Family: George Turman b. 1778

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming Col. Samuel Higginbotham as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (giving her name as Viletta Higginbothem, naming Capt. Samuel Higginbothem as her father, and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (naming Samuel Higginbotham as her father).
  4. [S996] Rod Bush, "Higginbotham Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (spelling her first name as Viletta and naming Col. Samuel Higginbotham as her father).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (giving her name as Viletta Higginbothem, naming Jane Satterwhite as her mother, and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Jane Satterwhite as her mother).
  7. [S996] Rod Bush, "Higginbotham Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (spelling her first name as Viletta and naming Jane Satterwhite as her mother).
  8. [S996] Rod Bush, "Higginbotham Family" under "Miscellaneous Families," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/miscfami.htm, viewed on19 Jun 1998, (spelling her first name as Viletta).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Violetta Higginbotham as his mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Viletta Higgenbothem [sic] as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  11. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Viletta Higginbotham as her mother).

James Turman

M, ID# 15696, b. 8 May 1752
  • Note*: He was a soldier in the Revolutionary Army.1
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Martha Seals b. 1754, d. 1812

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming James Turman as his father).

Martha Seals

F, ID# 15697, b. 1754, d. 1812
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: James Turman b. 8 May 1752

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355.

George Turman

M, ID# 15698
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming Samuel Turman as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Mary ['Polly'] Fortson as his mother).

James Martin Turman

M, ID# 15699
  • Last Edited: 20 Nov 2004

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming Samuel Turman as his father).
  2. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004, (naming Samuel Turman as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Mary ['Polly'] Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004, (naming Mary Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (citing 12 Jun 1953 letter from Mrs. Norwood Alston Branscomb, Midway, Ala., to John Wright Boyd).
  6. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004.
  7. [S1012] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 15 Nov 2004.
  8. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004, (naming James Martin Turman as her father).

Richard Turman

M, ID# 15700
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 355 (naming Samuel Turman as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Mary ['Polly'] Fortson as his mother).