Thomas Turman

M, ID# 15701
  • Note*: He died at age ten.3
  • 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).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355.

Ella Barham

F, ID# 15702
  • 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 William A. Barham as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 355 (naming Mary ['Polly'] Fortson as her mother).

Sarah Fortson Barham

F, ID# 15703
  • Note*: It is not certain that she was a daughter of Mary Fortson and William Barham.1
  • 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 (stating that Mary Fortson Turman and William A. Barham possibly had a daughter named Sarah Fortson Barham).

Martha Ann Almira Pruett

F, ID# 15704
  • Last Edited: 20 Nov 2004

Citations

  1. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004, (naming James Madison Pruett as her father).
  2. [S1012] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 15 Nov 2004, (naming James Martin [sic] Pruett as her father).
  3. [S1011] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 20 Nov 2004, (naming Louisa Feagin as her mother).
  4. [S1012] Eugenia Hobday, electronic mail to e-mail address, 15 Nov 2004, (naming Louisa Feagin as her mother).
  5. [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 (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 Martha Ann Almira Pruett as her mother).

Helton Baker

M, ID# 15705
  • 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. 531.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 531 (naming Helton Baker as his father).

Judge _____ Nutt

M, ID# 15706
  • 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. 531.

Harriett M. Griffin

F, ID# 15707
  • 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. 531 (naming Andrew B. Griffin as her father, citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 531 (naming Susan Tate Fortson as her mother, citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).

Victoria Griffin

F, ID# 15708
  • Note*: In her widowhood she lived with her parents until they died.4
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: _____ Walton

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 (naming Andrew B. Griffin as her father, citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 531 (naming Susan Tate Fortson as her mother, citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 531 (citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd that states that Victoria Griffin Walton was the youngest daughter of Andrew B. Griffin and Susan Tate Fortson).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 531 (citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd).

_____ Walton

M, ID# 15709
  • 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. 531 (citing 1958 letter from Mrs. H. M. Smith, New York, N.Y., to John Wright Boyd that states that Victoria Griffin Walton was the youngest daughter of Andrew B. Griffin and Susan Tate Fortson).

Mary Arnold Eiland

F, ID# 15710
  • 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. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).

Stephen Richard Eiland

M, ID# 15711
  • 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. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as his mother).

Sarah Miriam Eiland

F, ID# 15712
  • 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. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).

Beverly Allen Eiland

F, ID# 15713
  • 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. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).

Randolph Allen Eiland

M, ID# 15714
  • 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. 532 (naming Allen Eiland as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 532 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as his mother).

Georgia F. Almond

F, ID# 15715, b. February 1838, d. 10 May 1900
  • Note*: After divorcing her first husband, Archibald B. Seals, in April 1875, she married her cousin, James Thomas Fortson, widower of her sister, Angie, in June 1875.3
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family 1: Archibald B. Seals

Family 2: 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. 533 (naming Isaac Almand [sic] as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 671.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 533 (not giving the date or naming the place), 671 (stating that they married circa 1855-56 in Georgia).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 533, 671.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 536 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd), 671.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672 (naming Georgia Almand [sic] as his mother).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Georgia F. Almond as his mother).

Archibald B. Seals

M, ID# 15716
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Georgia F. Almond b. Feb 1838, d. 10 May 1900

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. 533 (not giving the date or naming the place), 671 (stating that they married circa 1855-56 in Georgia).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672 (naming A. B. Seals as his father).

Charles W. Seals

M, ID# 15717, b. 12 April 1861, d. 13 June 1929
  • Note*: They had two sons and two daughters.3
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Exar Ida Barrow b. 26 Oct 1865, d. 22 Apr 1951

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. 672 (naming A. B. Seals as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672 (naming Georgia Almand [sic] as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672 (citing Marriage Book 4, p. 414, Claiborne Parish, La.).

James Pugh Seals

M, ID# 15718, b. 23 September 1863, d. 25 September 1937
  • Note*: They had three daughters.5
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Gertrude Morgan b. 7 Aug 1866, d. 14 Feb 1964

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. 672 (naming A. B. Seals as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672 (naming Georgia Almand [sic] as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 672 (stating that he was born 23 Sep 1863 in Georgia), 673 (stating that he was born 23 Sep 1863 without naming the place).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 673 (citing Marriage Book 6, p. 223, Claiborne Parish, La.).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 673.

Exar Ida Barrow

F, ID# 15719, b. 26 October 1865, d. 22 April 1951
  • Note*: She was named Ida Achsah Barrow at birth and changed her name.1
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Charles W. Seals b. 12 Apr 1861, d. 13 Jun 1929

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. 672.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 672 (citing Marriage Book 4, p. 414, Claiborne Parish, La.).

Gertrude Morgan

F, ID# 15720, b. 7 August 1866, d. 14 February 1964
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: James Pugh Seals b. 23 Sep 1863, d. 25 Sep 1937

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. 673.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 673 (citing Marriage Book 6, p. 223, Claiborne Parish, La.).

William Richard Fortson

M, ID# 15721, b. 25 September 1839, d. 25 December 1915
  • Note*: He served from 12 Oct 1861 to May 1865 as a private in Co. H, 17th Louisiana Infantry (the "Claiborne Invincibles") in the Civil War and was at the battles of Corinth, Shiloh, and Vicksburg.7
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Elizabeth Jane ('Bettie') Brown b. 1 Sep 1837, d. 29 Jun 1908

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. 533, 546 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [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).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 533 (stating that he was born on 25 Sep 1839 without naming the place), 546 (stating that he was born on 24 Sep 1839 in Harris Co., Ga.).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 537 (giving her name as Bettie Brown and citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 1, p. 314), 546.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (citing History of Claiborne Parish, La., pp. 211-18).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming William Richard Fortson as her father).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).

Benjamin F. Fortson

M, ID# 15722, b. 2 May 1841, d. 21 May 1841
  • 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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he was born 2 May 1841 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he died on 21 May 1841 without naming the place).

James A. Fortson

M, ID# 15723, b. 25 October 1843, d. 30 December 1843
  • 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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he was born 25 Oct 1843 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he died on 30 Dec 1843 without naming the place).

Elizabeth L. Fortson

F, ID# 15724, b. 1 September 1845, d. 4 December 1845
  • 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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she was born on 1 Sep 1845 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she died on 4 Dec 1845 without naming the place).

Elizabeth Virginia Fortson

F, ID# 15725, b. 18 June 1846
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: J. M. Taylor

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she was born on 18 Jun 1846 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 1, p. 312).

Emma Fortson

F, ID# 15726, b. 19 July 1848, d. 13 July 1852
  • 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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she was born on 19 Jul 1848 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she died on 13 Jul 1852 without naming the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 533, 535 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).

Georgia Frances Fortson

F, ID# 15727, b. 13 April 1850
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: H. W. Menefee

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she was born on 13 Apr 1850 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 2, p. 287).

Thomas Jefferson Fortson

M, ID# 15728, b. 16 January 1852
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Ida Barrow

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he was born on 16 Jan 1852 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 2, p. 394).

Calvin R. Fortson

M, ID# 15729, b. 13 October 1853
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Robie Johnson

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he was born on 13 Oct 1853 without naming the place).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.

Beverly A. Fortson

M, ID# 15730, b. 16 March 1855
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Sue Wilkinson

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she was born on 16 Mar 1855 without naming the place).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.

Emma A. Fortson

F, ID# 15731, b. 21 February 1857, d. 6 April 1900
  • Last Edited: 29 Sep 2018

Family: James Butler

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that she was born on 21 Feb 1857 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 4, p. 338).
  6. [S1521] The Shreveport Daily Times, Shreveport, La., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 4 Mar 1882, p. 4, col. 3.
  7. [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).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 535 (stating that she died on 6 Apr 1900 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).

Benjamin Wynn Fortson

M, ID# 15732, b. 4 June 1859
  • 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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Martha Angeline Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he was born on 4 Jun 1859 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 5, p. 9).

Menefee Fortson

M, ID# 15733, b. 5 March 1876, d. 1946
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2004

Family: Gather Price

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. 533 (naming James Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (naming Georgia F. Almond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 533 (stating that he was born on 5 Mar 1876 without naming the place).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for viewed on 29 Apr 2004 (grave of Menefee Fortson) (stating that he was born in 1876 without naming the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, stating that her name may be Gatha or Jatha).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for viewed on 29 Apr 2004 (grave of Menefee Fortson).

James Butler

M, ID# 15734
  • Note*: He was from Bienville Parish, Louisiana.3
  • Last Edited: 29 Sep 2018

Family: Emma A. Fortson b. 21 Feb 1857, d. 6 Apr 1900

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 4, p. 338).
  2. [S1521] The Shreveport Daily Times, Shreveport, La., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 4 Mar 1882, p. 4, col. 3.
  3. [S1521] The Shreveport Daily Times, Shreveport, La., above, 4 Mar 1882, p. 4, col. 3 (wedding announcement of Emma Fortson and James Butler).

Ida Barrow

F, ID# 15735
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Thomas Jefferson Fortson b. 16 Jan 1852

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 2, p. 394).

Malcom Fortson

M, ID# 15736, b. 25 December 1876, d. 23 March 1888
  • 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. 535 (stating that he was born on 25 Dec 1876 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  2. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 535 (stating that he died on 23 Mar 1888 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  4. [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).

Jessie Fortson

F, ID# 15737, b. 19 December 1879, d. November 1881
  • 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. 535 (stating that she was born on 19 Dec 1879 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  2. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  3. [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).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 535 (stating that she died on "November 230, 1881" [sic] without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).

Emma Lou Fortson

F, ID# 15738, b. 12 November 1884, d. 1 October 1887
  • 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. 535 (stating that she was born on 12 Nov 1884 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  2. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 535 (stating that she died on 1 Oct 1887 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  4. [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).

T. B. Fortson

M, ID# 15739, b. 8 July 1889, d. 11 June 1891
  • 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. 535 (stating that he was born on 8 Jul 1889 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  2. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 535 (stating that he was born on 11 Jun 1891 without naming the place, citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd about her visit to Antioch Church Cemetery).
  4. [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).

Elizabeth Jane ('Bettie') Brown

F, ID# 15740, b. 1 September 1837, d. 29 June 1908
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: William Richard Fortson b. 25 Sep 1839, d. 25 Dec 1915

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. 546 (naming Nathaniel Brown as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming Elizabeth Weeks as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 537 (giving her name as Bettie Brown and citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 1, p. 314), 546.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming Elizabeth Jane Brown as her mother).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming Elizabeth Jane Brown as his mother).

J. M. Taylor

M, ID# 15741
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Elizabeth Virginia Fortson b. 18 Jun 1846

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 1, p. 312).

H. W. Menefee

M, ID# 15742
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Georgia Frances Fortson b. 13 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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 2, p. 287).

Robie Johnson

F, ID# 15743
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Calvin R. Fortson b. 13 Oct 1853

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd).

Sue Wilkinson

F, ID# 15744
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Beverly A. Fortson b. 16 Mar 1855

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd).

Emily S. Harris

F, ID# 15745
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Benjamin Wynn Fortson b. 4 Jun 1859

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, citing bk. 5, p. 9).

Gather Price

F, ID# 15746
  • Note*: Her name may be Gatha or Jatha.2
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2004

Family: Menefee Fortson b. 5 Mar 1876, d. 1946

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. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd, stating that her name may be Gatha or Jatha).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 537 (citing 20 Apr 1967 letter from Catherine Smith, Homer, La., to John Wright Boyd).

Nathaniel Brown

M, ID# 15747
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Elizabeth Weeks

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. 546 (naming Nathaniel Brown as her father).

Elizabeth Weeks

F, ID# 15748
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Nathaniel Brown

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. 546 (naming Elizabeth Weeks as her mother).

Emma Roberta Fortson

F, ID# 15749, b. 23 February 1867, d. 5 May 1947
  • Note*: They had four children.5
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2002

Family: Christopher Madison Meadows b. 3 Jan 1866, d. 22 Apr 1937

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. 546 (naming William Richard Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming Elizabeth Jane Brown as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 547 (citing Claiborne Parish, La. Marriage Book 6, p. 353).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 547.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 547 (naming Emma Roberta Fortson as his mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 547 (naming Emma Roberta Fortson as her mother).

William Alwin Fortson

M, ID# 15750, b. 17 October 1868
  • 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. 546 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546 (naming Elizabeth Jane Brown as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 546.