Phillip Olinger

M, ID# 16351
  • Last Edited: 3 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S832] Marvin Langston, electronic mail to e-mail address, 17 Mar 2003, (naming Daniel Olinger as his father).
  2. [S832] Marvin Langston, electronic mail to e-mail address, 17 Mar 2003, (naming Maria Magdalene Zirkle as his mother).

Margaret Olinger

F, ID# 16352
  • Last Edited: 3 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S832] Marvin Langston, electronic mail to e-mail address, 17 Mar 2003, (naming Daniel Olinger as her father).
  2. [S832] Marvin Langston, electronic mail to e-mail address, 17 Mar 2003, (naming Maria Magdalene Zirkle as her mother).

Lynn Arnett McFadin

M, ID# 16354, b. 15 April 1947, d. 9 June 1997
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S835] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 7 May 2003, (naming Lee Ander McFadin as his father).
  2. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Leander McFadin as his father) (attributing information to Bessie McFadin).
  3. [S835] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 7 May 2003, (not giving his birth date but stating that he died in Jun 1997 at age 50).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 17 May 2003.
  5. [S835] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 7 May 2003, (stating that he died in Jun 1997).
  6. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003.

Nellie McFadin

F, ID# 16360
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (naming Eugene O. McFadin as her father).
  2. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Eugene O. McFadin as her father).
  3. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Nancy Cousins as her mother).
  4. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (attributing information to Bessie McFadin).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on father's believed residence at time.

Reuben McFadin

M, ID# 16362
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (naming Eugene O. McFadin as his father).
  2. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Eugene O. McFadin as his father).
  3. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Nancy Cousins as his mother).
  4. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (attributing information to Bessie McFadin).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on father's believed residence at time.

Clinton ('Bud') McFadin

M, ID# 16363
  • Other Names*: Bud McFadin.
  • Last Edited: 22 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (naming Eugene O. McFadin as his father).
  2. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Eugene O. McFadin as his father).
  3. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Nancy Cousins as his mother).
  4. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (attributing information to Bessie McFadin).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on father's believed residence at time.

Bob Levi McFadin

M, ID# 16364
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (stating that Bob Levi was a surviving brother of Eugene O. McFadin).

Nellie McFadin

F, ID# 16365
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Family: _____ Forkner

Citations

  1. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (stating that Mrs. Nellie Forkner was a surviving sister of Eugene O. McFadin).
  2. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (identifying her as Mrs. Nellie Forkner).

_____ Forkner

M, ID# 16366
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S837] Roswell Daily Record, Roswell, N.M., 2 Apr 1941 (identifying her as Mrs. Nellie Forkner).

Clem McFadin

M, ID# 16374
  • Note*: He died from whooping cough shortly after birth.2
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2003

Citations

  1. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (naming Leander McFadin as his father) (attributing information to Bessie McFadin).
  2. [S838] Shannon McFadin, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 May 2003, (attributing information to Bessie McFadin).

Sophia Barbara Black

F, ID# 16375, b. 25 December 1838, d. 14 December 1925
  • Last Edited: 29 Sep 2012

Family: Jesse White Fortson b. 18 Jun 1835, d. 27 Jul 1862

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. 690 (naming John W. Black as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (naming Elizabeth ['Betsy'] Ham as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 149 (not giving the date but stating that he was the husband of Sophia Black), 150 (not giving the date but stating that she was the wife of Jessie W. Fortson).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lucius Maron Fortson, Sr., memorial no. 58779767, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as his mother).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690, 691 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as her mother).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690, 692 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as his mother).

Elizabeth ('Betsy') Ham

F, ID# 16376, b. 2 September 1802, d. 27 February 1886
  • Birth*: She was born on 2 September 1802.3
  • Marriage*: She married John W. Black on 4 March 1828.3
  • Death*: She died on 27 February 1886 at age 83.3
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family: John W. Black b. 8 Apr 1804, d. 28 May 1874

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. 690 (naming John Ham as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (naming Elizabeth _____ as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (naming Elizabeth ['Betsy'] Ham as her mother).

John W. Black

M, ID# 16377, b. 8 April 1804, d. 28 May 1874
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family: Elizabeth ('Betsy') Ham b. 2 Sep 1802, d. 27 Feb 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. 690.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (naming John W. Black as her father).

Lucius Marion Fortson Sr.

M, ID# 16378, b. 17 September 1858, d. 2 October 1943

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 29 Sep 2012

Family: Frances Tallulah ('Fannie') Thornton b. 11 Nov 1870, d. 5 Sep 1958

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. 690 (naming Jesse White Fortson as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lucius Maron Fortson, Sr., memorial no. 58779767, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (naming Jesse White Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lucius Maron Fortson, Sr., memorial no. 58779767, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lucius Maron Fortson, Sr., memorial no. 58779767, viewed on 29 Sep 2012.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690-91.
  9. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149 (not giving the date).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Frances Tallulah Thornton Fortson, memorial no. 58779874, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (not giving the date).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lucius Maron Fortson, Sr., memorial no. 58779767, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (not giving the date).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690.
  13. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149.
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690-91 (naming Lucius Marion Fortson as his father).
  15. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lucius Maron Fortson, Sr., memorial no. 58779767, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (naming Lucius Marion Fortson, Sr. as his father).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lucius Marion Fortson, Jr., memorial no. 58779927, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (naming Lucius Marion Fortson, Sr. as his father).
  17. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690-91 (naming Lucius Marion Fortson as her father).
  18. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Harry Bruce Fortson, memorial no. 58757042, viewed on 29 Sep 2012 (naming Lucius Marion Fortson, Sr. as his father).

Elizabeth ('Betty') Fortson

F, ID# 16379, b. 19 August 1860, d. 7 May 1939
  • Last Edited: 7 Jun 2003

Family: Joseph Dozier Thornton b. 3 Nov 1857, d. 23 Jun 1912

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. 690, 691 (naming Jesse White Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690, 691 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690 (giving the date but not naming the place), 691.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 691.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 691 (naming Elizabeth ['Betty'] Fortson as his mother).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 691-92 (naming Elizabeth ['Betty'] Fortson as her mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 691-92 (naming Elizabeth ['Betty'] Fortson as his mother).

Jesse White Fortson Jr.

M, ID# 16380, b. 26 August 1862, d. 28 October 1947
  • Other Names*: Jesse Fortson.
  • Note*: He was born a month after his father died in the Civil War.14

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2017

Family: Mary Arena ('Mollie') Gaines b. 6 Jul 1866, d. 9 Jan 1938

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. 690, 692 (naming Jesse White Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690, 692 (naming Sophia Barbara Black as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 690 (giving only the date and not naming the place), 692.
  4. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 56, cert. no. 4901 (not giving the date or place but stating that he was eighty-five years old when he died on 28 Dec 1947).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving the year but not the month, day, or place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jesse White Fortson, memorial no. 29195877, viewed on 30 Sep 2012.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 692.
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (not giving the date).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Arena Gaines Fortson, memorial no. 29195891, viewed on 30 Sep 2012.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 692 (giving the date but not the place).
  11. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 56, certificate no. 4901.
  12. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving the date but not the place).
  13. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 690.
  15. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 692 (naming Jesse White Fortson, Jr. as his father).
  16. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 692 (naming Jesse White Fortson, Jr. as her father).
  17. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (naming Jesse White Fortson as her father).
  18. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 692, 695 (naming Jesse White Fortson, Jr. as her father).
  19. [S691] Brenda Hawkins, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 8 Nov 2001, Sophia Alice Fortson Almond, Memorial no. 44202930, viewed on 31 May 2016 (naming Jesse White Fortson as her father).
  20. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 692, 704-05 (naming Jesse White Fortson, Jr. as his father).
  21. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 62 (stating that she was the twin sister of Mattie M. Fortson Oglesby).

Julia Isabelle Anderson

F, ID# 16381, b. 8 March 1847, d. 18 June 1929
  • Other Names*: Julia Isabelle Anderson Fortson, Julia Isabelle Fortson, Julia Anderson Fortson, Julia Isabella Anderson, Julia Isabella Anderson Fortson, Julia Isabella Fortson.8

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2013

Family: Rev. John Henry Fortson b. 28 Sep 1837, d. 28 Mar 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), p. 698 (naming Hon. E. R. Anderson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698.
  3. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (spelling her middle name as Isabella).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Julia Isabella Fortson, memorial no. 35373285, viewed on 10 Oct 2013.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  7. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (spelling her middle name as Isabella and not giving the date or place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julia Isabella Fortson, memorial no. 35373285, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (giving Isabella as her middle name).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother), 705 (naming Julia Isabel Anderson as her mother).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother), 705 (naming Julia Isabel Anderson as his mother).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion A. Fortson, memorial no. 58582837, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (naming Julia Isabella _____ as his mother).
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julia Isabella Fortson, memorial no. 35373285, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (naming Julia Isabella Fortson as his mother).

E. R. Anderson

M, ID# 16382
  • Note*: He was from Wilkes County, Georgia.1
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

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. 698.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Hon. E. R. Anderson as her father).

_____ _____

F, ID# 16383
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family: E. R. Anderson

Sallie Lane Fortson

F, ID# 16384, b. 11 April 1865, d. 29 January 1941
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2012

Family: John Joe Wilkinson b. 20 May 1861, d. 7 Jan 1923

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698.
  4. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 1 Jan 2007.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  7. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (not giving the date or place).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother), 699 (naming Sallie Lou Fortson as her mother).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as his mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 693, 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 696 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother).
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698-99 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother).

Marion A. Fortson

M, ID# 16385, b. 1887, d. 12 November 1929
  • Note*: One source says he was born in May 1867 in Wilkes County, Georgia and died in 1911.17

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2013

Family 1: Anna May Bobo b. 19 Jun 1887, d. 23 Apr 1911

Family 2: Hattie Elizabeth Burdett b. 1874, d. 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), pp. 698, 705 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Marion A. Fortson, memorial no. 58582837, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (naming John H. Fortson as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rev. John H. Fortson, memorial no. 35373284, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (naming Rev. John H. Fortson as his father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother), 705 (naming Julia Isabel Anderson as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion A. Fortson, memorial no. 58582837, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (naming Julia Isabella _____ as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Julia Isabella Fortson, memorial no. 35373285, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (naming Julia Isabella Fortson as his mother).
  7. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705 (not giving the date or place).
  9. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (not giving the date or place).
  10. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  11. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date or place).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Anna Bobo Fortson, memorial no. 35373282, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (not giving the date or place).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion A. Fortson, memorial no. 58582837, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (not giving the date or place).
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Hattie Elizabeth Burdett, memorial no. 50923287, viewed on 10 Oct 2013.
  15. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion A. Fortson, memorial no. 58582837, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (not giving the date).
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Marion A. Fortson, memorial no. 58582837, viewed on 10 Oct 2013.
  17. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (stating that he was born in May 1867 in Wilkes County, Georgia and died in 1911).

Peyton Sale Fortson

M, ID# 16386, b. 5 August 1873, d. 15 August 1921
  • Note*: They lived in Baltimore, Maryland.4
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: Maude L. Groff

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother).
  3. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 1 Jan 2007.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705 (naming Peyton S. Fortson as his father).

Mary Lee Fortson

F, ID# 16387
  • Note*: She was his second wife. They had no children.5
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705 (not giving the date or place).
  4. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.

Henry M. ('Doc') Fortson

M, ID# 16388
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.

Edward M. Fortson

M, ID# 16389, b. 15 January 1872, d. 29 May 1912
  • Note*: He was not married.3
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.
  4. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.

Fannie J. Fortson

F, ID# 16390
  • Note*: They had no children.5
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Ed W. Newsome

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.

Clara Estelle Fortson

F, ID# 16391, b. 23 August 1877, d. 12 September 1911
  • Scrapbook*: "Washington, Ga. Jan. 26 [1907].—The marriage of Miss Clara Estelle Fortson and Mr. Samuel S. Bobo was one of much interest socially in this county, which was solemnized Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents in Tignall [Georgia]. Rev. J. H. Fortson, the bride’s father, was the celebrant. The home was beautiful in its dainty decorations for this occasion, which was witnessed by a large number of the closest friends of the contracting parties."8

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2014

Family: Samuel Stuart Bobo b. Feb 1854, d. 29 Jul 1921

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Clara Estelle Fortson Bobo, memorial no. 35373213, viewed on 11 Apr 2014.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705 (not giving the date or place).
  6. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  7. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date or place).
  8. [S1281] The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Ga., 27 Jan 1907, p. 4, col. 1.

John C. Fortson

M, ID# 16392
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Ollie _____

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.

Nancy Kathryn ('Nannie Kate') Fortson

F, ID# 16393, b. 15 August 1881, d. 29 February 1952
  • Note*: She and her children were members of Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Tignall, Wilkes County, Georgia. The family lived in his parents' home near Tignall.7
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: Samuel Johns Standard b. 30 May 1882, d. 21 Dec 1942

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. 698, 705 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother), 705 (naming Julia Isabel Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698 (giving only the date and not naming the place), 705.
  4. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  6. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (not giving the date or place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.
  8. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007.
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705 (naming Nancy Kathryn ['Nannie Kate'] Fortson as her mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 705-06 (naming Nancy Kathryn ['Nannie Kate'] Fortson as his mother).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 705-06 (naming Nancy Kathryn ['Nannie Kate'] Fortson as her mother).

Martha Fortson

F, ID# 16394
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).

Lucy Fortson

F, ID# 16395
  • Last Edited: 26 May 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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as her mother).

Thomas Bynum Fortson

M, ID# 16396
  • Last Edited: 26 May 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. 698 (naming Rev. John Henry Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Julia Isabelle Anderson as his mother).

Addie Floreed ('Reedy') Fortson

F, ID# 16397, b. 18 August 1868, d. 10 February 1907
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 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. 708 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 708 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708 (giving only the date and not naming the place), 709.

William Rucker Fortson

M, ID# 16398, b. 4 January 1870, d. 8 January 1947
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2012

Family: Mary Jane Fulton b. 13 Jun 1877, d. 5 Jan 1958

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. 692, 708, 709 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 692, 708, 709 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708 (giving only the date and not naming the place), 709.
  4. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 55, certificate no. 4793 (not giving the date or place but stating that he was seventy-seven years old when he died on 8 Jan 1947).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150 (giving the year but not the month and date or the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709.
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 55, certificate no. 4793.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 709 (naming William Rucker Fortson as his father).

Walter Okeifer Fortson

M, ID# 16399, b. 18 June 1871, d. 2 October 1944
  • Note*: He and his wife were first cousins.11
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2017

Family: Mary Albert ('Allie') Fortson b. 15 Jul 1877, d. 5 Jun 1947

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. 229, 708, 711 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708, 711 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229 (giving only the year), 708, 711.
  4. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 55, certificate no. 4482A (not giving the date but stating that he was seventy-three years old when he died on 2 Oct 1944).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229, 711.
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 149 (giving her name as Mary Allie Fortson and stating that she was the wife of Walter O. Fortson), 150 (stating that he was the husband of Mary Allie Fortson).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229 (giving only the year but not the place), 711 (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 55, certificate no. 4482A.
  10. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150 (giving the date but not the place).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 711.
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229 (naming Walter O. Fortson as her father), 711 (naming Walter Okeifer Fortson as her father).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mary Thomas Fortson Webb, memorial no. 36191284, viewed on 10 Apr 2017 (naming Walter Okeifer Fortson as her father).
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229 (naming Walter O. Fortson as his father), 711 (naming Walter Okeifer Fortson as his father), 712 (naming Walter O. Fortson as his father).

Charlie Richard Fortson

M, ID# 16400, b. 28 October 1872, d. 28 May 1898
  • Note*: He drowned in the Broad River.4
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 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. 708 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 708 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708, 712.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 712.