Elijah Allen Fortson

M, ID# 16401, b. 30 July 1874, d. 20 May 1948
  • Other Names*: Elijah Fortson, Elizah Fortson.8
  • Note*: He and his wife were first cousins once removed. One source spells his first name as Elizah.8

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Feb 2012

Family: Mary Eugenia Thornton b. 4 Feb 1893, d. 13 May 1974

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. 708, 712 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Elijah Allen Fortson, memorial no. 58751019, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Moses Edward Fortson, memorial no. 58778343, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708, 712 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elijah Allen Fortson, memorial no. 58751019, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Lucy J. Fortson Fortson as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lucy J. Fortson Fortson, memorial no. 58778317, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Lucy J. Fortson Fortson as his mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708, 712.
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149 (giving his name as Elizah A. Fortson).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elijah Allen Fortson, memorial no. 58751019, viewed on 27 Feb 2012.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 712.
  11. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149 (giving his name as Elizah A. Fortson and hers as Mary Eugenie Thornton).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Eugenia Thornton Fortson, memorial no. 58751068, viewed on 27 Feb 2012.
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 712 (giving the date but no other information).
  14. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149 (giving his name as Elizah A. Fortson and giving the date but no other information).
  15. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 226, 712 (naming Elijah Allen Fortson as his father).
  16. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149 (naming Elizah Allen Fortson as his father).
  17. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for James Allen Fortson, memorial no. 58750746, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Elijah Allen Fortson as his father).
  18. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Elijah Allen Fortson, memorial no. 58751019, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Elijah Allen Fortson as his father).

Jinner Mahaley ('Jenna') Fortson

F, ID# 16402, b. 5 January 1876, d. 15 April 1929
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 2003

Family: P. A. ('Pink') Blanchard b. 12 Nov 1869, d. 18 May 1953

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. 708-9 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709 (giving the date but not naming the place), 712.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 712.

Samuel Lumpkin Fortson

M, ID# 16403, b. 14 December 1877, d. 4 October 1958
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2004

Family: Ettie Tate b. 31 Jan 1888, d. Nov 1971

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. 708-9 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709, 713.
  4. [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. 8436 (not giving the date but stating that he was eighty years old when he died on 4 Oct 1958).
  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, p. 713.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 713 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [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. 8436.
  9. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150 (giving the date but not the place).

Mary Sophia ('Macy') Fortson

F, ID# 16404, b. 31 July 1879, d. 26 September 1908
  • Note*: One source gives 26 Oct 1908 as her death date.5
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2004

Family: Robert M. ('Bob') Hulme b. 15 Jun 1877, d. 14 Feb 1907

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. 708-9 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709, 713.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 151.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 713.

Edward ('Eddie') Luke Fortson

M, ID# 16405, b. 10 September 1881, d. 23 June 1953
  • Last Edited: 8 Feb 2004

Family 1: Nellie Tankersley

Family 2: Marion Veasey Walker d. 28 Dec 1923

Family 3: Mrs. Claudia Adams Seymour b. 29 Aug 1888, d. 4 Aug 1960

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. 708-9, 713 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9, 713 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709, 713.
  4. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 55, cert. no. 7663 (not giving the date but stating that he was seventy-one years old when he died on 23 Jun 1953).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 713.
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (stating that she was the wife of Edward Luke Fortson).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (stating that he was the husband of Claudia A. _____).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 713 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [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. 7663.
  11. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving the date but not the place).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 714.
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 714 (naming Eddie Luke Fortson as his father).

Nancy Frances ('Nan') Fortson

F, ID# 16406, b. 18 May 1883, d. 31 March 1969
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 2003

Family: William Jackson Beasley b. 13 Sep 1877, d. 27 Jan 1961

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. 708-9 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709 (giving only the date and not naming the place), 714.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 714.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 714 (naming Nancy Frances ['Nan'] Fortson as his mother).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 714 (naming Nancy Frances ['Nan'] Fortson as her mother).

Minnie Belle Fortson

F, ID# 16407, b. 17 May 1885
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2004

Family 1: Milton Pope Deadwyler b. 24 Jan 1858, d. 24 Oct 1922

Family 2: Lycurgus C. Mosley b. 1872, d. Aug 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), pp. 708-9, 716 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9, 716 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709, 716.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 716.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 152 (not giving the date).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 152.

Elizabeth White ('Lizzie') Fortson

F, ID# 16408, b. 17 November 1886, d. 26 March 1939
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 2003

Family: Grover Cleveland Webb b. 5 Sep 1885

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. 708-9, 716 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9, 716 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 716.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709, 716.

Carey Starke Fortson

M, ID# 16409, b. 14 August 1888, d. 22 February 1966
  • Note*: In one source his name is spelled Cary Stark Fortson.4
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2004

Family 2: Emma Corline Ruff b. 28 Jul 1900, d. 5 Dec 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. 708-9 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709, 717.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 166.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 55, cert. no. 9561.
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 166 (giving the date but not the place).

Amanda Dobbs Fortson

F, ID# 16410, b. 3 May 1891, d. April 1988
  • Last Edited: 14 Jun 2003

Family: C. Carl Wilhite Sr. d. 3 Apr 1963

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. 708-9, 717 (naming Moses Edward Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 708-9, 717 (naming Lucy J. Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 709 (giving the date but not naming the place), 717.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 14 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not naming the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 14 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).

Reuben Weston Cleveland

M, ID# 16411, b. 14 March 1843, d. 16 March 1935
  • Note*: He served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War and was county surveyor for Elbert County, Georgia.1
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family 1: Mary Ann Victoria Fortson b. 5 Nov 1842, d. 24 Jan 1892

Family 2: India Frances Wansley b. 1863, d. 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. 717.
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718.
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving Wanslow as her surname).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717, 718 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  8. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717, 719 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  12. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Mack and naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).

Georgia Elvira Cleveland

F, ID# 16412, b. 1860
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: Larkin A. Clark b. 1854

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. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717, 718.
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718.
  8. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Georgia Elvira Cleveland as her mother).

William Weston Cleveland

M, ID# 16413, b. 1863, d. 1912
  • Birth*: He was born in 1863.5
  • Marriage*: He married Emma Hulme.6,5
  • Death*: He died in 1912.5
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: Emma Hulme b. 1866, d. 1955

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. 717, 718 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717, 718 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718.

Edwin Fortson Cleveland

M, ID# 16414, b. 11 October 1866, d. 25 January 1953
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: Mary Ella Vickery b. 1 Jan 1872, d. 1963

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. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717 (giving only the date and not naming the place), 718.
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718.
  8. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (not giving the date or place).
  9. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718 (naming James Weston Cleveland as her father).

Frances Estelle ('Fannie') Cleveland

F, ID# 16415, b. 1869
  • Birth*: She was born in 1869.5
  • Marriage*: She married John Hulme.5,6
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: John Hulme b. c 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. 717, 719 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717, 719 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 719.

Mary Blanche Cleveland

F, ID# 16416, b. 20 January 1873
  • Note*: She lived in Elberton, Georgia and was known as Blanche.8
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: James Waverly Lyle b. 1 Mar 1868, d. Jan 1940

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. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 717, 719.
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year).
  7. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as James Teasley aka James Lyle).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 719.
  9. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Blanche Cleveland as her father).
  10. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Blanche Cleveland as her mother).
  11. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Blanche Cleveland as his mother).

Alfred ('Bud') Cleveland

M, ID# 16417, b. circa 1871
  • Marriage*: He married Emma Hulme.5
  • Birth*: He was born circa 1871.6
  • Other Names*: Bud Cleveland.7
  • Note*: He had two children.5
  • Last Edited: 23 Aug 2011

Family: Emma Hulme

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. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 719.
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717.

Jesse Peter Cleveland

M, ID# 16418, b. 1876, d. 1910
  • Birth*: He was born in 1876.5
  • Marriage*: He married Carrie Thornton on 30 November 1899.6,7
  • Death*: He died in 1910.5
  • Last Edited: 20 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. 717 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 717 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Ann Victoria Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (not giving the date).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 719.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 719 (naming Jesse Peter Cleveland as his father).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 719 (naming Jesse Peter Cleveland as her father).

India Frances Wansley

F, ID# 16419, b. 1863, d. 1958
  • Note*: One source gives Wanslow as her surname.3
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: Reuben Weston Cleveland b. 14 Mar 1843, d. 16 Mar 1935

Citations

  1. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving Wanslow as her surname).
  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. 718.
  3. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718 (naming India F. Wansley as his mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming India Frances Wanslow as his mother).
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Mack and naming India Frances Wanslow as his mother).

Hugh Cleveland

M, ID# 16420, b. circa 1895
  • Marriage*: He married Irene Brewer.5
  • Birth*: He was born circa 1895.5
  • Last Edited: 20 Jun 2003

Family: Irene Brewer b. c 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. 718 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718 (naming India F. Wansley as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming India Frances Wanslow as his mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.

Mark Cleveland

M, ID# 16421, b. 1897
  • Birth*: He was born in 1897.5
  • Note*: One source says his name was Mack.6
  • Last Edited: 20 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. 718 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Mack and naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718 (naming India F. Wansley as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Mack and naming India Frances Wanslow as his mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Mack).
  6. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.

Henry Cleveland

M, ID# 16422, b. 1899
  • Birth*: He was born in 1899.5
  • Note*: One source says his name was Henry.5
  • Last Edited: 20 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. 718 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  2. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online http://members.tripod.com/~gracegenes/dcleveland.htm, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming Reuben Weston Cleveland as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 718 (naming India F. Wansley as his mother).
  4. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003 (naming India Frances Wanslow as his mother).
  5. [S843] Descendants of John Cleveland, Jr., online, above, viewed 20 Jun 2003.

Louisa Catherine Hall

F, ID# 16423, b. 9 July 1855, d. 4 October 1927
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2007

Family: Asa Chandler Fortson b. 21 Aug 1847, d. 24 Jan 1906

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. 720 (naming James Chambers Hall as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [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 Lt. James C. Hall, CSA, as her father).
  3. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (naming Lt. James Chambers Hall as her father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Mary Adaline Loftis as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  5. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Mary Adaline Loftis as her mother).
  6. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, above, (naming Mary Adaline Loftis as her mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (stating that she was born in 1855 but not naming the place).
  9. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (not giving the date).
  11. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above.
  12. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (stating that she died in 1927 but not naming the place).
  13. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, above, (describing the place of interment as the "family cemetery at Goss").
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  15. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  16. [S1166] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1991 obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/f/…, viewed on 16 Sep 2007, (naming Louisa Catherine Hall as his mother).

James Chambers Hall

M, ID# 16424, d. 15 August 1862
  • Note*: He was first lieutenant in Company H, 38th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, 15th Regiment, Confederate Army, in the Civil War and died in a military hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia of typhoid fever.4,6
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Mary Adaline Loftis

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. 720 (naming John Pryor Hall as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [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 John Pryor Hall as his father).
  3. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Mariah Louisa Turman as his mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  5. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (describing the place of interment as the "family cemetery at Goss").
  6. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (giving his rank as lieutenant and stating that he was in the Confederate forces).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming James Chambers Hall as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Lt. James C. Hall, CSA, as her father).
  9. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, above, (naming Lt. James Chambers Hall as her father).

Mary Adaline Loftis

F, ID# 16425
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: James Chambers Hall d. 15 Aug 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. 720 (naming William Loftis as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Catherine King as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (describing the place of interment as the "family cemetery at Goss").
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Mary Adaline Loftis 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, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (naming Mary Adaline Loftis as her mother).
  7. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, above, (naming Mary Adaline Loftis as her mother).

William Loftis

M, ID# 16426
  • 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. 720 (naming William Loftis as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Catherine King

F, ID# 16427
  • 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. 720 (naming Catherine King as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

John Pryor Hall

M, ID# 16428, b. 25 May 1797, d. 1838
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Mariah Louisa Turman b. 10 May 1808, d. 1881

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. 720 (naming William Hall as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Sarah Blake as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [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, (stating that he was born in 1797).
  5. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming John Pryor Hall as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming John Pryor Hall as his father).

Mariah Louisa Turman

F, ID# 16429, b. 10 May 1808, d. 1881
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: John Pryor Hall b. 25 May 1797, 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. 720 (naming George Turman as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [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).
  3. [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.).
  4. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Viletta Higginbotham as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (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, (stating that she was born in 1808).
  7. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above.
  8. [S862] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1906 obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, above, (naming Mariah Louisa Turman as his mother).

William Hall

M, ID# 16430, d. 1809
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family: Sarah Blake d. 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. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming William Hall as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Sarah Blake

F, ID# 16431, d. 1862
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family 1: William Hall d. 1809

Family 2: William Head b. 25 Mar 1761, d. 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. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Sarah Blake as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Augustus Franklin ('Gussie') Fortson

F, ID# 16432, b. 5 December 1870, d. 26 May 1933
  • Note*: One source gives 25 May 1933 as her death date.6
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2007

Family: James Edgar Conwell b. 10 Oct 1868, d. 19 Jul 1944

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 721 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/b/…, viewed on 16 Sep 2007, (stating that she was born in 1870 without naming the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 721 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above.
  8. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, above, (stating that she died in 1933).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 721 (naming Augustus Franklin ['Gussie'] Fortson as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 721 (naming Augustus Franklin ['Gussie'] Fortson as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  11. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, above, (naming Augustus Franklin 'Gussie' Fortson as her mother).

James Marion Fortson

M, ID# 16433, b. 10 July 1873, d. 28 February 1924
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2004

Family: Corrie Lou Seymour d. Sep 1944

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 723 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [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. 654 (not giving the date or place but stating that he was fifty years old when he died on 28 Feb 1924).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (not giving the date, and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above, (giving her name as Seymore).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (giving the date but not the place and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  9. [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. 654.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (naming James Marion Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 723-24 (naming James Marion Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Thomas Jefferson Fortson

M, ID# 16434, b. 11 February 1876, d. 5 October 1955
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Neva Burford b. 4 Apr 1872, d. 18 Oct 1955

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 728 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 728 (giving the year but not the month and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above, (giving the month but not the year).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 728 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 728 (naming Thomas Jefferson Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Mary Emma Fortson

F, ID# 16435, b. 21 June 1878, d. 10 May 1954
  • Note*: She was known as Emma. Her two husbands were brothers. She died of injuries caused by an auto accident.7,8
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family 1: James Lester Vickery b. 21 Nov 1873, d. 7 Jun 1919

Family 2: Clarence Howard Vickery b. 13 Aug 1881, d. 6 Feb 1957

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 729 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 729 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above, (giving her name as Emma Fortson and his as Lester Vickery, and stating that they married in Dec 1898).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 729 (giving information about her husbands and her death, attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S861] Obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003 (citing Elbertson [GA.] Star, ca. 25 Jan 1906) (indicating that she was known as Emma).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 729 (naming Mary Emma Fortson as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 729 (naming Mary Emma Fortson as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

William Asa ('Willie') Fortson

M, ID# 16436, b. 31 August 1882, d. 6 December 1958
  • Note*: He was known as Willie.8
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Pearl Gaines b. 23 Oct 1883, d. 11 Jul 1967

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 733 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 733 (not giving the date and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 733 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S861] Obituary of Asa Chandler Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003 (citing Elbertson [GA.] Star, ca. 25 Jan 1906) (indicating that he was known as Willie).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 733 (naming William Asa Fortson as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Joseph Brown Fortson

M, ID# 16437, b. 2 July 1884, d. 5 March 1919
  • Note*: Some sources give 17 Mar 1919 as his date of death. He was a member of the Atlanta, Georgia Police Department when he died.6,9
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Frances Holmes b. 1885, d. 17 Oct 1959

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 62 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (giving the place of death but stating that he died on 17 Mar 1919, attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (describing the place of interment as the "family cemetery at Goss").
  9. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 62 (giving 17 Mar 1919 as his death date).

Sallie Lou Fortson

F, ID# 16438, b. 26 August 1886, d. 15 December 1967
  • Note*: One source states that she was born on 25 May 1886 at the "old Hall place" near Goss in Elbert County, Georgia. She lived in Fishkill, New York for many years and after retirement lived with sister Edna in Decatur, Georgia. She died at her sister's home.7,8
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (giving the place of birth but stating that she was born on 25 May 1886).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (giving 26 Aug 1886 as her birthdate and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (stating that she was born on 25 May 1886 at the "old Hall place" near Goss in Elbert County, Georgia, naming her places of residence and place of death, and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

George Harold Fortson

M, ID# 16439, b. 20 October 1888, d. 3 February 1970
  • Note*: He worked for Seaboard Air Line Rail Road, as a telegrapher in Winder, Georgia and then as a dispatcher in Atlanta.7
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Annie Lou Jackson b. 12 Feb 1891, d. Nov 1975

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (not giving the date and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Jessie Adeline Fortson

F, ID# 16440, b. 8 October 1890, d. 4 September 1969
  • Note*: One source gives 5 Oct 1891 as her birthdate; another gives the date as 8 Oct 1891. Her name was changed from Jessie Arlene Fortson to Jessie Adeline Fortson.7,8,9
  • Last Edited: 30 Nov 2017

Family: Lester David Hewell b. 26 Aug 1886, d. 19 Apr 1959

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (giving the place of death but stating that she was born on 8 Oct 1891, attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving her name as Jessie Arlene Fortson and giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online, above.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (giving 5 Oct 1891 as her birthdate and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 736 (giving 8 Oct 1891 as her birthdate and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  9. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (stating that her name was changed from Jessie Arlene Fortson to Jessie Adeline Fortson).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 736-37 (naming Jessie Adeline Fortson as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Fred Hall Fortson

M, ID# 16441, b. 18 March 1893, d. 26 April 1948
  • Note*: One source gives 15 Mar 1893 as his birthdate. He served in the U. S. Army in World War I and was in combat in France and Germany. His name was changed from John Frank Fortson to Fred Hall Fortson.11,12,13
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2007

Family: Mary Bond b. 18 Dec 1901, d. 3 Jul 1991

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S1166] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1991 obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/f/…, viewed on 16 Sep 2007, (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S1166] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1991 obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, above, (naming Louisa Catherine Hall as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 738 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving his name as John Frank Fortson and giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1166] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1991 obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, above, (stating that he was born in 1893 without naming the place).
  8. [S1165] Obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, online, http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/f/…, viewed on 16 Sep 2007 (citing The Elberton Star, Elberton, Ga., 10 Jul 1991), (not giving the date but identifying her as the widow of Fred H. Fortson).
  9. [S1166] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1991 obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, above.
  10. [S1166] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1991 obituary of Mary Bond Fortson, above, (stating that he died in 1948 without naming the place).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (giving 15 Mar 1893 as his birthdate and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 738 (giving his military history and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  13. [S864] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (stating that his name was changed from John Frank Fortson to Fred Hall Fortson).

Edna Elizabeth Fortson

F, ID# 16442, b. 26 June 1896, d. May 1981
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: Leon Lumpkin Eavenson b. 13 May 1894, d. Dec 1971

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. 720 (naming Asa Chandler Fortson as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 720 (naming Louisa C. Hall as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 720 (giving the date but not the place), 738 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S863] Asa Chandler Fortson and Louisa Catherine Hall Bible, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/bibles/…, viewed on 16 Aug 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 738 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Sautee Nacoochee, Ga. when she died).

Julia E. Heard

F, ID# 16443, b. 7 July 1853, d. 16 August 1934
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Oscar L. Fortson b. 7 May 1851, d. Jan 1922

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. 739 (naming Mark L. Heard as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739 (naming Nancy Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739.
  4. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkes/cemeteries/…, (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  5. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year).
  6. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above, (giving only the year).
  7. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above.
  8. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as his mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as her mother).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39, 740 (naming Julia E. Heard as his mother).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (giving her name as Mary Aline Fortson and naming Julia E. Heard as her mother), 740 (giving her name as Nancy Aline Fortson and naming Julie E. Heard as her mother).

Mark L. Heard

M, ID# 16444
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family: Nancy Anderson

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. 739 (naming Mark L. Heard as her father).

Nancy Anderson

F, ID# 16445
  • Last Edited: 26 May 2003

Family: Mark L. Heard

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. 739 (naming Nancy Anderson as her mother).

Jesse Mark Fortson

M, ID# 16446, b. 9 February 1883, d. 5 May 1885
  • 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), pp. 738-39 (naming Oscar L. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739.
  4. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkes/cemeteries/…, (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  5. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  6. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above, (giving only the year).
  7. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year).
  8. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above.
  9. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.

Pearl Estelle Fortson

F, ID# 16447, b. 31 January 1884, d. 13 August 1884
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

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. 738-39 (naming Oscar L. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739.
  4. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkes/cemeteries/…, (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  5. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  6. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above, (giving only the year).
  7. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (giving only the year).
  8. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above.
  9. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007.

Rosa Lane Fortson

F, ID# 16448, b. 7 August 1886, d. 10 January 1969
  • Note*: She was not married and lived with sister Fannie at the old family homeplace in Wilkes County, Georgia. She was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church in Wilkes County.3
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

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. 738-39 (naming Oscar L. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkes/cemeteries/…, (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  6. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  7. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above.
  8. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007.

Fannie Anderson Fortson

F, ID# 16449, b. 10 September 1887, d. 20 October 1964
  • Note*: She was not married and lived with sister Rosa at the old family homeplace in Wilkes County, Georgia. She was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church in Wilkes County.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), pp. 738-39 (naming Oscar L. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkes/cemeteries/…, (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  6. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Georgia when she died).
  8. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above, (giving only the year).
  9. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year).
  10. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above.
  11. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.

Boyce Heard Fortson

M, ID# 16450, b. 7 September 1889, d. 31 October 1961
  • Note*: They lived near Danburg, Wilkes County, Georgia. He lived his entire life in Wilkes County.3

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2014

Family: Willie Bell House b. 5 Mar 1895, d. May 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. 738-39 (naming Oscar L. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 738-39 (naming Julia E. Heard as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739.
  4. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/wilkes/cemeteries/…, (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  5. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year and not naming the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Boyce H. Fortson, memorial no. 35336517, viewed on 10 Apr 2014 (giving the year but not the place or any other information).
  7. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (not giving the date).
  8. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above, (giving only the year).
  9. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving only the year).
  10. [S845] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions, Wilkes County, Georgia, online, above.
  11. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Boyce H. Fortson, memorial no. 35336517, viewed on 10 Apr 2014.
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 739 (naming Boyce Heard Fortson as his father).