William Howard Wilkinson

M, ID# 16551, b. 1 March 1897, d. 28 August 1984
  • Note*: He served as a private in the U.S. Army in World War II. They lived in Tignall, Georgia and were members of Fishing Creek Baptist Church. One source gives 17 May 1923 as their marriage date.9,10
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: Gold House b. 24 Nov 1903, d. 15 Oct 1993

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 John Joe Wilkinson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as his 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), 703.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (giving only the date 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 the date but not the place).
  6. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (stating that he died in Aug 1984; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Tignall, Ga. when he died).
  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. 703 (stating that they lived in Tignall, Georgia, were members of Fishing Creek Baptist Church, and were married on 17 May 1923).
  10. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 1 Jan 2007 (stating that he was a private in the U.S. Army in World War II).

Thelma Wilkinson

F, ID# 16552, b. 8 September 1899, d. 15 October 1969
  • Note*: One source gives 7 Oct 1969 as her death date.8
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: William Paschall Dill b. 10 Jul 1890, d. Mar 1982

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 John Joe Wilkinson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698, 704.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 704 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Washington, Ga. when she died).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 704.

John Willingham David

M, ID# 16553, b. 8 October 1882, d. 1 November 1955
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Mamie Wilkinson b. 15 Oct 1882, d. 15 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. 699.

Eben Jefferson Wilkinson

M, ID# 16554, b. 9 April 1904, d. 10 February 1920
  • 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), p. 698 (naming John Joe Wilkinson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 698 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as his 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.

Maurine Wilkinson

F, ID# 16555, b. 18 October 1907, d. 31 October 2001
  • Birth*: She was born on 18 October 1907.3,4
  • Marriage*: She married Emory Augustus Tankersley on 27 November 1932.5
  • Death*: She died on 31 October 2001 at age 94.6
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Emory Augustus Tankersley b. 11 Oct 1899, d. 16 Oct 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), pp. 698-99 (naming John Joe Wilkinson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 698-99 (naming Sallie Lane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 699, 705.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 705.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Meridianville, Ala. when she died).

Bina Cochran

F, ID# 16558, b. 19 October 1896, d. May 1979
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Joseph Williams Wilkinson b. 23 Aug 1884, d. Sep 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. 700.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Tempe, Ariz. when she died).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Bina Cochran as his mother).

John Joseph Wilkinson

M, ID# 16559, b. 2 May 1919, d. 30 August 2001
  • Birth*: He was born on 2 May 1919.3,4
  • Death*: He died on 30 August 2001 at age 82.5
  • 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. 700 (naming Joseph Williams Wilkinson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Bina Cochran as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Mesa, Ariz. when he died).

James Willie Bobo Sr.

M, ID# 16561, b. 5 April 1886, d. 7 June 1953
  • Note*: One source gives 5 Apr 1887 as his birthdate.9
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: Lou Belle Wilkinson b. 14 Apr 1887, d. 19 Oct 1968

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Samuel Stuart Bobo as his father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Emma L. Roland as his mother).
  3. [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. 700.
  4. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (not giving the date or place).
  7. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  8. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date or place).
  9. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as her father).
  11. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as her father).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as his father).
  13. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as his father).

Julia Irene Bobo

F, ID# 16562, b. 28 May 1907, d. 7 July 1993
  • Note*: Some sources give 28 May 1908 as her birthdate.7,8,11
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Robert Joseph Tankersley b. 24 Aug 1905, d. 10 Sep 1966

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. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as her father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as her mother).
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as her mother).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (giving her name as Irene B. Tankersley; giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (stating that she was born 28 May 1908, not 1907, in Wilkes Co., Ga.).
  7. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003.
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (giving her name as Irene B. Tankersley; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in N. Augusta, Ga. when she died).
  10. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700.

Ralph Graydon Bobo Sr.

M, ID# 16563, b. 3 June 1910, d. 7 June 1971
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Sarah Amanda Darracott b. 12 Nov 1915, d. 12 Jan 1998

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. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as his father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as his mother).
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003.
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  9. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  11. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (stating that he died in Jun 1971).

Nannie Bobo

F, ID# 16564, b. 23 April 1913, d. 28 January 1998
  • Note*: She and sister Emmie were twins. Some sources give 26 Jan 1998 as her death date.14,10,8
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Albert Leon Denard Sr. b. 29 Apr 1908, d. 23 Dec 1992

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. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as her father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as her mother).
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  9. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003.
  11. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date).
  12. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Washington, Ga. when she died).
  13. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (stating that she and Emmie were twins but not giving a death date).

Emmie Bobo

F, ID# 16565, b. 23 April 1913, d. 12 July 2000
  • Note*: She never married. She and sister Nannie were twins.12,8
  • Last Edited: 21 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. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as her father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as her mother).
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  9. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003, (giving only the year).
  10. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year).
  11. [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 Washington, Ga. when she died).
  12. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003.

James Willie Bobo Jr.

M, ID# 16566, b. 10 November 1923, d. 12 December 1972
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Katie Sue Lewis b. 28 Nov 1922, d. 1 Sep 2000

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. 700 (naming James Willie Bobo as his father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming James Willie Bobo, Sr. as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as his mother).
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Lou Belle Wilkinson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 700 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003, (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  9. [S842] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 18 Jun 2003.
  10. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (stating that he died in Dec 1972).

Edna Lunsford

F, ID# 16567, b. 11 July 1891, d. 6 May 1949
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: John Fortson Wilkinson b. 4 Aug 1889, d. 22 May 1952

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. 702.
  2. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 702 (naming Edna Lunsford as her mother).

Sara Edna Wilkinson

F, ID# 16568, b. 5 November 1914, d. 11 January 1997
  • Birth*: She was born on 5 November 1914.3,4
  • Marriage*: She married Albert Thomas Ficklen on 4 August 1940.3
  • Death*: She died on 11 January 1997 at age 82.5
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Albert Thomas Ficklen b. 25 Feb 1916, d. Jun 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. 702 (naming John Fortson Wilkinson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 702 (naming Edna Lunsford as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 702.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Washington, Ga. when she died).

Albert Thomas Ficklen

M, ID# 16569, b. 25 February 1916, d. June 1967
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Sara Edna Wilkinson b. 5 Nov 1914, d. 11 Jan 1997

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. 702.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.

Daniel Jefferson Thornton

M, ID# 16572, b. 8 December 1886, d. November 1971
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: Sara Clark Wilkinson b. 26 Sep 1894, d. Apr 1977

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. 703.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Harlem, Ga. when he died).

Gold House

F, ID# 16576, b. 24 November 1903, d. 15 October 1993
  • Note*: Cemetery records give 24 Nov 1901 as her birth date and 10 Oct 1993 as her death date.7
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: William Howard Wilkinson b. 1 Mar 1897, d. 28 Aug 1984

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. 703 (naming Jesse Lewis House as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703 (naming Mary Elizabeth ['Possie'] Ware as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  5. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Tignall, Ga. when she died).
  7. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 1 Jan 2007.

Jesse Lewis House

M, ID# 16577
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Mary Elizabeth ('Possie') Ware

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. 703 (naming Jesse Lewis House as her father).

Mary Elizabeth ('Possie') Ware

F, ID# 16578
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Jesse Lewis House

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. 703 (naming Simeon Asbury Ware as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703 (naming Mary Elizabeth Sutton as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703 (naming Mary Elizabeth ['Possie'] Ware as her mother).

Simeon Asbury Ware

M, ID# 16579, b. 16 September 1849, d. 28 December 1930
  • Marriage*: He married Mary Elizabeth Sutton.
  • Birth*: He was born on 16 September 1849.1
  • Death*: He died on 28 December 1930 at age 81.1
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Mary Elizabeth Sutton b. 19 Nov 1848, d. 31 Aug 1937

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 703.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703 (naming Simeon Asbury Ware as her father).

Mary Elizabeth Sutton

F, ID# 16580, b. 19 November 1848, d. 31 August 1937
  • Marriage*: She married Simeon Asbury Ware.
  • Birth*: She was born on 19 November 1848.1
  • Death*: She died on 31 August 1937 at age 88.1
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Simeon Asbury Ware b. 16 Sep 1849, d. 28 Dec 1930

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. 703.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 703 (naming Mary Elizabeth Sutton as her mother).

William Paschall Dill

M, ID# 16588, b. 10 July 1890, d. March 1982
  • Note*: He was from Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia.1
  • Last Edited: 1 Jan 2007

Family: Thelma Wilkinson b. 8 Sep 1899, d. 15 Oct 1969

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. 704.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 704 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 8 Jun 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Washington, Ga. when he died).

Emory Augustus Tankersley

M, ID# 16593, b. 11 October 1899, d. 16 October 1957
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2003

Family: Maurine Wilkinson b. 18 Oct 1907, d. 31 Oct 2001

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. 705.

Anna May Bobo

F, ID# 16597, b. 19 June 1887, d. 23 April 1911
  • Other Names*: Anna Bobo, Anna May Bobo Fortson, Anna May Fortson, Anna Bobo Fortson, Anna Fortson.
  • Obituary*: FUNERAL OF MRS. M. A. FORTSON.
    Special to The Chronicle.
    Washington, Ga., April 25 [1911].—The remains of Mrs. M. A. Fortson, whose death occurred Sunday at her home in Sanford, Fla., as the result of typhoid fever, were brought to Washington this morning. The funeral will occur this afternoon from the Baptist church at Tignall. Mrs. Fortson was Miss Anna Bobo before her marriage about three years ago and moved with her husband to Florida where they have since resided. She is survived by her husband and one child.13
  • Note*: One source gives 19 Jun 1886 as her birth date and 23 Jun 1921 as her death date.14

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which iinc ludes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2013

Family: Marion A. Fortson b. 1887, d. 12 Nov 1929

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Samuel Stuart Bobo as her father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Emma L. Roland 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. [S1281] The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Ga., 26 Apr 1911, p. 12 (obituary of Mrs. M. A. Fortson).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 705 (not giving the date or place).
  6. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (not giving the date or place).
  7. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  8. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date or place).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Anna Bobo Fortson, memorial no. 35373282, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (not giving the date or place).
  10. [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).
  11. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (giving the date but not the place).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Anna Bobo Fortson, memorial no. 35373282, viewed on 10 Oct 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  13. [S1281] The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Ga., 26 Apr 1911, p. 12.
  14. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (stating that she was born on 19 Jun 1886 and died on 23 Jun 1921).