Samuel Stuart Bobo

M, ID# 16752, b. 28 February 1854, d. 29 July 1921
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family 1: Emma L. Roland b. 22 May 1869, d. 20 Aug 1891

Family 2: Nannie Blakey b. 22 Feb 1864, d. 30 Jul 1905

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Samuel Bobo as his father).
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Martha Stuart as his mother).
  3. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  4. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (stating that he was born on 29 Feb 1854, a nonexistent date).
  5. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date).
  6. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  7. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Samuel Stuart Bobo as his father).
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Samuel Stuart Bobo as her father).
  9. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (naming S. S. Bobo as his father).

Emma L. Roland

F, ID# 16753, b. 22 May 1869, d. 20 August 1891
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Samuel Stuart Bobo b. 28 Feb 1854, d. 29 Jul 1921

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year).
  2. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  3. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Emma L. Roland as his mother).
  5. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Emma L. Roland as her mother).
  6. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (naming Emma I. Bobo as his mother).

Solomon Bobo

M, ID# 16754, b. 4 July 1823, d. 4 November 1904
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2007

Family: Mary Martha Stuart b. 15 Apr 1821, d. 24 May 1904

Citations

  1. [S1151] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 15 Feb 2007, (naming Burwell Bobo as his father).
  2. [S1151] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 15 Feb 2007, (naming Susannah Highsmith as his mother).
  3. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Samuel Bobo as his father).
  5. [S1151] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 15 Feb 2007, (naming Solomon Bobo as his father).

Mary Martha Stuart

F, ID# 16755, b. 15 April 1821, d. 24 May 1904
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2007

Family: Solomon Bobo b. 4 Jul 1823, d. 4 Nov 1904

Citations

  1. [S1151] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 15 Feb 2007, (naming Samuel Stuart as her father).
  2. [S1125] Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/fishingcreek.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  3. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (naming Mary Martha Stuart as his mother).

Mattie Lougene Bobo

F, ID# 16756, b. 5 August 1890, d. 15 June 1965
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Robert Franklin Dyar b. 8 Jul 1888, d. 8 Aug 1965

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. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  4. [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).
  5. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  7. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date or place).
  8. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.

Robert Franklin Dyar

M, ID# 16757, b. 8 July 1888, d. 8 August 1965
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Mattie Lougene Bobo b. 5 Aug 1890, d. 15 Jun 1965

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (stating that he was born about 1888).
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003.
  3. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  4. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1119] Wilkes County, Ga. marriages, 1792-1925, online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/vitals/marriages
  6. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date or place).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 21 Jun 2003 (stating that he died in Aug 1965; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Georgia when he died).
  8. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving only the year).

Nannie Blakey

F, ID# 16758, b. 22 February 1864, d. 30 July 1905
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Samuel Stuart Bobo b. 28 Feb 1854, d. 29 Jul 1921

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  2. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/tignall.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  3. [S1124] Tignall Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co., Ga., online, above, viewed on 31 Dec 2006 (not giving the date).

Lulu Bobo

F, ID# 16759, b. 27 May 1894, d. 21 May 1964
  • Note*: They had eight children.1
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Laurence Wesley Cooper Sr. b. c 1890, d. 1967

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Lauren Wesky Cooper, Sr.; not giving the date or place).

Laurence Wesley Cooper Sr.

M, ID# 16760, b. circa 1890, d. 1967
  • Last Edited: 31 Dec 2006

Family: Lulu Bobo b. 27 May 1894, d. 21 May 1964

Citations

  1. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003.
  2. [S844] Belle Shepherd, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jun 2003 (giving his name as Lauren Wesky Cooper, Sr.; not giving the date or place).

James Edgar Conwell

M, ID# 16761, b. 10 October 1868, d. 19 July 1944
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2007

Family: Augustus Franklin ('Gussie') Fortson b. 5 Dec 1870, d. 26 May 1933

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. 721 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [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 he was born in 1868 without naming the place).
  3. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, above, (stating that he died in 1944).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 721 (naming James Edgar Conwell as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 721 (naming James Edgar Conwell as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, above, (naming James Edgar Conwell as her father).

Glenn Conwell Conwell

M, ID# 16762
  • Note*: He died in infancy.3
  • 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. 721 (naming James Edgar Conwell 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. 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.).
  3. [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.).

Lula Mae Conwell

F, ID# 16763, b. 23 March 1896, d. 28 October 1977
  • Note*: She was a member of the Royston (Ga.) United Methodist Church, an honorary member of the Franklinia Garden Club, and regent of the John Benson Chapter of the D.A.R. She initiated the Circulating Library for Franklin County, Ga. and helped organize the Royston Public Library. She was state health chairman for Tallulah Falls School, state chairman for the Women's Medical Auxiliary, and past president of the Allen Turner United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was survived by a daughter, a son, a brother, a sister, thirteen grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.9
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2007

Family: Dr. Stewart Dixon Brown b. 1881, d. 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. 721 (naming James Edgar Conwell as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [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, (naming James Edgar Conwell as her father).
  3. [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.).
  4. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, above, (naming Augustus Franklin 'Gussie' Fortson as her mother).
  5. [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.).
  6. [S1163] Obituary of Lula Mae Brown, online at http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/b/…, viewed on 16 Sep 2007 (citing Atlanta Journal, Atlanta, Ga., 30 Oct 1977), (not giving the date or place but stating that she was eighty-one years old when she died on 28 Oct 1977).
  7. [S1164] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lula Mae Brown, above.
  8. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 16 Sep 2007 (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S1163] Obituary of Lula Mae Brown, online, above.
  10. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 16 Sep 2007 (stating that she died in Oct 1977; not giving the place of death but stating that she lived in Royston, Ga. when she died).

Edwin Boyd Conwell

M, ID# 16764, b. 11 December 1897
  • Birth*: He was born on 11 December 1897.3
  • 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. 721 (naming James Edgar Conwell 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. 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.).
  3. [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.).

Walter Robert Conwell

M, ID# 16765, b. 22 December 1900
  • Birth*: He was born on 22 December 1900.3
  • Last Edited: 21 Mar 2010

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. 721 (naming James Edgar Conwell 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. 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.).
  3. [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.).

Corrie Lou Seymour

F, ID# 16768, d. September 1944
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: James Marion Fortson b. 10 Jul 1873, d. 28 Feb 1924

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. 723 (not giving the date, and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [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 Seymore).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 723-24 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Ralph Emerson Fortson Sr.

M, ID# 16769, b. 9 July 1898, d. 8 June 1973
  • Note*: One source gives 9 Dec 1898 as his birth date.7
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 723 (naming James Marion 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. 723 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (stating that he was born in Elbert County, Georgia but giving 9 Dec 1898 as his birth date) (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  5. [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. 11043.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that he died in Jun 1973; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Elberton, Ga. when he died).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 723 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

James Thomas ('Jim') Fortson

M, ID# 16770, b. 3 March 1901, d. 10 March 1972
  • Scrapbook*: “MOORE—FORTSON
       “Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Moore, of Elberton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ruth, to James Thomas Fortson, of Elberton, the wedding to be solemnized in December.”.9
  • Note*: One source gives 1 Mar 1901 as his birth date.5
  • Last Edited: 30 Nov 2017

Family: Ruth Moore b. 4 Sep 1904, d. 11 Jun 1980

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. 723 (naming James Marion 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. 723 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour 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. 723 (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 on 31 Jan 2004 (giving his name as Jim and stating that he was born on 3 Mar 1901 without naming the place).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 31 Jan 2004 (giving his name as Jim, stating that he died in Mar 1972, and not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Elberton, Ga. when he died).
  7. [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. 10770 (giving his name as Jim Tom).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S1398] The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 15 Oct 1922, p. 2.
  10. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Jim Tom Fortson as his father).

Perry Fortson

M, ID# 16771, b. 1902
  • Note*: He died in infancy.3
  • 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. 723 (naming James Marion 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. 723 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour 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. 723 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

John C. Fortson

M, ID# 16773, b. 4 January 1906, d. 29 June 1957
  • 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), 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.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 723-24 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour 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. 724 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

William Harold Fortson

M, ID# 16775, b. 5 March 1912, d. 14 February 1951
  • 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), 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.).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 723-24 (naming Corrie Lou Seymour 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. 724 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Neva Burford

F, ID# 16777, b. 4 April 1872, d. 18 October 1955
  • Note*: She was from Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. Her original surname may have been Buford.6,7
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2004

Family: Thomas Jefferson Fortson b. 11 Feb 1876, d. 5 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. 728 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for viewed on 29 Apr 2004 (grave of Neva Buford Fortson) (giving only the year).
  3. [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.).
  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 month but not the year).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for viewed on 29 Apr 2004 (grave of Neva Buford Fortson).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 728 (stating that she was from Calhoun Falls, S.C.) (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for viewed on 29 Apr 2004 (grave of Neva Buford Fortson) (giving her name as Buford).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 728 (naming Neva Burford as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Thomas Burford Fortson

M, ID# 16778, b. 1 October 1900
  • Birth*: He was born on 1 October 1900.3
  • Last Edited: 21 Mar 2010

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. 728 (naming Thomas Jefferson 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. 728 (naming Neva Burford 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. 728 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Henry Fortson

M, ID# 16779, b. 1905, d. 1947
  • Birth*: He was born in 1905.3
  • Death*: He died in 1947.3
  • 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. 728 (naming Thomas Jefferson 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. 728 (naming Neva Burford 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. 728 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

James Lester Vickery

M, ID# 16780, b. 21 November 1873, d. 7 June 1919
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2010

Family: Mary Emma Fortson b. 21 Jun 1878, d. 10 May 1954

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. 729 (suggesting that Rev. William James Vickery was 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. 729 (suggesting that Lettie Evelyn Haynes was 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. 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 her name as Emma Fortson and his as Lester Vickery, and stating that they married in Dec 1898).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 729 (naming James Lester Vickery as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 729 (naming James Lester Vickery as her father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Ruth Louise Vickery

F, ID# 16781, b. 7 July 1903, d. January 1936
  • 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. 729 (naming James Lester Vickery 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. 729 (naming Mary Emma Fortson 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. 729 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Joseph Hightower Vickery

M, ID# 16782
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Patience Sanders

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. 729 (naming Aaron Vickery as the grandfather of Rev. William James Vickery 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. 729 (naming Millie Dodson as the grandmother of Rev. William James Vickery 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. 729 (naming Joseph Hightower Vickery as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Patience Sanders

F, ID# 16783
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Joseph Hightower Vickery

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. 729 (naming Patience Sanders as his mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Aaron Vickery

M, ID# 16784
  • 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. 729 (naming Joseph Vickery as the great-grandfather of Rev. William James Vickery 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. 729 (naming Miss Hightower as the great-grandmother of Rev. William James Vickery 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. 729 (naming Aaron Vickery as the grandfather of Rev. William James Vickery and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Millie Dodson

F, ID# 16785
  • 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. 729 (naming Millie Dodson as the grandmother of Rev. William James Vickery and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Joseph Vickery

M, ID# 16786
  • Note*: He was a soldier in the American Revolution and was from Elbert County, Georgia.1
  • 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. 729 (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. 729 (naming Joseph Vickery as the great-grandfather of Rev. William James Vickery and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

_____ Hightower

F, ID# 16787
  • 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. 729 (naming Miss Hightower as the great-grandmother of Rev. William James Vickery and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Clarence Howard Vickery

M, ID# 16788, b. 13 August 1881, d. 6 February 1957
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Mary Emma Fortson b. 21 Jun 1878, d. 10 May 1954

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. 729 (stating that he was the brother of James Lester Vickery 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. 729 (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. 729 (naming Clarence Howard Vickery as his father and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

James Fred Vickery Sr.

M, ID# 16789, b. 1 April 1900
  • Birth*: He was born on 1 April 1900.3
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2010

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. 729 (naming James Lester Vickery 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. 729 (naming Mary Emma Fortson 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. 729 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Joseph Lester Vickery

M, ID# 16790, b. 12 June 1905
  • Birth*: He was born on 12 June 1905.3
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2010

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. 729 (naming James Lester Vickery 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. 729 (naming Mary Emma Fortson 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. 729 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Clarence Howard Vickery Jr.

M, ID# 16791, b. 20 March 1922, d. 2 March 1950
  • Note*: He died in an airplane crash while training to be a commercial pilot.3
  • 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. 729 (naming Clarence Howard Vickery 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. 729 (naming Mary Emma Fortson 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. 729 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Pearl Gaines

F, ID# 16792, b. 23 October 1883, d. 11 July 1967
  • Note*: She lived in Decatur, Georgia.3
  • Last Edited: 16 Aug 2003

Family: William Asa ('Willie') Fortson b. 31 Aug 1882, d. 6 Dec 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. 733 (naming Francis Gaines 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. 733 (naming Margaret Maley 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. 733 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).
  4. [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.).
  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.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 733 (naming Pearl Gaines as her mother and attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Louise Elizabeth Fortson

F, ID# 16793, b. 23 August 1906, d. 22 May 1966
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 August 1906.3
  • Death*: She died on 22 May 1966 at age 59.3
  • 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. 733 (naming William Asa 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. 733 (naming Pearl Gaines 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. 733 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).

Frances Holmes

F, ID# 16800, b. 1885, d. 17 October 1959
  • Note*: She lived in Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked for the Georgia State Health Department and was a member of Druid Hill Baptist Church.1
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Joseph Brown Fortson b. 2 Jul 1884, d. 5 Mar 1919

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. 736 (attributing information to James Fred Vickery, Sr., Atlanta, Ga., and Joseph Lester Vickery, Miami, Fla.).