L. Henry Brown

M, ID# 16851
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Bessie Louise Fortson b. 5 Jan 1878, d. 1902

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. 741.

Hattie Lou Deadwyler

F, ID# 16852, b. 19 August 1876, d. 28 September 1916
  • Last Edited: 14 Feb 2004

Family: William Earl Fortson b. 2 Mar 1881, d. 13 Nov 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. 741 (naming George W. Deadwyler as her father).
  2. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (naming G. W. Deadwyler as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Texas A. Deadwyler as her mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741.
  5. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14.
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 669 (stating that she was the first wife of William E. Fortson), 671 (stating that he was the husband of Hattie Lou Deadwyler).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Hattle Lou Deadwyler as his mother).
  9. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming Hattie Lou Deadwyler as his mother).

Mabel Clair Wright

F, ID# 16853, b. 29 January 1894, d. 28 February 1926
  • Note*: She and her four children were killed in an auto-train wreck. From an Associated Press report datelined Elberton, Ga., Feb. 28, 1926: "Five persons were killed and two seriously injured Sunday when a Seaboard Air Line passenger train struck an automobile at Oglesby's Crossing near here. The dead are Mrs. W. E. Fortson, Lena Fortson, 6; Beatrice Fortson, 4; Hattie Fortson, 11; Earl Fortson, 2. The injured: W. E. Fortson and William Fortson. The younger members of the party all were children of Mr. and Mrs. Fortson."1,9
  • Last Edited: 26 Jul 2015

Family: William Earl Fortson b. 2 Mar 1881, d. 13 Nov 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. 741.
  2. [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. 909 (not giving the date but stating that she was thirty-two years old when she died on 28 Feb 1926).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 670 (stating that she was the second wife of William E. Fortson), 671 (stating that he was the husband of Clair Malbe [sic] Wright).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [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. 909 (giving her name as Mable Elizabeth Fortson).
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 1 Mar 1926, part 1, p. 1 ("5 Die at Crossing as Train Hits Auto") (stating that the incident occurred at Oglesby's Crossing near Elberton, Georgia).
  9. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 1 Mar 1926, part 1, p. 1.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  11. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Mable Clair Wright as her mother).
  12. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  13. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  14. [S1194] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 29798 for Beatrice Fortson, filed with local registrar on 2 Mar 1926, Mrs. Clyde Deadwyler, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 12 Jan 2009, (naming Mable Wright as her mother).
  15. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as his mother).
  16. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Mable Clair Wright as his mother).
  17. [S1195] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 29798 for Beatrice Fortson, filed with local registrar on 2 Mar 1926, Mrs. Clyde Deadwyler, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 12 Jan 2009, (naming Mable Wright as his mother).

Addie Bowie

F, ID# 16854, b. 19 March 1891, d. 23 October 1979
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: William Earl Fortson b. 2 Mar 1881, d. 13 Nov 1944

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  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. 741.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (stating that she was the wife of William Earl Fortson).
  5. [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. 12431.
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that she died in Oct 1979; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).

George W. Deadwyler

M, ID# 16855, b. 22 February 1851, d. 10 April 1918
  • Marriage*: He married Texas A. _____.
  • Birth*: He was born on 22 February 1851.1
  • Death*: He died on 10 April 1918 at age 67.1
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2004

Family: Texas A. _____ b. 15 Jul 1850, d. 16 Mar 1925

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. 741.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming George W. Deadwyler as her father).
  3. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (naming G. W. Deadwyler as her father).

Texas A. _____

F, ID# 16856, b. 15 July 1850, d. 16 March 1925
  • Marriage*: She married George W. Deadwyler.
  • Birth*: She was born on 15 July 1850.1
  • Death*: She died on 16 March 1925 at age 74.1
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: George W. Deadwyler b. 22 Feb 1851, d. 10 Apr 1918

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. 741.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Texas A. Deadwyler as her mother).

William Deadwyler Fortson

M, ID# 16857, b. 3 June 1912, d. 26 August 1994
  • 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. 741 (naming William Earl Fortson as his father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming William Earl Fortson as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Hattle Lou Deadwyler as his mother).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming Hattie Lou Deadwyler as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741.
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  8. [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. 15664.
  9. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that he died on 26 Aug 1994; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Elberton, Ga. when he died).

Hattie Lou Fortson

F, ID# 16858, b. 17 September 1916, d. 28 February 1926
  • Note*: She, her mother, and three siblings were killed in an auto-train wreck. One source says she was twelve years old when she died, suggesting a birth year of 1913 or 1914.10,11,9
  • Last Edited: 7 Dec 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. 741 (naming William Earl Fortson as her father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming William E. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Mable Clair Wright as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741.
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (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. 55, certificate no. 907.
  9. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 1 Mar 1926, part 1, p. 1 ("5 Die at Crossing as Train Hits Auto") (stating that the incident occurred at Oglesby's Crossing near Elberton, Georgia).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (giving the cause of death).
  11. [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. 907 (giving her age as 12).

Lena Elizabeth Fortson

F, ID# 16859, b. 4 October 1919, d. 28 February 1926
  • Note*: She, her mother, and three siblings were killed in an auto-train wreck.5,10
  • Last Edited: 7 Dec 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. 741 (naming William Earl Fortson as her father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (naming William E. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741.
  6. [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. 908 (not giving the date but stating that she was six years old when she died on 28 Feb 1926).
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 56, certificate no. 908.
  10. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 1 Mar 1926, part 1, p. 1 ("5 Die at Crossing as Train Hits Auto") (stating that the incident occurred at Oglesby's Crossing near Elberton, Georgia).

Beatrice Fortson

F, ID# 16860, b. 4 February 1921, d. 28 February 1926
  • Note*: She, her mother, and three siblings were killed in an auto-train wreck. Her death certificate does not give a complete birth date but says she was born on 2 Feb and was four years old when she died on 28 Feb 1926, meaning it was thought that she was born on 2 Feb 1922.14,11,12
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2009

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. 741 (naming William Earl Fortson as her father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming William E. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S1194] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 29798 for Beatrice Fortson, filed with local registrar on 2 Mar 1926, Mrs. Clyde Deadwyler, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 12 Jan 2009, (naming W. E. Fortson as her father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as her mother).
  6. [S1194] Death registration for Beatrice Fortson, above, (naming Mable Wright as her mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S1194] Death registration for Beatrice Fortson, above, (not giving a complete birth date but stating she was born in Elbert County, Georgia on 2 Feb and was four years old when she died on 28 Feb 1926).
  10. [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. 905.
  11. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 1 Mar 1926, part 1, p. 1 ("5 Die at Crossing as Train Hits Auto") (stating that the incident occurred at Oglesby's Crossing near Elberton, Georgia).
  12. [S1194] Death registration for Beatrice Fortson, above.
  13. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming the place but not giving the date).
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741.

Earl Wright Fortson

M, ID# 16861, b. 28 December 1923, d. 28 February 1926
  • Note*: He, his mother, and three siblings were killed in an auto-train wreck. Some sources give 28 Dec 1924 as his birth date.14,12,15
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2009

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. 741 (naming William Earl Fortson as his father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming William E. Fortson as his father).
  3. [S1195] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 29798 for Beatrice Fortson, filed with local registrar on 2 Mar 1926, Mrs. Clyde Deadwyler, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 12 Jan 2009, (naming W. E. Fortson as his father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (naming Mabel Clair Wright as his mother).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Mable Clair Wright as his mother).
  6. [S1195] Death registration for Beatrice Fortson, above, (naming Mable Wright as his mother).
  7. [S1195] Death registration for Beatrice Fortson, above.
  8. [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. 906 (not giving the date but stating that he was two years old when he died on 28 Feb 1926).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (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. 906.
  11. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  12. [S67] The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Tex., 1 Mar 1926, part 1, p. 1 ("5 Die at Crossing as Train Hits Auto") (stating that the incident occurred at Oglesby's Crossing near Elberton, Georgia).
  13. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming the cemetery but not giving the date).
  14. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 741 (stating that he was born on 28 Dec 1924 and was killed in an auto-train wreck).
  15. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (stating that he was born on 28 Dec 1924).

Thomas Henry Warren

M, ID# 16862
  • Last Edited: 21 Jun 2003

Family: Mamie Frances Fortson b. 5 Sep 1883, d. 9 Feb 1939

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. 742.

W. W. Beard

M, ID# 16863
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: Elmira Elizabeth Fortson b. 19 Apr 1844, d. 10 Dec 1917

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. 134.

Frank Scarborough

M, ID# 16864
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Frank Scarborough as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Frank Scarborough as his father).

Retta Scarborough

F, ID# 16865
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: _____ Osley

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. 143 (naming Frank Scarborough as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Sarah Jetson Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

_____ Osley

M, ID# 16866
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143.

Cleveland Scarborough

M, ID# 16867
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: Lula Bragg

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. 143 (naming Frank Scarborough as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Sarah Jetson Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

Lula Bragg

F, ID# 16868
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143.

Reba Scarborough

F, ID# 16869
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: _____ Parham

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. 143 (naming Frank Scarborough as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Sarah Jetson Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

_____ Parham

M, ID# 16870
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143.

John Hiram Cheek

M, ID# 16872, b. 2 January 1848, d. 13 May 1923
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2009

Family: Rachel Ann Fortson b. 3 Jul 1854, d. 20 Mar 1928

Citations

  1. [S1190] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 15174 for J. H. Cheek, filed with local registrar on 10 Jun 1923, J. M. Cheek, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 3 Jan 2009, (naming Ellis Cheek as his father).
  2. [S1190] Death registration for J. H. Cheek, above, (naming _____ Fortson 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. 143.
  4. [S1190] Death registration for J. H. Cheek, above, (not giving the date or county but stating that he was born in Georgia and was seventy-five years old when he died on 13 May 1923).
  5. [S1191] Certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 7859 for Purrie Cleghorn, filed with local registrar on 2 Jun 1919, _____ Cleghorn, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 3 Jan 2009, (stating that he was born in Georgia without giving the date or county).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1190] Death registration for J. H. Cheek, above.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (giving the place but not the date).
  9. [S1190] Death registration for J. H. Cheek, above, (stating that he was buried on 14 May 1923 in High Shoals, Georgia without giving the name of the cemetery).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  11. [S1191] Death registration for Purrie Cleghorn, above, (spelling her name as Purrie and naming Hiram Cheek as her father).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as his father).
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 143-44 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).

Purry Cheek

F, ID# 16873, b. 10 June 1878, d. 2 June 1919
  • Note*: One source gives 10 Jan 1877 as her birth date.7
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2009

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. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S1191] Certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 7859 for Purrie Cleghorn, filed with local registrar on 2 Jun 1919, _____ Cleghorn, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 3 Jan 2009, (spelling her name as Purrie and naming Hiram Cheek as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S1191] Death registration for Purrie Cleghorn, above, (spelling her name as Purrie and naming Rachel Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S1191] Death registration for Purrie Cleghorn, above, (identifying her as Mrs. Purrie Cleghorn, implying that her husband was named Cleghorn).
  6. [S1191] Death registration for Purrie Cleghorn, above, (spelling her name as Purrie).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

George London Cheek

M, ID# 16874, b. 7 September 1878
  • Birth*: He was born on 7 September 1878.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

James Monroe Cheek

M, ID# 16875, b. 13 December 1879
  • Birth*: He was born on 13 December 1879.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

Minnie Victoria Cheek

F, ID# 16876, b. 25 July 1881
  • Birth*: She was born on 25 July 1881.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

Laura Jane Cheek

F, ID# 16877, b. 7 February 1883
  • Birth*: She was born on 7 February 1883.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

Lula E. Cheek

F, ID# 16878, b. 26 August 1884
  • Birth*: She was born on 26 August 1884.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 143.

Susie Quila Cheek

F, ID# 16879, b. 4 December 1887
  • Birth*: She was born on 4 December 1887.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143-44 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 143-44 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 144.

Inez Lee Cheek

F, ID# 16880, b. 3 April 1889
  • Birth*: She was born on 3 April 1889.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143-44 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 143-44 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 144.

Fannie Cheek

F, ID# 16881, b. 24 August 1893
  • Birth*: She was born on 24 August 1893.3
  • Last Edited: 22 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. 143-44 (naming John Hiram Cheek as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 143-44 (naming Rachel Ann Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 144.

Josiah W. Johnson

M, ID# 16882
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Josiah W. Johnson as her father).

Martha A. Moore

F, ID# 16883
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Martha A. Moore as her mother).

Easton Asbury Fortson

M, ID# 16884, b. 1865
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Francis Asbury Fortson as his father).
  2. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (naming Lucy J. Johnson as his mother).
  3. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above.

Mary E. Barnett

F, ID# 16885
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: Easton Asbury Fortson b. 1865

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl

James Fortson

M, ID# 16886, b. 1867
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Francis Asbury Fortson as his father).
  2. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (naming Lucy J. Johnson as his mother).
  3. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above.

John D. Fortson

M, ID# 16887, b. 1870
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Francis Asbury Fortson as his father).
  2. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (naming Lucy J. Johnson as his mother).
  3. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above.

Henry T. Fortson

M, ID# 16888, b. 7 May 1873, d. April 1942
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: Mary E. Osley

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Francis Asbury Fortson as his father).
  2. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (naming Lucy J. Johnson as his mother).
  3. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above.

Mary E. Osley

F, ID# 16889
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2003

Family: Henry T. Fortson b. 7 May 1873, d. Apr 1942

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl

John William Fortson

M, ID# 16890, b. 1875
  • Last Edited: 2 Nov 2003

Family: Missouri Hill

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Francis Asbury Fortson as his father).
  2. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (naming Lucy J. Johnson as his mother).
  3. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above.
  4. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (not giving the date and stating that their place of marriage probably was Madison County, Georgia).
  5. [S873] DixieMom, electronic mail to hill-l, 28 Dec 2002, (attributing information to "Madison County, Georgia, Marriage Records 1812-1909 by Ted O. Brooke).

Missouri Hill

F, ID# 16891
  • Last Edited: 2 Nov 2003

Family: John William Fortson b. 1875

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (not giving the date and stating that their place of marriage probably was Madison County, Georgia).
  2. [S873] DixieMom, electronic mail to hill-l, 28 Dec 2002, (attributing information to "Madison County, Georgia, Marriage Records 1812-1909 by Ted O. Brooke).

Madison C. Fortson

M, ID# 16892, b. 1878, d. 1955
  • Note*: One source says he was born in Madison County, Georgia.5
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2009

Family: Idona Smith

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl, (naming Francis Asbury Fortson as his father).
  2. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (naming Lucy J. Johnson as his mother).
  3. [S1192] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 9092 for Mrs. Vera Coile, filed with local registrar on 11 Mar 1920, M. C. Fortson, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 3 Jan 2009, (stating that he was born in Hart County, Georgia without giving the date).
  4. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above, (stating that he was born in 1878 in Madison County, Georgia).
  5. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online, above.
  6. [S1192] Death registration for Mrs. Vera Coile, above, (naming M. C. Fortson as her father).

Idona Smith

F, ID# 16893
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2009

Family: Madison C. Fortson b. 1878, d. 1955

Citations

  1. [S846] Jim Gilmer, family group sheet for Francis Asbury Fortson family, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~garichmo/bios/f/frtsnfrncsasb.txtl
  2. [S1192] Standard certificate of death (Georgia State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics) no. 9092 for Mrs. Vera Coile, filed with local registrar on 11 Mar 1920, M. C. Fortson, informant, per copy viewed on Georgia's Virtual Vault, http://content.sos.state.ga.us/cdm4/gadeaths.php, on 3 Jan 2009, (naming Idona Smith as her mother).

Joseph Foltz

M, ID# 16894
  • Last Edited: 28 Jun 2003

Family: Susnnah Overholtzer

Citations

  1. [S848] Arlene Fultz, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 22 Jun 2003, (naming Joseph Foltz as her father).

Susnnah Overholtzer

F, ID# 16895
  • Note*: She was Joseph's second wife.1
  • Last Edited: 28 Jun 2003

Family: Joseph Foltz

Citations

  1. [S848] Arlene Fultz, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 22 Jun 2003.
  2. [S848] Arlene Fultz, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 22 Jun 2003, (naming Susannah Overholtzer as her mother).

Johannes ("John") Fultz

M, ID# 16896
  • Other Names*: Johannes Fultz, John Fultz.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S848] Arlene Fultz, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 22 Jun 2003, (naming Johannes ['John'] Fultz/Foltz/Voltz as her father).

Catharine _____

F, ID# 16897
  • Other Names*: Catharine Fultz, Catherine Fultz.
  • Last Edited: 17 Mar 2012

Citations

  1. [S848] Arlene Fultz, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 22 Jun 2003, (naming Catharine _____ as her mother).

Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough

F, ID# 16898, b. 9 January 1856, d. 10 March 1944
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Thomas Edmond Fortson b. 28 Nov 1855, d. 22 Aug 1925

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. 146 (naming David C. Scarborough as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Frances M. Scarborough as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough as his mother).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 146, 153 (naming Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough as his mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 146, 156 (both naming Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough as her mother).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 146, 157 (both naming Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough as his mother).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Nancy Elizabeth Scarborough as this child's mother).

David C. Scarborough

M, ID# 16899
  • Last Edited: 29 Jun 2003

Family: Frances _____

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. 146 (naming David C. Scarborough as her father).

Frances _____

F, ID# 16900
  • Last Edited: 29 Jun 2003

Family: David C. Scarborough

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. 146 (naming Frances M. Scarborough as her mother).