(Son) Carithers

M, ID# 17002, b. 2 January 1905, d. 2 January 1905
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 181, 182 (naming Jackson Sims Carithers as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 181, 182 (naming Martha Jane ['Janie'] Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 181, 182 (not giving the date or place but stating that he died at birth).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 181, 182.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 182.

Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn

F, ID# 17005, b. 15 November 1874, d. 13 February 1962
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Doctor Newton Fortson b. 22 May 1873, d. 29 Jul 1921

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 187.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as his mother).

Jessie Mae Fortson

F, ID# 17006, b. 13 May 1895, d. June 1985
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 187 (naming Doctor Newton Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Decatur, Ga. when she died).

Junie Gertrude Fortson

F, ID# 17007, b. 11 June 1898, d. July 1973
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 187 (naming Doctor Newton Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (giving her name as Gertrude Mathews and giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (giving her name as Gertrude Mathews; stating that she died in Jul 1973; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Birmingham, Ala. when she died).

Samuel Newton Fortson

M, ID# 17008, b. 17 March 1901, d. July 1987
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 187 (naming Doctor Newton Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Comer, Ga. when he died).

Richard Bernard Fortson

M, ID# 17009, b. 7 May 1906, d. 19 July 1937
  • Note*: He was not married.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 187 (naming Doctor Newton Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187.

George Curtis Fortson

M, ID# 17010, b. 3 December 1910, d. October 1981
  • Note*: He operated a used car business in Comer, Georgia.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 187 (naming Doctor Newton Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Comer, Ga. when he died).

Lucy Pauline Fortson

F, ID# 17011, b. 17 August 1912, d. May 1986
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 187 (naming Doctor Newton Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187 (naming Nancy Lutishee ('Tishee') Cleghorn as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 187.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 5 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Decatur, Ga. when she died).

Mary L. Mills

F, ID# 17012, b. 1830, d. 1885
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Edwin Kinnebrew Fortson b. 10 Feb 1827, d. 31 Aug 1898

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. 188 (naming William Mills as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Mary L. Mills as his mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Mary L. Mills as her mother).

William Mills

M, ID# 17013
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: _____ _____

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 188 (naming William Mills as her father).

_____ _____

F, ID# 17014
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: William Mills

Elizabeth Rowan

F, ID# 17015
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family 1: _____ Tarpley

Family 2: Edwin Kinnebrew Fortson b. 10 Feb 1827, d. 31 Aug 1898

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. 188 (naming William Rowan as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (giving her name as Mrs. Elizabeth Rowan Tarpley).

_____ Tarpley

M, ID# 17016
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

William Rowan

M, ID# 17017
  • Note*: He was from Henry County, Georgia.1
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming William Rowan as her father).

_____ _____

F, ID# 17018
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Henry Clay Fortson

M, ID# 17019, b. 16 January 1847, d. 29 March 1924
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family 1: Sarah Ann ('Sally') Reeves b. 14 Apr 1849, d. 25 Apr 1886

Family 2: Agnes Chapman b. 9 Jul 1861, d. 20 Apr 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. 188 (naming Edwin Kinnebrew Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Mary L. Mills as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as his father).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as her father).

Nancy K. Fortson

F, ID# 17020, b. 1849
  • Birth*: She was born in 1849.3
  • Note*: She died young.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Edwin Kinnebrew Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Mary L. Mills as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Sarah Ann ('Sally') Reeves

F, ID# 17021, b. 14 April 1849, d. 25 April 1886
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Henry Clay Fortson b. 16 Jan 1847, d. 29 Mar 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. 188.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Sarah Ann ['Sally'] Reeves as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Sarah Ann ['Sally'] Reeves as her mother).

Agnes Chapman

F, ID# 17022, b. 9 July 1861, d. 20 April 1955
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Henry Clay Fortson b. 16 Jan 1847, d. 29 Mar 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. 188 (naming I. M. Chapman as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Agnes Chapman as her mother).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Agnes Chapman as his mother).

I. M. Chapman

M, ID# 17023
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: _____ _____

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 188 (naming I. M. Chapman as her father).

_____ _____

F, ID# 17024
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: I. M. Chapman

Charles Edwin Fortson

M, ID# 17025, b. 1 December 1868
  • Birth*: He was born on 1 December 1868.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Sarah Ann ['Sally'] Reeves as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Tommie Aquila Fortson

F, ID# 17026, b. 1 February 1871
  • Birth*: She was born on 1 February 1871.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Sarah Ann ['Sally'] Reeves as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

William Jeptha Fortson

M, ID# 17027, b. 12 August 1873
  • Birth*: He was born on 12 August 1873.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Sarah Ann ['Sally'] Reeves as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Clarence L. Fortson

M, ID# 17028, b. 21 June 1881
  • Birth*: He was born on 21 June 1881.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Sarah Ann ['Sally'] Reeves as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Jessie Fortson

F, ID# 17029, b. 9 April 1888
  • Birth*: She was born on 9 April 1888.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Agnes Chapman as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Irene Fortson

F, ID# 17030, b. 26 April 1890, d. 16 July 1891
  • Birth*: She was born on 26 April 1890.3
  • Death*: She died on 16 July 1891 at age 1.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Agnes Chapman as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Florence Clay Fortson

F, ID# 17031, b. 23 June 1895
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 June 1895.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Agnes Chapman as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Samuel Jones Fortson

M, ID# 17032, b. 31 January 1897
  • Birth*: He was born on 31 January 1897.3
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 188 (naming Henry Clay Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188 (naming Agnes Chapman as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 188.

Dr. N. Matthews

M, ID# 17033
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Rachel Ann Fortson b. 13 Mar 1829

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. 222.
  2. [S928] Frances T. Ingmire, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Marriage Records 1804-1859 (St. Louis, Mo.: Frances T. Ingmire, 1985), bride index, p. 14.

Anne Tate

F, ID# 17034
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Thomas Harris

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. 222 (naming Edmund B. Tate as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222 (naming Mahala Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222.

Thomas Harris

M, ID# 17035
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2003

Family: Anne Tate

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. 222.

Martha E. Tate

F, ID# 17036, b. 17 October 1825
  • Note*: One source gives her name as Mary.8
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2003

Family: William Stone

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. 222 (naming Edmund B. Tate as her father).
  2. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, located in Elbert County, Georgia, online http://www.obcgs.com/tate.html, downloaded 14 Dec 2003 (naming Edmond Brewer Tate as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222 (naming Mahala Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (naming Mahaleth Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (giving the date but not naming the place).
  6. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222 (giving her name as Mary Tate and not giving his first name).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222.

William Stone

M, ID# 17037
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2003

Family: Martha E. Tate b. 17 Oct 1825

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. 222 (giving her name as Mary Tate and not giving his first name).

Edmond Brewer Tate Jr.

M, ID# 17038, b. 2 April 1841
  • Note*: He was wounded in the Civil War.7
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2003

Family: Ella Gertrude Mathews

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. 222 (naming Edmund B. Tate as his father).
  2. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, located in Elbert County, Georgia, online http://www.obcgs.com/tate.html, downloaded 14 Dec 2003 (naming Edmond Brewer Tate as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222 (naming Mahala Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (naming Mahaleth Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  6. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (giving the date but not naming the place).
  7. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above.
  8. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (naming Edmond Brewer Tate, Jr. as his father).

Jasper Storey ('Tustin') Tate

M, ID# 17039
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 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. 222 (naming Edmund B. Tate as his father).
  2. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, located in Elbert County, Georgia, online http://www.obcgs.com/tate.html, downloaded 14 Dec 2003 (naming Edmond Brewer Tate as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222 (naming Mahala Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (naming Mahaleth Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.

Robert Fortson Tate

M, ID# 17040, b. 18 September 1827
  • Last Edited: 14 Dec 2003

Family: Ellen Wooten

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. 222 (naming Edmund B. Tate as his father).
  2. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, located in Elbert County, Georgia, online http://www.obcgs.com/tate.html, downloaded 14 Dec 2003 (naming Edmond Brewer Tate as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 222 (naming Mahala Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (naming Mahaleth Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above (giving the date but not naming the place).
  6. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.
  7. [S894] Tate/Tait family bible, online, above.

Thomas Adams

M, ID# 17041, b. 1758, d. 1836
  • Note*: He was a soldier in the American Revolution.3
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2018

Family: Sarah ('Sallie') Ford b. 1766, d. 1845

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. 223 (giving the date but not the place).
  2. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223.
  4. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (not giving the date).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Thomas Adams as his father).
  6. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Thomas Adams as his father).

Sarah ('Sallie') Ford

F, ID# 17042, b. 1766, d. 1845
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2018

Family: Thomas Adams b. 1758, d. 1836

Citations

  1. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 223.
  3. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (not giving the date).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Sarah Ford as his mother).
  5. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Sarah ('Sallie') Ford as his mother).

Elmira Adams

F, ID# 17043, b. 15 October 1826, d. 1844
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2018

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. 223 (naming Abner Adams as her father).
  2. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Abner Adams as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Elizabeth A. ['Betsy'] Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Elizabeth A. Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (giving the year and place).
  7. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.

Mary Adams

F, ID# 17044, b. 1 October 1828, d. January 1829
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2018

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. 223 (naming Abner Adams as her father).
  2. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Abner Adams as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Elizabeth A. ['Betsy'] Fortson as her mother).
  4. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Elizabeth A. Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (giving the year but no other information).
  6. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (giving the month and year but no other information).

Benjamin Thomas Adams

M, ID# 17045, b. 17 October 1831, d. 1861
  • Birth*: He was born on 17 October 1831.5,6
  • Death*: He died in 1861 in Louisiana.6
  • Other Names*: Benjamin Adams.
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2018

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. 223 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  2. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Elizabeth A. ['Betsy'] Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Elizabeth A. Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223.
  6. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.

Richard Easton Adams

M, ID# 17046, b. 13 May 1833, d. 21 August 1913
  • Other Names*: Richard Adams.
  • Note*: He served a term in the Georgia House of Representatives, in 1886-87.9

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2018

Family: Sarah Antoinette Cleveland b. 22 Aug 1840, d. 9 Apr 1897

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. 223 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  2. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Richard Easton Adams, memorial no. 44202862, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Elizabeth A. ['Betsy'] Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Elizabeth A. Fortson as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Richard Easton Adams, memorial no. 44202862, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Betsy (Fortson) Adams as his mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Antoinette Cleveland Adams, memorial no. 44202870, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Richard Easton Adams, memorial no. 44202862, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  10. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Richard Easton Adams, memorial no. 44202862, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (giving the date but not the place).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Willis B. Adams, memorial no. 44202881, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Richard Easton Adams as his father).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Richard Easton Adams, memorial no. 44202862, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Richard Easton Adams as his father).

William Harrison Harper ('Sheriff Bill') Adams

M, ID# 17047, b. 15 November 1837, d. 7 June 1925
  • Other Names*: William Harrison Harper Adams, William Adams, William Harper Adams, William Harrison Adams, W. H. H. Adams, Sheriff Bill Adams.
  • Obituary*: "W. H. H. ADAMS, 85, FORMER SHERIFF OF ELBERT, DIES

       "Elberton, Ga., June 8 [1925].—(Special) W. H. H. Adams, an ex-sheriff of Elbert county, died yesterday and was buried today with Masonic honors. He was 85 years old.

       "He is survived by a widow, several children and grandchildren. He was the last survivor of the Masons, who made General Robert Tombs a Mason at the beginning of the war, the three degrees being given at one time."11
  • Note*: He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, was sheriff of Elbert County, Georgia from 1869 to 1878, and was a mason.9,12

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Sep 2018

Family: Eliza Livonia Pricilla Catherine Teasley b. 6 Mar 1843, d. 13 Jun 1908

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 223 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  2. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, online, https://www.myheritage.com/site-241967401/shedd, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Abner Adams as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 223 (naming Elizabeth A. ['Betsy'] Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming Elizabeth A. Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 223 (giving the year but no other information), 225 (giving the year and place).
  6. [S1478] Shedd Web Site, above, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (giving the year and place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Harrison Harper Adams, memorial no. 96234350, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Harrison Harper Adams, memorial no. 96234350, viewed on 27 Jul 2018.
  9. [S1398] The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 9 Jun 1925, p. 7, col. 6 (obituary for W. H. H. Adams).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Harrison Harper Adams, memorial no. 96234350, viewed on 27 Jul 2018 (naming the place but not giving the date).
  11. [S1398] The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., above, 9 Jun 1925, p. 7, col. 6.
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 225.
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 225 (naming William Harrison Harper Adams as his father).

Anna D. Fortson

F, ID# 17048, b. 10 April 1862, d. 12 February 1897
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2004

Family: James Matt Oglesby b. 1859, d. 1938

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 225-26 (naming Delancy A. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 225-26 (naming Mary Ann Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 226.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 152 (giving only the year and not the month and date or the place).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 152 (giving her name as Annie D. Fortson, not giving the date, and describing her as the first wife of J. Matt Oglesby).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 152 (giving only the year and not the month or date).
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 152 (giving her name as Annie D. Fortson Oglesby).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 226 (naming Anna D. Fortson as his mother).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 226 (naming Anna D. Fortson as her mother).

Beulah A. Fortson

F, ID# 17049, b. 17 February 1866, d. 3 July 1953
  • Last Edited: 27 Feb 2012

Family: James Dozier Thornton b. 1869, d. 1942

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 225-26 (naming Delancy A. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 225-26 (naming Mary Ann Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 226.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for James Dozier Thornton, memorial no. 58757368, viewed on 27 Feb 2012.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Beulah A. Fortson Thornton, memorial no. 58757200, viewed on 27 Feb 2012.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 226 (naming Beulah A. Fortson as her mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Eugenia Thornton Fortson, memorial no. 58751068, viewed on 27 Feb 2012 (naming Beulah A. Fortson Thornton as her mother).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 226 (naming Beulah A. Fortson as his mother).

Janie H. Fortson

F, ID# 17050, b. 4 November 1867, d. 8 November 1896
  • Note*: She was not married.4
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 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. 225-26 (naming Delancy A. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 225-26 (naming Mary Ann Almond as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 226, 227.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 227.