Willie Sue Fortson

F, ID# 17101, b. 23 June 1907, d. October 1984
  • Birth*: She was born on 23 June 1907.3,4
  • Death*: She died in October 1984 at age 77.5
  • Note*: They had no children.3
  • Last Edited: 6 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. 228 (naming Henry Alfred Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 228 (naming Clara Eleanor Warren as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 228.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 6 Jul 2003.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 6 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).

Prince Albert Holmes

M, ID# 17103
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2003

Maude Alma Whitman

F, ID# 17104
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2003

Dixie Eliza Fortson

F, ID# 17121, b. 7 September 1913, d. 6 December 1981
  • Note*: She was not married.3
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 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. 228 (naming Henry Alfred Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 228 (naming Clara Eleanor Warren as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 228.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 6 Jul 2003.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 148.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 6 Jul 2003 (stating that she died in Dec 1981; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).
  7. [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. 12901.
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 148 (giving the date but not the place).

Dalton William Webb

M, ID# 17122, b. 25 September 1902, d. April 1978

Dalton William Webb, 1960. Photo originally posted to Find A Grave website by Find A Grave contributor, J_Dove222. Photo used by permission.
  • Other Names*: Dalton Webb.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 29 May 2017

Family: Mary Thomas Fortson b. 17 Aug 1905, d. 24 Jun 1996

Citations

  1. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 6 Jul 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dalton William Webb, memorial no. 36191489, viewed on 29 May 2017.
  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. 229.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Thomas Fortson Webb, memorial no. 36191284, viewed on 10 Apr 2017.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 6 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Elberton, Ga. when he died).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Hazel Webb Almond, memorial no. 135408985, viewed on 10 Apr 2017 (naming Dalton William Webb as her father).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dalton William Webb, memorial no. 36191489, viewed on 10 Apr 2017 (naming Dalton William Webb as her father).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dalton William Webb, memorial no. 36191489, viewed on 29 May 2017 (naming Dalton William Webb as his father).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Byron Neil Webb, memorial no. 36185040, viewed on 29 May 2017 (naming Dalton William Webb as his father).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Wendell Maurice Webb, memorial no. 138864838, viewed on 29 May 2017 (naming Dalton William Webb as his father).
  11. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sidney Lowell Webb, memorial no. 89462661, viewed on 29 May 2017 (naming Dalton William Webb as his father).

Elizabeth Jane Mattox

F, ID# 17123, b. 19 June 1914, d. 19 February 1992
  • Other Names*: Elizabeth Mattox, Elizabeth Jane Mattox Fortson, Elizabeth Mattox Fortson, Elizabeth Jane Fortson, Elizabeth Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 2 Nov 2015

Family: Milton Sidney Fortson Sr. b. 13 May 1907, d. 18 Jan 1971

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 148.
  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. 712.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229, 712.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 148 (stating that she was the wife of Milton Sidney Fortson), 150 (stating that he was the husband of Elizabeth Jane Mattox).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Milton Sidney Fortson Jr., memorial no. 153878591, viewed on 1 Nov 2015 (naming Elizabeth Jane Mattox as his mother).

Lon Nunnally Fortson

M, ID# 17124, b. 8 November 1878, d. 19 July 1937
  • Other Names*: Lonnie N. Fortson, Alonzo N. Fortson.10,11
  • Note*: They lived in Elberton, Georgia. One source gives his name as Lonnie N. Fortson, and another says it was Alonzo N. ('Lon') Fortson.12,10,9
  • Last Edited: 25 Aug 2011

Family: Lois Herndon b. 6 Mar 1880, d. 24 Feb 1969

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 229 (naming Elijah Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (naming Mary Jane Snellings as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229.
  4. [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. 3162 (not giving the date but stating that she was fifty-eight years old when she died on 19 Jul 1937).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving his name as Alonzo N. ['Lon'] Fortson and giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving his name as Alonzo N. ['Lon'] Fortson and not giving the date).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S931] Ann Clark Holloman, comp, Elbert County, Georgia Death Records 1875-1876 and 1919-1995 (Albany, Ga.: Ann Clark Holloman, 1997), p. 56, certificate no. 3162.
  9. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving his name as Alonzo N. ['Lon'] Fortson).
  10. [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. 3162 (giving his name as Lonnie N. Fortson).
  11. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), (giving his name as Alonzo N. ('Lon') Fortson).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (stating that they lived in Elberton, Georgia).
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (naming Lon Nunnally Fortson as his father).

Lois Herndon

F, ID# 17125, b. 6 March 1880, d. 24 February 1969
  • Note*: Social security records give 15 Feb 1969 as her death date, and another source gives 24 Mar 1969.7,8
  • Last Edited: 14 Feb 2004

Family: Lon Nunnally Fortson b. 8 Nov 1878, d. 19 Jul 1937

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 229.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 31 Jan 2004.
  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), p. 670 (giving his name as Alonzo N. ['Lon'] Fortson and not giving the date).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (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. 10102.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 31 Jan 2004 (stating that she died on 15 Feb 1969; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving 24 Mar 1969 as her death date).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (naming Lois Herndon as his mother).

John A. Herndon

M, ID# 17126, b. 1857, d. 1908
  • Birth*: He was born in 1857.1
  • Marriage*: He married Mary Mildred Brown in 1877.1
  • Death*: He died in 1908.1
  • Last Edited: 7 Jul 2003

Family: Mary Mildred Brown

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. 229.

Mary Mildred Brown

F, ID# 17127
  • Last Edited: 7 Jul 2003

Family: John A. Herndon b. 1857, d. 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. 229.

Herndon Herman Fortson

M, ID# 17128, b. 31 May 1905, d. 16 May 1972
  • Note*: He was known as Herman. He was married twice, lived in Atlanta, Georgia, and did not have children.9,10
  • Last Edited: 8 Feb 2004

Family 2: Helen Carroll Thornton b. 15 Feb 1908, d. 20 Nov 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. 229 (naming Lon Nunnally Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (naming Lois Herndon as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving his name as Herman H. Fortson and giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving their names as Helen Carroll and Herman H. Fortson).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (stating that he died in May 1972; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Atlanta, Ga. when he died).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving his name as Herman H. Fortson).
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (giving his name as Herman Fortson).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229-30 (stating that he was married twice, lived in Atlanta, Ga., and did not have children).

Dallas Vandiver Fortson

M, ID# 17129, b. 5 May 1908, d. April 1971
  • Note*: He was married twice, lived in Atlanta, Georgia, and was a member of Grace Methodist Church. One source says that he died in 1972.7,8
  • 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. 229 (naming Lon Nunnally Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 229 (naming Lois Herndon as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 229 (giving the date but not the place), 230.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S895] John Fortson, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 5 Feb 2001, (stating that he was born in 1908 without giving the date or place).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Atlanta, Ga. when he died).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 230.
  8. [S895] John Fortson, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 5 Feb 2001, (stating that he died in 1972).

Frances Schroeder

F, ID# 17130
  • Last Edited: 7 Jul 2003

Family: Herndon Herman Fortson b. 31 May 1905, d. 16 May 1972

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 229.

Helen Carroll Thornton

F, ID# 17131, b. 15 February 1908, d. 20 November 1980
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: Herndon Herman Fortson b. 31 May 1905, d. 16 May 1972

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  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. 229.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving their names as Helen Carroll and Herman H. Fortson).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that she died in Nov 1980; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Royston, Ga. when she died and that last benefits were sent to an address in Royston, Ga.).

Ernest Linwood Fortson

M, ID# 17136, b. 3 November 1876, d. 16 June 1955
  • Last Edited: 8 Feb 2004

Family: Delree Herndon b. 1878, d. Aug 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), pp. 230-31 (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31 (naming Lura A. Brown as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (stating that he is buried in St. Petersburg, Florida without naming the cemetery).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Ernest Linwood Fortson as his father).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Ernest Linwood Fortson as her father).

Charles Hardman Fortson

M, ID# 17137, b. 2 September 1878, d. 14 January 1917
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Louise Mildred Gaines b. 14 Feb 1872, d. 6 Dec 1947

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. 230-31 (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31 (naming Lura A. Brown as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving the date but not the place), 232.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 148 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 62.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 232.
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 148 (not giving the date but stating that he was the husband of Mildred Gaines), 150 (not giving the date but stating that she was the wife of Charles H. Fortson).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 148.
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 232 (naming Charles Hardman Fortson as her father).

Mary Elizabeth ('Mamie') Fortson

F, ID# 17138, b. 25 September 1880, d. 22 February 1929
  • Last Edited: 12 Jul 2003

Family: Billy Winston Oglesby b. 26 Sep 1882, d. 22 Feb 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), pp. 230-31, 233 (naming Henry A. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31, 233 (naming Lura A. Brown as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving the date but not the place), 233.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 233.

Abner Delancy Fortson

M, ID# 17139, b. 26 August 1882
  • Last Edited: 12 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. 230-31 (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31 (naming Lura A. Brown as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving the date but not the place), 233.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 233.

Cary Nam Fortson

?, ID# 17140, b. 22 March 1884, d. 20 July 1885
  • Birth*: He was born on 22 March 1884.3,4
  • Death*: He died on 20 July 1885 at age 1.3,4
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 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), pp. 230-31 (naming Henry A. Fortson as this child's father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31 (naming Lura A. Brown as this child's mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231.
  4. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 62.

Ila Tulula Fortson

F, ID# 17141, b. 7 January 1886, d. 22 April 1983
  • Other Names*: Ila Fortson, Ila Tulula Fortson Eavenson, Ila Fortson Eavenson, Ila Tulula Eavenson, Ila Eavenson.
  • Note*: One source gives 7 Jan 1887 as her birthdate.9

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2015

Family: Roscoe Llewellyn Eavenson b. 22 Aug 1886, d. 13 Jul 1961

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 230-31, 235 (naming Henry A. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31, 235 (naming Lura A. Brown as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving the date but not the place), 235.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ila Fortson Eavenson, memorial no. 77307329, viewed on 12 Apr 2015 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 235.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ila Fortson Eavenson, memorial no. 77307329, viewed on 12 Apr 2015.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Roscoe Llewellyn Eavenson, memorial no. 77307330, viewed on 12 Apr 2015.
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 12 Jul 2003 (giving the month and year; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Winder, Ga. when she died).
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 12 Jul 2003.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 235 (naming Ila Tulula Fortson as his mother).

Fannie Gertrude Fortson

F, ID# 17142, b. 16 December 1888, d. 23 November 1953
  • Other Names*: Fannie Fortson, Fannie Gertrude Fortson Hudson, Fannie Fortson Hudson, Fannie Gertrude Hudson, Fannie Hudson.
  • Note*: She had no children.7

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2015

Family: Stockton Madison Hudson b. 1891, d. 12 Feb 1969

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 230-31 (naming Henry A. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31 (naming Lura A. Brown as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving the date but not the place), 235.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Fannie Fortson Hudson, memorial no. 44205376, viewed on 12 Apr 2015 (giving the year but no other information).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 235 (giving his name as Stockton Cobb Hudson, Jr.).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Fannie Fortson Hudson, memorial no. 44205376, viewed on 12 Apr 2015.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 235.

Lee Anderson Fortson

M, ID# 17143, b. 16 May 1891, d. 12 September 1977
  • Other Names*: Lee Fortson.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Apr 2015

Family: Callye Campbell b. 1891, d. 1963

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 230-31 (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1158] Obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/f/…, viewed on 15 Sep 2007 (citing The Elberton Star, Elberton, Ga., 13 Sep 1977) (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  3. [S1159] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/elbert/obits/f/…, viewed on 15 Sep 2007, (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lee Anderson Fortson, memorial no. 94822830, viewed on 12 Apr 2015 (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31 (naming Lura A. Brown as his mother).
  6. [S1158] Obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, online, above, (naming Lura Brown as his mother).
  7. [S1159] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, above, (naming Lura A. Brown as his mother).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lee Anderson Fortson, memorial no. 94822830, viewed on 12 Apr 2015 (naming Lura Brown as his mother).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving only the date), 235 (giving the date and place).
  10. [S1158] Obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, online, above, (not giving the date but stating that he was born in Elbert County, Ga. and was eighty-six years old when he died on 12 Sep 1977).
  11. [S1159] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, above, (giving the date but not the place).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lee Anderson Fortson, memorial no. 94822830, viewed on 12 Apr 2015 (giving the year and place).
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 235.
  14. [S1159] Chandler Eavenson, notes accompanying 1977 obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, above.
  15. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lee Anderson Fortson, memorial no. 94822830, viewed on 12 Apr 2015.
  16. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Callye Campbell Fortson, memorial no. 94822795, viewed on 12 Apr 2015.
  17. [S1158] Obituary of Lee Anderson Fortson, online, above.
  18. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lee Anderson Fortson, memorial no. 94822830, viewed on 12 Apr 2015 (not giving the date).

Henry A. Fortson Jr.

M, ID# 17144, b. 30 November 1896
  • Note*: They owned and managed Castaways Motel and Apartments in Redington Beach, Florida.4
  • Last Edited: 9 Nov 2003

Family: Viola C. Wiley b. 2 Aug 1896

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. 230-31, 235 (naming Henry A. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 230-31, 235 (naming Lura A. Brown as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 231 (giving only the date), 235 (giving the date and place).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 235.

Delree Herndon

F, ID# 17145, b. 1878, d. August 1918
  • Last Edited: 8 Feb 2004

Family: Ernest Linwood Fortson b. 3 Nov 1876, d. 16 Jun 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. 231 (naming the place but not giving the date).
  2. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  6. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (giving only the year).
  7. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving only the year).
  8. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14.
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Delree Herndon as his mother).
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Delree Herndon as her mother).

Julius Linwood Fortson

M, ID# 17146, b. 1 September 1900, d. 30 November 1988
  • Birth*: He was born on 1 September 1900.3,4
  • Death*: He died on 30 November 1988 at age 88.5
  • Last Edited: 7 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. 231 (naming Ernest Linwood Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Delree Herndon as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in St. Petersburg, Fla. when he died).

Sarah Lou Fortson

F, ID# 17147, b. 11 October 1902, d. May 1981
  • Birth*: She was born on 11 October 1902.3,4
  • Death*: She died in May 1981 at age 78.5
  • Last Edited: 7 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. 231 (naming Ernest Linwood Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Delree Herndon as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in St. Petersburg, Fla. when she died).

Minnie Flora Fortson

F, ID# 17148, b. 22 August 1908, d. 27 September 2001
  • Birth*: She was born on 22 August 1908.3
  • Death*: She died on 27 September 2001 at age 93.4
  • Last Edited: 7 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. 231 (naming Ernest Linwood Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 231 (naming Delree Herndon as her mother).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed 7 Jul 2003 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Fairfield, Calif. when she died).

Louise Mildred Gaines

F, ID# 17149, b. 14 February 1872, d. 6 December 1947
  • Note*: One source gives 5 Feb 1947 as her death date.3
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2004

Family: Charles Hardman Fortson b. 2 Sep 1878, d. 14 Jan 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. 232 (naming Francis Gaines as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 232 (naming Margaret Maley as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 232.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 150.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 148 (not giving the date but stating that he was the husband of Mildred Gaines), 150 (not giving the date but stating that she was the wife of Charles H. Fortson).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 232 (naming Louise Mildred Gaines as her mother).