Anne E. Clopton

F, ID# 18051, b. 1827
  • Last Edited: 10 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 109-10 (naming Patrick Henry Clopton as her father; attributing information to Lydia M. McKay Jones, Ada Sanderson of Cumberland Co., Va., Gene Clopton, Atlanta, and Alice Clopton, Omaha, Neb.).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 109-10 (naming Harriet Dowles as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 110 (giving the date but not the place; attributing information to Lydia M. McKay Jones, Ada Sanderson of Cumberland Co., Va., Gene Clopton, Atlanta, and Alice Clopton, Omaha, Neb.).
  4. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.

Frances Clopton

F, ID# 18052
  • Last Edited: 10 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 109-10 (naming Patrick Henry Clopton as her father; attributing information to Lydia M. McKay Jones, Ada Sanderson of Cumberland Co., Va., Gene Clopton, Atlanta, and Alice Clopton, Omaha, Neb.).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 109-10 (naming Harriet Dowles as her mother).
  3. [S248] Supposition as to place, based on family's believed residence at the time.

Audrey _____

F, ID# 18053, b. 24 October 1904, d. 19 March 1984
  • Note*: One source gives 2 Feb 1988 as her death date.1
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2004

Family: Haynie W. Clopton b. 22 May 1893, d. 27 Sep 1974

Citations

  1. [S918] McDade Cemetery, Bastrop Co., Tex., online http://www.rootsweb.com/~txbastro/cemetery/mcdade.htm, downloaded 11 Jan 2004.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Jul 2004.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 27 Jul 2004 (stating that she died on 29 Mar 1984; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elgin, Tex. when she died).

Wayne R. Denny

M, ID# 18054, b. 7 May 1911, d. April 1987
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2006

Family: Ola Mae Bartlett b. 3 Apr 1914, d. Feb 1983

Citations

  1. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 30 Apr 2006.
  2. [S924] Marriage Records, 1932-1950, Van Zandt County, Texas (Wills Point, Tex.: Van Zandt County Gen. Soc'y, 2002), pp. 62, 270 (citing Van Zandt Co., Tex. Marriage Records, bk. 16, p. 310).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 30 Apr 2006 (stating that he died in Apr 1987; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Wills Point, Texas when he died).

Augustus Emmett Maxwell

M, ID# 18055, b. 21 September 1820, d. 5 May 1903
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Family 1: Sarah Brockenborough d. 1847

Family 2: Julia H. Walker d. 1886

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, p. 311 (naming Elizabeth Fortson as his mother), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).
  2. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, p. 311 (naming Simeon Maxwell as his father).
  3. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, p. 311.
  4. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, pp. 311-12.
  5. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, p. 312.

Sarah Brockenborough

F, ID# 18056, d. 1847
  • Note*: She is identified as Sarah Roane at the time of her marriage to Augustus Maxwell. That must have been a married name, as her parents' name was Brockenborough.5
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Family: Augustus Emmett Maxwell b. 21 Sep 1820, d. 5 May 1903

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, pp. 312 (naming Arthur Brockenborough as her father), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).
  2. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, pp. 312 (naming Lucy _____ as her mother).
  3. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, pp. 311-12.
  4. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above.
  5. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, pp. 312.

Julia H. Walker

F, ID# 18057, d. 1886
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Family: Augustus Emmett Maxwell b. 21 Sep 1820, d. 5 May 1903

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, p. 312 (naming Chief Justice Walker as her father), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).
  2. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, p. 312 (naming Phoebe Hawks as her mother).
  3. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, p. 312.
  4. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed., The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, above, vol. 7, p. 311.

W. A. Kellis

M, ID# 18062, b. 11 June 1900, d. 26 February 1929
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S926] Betty and Dwayne Beard, Van Zandt County, Texas Cemeteries, Book 2 (n.p.: n.pub., 1977), p. 5 (naming John R. Kellis as his father).
  2. [S926] Betty and Dwayne Beard, Van Zandt County, Texas Cemeteries, Book 2 (n.p.: n.pub., 1977), p. 5 (naming Oren Kellis as his mother).
  3. [S926] Betty and Dwayne Beard, Van Zandt County, Texas Cemeteries, Book 2 (n.p.: n.pub., 1977), p. 5.

Effie Mae _____

F, ID# 18063, b. 1884, d. 1918
  • Last Edited: 24 Jan 2004

Family: Alexander Kellam Rusk b. 1878, d. 1951

Citations

  1. [S926] Betty and Dwayne Beard, Van Zandt County, Texas Cemeteries, Book 2 (n.p.: n.pub., 1977), p. 4.

Mary _____

F, ID# 18064, b. 1858, d. 1940
  • Last Edited: 22 May 2004

Family: Thomas Patton Rusk b. 1852, d. 1933

Citations

  1. [S926] Betty and Dwayne Beard, Van Zandt County, Texas Cemeteries, Book 2 (n.p.: n.pub., 1977), p. 21.

Arthur Brockenborough

M, ID# 18065
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, pp. 312 (naming Arthur Brockenborough as her father), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).

Lucy _____

F, ID# 18066
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, pp. 312 (naming Lucy _____ as her mother), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).

Chief Justice _____ Walker

M, ID# 18067
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, p. 312 (naming Chief Justice Walker as her father), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).

Phoebe Hawks

F, ID# 18068
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S925] Rossiter Johnson, ed.,The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (Boston, Mass.: The Biographical Soc'y, 1904, vol. 7, p. 312 (naming Phoebe Hawks as her mother), as contained on Ancestry Reference Library 2000, Deluxe Ed (compact disk published by Ancestry, Inc.).

Janie H. Fulton

F, ID# 18069, b. 4 November 1867, d. 8 November 1896
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Robert W. Fortson b. 15 Mar 1875, d. 14 Feb 1910

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 149.
  2. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 62.
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 149 (stating that she was the wife of Robert W. Fortson), 150 (stating that he was the husband of Janie Fulton).

Willie Brown

F, ID# 18070, b. 1876, d. 1952
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 2004

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

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 153.
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 152 (stating that he was the husband of Willie Brown), 153 (stating that she was the second wife of J. Matt Oglesby).

(Son) Fortson

M, ID# 18071, b. 25 October 1883, d. 25 October 1883
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 166 (naming Ellen Hill as his mother).
  2. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 63 (naming Ellen H. Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 166 (naming Stephen Ham Fortson as his father).
  4. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 63 (naming Stephen H. Fortson as his father).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 166.
  6. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 63.

Alice Carrie Fortson

F, ID# 18072, b. 22 March 1907, d. 8 June 1907
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson, Sr. as her father).
  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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as her father).
  3. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 13 (naming F. B. Fortson as her father).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as her mother).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  8. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 13.

Ruth Moore

F, ID# 18073, b. 4 September 1904, d. 11 June 1980
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: James Thomas ('Jim') Fortson b. 3 Mar 1901, d. 10 Mar 1972

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that she died in Jun 1980; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Ruth Moore Fortson as his mother).

Charles Brock ('Charly' or 'Charlie') Fortson

M, ID# 18075, b. 30 June 1903, d. 24 June 1913
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson, Sr. as his father).
  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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  3. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (giving his name as Charlie Brock Fortson and naming F. B. Fortson as his father).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (giving his name as Charly Brock Fortson).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  8. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (giving his name as Charlie Brock Fortson).

Dewey Lee Fortson

M, ID# 18076, b. 24 April 1898, d. 3 September 1981
  • Note*: He attended Madison A&M, Madison, Georgia, and business school in Poughkeepsie, New York. He had no children.9
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: Marjorie Peters b. 2 Aug 1911, d. Mar 1979

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  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. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson, Sr. as his father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving the year but not the month or day).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 115 (giving the date but not the place), 116.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (giving the date but not the place).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (not giving the date).
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116.
  10. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  11. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that he died in Sep 1981; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Elberton, Ga. when he died).

Ellie Juanita Fortson

F, ID# 18077, b. 1884, d. 29 August 1969
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming George Thomas Fortson as her father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Tallulah Hill Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.

Francis Benjamin ('Frank') Fortson Jr.

M, ID# 18078, b. 26 August 1896, d. 28 September 1959
  • Note*: He attended Madison A&M in Madison, Georgia, served in World War I, and was awarded a B.S. degree in agriculture from the University of Georgia about 1940. He was living in Fortsonia, Elbert County, Georgia in 1958.5
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: Martha Cornelia Holland b. 16 Jan 1919, d. 12 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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (misstating the year as 1996).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 115 (giving the date but not the place), 116.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.

Francis Stephen Fortson Jr.

M, ID# 18079, b. 25 July 1917, d. 12 December 1956
  • Other Names*: Francis Fortson, Jr., Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr., Frank Fortson, Jr.6
  • Note*: One source gives 25 Apr 1917 as his birth date, while other sources say he was born on 25 Jul 1917.7,8,9

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 22 May 2016

Family: Mary Frances Thornton b. 6 Dec 1920, d. 27 Sep 1978

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving the date but not the place).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr., memorial no. 44204670, viewed on 30 Sep 2012 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 669 (stating that he was the husband of Mary Frances Thornton but not giving the marriage date), 670 (stating that she was the wife of Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr. but not giving the marriage date).
  4. [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. 693.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr., memorial no. 44204670, viewed on 30 Sep 2012.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 693 (stating that he was born on 25 Apr 1917 in Tignall, Georgia).
  8. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (stating that he was born on 25 Jul 1917).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr., memorial no. 44204670, viewed on 30 Sep 2012 (stating that he was born on 25 Jul 1917).

Mary Frances Thornton

F, ID# 18080, b. 6 December 1920, d. 27 September 1978
  • Other Names*: Mary Thornton, Mary Frances Fortson, Mary Frances Thornton Fortson, Mary Thornton Fortson, Mary Fortson.3

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 22 May 2016

Family: Francis Stephen Fortson Jr. b. 25 Jul 1917, d. 12 Dec 1956

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mary Frances Thornton Fortson, memorial no. 44204706, viewed on 30 Sep 2012.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), pp. 669 (stating that he was the husband of Mary Frances Thornton but not giving the marriage date), 670 (stating that she was the wife of Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr. but not giving the marriage date).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 693.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that she died in Sep 1978; not naming the place of death but stating that last benefits were sent to an address in Elberton, Ga.).

James Isaac Fortson

M, ID# 18081, b. 8 December 1924, d. 21 November 1989
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Jim Tom Fortson as his father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Ruth Moore Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (giving the month and year).

Marjorie Peters

F, ID# 18082, b. 2 August 1911, d. March 1979
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: Dewey Lee Fortson b. 24 Apr 1898, d. 3 Sep 1981

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (giving only the year).
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (not giving the date).
  4. [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. 116.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that she died in Mar 1979; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).

Josephine Thornton

F, ID# 18083, b. 23 April 1915, d. 23 October 2001
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: Julien Fulton ('Jule') Fortson b. 5 Mar 1905, d. 9 Jan 1994

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004.
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that she died on 23 Oct 2001; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Josephine Thornton as this child's mother).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Josephine Thornton as his mother).

Lovick G. Fortson

M, ID# 18084, b. 1884, d. 1949

Lovick G. Fortson, ca. 1904.

Additional Resources

• His memorial page at Find A Grave is here.
  • Last Edited: 30 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (naming George Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670 (naming Tallulah Hill Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 670.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lovick G. Fortson, memorial no. 44204701, viewed on 30 Jul 2011.

Whitman Hill Fortson

M, ID# 18085, b. 1882, d. 1949
  • Last Edited: 14 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming George Thomas Fortson as his father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming Tallulah Hill Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671.

Wilton Clark Fortson

M, ID# 18086, b. 17 November 1901, d. 15 June 1902
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson, Sr. as his father).
  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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  3. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (naming F. B. Fortson as his father).
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 671.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  8. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14.

Hoke Smith Fortson Sr.

M, ID# 18087, b. 10 July 1908, d. 29 January 1990
  • Note*: He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1932 with a B.S.A. degree, served as a first lieutenant in the cavalry in World War II, and was a high school teacher in Elbert County, Georgia. He and his wife were members of Vann's Creek Baptist Church in Elbert County.4
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  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. 116.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that he died on 29 Jan 1990; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Bowman, Ga. when he died).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Hoke Smith, Sr. Fortson as her father).

Carrie Louise Fortson

F, ID# 18089, b. 11 February 1895, d. 25 August 1906
  • Note*: One source gives 26 Aug 1906 as her death date.7
  • 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), p. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as her father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (giving her name as Carrie Lou Fortson and naming F. B. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (giving her name as Carrie Lou Fortson and naming F. B. Fortson as her father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668 (giving her name as Carrie Lou Fortson).
  7. [S929] Early Cemeteries and Gravestones Elbert County, Georgia (Elberton, Ga.: Elbert County Hist. Soc'y, 1874), p. 14 (giving her name as Carrie Lou Fortson).

George Haley Fortson

M, ID# 18090, b. 20 January 1900, d. 14 May 1963
  • Note*: He was living in Fortsonia, Elbert County, Georgia in 1958.7
  • Last Edited: 9 May 2004

Family: Anna Julia Bunch b. 13 Apr 1910, d. 3 May 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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 115 (giving the date but not the place), 116.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (stating that she was the first wife of George Haley Fortson without giving the date).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116.
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 9 May 2004 (stating that he died in May 1963; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Georgia when he died).

Anna Julia Bunch

F, ID# 18091, b. 13 April 1910, d. 3 May 1937
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: George Haley Fortson b. 20 Jan 1900, d. 14 May 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), p. 116 (naming G. Boles Bunch as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (naming Ossie Cofer as her mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 668.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116.
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (stating that she was the first wife of George Haley Fortson without giving the date).

James Lawrence Fortson

M, ID# 18093, b. 29 August 1905, d. 21 April 1963
  • Note*: He was living in Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia in 1958.6
  • 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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 115 (giving the date but not the place), 116.
  4. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (giving the year but not the month or day).
  5. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116.

Homer Brock Fortson

M, ID# 18095, b. 29 August 1911, d. 25 September 1995
  • Note*: He was living in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia in 1964.6
  • Last Edited: 21 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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 115 (giving the date but not the place), 117.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 14 Feb 2004 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 14 Feb 2004 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Marietta, Ga. when he died).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117.

Wilton Green Fortson

M, ID# 18097, b. 2 August 1917, d. 29 May 2004
  • Note*: He served in antiaircraft artillery in African and Italian campaigns in World War II. He was living in Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia in 1958.6
  • Last Edited: 14 May 2006

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. 115 (naming Francis Benjamin Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Alice Carrie Brock as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 115 (giving the date but not the place), 117.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 14 May 2006 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 14 May 2006 (stating that he died on 29 May 2004; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Elberton, Georgia when he died).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117.

(Daughter) Fortson

F, ID# 18098, b. 17 September 1937, d. 17 September 1937
  • Last Edited: 14 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. 115 (naming Hoke Smith, Sr. Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.

_____ Fortson

?, ID# 18099, b. 9 November 1939, d. 9 November 1939
  • Last Edited: 14 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Julian Fortson as this child's father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Josephine Thornton as this child's mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.

(Son) Fortson

M, ID# 18100, b. 18 May 1941, d. 18 May 1941
  • Last Edited: 14 Feb 2004

Citations

  1. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Julian Fortson as his father).
  2. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669 (naming Josephine Thornton as his mother).
  3. [S930] Elbert County Cemeteries, Vol. 1 (n.p.: n.pub., 2002), p. 669.