Henry Abner Bell

M, ID# 18102, b. 31 January 1893, d. 20 October 1956
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Marietta Dye b. 14 Dec 1895, d. Jul 1992

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. 117 (naming John Abner Bell as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming Sarah Georgia Hammond as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117.

Marietta Dye

F, ID# 18103, b. 14 December 1895, d. July 1992
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Henry Abner Bell b. 31 Jan 1893, d. 20 Oct 1956

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. 117 (naming George Samuel Dye as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming Wootie Calloway Scott as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 15 Feb 2004.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 15 Feb 2004 (not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died.

John Abner Bell

M, ID# 18104
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Sarah Georgia Hammond

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. 117.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming John Abner Bell as his father).

Sarah Georgia Hammond

F, ID# 18105
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: John Abner Bell

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. 117.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming Sarah Georgia Hammond as his mother).

George Samuel Dye

M, ID# 18106
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: Wootie Calloway Scott

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. 117.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming George Samuel Dye as her father).

Wootie Calloway Scott

F, ID# 18107
  • Last Edited: 15 Feb 2004

Family: George Samuel Dye

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. 117.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming Wootie Calloway Scott as her mother).

John Gordon Hulme

M, ID# 18121
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

William Oscar Hudson

M, ID# 18127, b. 6 May 1880, d. 12 March 1944
  • 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. 116.

G. Boles Bunch

M, ID# 18130, b. 1877, d. 1928
  • Birth*: He was born in 1877.1
  • Marriage*: He married Ossie Cofer.2
  • Death*: He died in 1928.1
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: Ossie Cofer b. 1886

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.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (referring to them as "G. Boles Bunch (1877-1928), and his wife Ossie Cofer, b. 1886 of Wilkes Co., Ga.").
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (naming G. Boles Bunch as her father).

Ossie Cofer

F, ID# 18131, b. 1886
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: G. Boles Bunch b. 1877, d. 1928

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.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (referring to them as "G. Boles Bunch (1877-1928), and his wife Ossie Cofer, b. 1886 of Wilkes Co., Ga.").
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (naming Ossie Cofer as her mother).

Thomas Banks Childs

M, ID# 18132, b. 11 February 1884
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: Clara Texas Roberson b. 31 Jan 1884, d. 8 Jul 1957

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.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (referring to them as "Thomas Banks Childs of Elbert Co., b. 2-11-1884 and his wife Clara Texas Robertson (1-31-1884-7-8-1957)").

Clara Texas Roberson

F, ID# 18133, b. 31 January 1884, d. 8 July 1957
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: Thomas Banks Childs b. 11 Feb 1884

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.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 116 (referring to them as "Thomas Banks Childs of Elbert Co., b. 2-11-1884 and his wife Clara Texas Robertson (1-31-1884-7-8-1957)").

Martha Cornelia Holland

F, ID# 18138, b. 16 January 1919, d. 12 December 2004
  • Last Edited: 3 Feb 2007

Family: Francis Benjamin ('Frank') Fortson Jr. b. 26 Aug 1896, d. 28 Sep 1959

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 William Erskine Holland as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Mamie Robertson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115.
  4. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 3 Feb 2007 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1108] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/RootswebSSDI, viewed on 3 Feb 2007 (stating that she died on 12 Dec 2004; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Elberton, Ga. when she died).

William Erskine Holland

M, ID# 18139, b. 8 June 1882, d. 17 January 1958
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: Mamie Robertson b. 28 Dec 1892

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.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (referring to them as "William Erskine Holland (6-8-1882-1-17-1958) and his wife Mamie Robertson, b. 12-28-1892, of Hartwell [Ga.]").
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming William Erskine Holland as her father).

Mamie Robertson

F, ID# 18140, b. 28 December 1892
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: William Erskine Holland b. 8 Jun 1882, d. 17 Jan 1958

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 115 (referring to them as "William Erskine Holland (6-8-1882-1-17-1958) and his wife Mamie Robertson, b. 12-28-1892, of Hartwell [Ga.]").
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 115 (naming Mamie Robertson as her mother).

George Linus Bolton

M, ID# 18143, b. 31 July 1847, d. 16 February 1914
  • Birth*: He was born on 31 July 1847.1
  • Marriage*: He married Sallie C. Bush.
  • Death*: He died on 16 February 1914 at age 66.1
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: Sallie C. Bush b. 4 Aug 1852, d. 9 Nov 1929

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. 117.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 117 (naming George Linus Bolton as his father).

Sallie C. Bush

F, ID# 18144, b. 4 August 1852, d. 9 November 1929
  • Birth*: She was born on 4 August 1852.1
  • Marriage*: She married George Linus Bolton.
  • Death*: She died on 9 November 1929 at age 77.1
  • Last Edited: 21 Feb 2004

Family: George Linus Bolton b. 31 Jul 1847, d. 16 Feb 1914

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. 118.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 117-18 (naming Sallie C. Bush as his mother).

George Fortson Bolton

M, ID# 18145, b. 9 September 1899, d. 28 September 1983

George Fortson Bolton.
  • Other Names*: George Bolton.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Apr 2015

Family: Laura Latimer b. 25 Sep 1907, d. 2 Jan 1994

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. 117-18 (naming Sarah Augusta Fortson as his mother).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 117-18 (naming Claude Duncan Bolton as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 118.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 21 Feb 2004.
  5. [S1120] Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery, Tignall, Ga., online http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/indepumc.shtml, viewed on 31 Dec 2006.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for George Fortson Bolton, memorial no. 33522030, viewed on 13 Apr 2015.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Laura Latimer Bolton, memorial no. 33522073, viewed on 13 Apr 2015.
  8. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 21 Feb 2004 (stating that he died in Sep 1983; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Tignall, Ga. when he died).

James F. ('Jim') Clopton

M, ID# 18146, b. 16 November 1905, d. 2 October 1961
  • Last Edited: 6 Mar 2004

Family: Dovie Davis b. 21 Jun 1905, d. 16 Sep 1975

Citations

  1. [S936] Ellis County, Texas Cemetery Records, vol.1 (Waxahachie, Tex.: Ellis Co. Gen. Soc'y, 1981), p. 24.

Dovie Davis

F, ID# 18147, b. 21 June 1905, d. 16 September 1975
  • Last Edited: 6 Mar 2004

Family: James F. ('Jim') Clopton b. 16 Nov 1905, d. 2 Oct 1961

Citations

  1. [S936] Ellis County, Texas Cemetery Records, vol.1 (Waxahachie, Tex.: Ellis Co. Gen. Soc'y, 1981), p. 24.

William Sessions

M, ID# 18148
  • Note*: He was a native of Sampson County, North Carolina.2
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2010

Family: Margaret Poitevent

Citations

  1. [S938] A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas (Chicago, Ill.: Lewis Pub. Co., 1892), p. 287 (naming Jesse Sessions as his father), reprinted in Ellis County History (Waxahachie, Tex.: Ellis County Historical Museum & Art Gallery, Inc., 1972).
  2. [S1200] A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas (Chicago, Ill.: Lewis Pub. Co., 1893), p. 586.
  3. [S938] A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, above, p. 287 (naming William Sessions as his father).
  4. [S1200] A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro . . . and Leon Counties, Texas, above, p. 586 (naming William Sessions as his father).

Margaret Poitevent

F, ID# 18149
  • Note*: She was a native of Sampson County, North Carolina.1
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2010

Family: William Sessions

Citations

  1. [S1200] A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas (Chicago, Ill.: Lewis Pub. Co., 1893), p. 586.
  2. [S938] A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas (Chicago, Ill.: Lewis Pub. Co., 1892), p. 287 (naming Margaret Poitevent as his mother), reprinted in Ellis County History (Waxahachie, Tex.: Ellis County Historical Museum & Art Gallery, Inc., 1972).
  3. [S1200] A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro . . . and Leon Counties, Texas, above, p. 586 (naming Margaret Portevent as his mother).

Jesse Sessions

M, ID# 18150
  • Note*: He came from England in the 18th Century with his brother and was ship-wrecked on the North Carolina coast.1
  • Last Edited: 7 Mar 2004

Citations

  1. [S938] A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas (Chicago, Ill.: Lewis Pub. Co., 1892), p. 287, reprinted in Ellis County History (Waxahachie, Tex.: Ellis County Historical Museum & Art Gallery, Inc., 1972).
  2. [S938] A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, above, p. 287 (naming Jesse Sessions as his father).