John James Seymour

M, ID# 20752, b. 19 January 1926, d. 8 November 2011
  • Note*: He was the founder of Seymour's Garage and Wrecker Service and had been a sharpshooter in the U.S. Army. His survivors included his second wife, five children, three stepchildren, thirteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, eight step-granchildren, four step-great-grandchildren, and a sister.9

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

Family: Dorothy May ('Dot') Barrett b. 3 Apr 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. 151 (naming Luther Seymour as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John James Seymour, memorial no. 80195429, viewed on 26 Dec 2012 (naming Luther David Seymour as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 151 (naming Cecile Fortson as his mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John James Seymour, memorial no. 80195429, viewed on 26 Dec 2012 (naming Cecile Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 151.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, John J. Seymour, viewed on 26 Dec 2012 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John James Seymour, memorial no. 80195429, viewed on 26 Dec 2012 (stating that he was born in 1926 in Madison County, Georgia).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John James Seymour, memorial no. 80195429, viewed on 26 Dec 2012 (not giving the marriage date but stating that she predeceased him).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John James Seymour, memorial no. 80195429, viewed on 26 Dec 2012.
  10. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 151 (naming John Seymour as his father).

Dorothy May ('Dot') Barrett

F, ID# 20755, b. 3 April 1928
  • Other Names*: Dot Barrett, Dorothy Barrett, Dot Barrett Seymour, Dot Seymour, Dorothy May Barrett Seymour, Dorothy May Seymour, Dorothy Barrett Seymour, Dorothy Seymour.
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2012

Family: John James Seymour b. 19 Jan 1926, d. 8 Nov 2011

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. 151.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John James Seymour, memorial no. 80195429, viewed on 26 Dec 2012 (not giving the marriage date but stating that she predeceased him).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 151 (naming Dorothy May Barrett as his mother).

James David Seymour

M, ID# 20760, b. 22 December 1957, d. 22 December 1957
  • Death*: He died on 22 December 1957.3
  • Birth*: He was born on 22 December 1957.3
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2012

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. 151 (naming John Seymour as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 151 (naming Dorothy May Barrett as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 151.

Lee Fortson

M, ID# 20781, b. 22 December 1906, d. September 1974
  • Note*: Lee was a deacon and Sunday school superintendent for Shiloh Baptist Church near Danielsville, Georgia for several decades and operated a store across from the church.3
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Family: Ruth Crowe b. 14 Sep 1907, d. 10 Aug 1991

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. 151-52 (naming John Lacy Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 151-52 (naming Sallie McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lee Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lee Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (stating that he died in Sep 1974; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Danielsville, Ga. when he died).

Ruth Crowe

F, ID# 20782, b. 14 September 1907, d. 10 August 1991
  • Other Names*: Ruth Crowe Fortson, Ruth Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Family: Lee Fortson b. 22 Dec 1906, d. Sep 1974

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. 152 (naming J. Pat Crowe as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming L. Graham as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Ruth C. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.

J. Pat Crowe

M, ID# 20783
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

Family: L. Graham

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. 152 (naming J. Pat Crowe as her father).

L. Graham

F, ID# 20784
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

Family: J. Pat Crowe

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. 152 (naming L. Graham as her mother).

Robert E. Fortson

M, ID# 20785, b. 25 January 1909, d. 8 October 1987

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Family: Susie Mae Adams b. 1 Jun 1911, d. 6 Dec 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), pp. 151-52 (naming John Lacy Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 151-52 (naming Sallie McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert Fortson, memorial no. 64436717, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Robert E. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Robert E. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (stating that he died on 8 Oct 1987; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Danielsville, Ga. when he died).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming Robert E. Fortson as his father).

Susie Mae Adams

F, ID# 20786, b. 1 June 1911, d. 6 December 1980
  • Other Names*: Susie Adams, Susie Mae Adams Fortson, Susie Mae Fortson, Susie Fortson.5,6

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Family: Robert E. Fortson b. 25 Jan 1909, d. 8 Oct 1987

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Susie Fortson, memorial no. 64436727, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Susie Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  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. 152.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Susie Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (stating that she died in Dec 1980; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Danielsville, Ga. when she died).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Susie Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (Susie Fortson).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Susie Fortson, memorial no. 64436727, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (Susie Fortson).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming Susie Mae Adams as his mother).

John Grady Fortson

M, ID# 20787, b. 1 December 1911, d. 23 December 1968
  • Other Names*: Grady Fortson.4
  • Note*: A family history gives 1 Dec 1910 as his birth date. He could not be located with certainty in the Social Security Disability Index.7

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Family: Cumi Vastine Carey b. 2 Jan 1914, d. 3 Mar 2002

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. 151-52 (naming John Lacy Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 151-52 (naming Sallie McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John Grady Fortson, memorial no. 60575698, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (stating that he was born on 1 Dec 1910).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming Grady Fortson as her father).

Cumi Vastine Carey

F, ID# 20788, b. 2 January 1914, d. 3 March 2002
  • Other Names*: Cumi Carey, Cumi Fortson, Cumi Carey Fortson, Cumi Carey Vastine Fortson.11,12
  • Note*: She was survived by a son, a brother, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.10

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Family: John Grady Fortson b. 1 Dec 1911, d. 23 Dec 1968

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002 (naming Edge Carey as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (naming Edgar Hamilton Carey as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002 (naming Jennie Beatenbaugh as her mother).
  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. 152 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Cumi V. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Grady Fortson, memorial no. 60575698, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  9. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Cumi V. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (stating that she died on 3 Mar 2002; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Hartwell, Ga. when she died).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002.
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (Cumi Carey).
  12. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson).
  13. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming Cumi Carey as her mother).

Edgar Hamilton Carey

M, ID# 20789, b. 29 June 1882, d. 9 April 1962
  • Other Names*: Edgar Carey, Edge Carey, Edger H. Carey.2,3,4

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

Family: Nancy Jane ('Jennie') Beatenbough b. 18 Oct 1888, d. 8 Dec 1973

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Edgar Hamilton Carey, memorial no. 60574826, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002 (Edge Carey).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Edgar Hamilton Carey, memorial no. 60574826, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (Edgar Hamilton Carey).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Edgar Hamilton Carey, memorial no. 60574826, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (Edger H. Carey, as inscribed on grave marker pictured on this memorial).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002 (naming Edge Carey as her father).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (naming Edgar Hamilton Carey as her father).

Nancy Jane ('Jennie') Beatenbough

F, ID# 20790, b. 18 October 1888, d. 8 December 1973
  • Other Names*: Nancy Jane Beatenbough Carey, Nancy Jane Beatenbaugh Carey, Jennie Beatenbough, Jennie Beatenbaugh, Jennie Carey.4,5
  • Note*: Her memorial on Find A Grave gives 7 Dec 1973 as her death date and Franklin County, Georgia as the place of her death. However, the obituary included on the memorial says she died on a Saturday, which would have been 8 Dec 1973, at her home on Route 3, Danielsville, Georgia, and Danielsville is in Madison County.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

Family: Edgar Hamilton Carey b. 29 Jun 1882, d. 9 Apr 1962

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Nancy Jane Beatenbough Carey, memorial no. 60574981, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Edgar Hamilton Carey, memorial no. 60574826, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nancy Jane Beatenbough Carey, memorial no. 60574981, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Comer [Ga.] News, 14 Dec 1973.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002 (Jennie Beatenbaugh Carey).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nancy Jane Beatenbough Carey, memorial no. 60574981, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (Jennie B. Carey, as inscribed on grave marker pictured on this memorial).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cumi Vastine Carey Fortson, memorial no. 60575601, viewed on 27 Dec 2012, attributing information to Athens [Ga.] Banner-Herald, 4 Mar 2002 (naming Jennie Beatenbaugh as her mother).

James Ellis Fortson

M, ID# 20795, b. 6 February 1918, d. 28 November 1988
  • Other Names*: James Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2013

Family: Lois Dean b. 9 Jun 1918, d. 5 Feb 2013

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. 151-52 (naming John Lacy Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 151-52 (naming Sallie McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James E. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S960] Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, Ga., online at http://athensonline.com, 7 Feb 2013, obituary of Lois Dean Fortson at http://tinyurl.com/bg7q4ah, viewed on 11 Feb 2013.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James E. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (stating that he died on 28 Nov 1988; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Athens, Ga. when he died).

Lois Dean

F, ID# 20796, b. 9 June 1918, d. 5 February 2013

Lois Dean Fortson.
  • Other Names*: Lois Dean Fortson, Lois Fortson.
  • Note*: She lived in Athens, Georgia, where she was a member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a retired supervisor for S. H. Kress & Co. From her obituary: "Mrs. Fortson was beloved by her family and friends, and known throughout her life for her kind and gentle spirit."5

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Feb 2013

Family: James Ellis Fortson b. 6 Feb 1918, d. 28 Nov 1988

Citations

  1. [S960] Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, Ga., online at http://athensonline.com, 7 Feb 2013, obituary of Lois Dean Fortson at http://tinyurl.com/bg7q4ah, viewed on 11 Feb 2013 (naming Weldon Dean as her father).
  2. [S960] Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, Ga., online at http://athensonline.com, 7 Feb 2013, obituary of Lois Dean Fortson at http://tinyurl.com/bg7q4ah, viewed on 11 Feb 2013 (naming Mettie Long as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 152.
  4. [S960] Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, Ga., online at http://athensonline.com, 7 Feb 2013, obituary of Lois Dean Fortson at http://tinyurl.com/bg7q4ah, viewed on 11 Feb 2013 (stating that she was a native of Madison County, Georgia but not giving the date).
  5. [S960] Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, Ga., online at http://athensonline.com, 7 Feb 2013, obituary of Lois Dean Fortson at http://tinyurl.com/bg7q4ah, viewed on 11 Feb 2013.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lois Dean Fortson, memorial no. 104760489, viewed on 11 Feb 2013.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lois Dean Fortson, memorial no. 104760489, viewed on 11 Feb 2013 (not giving the date).

Marvin B. Fortson

M, ID# 20799, b. 24 July 1922, d. 10 December 2000

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

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. 151-52 (naming John Lacy Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 151-52 (naming Sallie McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Marvin B. Fortson, memorial no. 64436678, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Marvin B. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Marvin B. Fortson, viewed on 27 Dec 2012 (stating that he died on 10 Dec 2000; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Danielsville, Ga. when he died).

T. W. Fortson

M, ID# 20800
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2012

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. 151-52 (naming John Lacy Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 151-52 (naming Sallie McConnell as his mother).