(Son) Fortson

M, ID# 20818, b. 15 March 1930, d. 15 March 1930

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 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. 152 (naming Robert E. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming Susie Mae Adams as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Infant Son Fortson, memorial no. 64436568, viewed on 28 Dec 2012.

Jo Anne Fortson

F, ID# 20823
  • Note*: A family history gives her husband's name as _____ Addison.3
  • Last Edited: 28 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. 152 (naming Grady Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152 (naming Cumi Carey as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 152.

Eugene Talmadge Fortson

M, ID# 20824, b. 5 September 1940, d. 6 December 2012

Additional Resources

• Find A Grave memorials for him are here and here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2012

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Eugene Talmadge Fortson, memorial no. 101882548, viewed on 28 Dec 2012.

Joe H. Self

M, ID# 20830, b. 1869, d. 1960
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: Cora Fortson b. 28 Jan 1874, d. 4 Dec 1916

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. 146.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Joe H. Self as her father).

Flossie Lee Self

F, ID# 20834, b. 9 February 1902, d. 4 February 1914

Flossie Lee Self's tombstone, Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Shiloh, Ga., courtesy of Ed Saye.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 20 Feb 2016

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. 146 (naming Joe H. Self as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Cora Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Flossie Lee Self, memorial no. 64436844, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.

Lily Mae Self

F, ID# 20835
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 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), p. 146 (naming Joe H. Self as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 146 (naming Cora Fortson as her mother).

Naomi Chatham

F, ID# 20837, b. 6 July 1881, d. 29 June 1941

Naomi Chatham Fortson's tombstone, Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Shiloh, Ga., courtesy of Ed Saye.
  • Other Names*: Naomi Chatham Fortson, Naomi Fortson.2

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: Christopher Columbus ('Lump') Fortson b. 23 Jun 1876, d. 4 Jul 1944

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. 147.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Naomi C. Fortson, memorial no. 45127103, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  3. [S175] Supposition as to marriage, based on common grave marker.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Naomi Chatham as his mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Naomi Chatham as her mother).

Thomas Ed Fortson

M, ID# 20838, b. 13 October 1900
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: Lois McConnell b. 10 Jul 1901, d. Oct 1989

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. 147 (naming Columbus ('Lump') Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Naomi Chatham as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).

Lois McConnell

F, ID# 20839, b. 10 July 1901, d. October 1989
  • Other Names*: Lois McConnell Fortson, Lois Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 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), p. 147 (naming Francis Newton McConnell as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Mary Graham as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lois M. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Lois M. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that she died in Oct 1989; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Colbert, Ga. when she died).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).

Francis Newton McConnell

M, ID# 20840, b. 26 July 1856, d. 16 March 1939
  • Other Names*: Francis McConnell.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: Mary Graham b. 17 Oct 1872, d. 20 May 1956

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Francis N. McConnell, memorial no. 89462266, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary E. McConnell, memorial no. 89462267, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that she was the wife of Francis N. McConnell).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Francis N. McConnell, memorial no. 89462266, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that he was the husband of Mary E. McConnell).
  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. 147.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Francis Newton McConnell as her father).

Mary Graham

F, ID# 20841, b. 17 October 1872, d. 20 May 1956
  • Other Names*: Mary Graham McConnell, Mary McConnell.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: Francis Newton McConnell b. 26 Jul 1856, d. 16 Mar 1939

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mary E. McConnell, memorial no. 89462267, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary E. McConnell, memorial no. 89462267, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that she was the wife of Francis N. McConnell).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Francis N. McConnell, memorial no. 89462266, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that he was the husband of Mary E. McConnell).
  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. 147 (naming Mary Graham as her mother).

Mattie Lou Fortson

F, ID# 20842, b. 18 March 1903, d. 9 April 1990
  • Other Names*: Mattie Lou Fortson Bryant, Mattie Fortson, Mattie Fortson Bryant, Mattie Lou Bryant, Mattie Bryant.3
  • Note*: She and her husband, George Bryant, were first cousins.5

Additional Resources

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

Family: George W. Bryant b. 9 May 1903, d. 21 Aug 1978

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. 147 (naming Columbus ('Lump') Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Naomi Chatham as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mattie Lou Bryant, memorial no. 31118101, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Mattie L. Bryant, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for George W. Bryant, memorial no. 31118098, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.

George W. Bryant

M, ID# 20843, b. 9 May 1903, d. 21 August 1978
  • Note*: He and his wife, Mattie Lou Fortson, were first cousins.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Mattie Lou Fortson b. 18 Mar 1903, d. 9 Apr 1990

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. 147, 156 (both naming Martha Jane Fortson as his mother).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 147, 156 (both naming Ben Bryant as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for George W. Bryant, memorial no. 31118098, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, George Bryant, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mattie Lou Bryant, memorial no. 31118101, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, George Bryant, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that he died in Aug 1978; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Oneonta, Ala. when he died).

James Clifford Fortson

M, ID# 20847, b. 4 March 1905, d. 8 October 1987
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: Annie Sue Suddeth b. 8 Jun 1907, d. Jul 1981

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. 147 (naming Columbus ('Lump') Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Naomi Chatham as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James C. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James C. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that he died on 8 Oct 1987; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Athens, Ga. when he died).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming James Clifford Fortson as her father).

Annie Sue Suddeth

F, ID# 20848, b. 8 June 1907, d. July 1981
  • Other Names*: Annie Suddeth, Annie Sue Suddeth Fortson, Annie Suddeth Fortson, Annie Sue Fortson, Annie Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Family: James Clifford Fortson b. 4 Mar 1905, d. 8 Oct 1987

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. 147.
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Annie Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  3. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Annie Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that she died in Jul 1981; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Athens, Ga. when she died and that last benefits were sent to an address in Athens, Ga.).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Annie Sue suddeth as her mother).

Lucile Fortson

F, ID# 20849, b. 6 March 1927, d. 6 March 1927
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 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), p. 147 (naming James Clifford Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Annie Sue suddeth as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Shellanna Fortson

F, ID# 20850, b. 9 September 1928, d. 1 February 1996
  • Other Names*: Shellanna Kettle.6
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 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), p. 147 (naming James Clifford Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Annie Sue suddeth as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Shellanna Kettle, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Shellanna Kettle, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that she died on 1 Feb 1996; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Arnoldsville, Ga. when she died).
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Shellanna Kettle, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.