John Edd Bryant

M, ID# 20908, b. 6 April 1911, d. 21 December 1998
  • Other Names*: John Ed Bryant, John Bryant.
  • Note*: He lived in Oneonta, Alabama and was a long-time cattleman. He was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church, was a director of Central Bank, and in 1978 was elected Blount County's "father of the year." Survivors included a daughter, a son, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two sisters.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a newspaper obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Mila Painter b. 31 Dec 1913, d. 13 Jan 1995

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. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for John Edd Bryant, memorial no. 31118099, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mila Painter Bryant, memorial no. 31118102, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Edd Bryant, memorial no. 31118099, viewed on 12 Jan 2012, quoting obituary in Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama.

Mila Painter

F, ID# 20909, b. 31 December 1913, d. 13 January 1995
  • Other Names*: Mila Painter Bryant, Mila Bryant.1
  • Note*: She was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church, a member of Pine Grove Homemakers Club, a member of Blount County Cattle Womens Association, and a Committee Member of the Blount County Needy School Children. Survivors included her husband, a daughter, a son, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.3

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a newspaper obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: John Edd Bryant b. 6 Apr 1911, d. 21 Dec 1998

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mila Painter Bryant, memorial no. 31118102, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for John Edd Bryant, memorial no. 31118099, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mila Painter Bryant, memorial no. 31118102, viewed on 12 Jan 2012, quoting obituary in Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama.

Eudelle Bryant

F, ID# 20917, b. 29 January 1916, d. 14 August 1997
  • Other Names*: Eudell Bryant, Eudell Bryant Ray, Eudell Ray, Eudelle Bryant Ray, Eudelle Ray.5,6
  • Note*: Eudell and her sister Estelle were twins.4

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Willie Ray b. 12 Aug 1915, d. 21 Jan 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. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Eudelle Bryant Ray, memorial no. 71692283, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (spelling her name as Eudell).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Eudelle Bryant Ray, memorial no. 71692283, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (spelling her name as Eudelle).

Willie Ray

M, ID# 20918, b. 12 August 1915, d. 21 January 1987

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Eudelle Bryant b. 29 Jan 1916, d. 14 Aug 1997

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Willie Ray, memorial no. 31526170, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  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. 157.

Gertrude Bryant

F, ID# 20919, b. 17 February 1918, d. 27 April 2003

Additional Resources

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

Family: Henry Artice Tuck b. 7 Apr 1914, d. 25 Jan 2001

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. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Gertrude Bryant Tuck, memorial no. 79921012, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (giving his name as H. Artis Tuck).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Henry Artice Tuck, memorial no. 79922670, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Gertrude Bryant as her mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Gertrude Bryant Tuck as her mother).

Henry Artice Tuck

M, ID# 20920, b. 7 April 1914, d. 25 January 2001
  • Other Names*: H. Artis Tuck, Henry Tuck, Henry Artis Tuck, H. Artice Tuck.2

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Gertrude Bryant b. 17 Feb 1918, d. 27 Apr 2003

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Henry Artice Tuck, memorial no. 79922670, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  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. 157 (giving his name as H. Artis Tuck).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Gertrude Bryant Tuck, memorial no. 79921012, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming H. Artis Tuck as her father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Henry Artice Tuck as her father).

Mary Ellen Tuck

F, ID# 20921, d. November 2000
  • Other Names*: Mary Tuck, Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, Mary Tuck Frazier, Mary Ellen Frazier, Mary Frazier.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Carl Howard Frazier b. 17 Jun 1936, d. 22 Aug 2008

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. 157 (naming Gertrude Bryant as her mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Gertrude Bryant Tuck as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming H. Artis Tuck as her father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Henry Artice Tuck as her father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 13 Jan 2012 (not giving the date).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012, quoting undated and unsourced obituary.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

Carl Howard Frazier

M, ID# 20922, b. 17 June 1936, d. 22 August 2008
  • Note*: He graduated from Emma Samson High School in Alabama City, Alabama in 1954 and worked for Goodyear for forty-one years, retiring in 1995. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a Mason, and attended MeadowBrook Baptist Church and Forrest Avenue Church. Survivors included three children, two grandchildren, and three siblings.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 14 Jan 2013

Family: Mary Ellen Tuck d. Nov 2000

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012, quoting undated and unsourced obituary (naming Hoyt Frazier as his father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012, quoting undated and unsourced obituary (naming Buna Mae Wallace as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Mary Ellen Tuck Frazier, memorial no. 79939300, viewed on 13 Jan 2012 (not giving the date).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012, quoting undated and unsourced obituary.

Hoyt Frazier

M, ID# 20923
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Buna Mae Wallace

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012, quoting undated and unsourced obituary (naming Hoyt Frazier as his father).

Buna Mae Wallace

F, ID# 20924
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2013

Family: Hoyt Frazier

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Carl Howard Frazier, memorial no. 79928763, viewed on 13 Jan 2012, quoting undated and unsourced obituary (naming Buna Mae Wallace as his mother).

Cleveland Theo Fortson

M, ID# 20930, b. 28 February 1911, d. 3 February 1985
  • Other Names*: Cleveland Fortson.
  • Note*: He was a resident of Madison County, Georgia at the time of his death.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 16 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. 157 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 158 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Cleveland T. Fortson, memorial no. 98149337, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (attributing information to "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98") (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cleveland T. Fortson, memorial no. 98149337, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (attributing information to "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98").
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Cleveland T. Fortson, memorial no. 98149337, viewed on 13 Jan 2013.

Jack Edd Fortson

M, ID# 20931, b. 22 June 1912, d. 9 September 1992
  • Other Names*: Jack Ed Fortson, Jack Fortson.
  • Note*: He lived in Catawba, North Carolina.7
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2013

Family: Henrietta Le Count b. 4 Sep 1921, d. 1 Dec 1999

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. 157 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 158 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Jack E. Fortson, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 158.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Jack E. Fortson, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (stating that he died on 9 Sep 1992; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Catawba, N.C. when he died).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Jack E. Fortson, viewed on 13 Jan 2013.

William Silas Fortson

M, ID# 20932, b. 15 February 1914, d. 8 February 1993
  • Other Names*: William Fortson.
  • Note*: He lived in Hull, Georgia at the time of his death.7
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2013

Family: Jennie Glenn Horn b. 21 Feb 1922, d. 8 May 2009

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. 157 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 158 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, William S. Fortson, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 158.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, William S. Fortson, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (stating that he died in Feb 1993; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Hull, Ga. when he died).
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, William S. Fortson, viewed on 13 Jan 2013.

Jay Sims Fortson

M, ID# 20933, b. 3 May 1916, d. 4 November 1954
  • Other Names*: Jay Fortson.
  • Note*: He was a resident of Madison County, Georgia at the time of his death.5

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 16 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. 157 (giving his name as Joy Sims Fortson and naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (giving his name as Joy Sims Fortson and naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving his name as Joy Sims Fortson; giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 159 (giving his name as Joy Sims Fortson; giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jay S. Fortson, memorial no. 98148562, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (attributing information to "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98") (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jay S. Fortson, memorial no. 98148562, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (attributing information to "Georgia Deaths, 1919-98").
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 158 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jay S. Fortson, memorial no. 98148562, viewed on 13 Jan 2013.
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 158 (identifying the cemetery as Blue Stone Baptist Church).

John Bethune Fortson

M, ID# 20934, b. 8 March 1918, d. 5 October 1989
  • Other Names*: John Fortson.
  • Note*: He served as a private in the U.S. Army in World War II. He and his wife were cousins.6,7

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2013

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. 157 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 158 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Pvt. John B. Fortson, memorial no. 39561371, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Pvt. John B. Fortson, memorial no. 39561371, viewed on 13 Jan 2013.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Pvt. John B. Fortson, memorial no. 39561371, viewed on 13 Jan 2013 (giving information on his military service).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 158 (stating that he and his wife were cousins).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 158 (naming John Bethune Fortson as his father).

Nina Sue Fortson

F, ID# 20935, b. 9 February 1921, d. 24 November 1956
  • Other Names*: Nina Sue Fortson Furr, Nina Fortson Furr, Nina Sue Furr, Nina Furr.
  • Note*: She was married three times and had no children.12

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2013

Family: Huston Furr b. 20 Jun 1905, d. 4 May 1968

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. 157 (naming William Richard Fortson as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Nina S. Fortson Furr, memorial no. 66594288 (naming William R. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as her mother).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nina S. Fortson Furr, memorial no. 66594288 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as her mother).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 159 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nina S. Fortson Furr, memorial no. 66594288, viewed on 16 Jan 2013.
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 159 (spelling his name as Houston Furr).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Huston Furr, memorial no. 66594126, viewed on 16 Jan 2013.
  9. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 159 (giving the date but not the place).
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nina S. Fortson Furr, memorial no. 66594288, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (giving the date and place).
  11. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 159 (stating that she was buried in North Carolina without further identification of the place).
  12. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 159.

Frances Lucille Fortson

F, ID# 20937, b. 23 August 1926, d. 16 December 2006
  • Other Names*: Frances Fortson, Frances Lucille Fortson Bost, Frances Lucille Bost, Frances Fortson Bost, Frances Bost.
  • Last Edited: 16 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. 157 (naming William Richard Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157 (giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 159 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Frances L. Bost, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Frances L. Bost, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (stating that she died on 16 Dec 2006; not giving the place of death but stating that she lived in Kannapolis, N.C. when she died).

Guy Howell Fortson

M, ID# 20939, b. 3 September 1930, d. 1 May 1982
  • Other Names*: Guy Fortson.
  • Note*: He served in the U.S. Navy.8

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 16 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), pp. 157-58 (naming William Richard Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 157-58 (naming Patsy Ethel Carithers as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 158 (giving the date and place and attributing birthdate information to family bible in possession of John Bethune Fortson), 159 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Guy Howell Fortson, memorial no. 56873955, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Guy Fortson, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Guy Howell Fortson, memorial no. 56873955, viewed on 16 Jan 2013.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Guy Fortson, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (stating that he died in May 1892; not naming the place of death but stating that last benefits were sent to an address in Rock Hill, S.C.).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Guy Howell Fortson, memorial no. 56873955, viewed on 16 Jan 2013 (according to information on grave marker pictured in the memorial).