William Boyd Fortson

M, ID# 22051, b. 5 February 1885, d. 4 January 1935
  • Birth*: He was born on 5 February 1885.1
  • Marriage*: He married Annie Louise Stratford on 10 April 1907.1
  • Death*: He died on 4 January 1935 at age 49.1
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2018

Family: Annie Louise Stratford d. 20 Aug 1935

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. 752.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 752 (naming William Boyd Fortson as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 752-53 (naming William Boyd Fortson as his father).

Annie Louise Stratford

F, ID# 22052, d. 20 August 1935
  • Other Names*: Annie Stratford, Annie Louise Stratford Fortson, Annie Louise Fortson, Annie Stratford Fortson, Annie Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2018

Family: William Boyd Fortson b. 5 Feb 1885, d. 4 Jan 1935

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. 752.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 752 (naming Annie Louise Stratford as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 752-53 (naming Annie Louise Stratford as his mother).

Sarah Louise Fortson

F, ID# 22053, b. 7 January 1908, d. 31 July 1972
  • Other Names*: Sarah Fortson, Sarah Louise Fortson Siler, Sarah Louise Siler, Sarah Fortson Siler, Sarah Siler.
  • Note*: Her Find A Grave memorial has 7 Jan 1908 as her birth date, while a family history has 7 Jul 1908.6,7

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2018

Family: Major Arnold Miller Siler b. 31 Jul 1889, d. 7 Oct 1971

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. 752 (naming William Boyd Fortson as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 752 (naming Annie Louise Stratford as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 752.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Louise Fortson Siler, memorial no. 49314813, viewed on 27 Aug 2018.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Maj. Arnold Miller Siler, memorial no. 49314809, viewed on 27 Aug 2018.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Louise Fortson Siler, memorial no. 49314813, viewed on 27 Aug 2018 (giving 7 Jan 1908 as her birth date).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 752 (giving 7 Jul 1908 as her birth date).

Major Arnold Miller Siler

M, ID# 22054, b. 31 July 1889, d. 7 October 1971
  • Other Names*: Arnold Siler, Major Arnold Siler, Major Siler.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his picture, is here.
  • Last Edited: 27 Aug 2018

Family: Sarah Louise Fortson b. 7 Jan 1908, d. 31 Jul 1972

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. 752.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Louise Fortson Siler, memorial no. 49314813, viewed on 27 Aug 2018.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Maj. Arnold Miller Siler, memorial no. 49314809, viewed on 27 Aug 2018.

Standish Gage

M, ID# 22059
  • Last Edited: 31 Aug 2018

Family:

Citations

  1. [S1506] The Chicago Daily Tribune, Chicago, Ill., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 4 Jan 1874, p. 11, col. 5 (under "Marriages") (naming Standish Gage, Esq. as her father).

Reuben Bond

M, ID# 22060
  • Last Edited: 31 Aug 2018

Joseph Coudon

M, ID# 22062
  • Last Edited: 3 Sep 2018

Family: Caroline Whitaker b. c 1838, d. 16 Aug 1898

Citations

  1. [S1508] Cecil Whig, Elkton, Md., online at https://www.newspaperarchive.com, 20 Aug 1898, p. 1, col. 4 (under “Deaths”) (naming Joseph Coudon as his father).

Joseph Coudon

M, ID# 22063
  • Last Edited: 3 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S1508] Cecil Whig, Elkton, Md., online at https://www.newspaperarchive.com, 20 Aug 1898, p. 1, col. 4 (under “Deaths”) (naming Caroline Whitaker as his mother).
  2. [S1508] Cecil Whig, Elkton, Md., online, above, 20 Aug 1898, p. 1, col. 4 (under “Deaths”) (naming Joseph Coudon as his father).

Joseph Colbert ('Joe') Caperton

M, ID# 22064, b. 10 October 1887, d. 27 December 1950
  • Other Names*: Joseph Caperton, Joe Colbert Caperton, Joe Caperton.
  • Note*: He was a druggist.4

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes some additional biographical information, is here.
  • Last Edited: 3 Sep 2018

Family: Gulie Corbett b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 18 Apr 1945

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Gulie Corbett Caperton-Bell, memorial no. 51016359, viewed on 3 Sep 2018 (stating that he was born in Carolina Landing, Mississippi and not giving the date).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Joseph Colbert ('Joe') Caperton, memorial no. 45900086, viewed on 3 Sep 2018.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Gulie Corbett Caperton-Bell, memorial no. 51016359, viewed on 3 Sep 2018 (not giving the date or place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Gulie Corbett Caperton-Bell, memorial no. 51016359, viewed on 3 Sep 2018.

Essie Leah Paulk

F, ID# 22066
  • Other Names*: Essie Paulk, Essie Leah Paulk Pace, Essie Leah Pace, Essie Paulk Pace, Essie Pace.
  • Scrapbook*: "Henry Pace and Bride Coming For Visit Here.
       "Henry Pace and his bride, who are on their honeymoon, are coming here for a visit before going to Springfield to make their home. Mrs. Pace, before her marriage was Miss Essie Leah Paulk, of Fouke, Ark., and her marriage to Mr. Pace occurred Oct. 14. Mr. Pace is in the employ of the government and had for his headquarters, Springfield. Announcements of the marriage convey the news that the young people will be at home in Springfield after Nov. 1."1
  • Note*: She was from Fouke, Arkansas.1
  • Last Edited: 4 Sep 2018

Family: Henry Harding Pace b. 13 Jul 1900

Citations

  1. [S1493] Alton Evening Telegraph, Alton, Ill., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 21 Oct 1924, p. 2, col. 4 (under "Upper Alton").

Millard Fillmore Fortson

M, ID# 22068, b. 28 March 1858, d. 25 January 1939
  • Birth*: He was born on 28 March 1858.1
  • Death*: He died on 25 January 1939 at age 80.2
  • Last Edited: 19 Sep 2018

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. 122, 124.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 124.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 124 (naming Millard Fillmore Fortson as her father).
  4. [S1398] The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 30 Dec 1900, p. 20, col. 5 (naming M. F. Fortson as her father).

Alline Fortson

F, ID# 22069
  • Scrapbook*: "Accident to a Child.
       "Gainesville, Ga., December 29.—(Special.) Alline, the six-year-old daughter of Mr. M. F. Fortson, of this city, happened to a bad accident this afternoon. While descending a stairway at her home she fell to the floor, a distance of twelve feet, fracturing her skull and sustaining severe internal injuries. The chances are against her recovery."3
  • Last Edited: 19 Sep 2018

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. 124 (naming Millard Fillmore Fortson as her father).
  2. [S1398] The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 30 Dec 1900, p. 20, col. 5 (naming M. F. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S1398] The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., above, 30 Dec 1900, p. 20, col. 5.

Dr. Milton W. Kirk

M, ID# 22070
  • Note*: He was a dentist.1
  • Last Edited: 23 Sep 2018

Family: Mary Louise ('Minnie') Frye b. 6 Feb 1864, d. 18 Nov 1937

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Mary Louise 'Minnie' Frye Fortson Kirk, memorial no. 5232367, viewed on 23 Sep 2018.

Abner Fortson Adams

M, ID# 22071, b. 1860, d. 9 October 1946
  • Other Names*: Abner Adams.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Sep 2018

Family: Leila Frances Carpenter b. 1863, d. 1939

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. 225 (naming William Harrison Harper Adams as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 225 (naming Eliza Teasley as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Abner Fortson Adams, memorial no. 96073919, viewed on 26 Sep 2018.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 225 (not giving the date or place).
  5. [S1519] The Daily Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 26 Dec 1880, p. 1, col. 6 (wedding announcement for Fortson Adams and Leila Carpenter) (stating that the ceremony was that evening, performed by Rev. W. A. Farris).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Abner Fortson Adams, memorial no. 96073919, viewed on 26 Sep 2018 (not giving the date or place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Leila Frances Carpenter Adams, memorial no. 96073948, viewed on 26 Sep 2018 (not giving the date or place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Abner Fortson Adams, memorial no. 96073919, viewed on 26 Sep 2018 (attributing information to his death certificate).

Leila Frances Carpenter

F, ID# 22072, b. 1863, d. 1939
  • Other Names*: Leila Carpenter Adams, Leila Frances Adams, Leila Adams.
  • Scrapbook*: "Elberton [Georgia], December 23 [1880].—Yesterday evening at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. Fortson Adams was married to Miss Leila Carpenter, Rev. W. A. Farris, of Hartwell, performing the ceremony. After the ceremony the groom with his beautiful young bride repaired to the residence of his father, Mr. W. H. H. Adams, where a sumptuous supper was spread and a host of friends greeted them.”.6

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her tombstone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Sep 2018

Family: Abner Fortson Adams b. 1860, d. 9 Oct 1946

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Leila Frances Carpenter Adams, memorial no. 96073948, viewed on 26 Sep 2018.
  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. 225 (not giving the date or place).
  3. [S1519] The Daily Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 26 Dec 1880, p. 1, col. 6 (wedding announcement for Fortson Adams and Leila Carpenter) (stating that the ceremony was that evening, performed by Rev. W. A. Farris).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Abner Fortson Adams, memorial no. 96073919, viewed on 26 Sep 2018 (not giving the date or place).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Leila Frances Carpenter Adams, memorial no. 96073948, viewed on 26 Sep 2018 (not giving the date or place).
  6. [S1519] The Daily Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., above, 26 Dec 1880, p. 1, col. 6.

Olive Fortson

F, ID# 22073, b. 1871, d. 1946
  • Other Names*: Olive Fortson Hamilton, Olive Hamilton.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton b. 1866, d. 1932

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. 344, 353 (referring to her as "charming daughter of John Thomas Fortson").
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 344, 353 (referring to her as "charming daughter of Mary Ann Belknap").
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353.
  4. [S1522] San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Calif., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 16 Feb 1887, p. 3, col. 6 (identifying him as J. W. Hamilton).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (giving the year but no other information).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Olive Fortson as his mother).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Olive Fortson as her mother).

Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton

M, ID# 22074, b. 1866, d. 1932
  • Note*: At the time of his marriage in 1887, he was living in Silver City, Nevada. Later he was a dental surgeon in Oakland, California.4,5
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Olive Fortson b. 1871, d. 1946

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. 353.
  2. [S1522] San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Calif., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 16 Feb 1887, p. 3, col. 6 (identifying him as J. W. Hamilton).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (giving the year but no other information).
  4. [S1522] San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Calif., online, above, 16 Feb 1887, p. 3, col. 6 (marriage announcement for Olive Fortson and J. W. Hamilton) (describing him as being "of Silver City, Nev."
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (describing him as "dental surgeon, Oakland, Cal.").
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton as his father).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton as her father).

Burnett Hamilton

M, ID# 22075, b. 3 January 1888, d. 7 February 1946
  • Note*: He graduated from the University of California and was a civil engineer. From a family history: "Burnett became Civil Engineer of Alamed Company, Cal., and was assistant engineer in the construction of the noted Alameda Underground Tube, connecting Alameda with Ookland."6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his obituary, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Lillian Henderson b. 1889

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. 353 (naming Olive Fortson as his mother).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton as his father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Burnett Hamilton, memorial no. 87829980, viewed on 7 Oct 2018.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (giving the date but not the place).
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (with typographical errors corrected).
  7. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 353-54 (naming Burnett Hamilton as his father).

Virginia Hamilton

F, ID# 22076, b. 1904, d. 1932
  • Birth*: She was born in 1904.3
  • Marriage*: She married George Dealey.4
  • Death*: She died in 1932.4
  • Other Names*: Virginia Hamilton Dealey, Virginia Dealey.
  • Note*: From a family history: "No children. She taught at the University of California in the Art Department, was exceptionally lovely in appearance and character."4
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: George Dealey

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. 353 (naming Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Olive Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 353-54.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354.

Harry Arthur Hamilton

M, ID# 22077, b. 1908
  • Other Names*: Harry Hamilton.
  • Note*: From a family history: "He graduated from the University of California; in 1958 was an executive with Shell Oil Co. at Modesto, Cal. Borh husband and wife are champion golfers and highly regarded. No children."4
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Marie Louise Phillips b. 4 Jul 1910

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. 353 (naming Dr. W. Jesse Hamilton as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 353 (naming Olive Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 353, 354.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354.

Lillian Henderson

F, ID# 22078, b. 1889
  • Other Names*: Lillian Henderson Hamilton, Lillian Hamilton.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Burnett Hamilton b. 3 Jan 1888, d. 7 Feb 1946

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. 353.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 353-54 (naming Lillian Henderson as his mother).

Jack Burnett Hamilton

M, ID# 22079, b. 2 November 1915, d. 22 June 1976
  • Other Names*: Jack Hamilton.
  • Note*: • He was a dental technician in Oakland, California.
    • In World War II he was a TEC3 in the U.S. Army.5,6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

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. 353-54 (naming Burnett Hamilton as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 353-54 (naming Lillian Henderson as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jack Burnett Hamilton, memorial no. 12760872, viewed on 7 Oct 2018.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 354 (first bullet).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jack Burnett Hamilton, memorial no. 12760872, viewed on 7 Oct 2018 (second bullet).

George Dealey

M, ID# 22081
  • Note*: He was "an insurance man."1
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Virginia Hamilton b. 1904, d. 1932

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. 354.

Marie Louise Phillips

F, ID# 22082, b. 4 July 1910
  • Other Names*: Marie Phillips, Marie Louise Phillips Hamilton, Marie Louise Hamilton, Marie Phillips Hamilton, Marie Hamilton.
  • Last Edited: 7 Oct 2018

Family: Harry Arthur Hamilton b. 1908

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. 354.