A. Quarles

M, ID# 8751, b. before 1847
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Bell Pendergrass b. c 1847

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Dee Pendergrass

F, ID# 8752, b. circa 1848
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: _____ Kelly b. b 1848

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

_____ Kelly

M, ID# 8753, b. before 1848
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Dee Pendergrass b. c 1848

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Wid Pendergrass

M, ID# 8754, b. circa 1850
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Amanda Rachel Pendergrass

F, ID# 8755, b. 3 January 1852, d. 8 September 1914
  • Note*: She and James moved to Yalobusha County, Mississippi in 1880, where her sister Ida lived, and in 1881 bought the Bibby farm about seven miles southwest of Water Valley. They later moved into Water Valley.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: James Isaiah Vaughn b. 19 Dec 1842, d. 2 Oct 1927

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Amanda Rachel Pendergrass as his mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Amanda Rachel Pendergrass as her mother).

Steve Pendergrass

M, ID# 8756, b. after 1853
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Mattie Henderson b. a 1853

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Mattie Henderson

F, ID# 8757, b. after 1853
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Steve Pendergrass b. a 1853

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Josephine Pendergrass

F, ID# 8758, b. after 1854
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Ransom Pendergrass as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth A. Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

John Berry Hill

M, ID# 8759, b. 1833, d. 1862
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Rachel Lucy Wynn Ridgeway b. 26 Jun 1836, d. 15 Feb 1918

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Berry Hill as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth Reach as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming John Berry Hill as his father).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming John Berry Hill as her father).

Berry Hill

M, ID# 8760
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Elizabeth Reach

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Berry Hill as her father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Berry Hill as his father).

Elizabeth Reach

F, ID# 8761
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Berry Hill

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth Reach as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth Reach as his mother).

William Berry Hill

M, ID# 8762, b. 25 March 1858, d. 27 January 1939
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Lucy Billingsly b. 2 Jan 1860, d. 20 Nov 1912

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming John Berry Hill as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Lucy Wynn Ridgeway as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Berry Hill as his father).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Berry Hill as her father).

Mary Jane Hill

F, ID# 8763, b. 30 September 1860, d. after 1958
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Douglas Fair Roach b. 27 Jul 1851, d. 24 Oct 1917

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming John Berry Hill as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Rachel Lucy Wynn Ridgeway as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Jane Hill as her mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Jane Hill as his mother).

James Eli Dawson

M, ID# 8764, b. circa 1822, d. after 1857
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Nancy Jane Fortson b. 1829

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Benjamin H. Dawson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming James Eli Dawson as his father).

Benjamin H. Dawson

M, ID# 8765
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: _____ _____

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Benjamin H. Dawson as his father).

_____ _____

F, ID# 8766
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Benjamin H. Dawson

William Grey Dawson

M, ID# 8767, b. 26 January 1849, d. 1 January 1887
  • Note*: One source spells his middle name as Gray.4
  • Last Edited: 20 Jul 2003

Family: Mrs. Kelly Caldonia Finley b. 14 Aug 1858, d. 18 Nov 1941

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming James Eli Dawson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Nancy Jane Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (spelling his middle name as Gray).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William Gray Dawson as his father).
  6. [S855] Jane Williams, Fortson genealogy sent to Roger Bartlett, 20 Jul 2003, (naming William Grey Dawson as his father).

Samuel Dawson

M, ID# 8768, b. circa 1852
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Carrrisa Jackson b. b 1856

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming James Eli Dawson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Nancy Jane Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Carrrisa Jackson

F, ID# 8769, b. before 1856
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Samuel Dawson b. c 1852

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

James Eli Dawson

M, ID# 8770, b. 31 October 1854, d. 14 September 1909
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Marola Nancy Allen b. Aug 1868

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming James Eli Dawson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Nancy Jane Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming James Eli Dawson as her father).

Elizabeth J. Hunt

F, ID# 8771, b. before 1838
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: William George Fortson b. 1834, d. 24 May 1918

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Lucy _____ as her mother).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth J. Hunt as his mother).

Lucy _____

F, ID# 8772
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: _____ Hunt

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Lucy _____ as her mother).

_____ Hunt

M, ID# 8773
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Family: Lucy _____

Samuel H. Fortson

M, ID# 8774, b. 24 December 1859, d. 9 February 1935
  • Note*: He never married.3
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William George Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elizabeth J. Hunt as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Julia Kitchens

F, ID# 8775
  • Note*: Her name may have been Julia Brady.1
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: William George Fortson b. 1834, d. 24 May 1918

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Julia Kitchens [or Brady] as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Julia Kitchens [or Brady] as her mother).

William J. Fortson

M, ID# 8776, b. circa 1861, d. before 1870
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William George Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Julia Kitchens [or Brady] as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Lena Alford Fortson

F, ID# 8777, b. 1863
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: _____ Woodman b. b 1863, d. b 1900

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William George Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Julia Kitchens [or Brady] as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Lena Alford Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Lena Alford Fortson as her mother).

Josephine Fortson

F, ID# 8778, b. 14 May 1864, d. 27 September 1867
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William George Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Julia Kitchens [or Brady] as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Sarah Ann Eliza Radford

F, ID# 8779, b. 16 July 1839, d. 9 December 1895
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007

Family: Joseph Gail Fortson b. 12 Feb 1836, d. 6 Apr 1907

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elisha Radford as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Ross as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online http://members.tripod.com/~rvrclay/www/pinegrove.html, (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (not giving the date or place).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  7. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  8. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (naming A. E. Fortson as her mother).
  9. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (naming A. E. Fortson as his mother).

Elisha Radford

M, ID# 8780
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Mary Ross

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Elisha Radford as her father).

Mary Ross

F, ID# 8781
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Elisha Radford

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Mary Ross as her mother).

Mary Ann Eliza Fortson

F, ID# 8782, b. circa 1858, d. after October 1915
  • Birth*: She was born circa 1858.3
  • Death*: She died after October 1915.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Susan Christian Fortson

F, ID# 8783, b. 12 June 1859
  • Last Edited: 3 Oct 1999

Family: James Randolph Powell b. 15 Nov 1853, d. 1 Jan 1933

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S514] Renee Rogers Clay, electronic mail to Roger Bartlett, 21 Sep 1999.

Frances Jane Fortson

F, ID# 8784, b. 2 August 1860, d. 6 October 1925
  • Birth*: She was born on 2 August 1860.3
  • Death*: She died on 6 October 1925 at age 65.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Rowena L. ('Reenie') Fortson

F, ID# 8785, b. circa 1863, d. 1910
  • Note*: They had no children.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: B. F. Richie b. b 1863

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

B. F. Richie

M, ID# 8786, b. before 1863
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Rowena L. ('Reenie') Fortson b. c 1863, d. 1910

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Joseph William Fortson

M, ID# 8787, b. March 1863, d. 30 December 1949
  • Note*: They lived in Brownwood, Texas and had no children.3
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 1998

Family: Edna Hall

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S11] Index to Texas Death Records (Austin, Tex.: Tex. Dept. of Health, Bur. of Vital Statistics), typescript, 1946-55, vol. 7, p. 3306, file 57521.

Edna Hall

F, ID# 8788
  • Last Edited: 7 Feb 1998

Family: Joseph William Fortson b. Mar 1863, d. 30 Dec 1949

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Samuel Elijah Fortson

M, ID# 8789, b. 28 February 1866, d. 23 February 1939
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2006

Family: Mary Alice Carpenter b. 1864, d. 1938

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1063] Rod Bush, electronic mail to e-mail address, 15 Feb 2006, (stating that he was born in 1866 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi).
  5. [S1063] Rod Bush, electronic mail to e-mail address, 15 Feb 2006, (stating that she was his second wife).
  6. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Virginia Bell Fortson

F, ID# 8790, b. April 1869, d. circa 1960
  • Birth*: She was born in April 1869.3
  • Death*: She died circa 1960.3
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Mittie L. Fortson

F, ID# 8791, b. 8 November 1870, d. 24 January 1897
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as her father).
  2. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online http://members.tripod.com/~rvrclay/www/pinegrove.html, (naming J. C. Fortson as her father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as her mother).
  4. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (naming A. E. Fortson as her mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  6. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above.

Hardy Clinton Fortson

M, ID# 8792, b. 11 April 1872, d. 20 April 1872
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online http://members.tripod.com/~rvrclay/www/pinegrove.html, (naming J. C. Fortson as his father).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  4. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (naming A. E. Fortson as his mother).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  6. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above, (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online, above.

James Euell Fortson

M, ID# 8793, b. 8 December 1873, d. 17 December 1951
  • Note*: One source gives his name as James Euell Fortson and his birth date as 8 Dec 1871.5
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  3. [S1127] Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Martin, Miss., online http://members.tripod.com/~rvrclay/www/pinegrove.html, (giving his name as James Elijah Fortson).
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (giving his name as James Euell Fortson and his birth date as 8 Dec 1871).

Warren Fortson

M, ID# 8794, b. January 1873, d. between 1950 and 1959
  • Birth*: He was born in January 1873.3
  • Death*: He died between 1950 and 1959.3
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2004

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.

Benjamin R. Fortson

M, ID# 8795, b. 12 February 1874, d. 19 August 1962
  • Note*: He was a Mason.7
  • Last Edited: 17 Nov 2001

Family: Nettie _____ b. 1874, d. 1967

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  3. [S696] Indian Springs Cemetery, online ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ms/perry/cemeteries/indiansp.txt, viewed on 17 Nov 2001 (stating that her grave marker identifies her as "wife of Ben R. Fortson").
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  5. [S696] Indian Springs Cemetery, online, above, viewed on 17 Nov 2001 (giving only the year).
  6. [S696] Indian Springs Cemetery, online, above, viewed on 17 Nov 2001.
  7. [S696] Indian Springs Cemetery, online, above, viewed on 17 Nov 2001 (stating that his grave marker includes a Masonic insignia).
  8. [S199] Supposition as to father's identity, based on proximity of their graves.

Amos Leon Fortson

M, ID# 8796, b. 11 March 1878, d. April 1969
  • Birth*: He was born on 11 March 1878.3,4
  • Death*: He died in April 1969 at age 91.5
  • Last Edited: 7 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Joseph Gail Fortson as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sarah Ann Eliza Radford as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 6 Mar 1998.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, viewed on 6 Mar 1998 (not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Fort Worth, Texas when he died).

William McLemore Jr.

M, ID# 8797, b. circa 1836, d. circa 1859
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Sara Alford Fortson b. c 1837, d. a 1880

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William McLemore as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Martha Joiner as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.
  4. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William McLemore, Jr. as his father).
  5. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William McLemore, Jr. as her father).

William McLemore

M, ID# 8798
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: Martha Joiner

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William McLemore as his father).

Martha Joiner

F, ID# 8799
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Family: William McLemore

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Martha Joiner as his mother).

William McLemore

M, ID# 8800, b. circa 1850
  • Last Edited: 19 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming William McLemore, Jr. as his father).
  2. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997 (naming Sara Alford Fortson as his mother).
  3. [S355] Rod Bush, "Fortson Family," online at http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/rodbush/FortsonA.htm, viewed on 5 Dec 1997.