Gasua C Fortenberry 1805 – 1884

The Gasua Chapman Fortenberry Family

Gasua Chapman Fortenberry was born 16 July 1805 in Lancaster, South Carolina. He was the son of William Jasper Fortenberry and Violette Kennington. He married Sarah Brown on 29 September 1832 in Marion, Mississippi. She was the daughter of Moses Brown and Sarah Robertson.

1 Gasua Chapman Fortenberry b: 16 July 1805 in Lancaster, SC, d: 21 June 1884 in MS
…… + Sarah Brown b: 05 Feb 1810 in Liberty, GA, m: 29 Sept 1832 in Marion, MS, d: 19 July 1883 in MS
…………2 Armanda Miranda Fortenberry b: 14 Sept 1833 in MS d: 10 Oct 1861
………… + Lorenzo Dow Snell b: 19 June 1827, d: 14 Feb 1903
…………2 Narcissa Izela Fortenberry b: 06 Jan 1835 in MS, d: 18 June 1902
………… + Warren M. Huffman b: 24 Dec 1835, d: 24 Oct 1905
………………3 Jeptha Huffman b: May 1867
……………… + Emma M. Cutrer b: May 1876
………………3 John G. Huffman b: 05 Jan 1869, d: 26 Dec 1903
………………3 Sarah B. Huffman b: 1872
……………… + Forrest
…………2 Louisa Ollevia Fortenberry b: 16 Oct 1836, d: 16 Feb 1838
…………2 Benjamin Calvin Fortenberry b: 23 May 1838, d: 12 Nov 1840
…………2 William Franklin Fortenberry b: 13 Feb 1840 in MS, d: 06 Aug 1906
………… + Mariah B. Hall b: 22 Feb 1846 in New Orleans, Jefferson, LA, d: 04 Feb 1884
………………3 John E. Fortenberry b: 1864, d: 1923
……………… + Bertha Geneve Ott b: Nov 1881, d: 1953
………………3 Joseph Gazie Fortenberry b: 09 July 1870 in MS, d: 25 Jan 1950
……………… + Corine McDaniel b: 03 December 1872, d: 31 Dec 1943
………………3 Benjamin Fortenberry b: Abt. 1873 in MS
………………3 Clarence Fortenberry b: Abt. 1874 in MS
……………..3 William C. Fortenberry b: 16 December 1877 in MS
………………3 Albert E. Fortenberry b: 26 June 1879 in MS
………………3 Alfred E. Fortenberry b: 26 June 1881 in MS
…………2 Mary Elizabeth Fortenberry b: 15 July 1842 in MS, d: 31 May 1916
…………2 Christianna Euseba Fortenberry b: 13 April 1844 in MS, d: 20 Sept 1920
………… + Schilling
…………2 Sarah Jane Fortenberry b: 21 June 1846 in MS, d: 1890
………… + Hiram Cutrer b: 1843, d: 1929
………………3 Alice T. Cutrer b: May 1870, d: 16 Nov 1953
……………… + Harrison H. Burch b: 02 Oct 1867, d: 12 July 1935
………………3 Isaac Omer Cutrer b: 1871 in Pike, MS, d: 31 Jan 1941
……………… + Fannie Rebecca Smith b: 1881, m: 02 Feb 1898, d: 21 Jan 1923
……………… + Serena Olivia Lee
………………3 Emma M. Cutrer b: Abt. 1875
………………3 Maria Bart Cutrer b: 27 Feb 1877
………………3 Dezzie Cutrer b: 27 Sept 1879
…………2 Violette Eliza Fortenberry b: 31 Aug 1848 in MS, d: 05 Feb 1917 in MS
………… + James Miles Thornhill b: 15 Oct 1862, d: 28 Feb 1938 in MS
………………3 Infant Thornhill b: 14 May 1885 in MS, d: 14 May 1885 in MS
………………3 Lucy Thornhill b: 18 Aug 1887, d: 13 Nov 1964 in MS
………………3 Little B. Thornhill b: 28 Feb 1888 in MS, d: 27 July 1888 in MS
………………3 Jas. Luther Thornhill b: 02 April 1889, d: 05 May 1913 in MS
………………3 June Thornhill b: 11 July 1894, d: 07 Oct 1910 in MS

Selected Sources:

  • 1840 US Census, MS, Pike County, Roll 216, Page 160.. G C Fortenberry
  • 1850 United States Census, Pike County, Mississippi. Gasuaway C. Fortenberry and family.
  • 1860 US Census, MS, Pike County, Page 150. ‘Gasnaway’ Fortenberry.
  • 1880 United States Census, Pike County, Mississippi, SD 3, ED 637, Page 57. G. C. Fortneberry and family.
  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Pike County, Mississippi. Deluxe. Norman, Oklahoma: Arphax Publishing Co., 2005.
  • Parish, Ray & June. ‘Cemetery Inscriptions Pike County, Mississippi 1750 – 1978′
  • Upton, Mrs. Robert Chester. Marriage Records Marion County, Mississippi 1812 – 1860. 1958. 976.221

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