William J. Fortenberry c1772 – 1842

William J. Fortenberry was born c 1772 in Lancaster, South Carolina. He was the son of John Faulkenberry and Hannah Hubanks. about 1812 William married Violette Kennington. William died 7 February 1842 in Mississippi.

1 William Jasper Fortenberry b: Abt. 1772 in Lancaster, SC, d: 07 Feb 1842 in MS
…… + Violette Kennington b: 1786, m: Abt. 1812, d: 18 May 1858 in MS
…………2 Gasua Chapman Fortenberry b: 16 July 1805 in Lancaster, SC, d: 21 June 1884 in MS
………… + Sarah Brown b: 05 Feb 1810 in Liberty, Georgia, m: 11 Oct 1832 in Marion, MS, d: 19 July 1883 in MS
…………2 Calvin Kennington Fortenberry b: 1806 in Lancaster, SC, d: 18 Dec 1877
………… + Narcissa Simmons b: 1813 in Simmonsville, Pike, MS, d: 12 Feb 1890
…………2 Euseba Fortenberry b: 03 December 1809 in SC, d: 13 Oct 1878 in MS
………… + Wyatt Smith b: 31 August 1809 in LA, d: 16 Feb 1894 in Pike, MS
…………2 Isabella Fortenberry b: 23 Nov 1812 in Lancaster, SC, d: 30 Sept 1886 in Pike, MS
…………2 William J. Fortenberry b: 09 Dec 1814 in Lancaster, SC, d: 08 Jan 1896
………… + Elizabeth Martha Ann Cutrer b: 24 Jan 1827, m: 16 March 1848, d: 12 Oct 1909
…………2 Olevia Fortenberry b: 22 Sept 1817 in Lancaster, SC, d: 22 Jan 1881 in Pike, MS
…………2 Burrell Taylor Fortenberry b: 1820 in MS, d: 14 Sept 1863 in MS
………… + Eliza Jane Ellzey b: 05 Sept 1830 in MS, m: 15 Aug 1850, d: 04 April 1899
…………2 Alfred Fortenberry b: 25 Jan 1823 in Pike, MS, d: 27 March 1861
………… + Aderine Mary Faulk b: 07 Feb 1828, m: 24 Feb 1848, d: 04 Jan 1888
…………2 Hollis Horton Fortenberry b: 12 Feb 1825 in Pike, MS, d: 24 Oct 1867
………… + Louisa Margany James b: 05 Dec 1828, d: 09 Aug 1909
…………2 Willis James Fortenberry b: 28 Nov 1829 in Pike, MS, d: 01 Oct 1905
………… + Louisa Blackwell Fortenberry b: 17 April 1828 in Kentucky, m: 13 Oct 1912, d: 29 Feb 1912

Selected Sources:

  • 1850 United States Census, Pike County, Mississippi, page 10. Viletta Fortenberry family.

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