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Subject: Re: FORTENBERRY - PORUM, OK TO SEYMOUR, TX
Date: 2 Nov 2003 01:05:15 -0700


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James Leath Fortenberry born 1755 Ansn Co. N.C. Died 1831 Lawerence C. ARK. TERR.

Married Margaret (Peggy) Jones born 1755 dies 1825 or 1830 Lawrence
CO. ARK. TERR. This was his second marriage. Children from first marriage
John, Joseph and Jane.

Children by James Leath are;
1. Margaret born 1779 married Samuel Raney
2. Henry born 1782 married four times
1. ?
2. Elizabeth
3. Anna
4. Elizabeth
3. Nancy (Ann) born 1785 married Roberts ?
**4. Jacob born 1789 married
1. Nanacy Taylor
2. Elizabeth Porter
5. Mary born 1791 married William Taylor (brother to Nancy Taylor).

Jacob Fortenberry born 1789 in Tenn. Died 1850 Lawrence CO. ARK. ST.

Married Nancy Taylor in 1810. Nancy was a charted member of the Strawberry
congregation of the cimberland Presbyterian Church, at about 1825.

A foot note is need here, the area this all took place in changed
hands five times. Here is what it was and the years.
Lawrence CO. was;
1805 TO 1812 New Madrid District Lousiana Terr.
1812 TO 1815 New Madrid CO. Missouri Terr.
1815 TO 1819 Lawrence CO. Missouri Terr.
1819 TO 1836 Lawrence CO. ARK. Terr.
1836 TO Present Lawrence CO. ARK. ST.

The children of Jacob and Nancy born is new Madrid CO. MO. Tree.
1. Taylor, born 1813 married
1. Jane Cravens
2. Elizabeth Cattron or Cathron
2. Matilda, born 1815 married Alexander Crocket Childers.
The children born in Lawrence CO. ARK. Terr.
3. Joseph, born 1817 married Mary "Polly" Finley
4. Malinda "Melissa", born 1819 married Esquire Childers.
The children born in Lawrence CO. ARK. Terr.
**5. Oliver Rice, born 1821 married Nancy Hider Bandy
6. James, born 1826 married Harriet Finley
7. William, born 1827 married Matilda Gibson
8. Ambrose H. Servier, born 1828 married
1. ? Cravens,
2. Jane ODell. Servier was scalped by Indians in Texas.
Jacobs second wife was Mrs. Elizabeth Porter, she had
three children with her first husband Joseph Porter.

Oliver Rice Fortenberry, born 1821 married Nancy Hider Bandy
**1. Thomas Bandy, born 1843
2. Rebecca Ann "Becky"
3. Joseph H.
4. Emily Martha
5. Susuan C. "Susie"
6. Henery Franklin Bone
7. Nancy Jane "Nannie"
8. Harriet Virginia "Hack"
9. John Cephus "Ceph"
10. Matilda Frances "Tildia"

Thmos Bandy Fortenberry, born 1843 married Mary Ann Stephens
1. Marion Adolhpus "Dolphus"
2. Oliver "Monroe"
**3. Thomas Theodore "Tee"
4. Adopted Jimes M. Stephens "Jim"
5. Joseph Cicero "Joe"
6. John "Levi"
7. Willaim Love "Will"
8. Rosa Lee

Marion Adolphus "Dolphus" Fortenberry, born 9/3/1867 Died 10/6/1906, married
Thursa Matilda "Tillie" Bryan
1. Effie Lee, born 1898
2. Noah Thmoas, born 1899
3. Lillie Lee
4. Mary Ollie
**5. Govenor Bandy "Jack", born 6/28/1904
6. Nora Bell (She lived about a month)

Thursa "Tillie" Remarried after "Dolpy's" death to Simon Henry Dornan.
Their children were;
7. Allie Mae Dornan
8. Simon Hubert "Huge" Dornan (He has always been know to me as
"Uncle Huge" and I was close with his children.)
9. Virgie Viola Dornan
10. Martha Dornan

Govenor Bandy "Jack" born 6/28/1906 DIED 12/3/1987 his first wife was Velma Garrett
1. Velta May Fortenberry (Lived 24 hours)
**2. Jack Fortenberry
3. Billie Ruth Fortenberry

His second wife, Grace ? Riddle had two children
1. Louise Elle Riddle
2. Alvon Neal Allen

Jack Fortenberry, born 9/15/1925 , married Mary Steelman
1. Rosemary Lydia born 1947
**2. Jack Brian, born 1950
3. Elizabeth Ann "Betty "
4. Kathleen Ruth "Kathy" Betty and Kathy are twins.

Jack Brian Fortenberry married Sandra Yvonne Delaney
1. Jack Michael, born 10/25/1969 married Casandria "Cas"
2. Erin John, born 10/26/1973 married Jennifer Lynn 2/12/2000

Sandra remarried to John Kapetanakus. Their children are;
3. Lacey Nicole Kapetanakus, born 6/6/1984
4. Savanna Jean Kapetanakus, born 5/3/1986

Erin John Fortenberry married Jennifer Lynn Russow on Feburary 12, 2000
1. Patrick James, born 4/26/2003








This is another Family Tree That I found on the web

1 James Leath Fortenberry b: Abt. 1755 in Anson Co, NC d: 1831 in Lawrence , AR
+Margaret Jones b: Abt. 1755 d: Bef. 1830 in Lawrence , AR m: Abt. 1778
2 Margaret Fortenberry b: March 27, 1779 in Carolinas d: 1865 in Lawrence , AR
... +Samuel Raney d: Unknown m: May 04, 1794
... 3 Bradford Raney b: Abt. 1801 d: Unknown
... 3 John Raney b: Abt. 1802 d: Unknown
... 3 Nancy Raney b: Abt. 1810 d: Unknown
... 3 Andrew Jackson Raney b: Abt. 1815 d: Unknown
... 3 Morgan Raney b: Abt. 1818 d: Unknown
... 3 Jane Raney b: 1822 d: Unknown
2 Henry Fortenberry b: Abt. 1782 in Carolinas d: Abt. 1843 in Independence Co/Jackson CO AR
... +Elizabeth Unk d: Unknown
2 Nancy Anna Fortenberry b: Abt. 1785 in Carolinas d: Abt. 1845 in Lawrence , AR
... +MR ROBERTS d: Unknown m: Abt. 1804
2 Jacob Fortenberry b: 1789 in VA d: 1862 in Lawrence , AR
... +Nancy Taylor b: 1791 in TN d: 1831 in Lawrence , AR m: Abt. 1811 in New Madrid CO, MO
... 3 Oliver Rice Fortenberry b: December 21, 1821 in Lawrence, AR d: April 19, 1874 in Denton, TX
...... +Nancy Hinder Bandy b: July 30, 1820 in NC d: September 12, 1893 in Cooke Co, TX m: July 27, 1841 in Lawrence Co, AR
...... 4 Thomas Bandy Fortenberry b: July 05, 1843 in Lawrence Co, TX d: January 15, 1909 in Seymour, TX
......... +Mary Ann Stephens b: September 10, 1841 in New Orleans, LA d: 1900 in Porum, OK m: Abt. 1866
......... 5 Marion Adolphus Fortenberry b: September 03, 1867 in New Orleans, LA d: Bef. 1908 in OK or TX
............ +Matilda Fortenberry b: 1874 in Missouri d: Unknown
............ 6 Effie Fortenberry b: 1897 d: Unknown
......... 5 Oliver Monroe (Will) Fortenberry b: November 24, 1869 in Denton, TX d: November 05, 1943 in Burkburnett, TX
............ +MARY FORTENBERRY b: Abt. 1870 d: Abt. 1901 in OK m: Bef. 1900
............ 6 Rosa Fortenberry b: 1893 d: Unknown
............ 6 Thomas Bandy Fortenberry b: September 16, 1898 d: Unknown
............ 6 Mary B Fortenberry b: 1899 d: Unknown
............ 6 Monroe Fortenberry b: 1900 d: Unknown
......... *2nd Wife of Oliver Monroe (Will) Fortenberry:
............ +Martha J Keith b: 1867 in Dalton, Georgia d: Aft. 1910 m: Aft. 1900 in Oklahoma
............ 6 Martha Mabel Fortenberry b: Private
............... +William Charles Brandt b: Private m: Private
............... 7 Jo Ann Brandt b: Private
.................. +James W Trimble b: Private m: Private
............ 6 Bertha Fortenberry b: June 07, 1911 d: April 08, 1992 in Pleasanton, TX
............... +MR HUDGEONS b: Private m: Private
............ 6 Frankie Fortenberry d: Unknown
......... *3rd Wife of Oliver Monroe (Will) Fortenberry:
............ +Knolia E. Fortenberry b: March 14, 1891 in Indian Territory d: September 18, 1973 in Wichita Falls, TX m: Aft. 1910 in TX
............ 6 Unk Fortenberry b: Private
............ 6 Unk Fortenberry b: Private
............ 6 Unk Fortenberry b: Private
............ 6 Unk Fortenberry b: Private
............ 6 Oliver Junior Fortenberry b: May 16, 1925 in Ysleta, TX d: April 25, 1988 in Wichita Falls, TX
............... +Irene Harrison b: Private m: Private
............... 7 Sandra Jean Fortenberry b: 1957 in TX d: October 16, 1973 in TX
............... 7 Morris Oliver Fortenberry b: Private
......... 5 Thomas Theodore Fortenberry b: 1873 in New Orleans, LA d: November 05, 1946
......... 5 Joseph Cicero Fortenberry b: Abt. 1875 in New Orleans, LA d: Unknown
......... 5 John Levi Fortenberry b: 1876 in New Orleans, LA d: 1955
......... 5 William Love Fortenberry b: June 01, 1879 in New Orleans, LA/ Possibly Texas d: December 12, 1952
............ +Ida Fortenberry b: 1883 in Indian Territory, OK d: Unknown m: Abt. 1900 in Indian Territory, OK
............ 6 Mary Fortenberry b: 1900 d: Unknown
......... 5 Rosa Lee Fortenberry b: August 31, 1881 in New Orleans, LA d: January 29, 1955
...... 4 Rebecca Adline BECKY Fortenberry b: February 24, 1845 in Lawrence , TX d: October 26, 1923 in Jesup, AR
......... +James M Massey d: Unknown
...... 4 Joseph Henry Fortenberry b: May 24, 1846 in Lawrence , AR d: March 01, 1890 in Cooke Co, TX
......... +Amanda Parolee Massey d: Unknown m: November 24, 1881 in Lawrence Co, AR
...... 4 Martha Emily Fortenberry b: October 26, 1847 in Lawrence , TX d: March 26, 1886
...... 4 Susan Catherine Fortenberry b: June 25, 1849 in Lawrence , TX d: September 14, 1922 in TX
...... 4 Henry Franklin Fortenberry b: April 03, 1851 in Lawrence , TX d: August 22, 1854 in Lawrence , TX
...... 4 Nancy Jane NANNIE Fortenberry b: January 07, 1853 in Lawrence , TX d: May 08, 1929 in TX
...... 4 Mary Elizabeth Fortenberry b: March 02, 1855 in Lawrence , TX d: April 11, 1918 in TX
...... 4 Harriet Virginia HACK Fortenberry b: May 26, 1857 in Lawrence , TX d: February 04, 1925 in Floyd, TX
...... 4 John Cephus Fortenberry b: October 30, 1859 in Lawrence , TX d: June 18, 1951 in Lockney, Floyd, TX
......... +Ann Riley Scates d: Unknown m: March 22, 1883 in NE Texas
...... 4 Matilda Frances TILDIA Fortenberry b: April 01, 1863 in Lawrence , TX d: March 13, 1890 in TX
*2nd Wife of Jacob Fortenberry:
... +Elizabeth Porter d: Unknown m: January 23, 1853 in Lawrence Co, AR
2 James Fortenberry b: 1790 in VA d: Unknown in AR
2 Mary Fortenberry b: Abt. 1791 in Roane Co TN or VA d: 1825 in Taylor Mill, Lawrence co, AR
... +William G Taylor d: Unknown m: Abt. 1811 in New Madrid CO, MO





Fortenberry Family Tree


The beginning of the Family Tree. James Leath Fortenberry born 1755 Ansn Co. N.C.Died 1831 Lawerence C. ARK. TERR. Married Margaret (Peggy) Jones born 1755 dies 1825 or 1830 Lawrence CO. ARK. TERR. This was his second marriage. Children from first marriage John, Joseph and Jane. Children by James Leath are; 1. Margaret born 1779 married Samuel Raney 2. Henry born 1782 married four times 1. ? 2. Elizabeth 3. Anna 4. Elizabeth 3. Nancy (Ann) born 1785 married Roberts ? **4. Jacob born 1789 married 1. Nancy Taylor 2. Elizabeth Porter 5. Mary born 1791 married William Taylor (brother to Nancy Taylor).Jacob Fortenberry born 1789 in Tenn. Died 1850 Lawrence CO. ARK. ST.Married Nancy Taylor in 1810. Nancy was a charted member of the Strawberry congregation of the cimberland Presbyterian Church, at about 1825. A foot note is need here, the area this all took place in changed hands five times. Here is what it was and the years. Lawrence CO. was; 1805 TO 1812 New!
Madrid District Lousiana Terr. 1812 TO 1815 New Madrid CO. Missouri Terr. 1815 TO 1819 Lawrence CO. Missouri Terr. 1819 TO 1836 Lawrence CO. ARK. Terr. 1836 TO Present Lawrence CO. ARK. ST. The children of Jacob and Nancy born is new Madrid CO. MO. Tree. 1. Taylor, born 1813 married 1. Jane Cravens 2. Elizabeth Cattron or Cathron 2. Matilda, born 1815 married Alexander Crocket Childers. The children born in Lawrence CO. ARK. Terr. 3. Joseph, born 1817 married Mary "Polly" Finley 4. Malinda "Melissa", born 1819 married Esquire Childers. The children born in Lawrence CO. ARK. Terr. **5. Oliver Rice, born 1821 married Nancy Hider Bandy 6. James, born 1826 married Harriet Finley 7. William, born 1827 married Matilda Gibson 8. Ambrose H. Servier, born 1828 married 1. ? Cravens, 2. Jane ODell. Servier was scalped by Indians in Texas. Jacobs second wife was Mrs. Elizabeth Porter, she had three children with her first husband Joseph Porter.Oliver Rice Fortenberry, born 1821 married!
Nancy Hider Bandy **1. Thomas Bandy, born 1843 2. Rebecca Ann "Becky" 3. Joseph H. 4. Emily Martha 5. Susuan C. "Susie" 6. Henery Franklin Bone 7. Nancy Jane "Nannie" 8. Harriet Virginia "Hack" 9. John Cephus "Ceph" 10. Matilda Frances "Tildia"Thmos Bandy Fortenberry, born 1843 married Mary Ann Stephens **1. Marion Adolhpus "Dolphus" 2. Oliver "Monroe" 3. Thomas Theodore "Tee" 4. Adopted Jimes M. Stephens "Jim" 5. Joseph Cicero "Joe" 6. John "Levi" 7. Willaim Love "Will" 8. Rosa LeeMarion Adolphus "Dolphus" Fortenberry, born 9/3/1867 Died 10/6/1906, married Thursa Matilda "Tillie" Bryan 1. Effie Lee, born 1898 2. Noah Thmoas, born 1899 3. Lillie Lee 4. Mary Ollie ** 5. Govenor Bandy "Jack", born 6/28/1904 6. Nora Bell (She lived about a month) Thursa "Tillie" Remarried after "Dolpy's" death to Simon Henry Dornan. Their children were; 7. Allie Mae Dornan 8. Simon Hubert "Huge" Dornan (He has always been know to me as "Uncle Huge" and I was close with his children.) 9. Virgie!
Viola Dornan 10. Martha DornanGovenor Bandy "Jack" born 6/28/1906 Died 12/3/1987 his first wife was Velma Garrett 1. Velta May Fortenberry (Lived 24 hours) **2. Jack Fortenberry 3. Billie Ruth Fortenberry His second wife, Grace ? Riddle had two children 1. Louise Elle Riddle 2. Alvon Neal AllenJack Fortenberry, born 9/15/1925 , married Mary Steelman 1. Rosemary Lydia, born 1947 **2. Jack Brian, born 1950 3. Elizabeth Ann "Betty " 4. Kathleen Ruth "Kathy" Betty and Kathy are twins.Jack Brian Fortenberry married Sandra Yvonne Delaney 1. Jack Michael Fortenberry, born 10/25/1969 married Casandria "Cas" 2. Erin John Fortenberry, born 10/26/1973 married Jennifer Lynn 2/12/2000 Sandra remarried to John Kapetanakus. Their children are; 3. Lacey Nicole Kapetanakus, born 6/6/1984 4. Savanna Jean Kapetanakus, born 5/3/1986Erin John Fortenberry married Jennifer Lynn Russow on Feburary 12, 2000

Please check out this site it has pictures and information

http://www.fortenberry.net/


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