Jul. 5, 1816 Pemberton Burlington County New Jersey, USA
Aug. 7, 1875 Blackwood Camden County New Jersey, USA
New Jersey Mirror Acsn#62548 Category:OBITUARIES Headline:DIED. Date:August 12, 1875 Page:2 Column:6 Summary:FORT.--In Blackwoodtown, on the 7th instant(August, 1875), Rev. John Fort, Pastor of the M. E.(Methodist Episcopal) Church, aged 59 years.
New Jersey Mirror Acsn#62564 Category:OBITUARIES Headline:LOCAL AFFAIRS. / SUDDEN DEATH. Date:August 12, 1875 Page:3 Column:3 Summary:Rev. John Fort, pastor of the M. E.(Methodist Episcopal) Church at Blackwoodtown, died suddenly on Saturday last(presumably a reference to August 7, 1875). After working a short time in his garden he went into the house, complained of an oppressed feeling at the breast, sat down in a chair, and almost instantly expired. Apoplexy was the probable cause of death. Mr. Fort was a brother of the late Gov. George F. Fort, and of Andrew H. Fort, of Pemberton. The late Dr. William S. Fort, U. S. Navy, was his oldest son. His age was 50 years. The funeral takes place this(Thursday) morning at 10 o'clock at the Methodist Church, Pemberton.