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James Ross Fortson
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1880
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1941
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Texas Death Certificate list James Ross Fortson death date 18 June 1941 Palestine,Anderson County,TX birth date 1 June 1880 Arkansas gender male race white married retired age 61 years 17 days father W.M. Fortson mother no record certificate #25371.
(Informant) Jack R. Fortson, Palestine
Burial: June 19, 1941 New Addition Cemetery
Undertaker T.B. Bailey

The April 19, 1910 Census Justice Precinct #3 Anderson County,TX list Ross J. Fortson age 29 farmer wife Addie M. (Williams) Fortson age 29 sons Willie E. age 8, Robert E. age 7, James L. age 5 and Earl D. age 1 years 1 month living in household #43 renting.

The January 21, 1920 Census Justice Precinct #2 Anderson County,TX list James R. Forthson (Fortson) age 39 farmer general wife Addie (Williams) Fortson age 39 sons Robert age 17, Taylor age 15, Earl D. age 11, Ramon J. age 5, Leo age 3, Dale age 1 daughters Nancy age 9 and Alma age 6 living in household #189 own home.

The April 2, 1930 Census Pharr City Hidalgo County,TX J.R. Fortson age 49 farmer farm wife Addie M. (Williams) Fortson age 49 laundry home daughter Alma age 17 sons Jack age 15, Ira age 13, Dale age 11, Joe E. age 7, Jeff age 9 living in household #3 on First Street renting 25.00. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Addie M. Williams Fortson (1880 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Alma Fortson Rosson (1913 - 1992)*
  Jeff Richard Fortson (1921 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: "Headstone photo courtesy of East Texas Genealogical Society".
 
Burial:
Palestine City Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65690398
James Ross Fortson
Added by: Bernard-Trigg
 
James Ross Fortson
Added by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
 
James Ross Fortson
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 Added: Apr. 15, 2013
 
 
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