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William Henry Fortner
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1857
Champion City
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 12, 1926
Spring Bluff
Franklin County
Missouri, USA

The son of Archibald Fortner Sr., born in Kentucky, and his wife Martha Jane Jimmerson, born in Virginia.

He married Harriet Alice Brown in 1882.

1900 census, Franklin Co., MO, Boone Township, p. 93
Henry Fortner, b. Aug 1857, m'd 18 yrs, MO KY VA
Harriet, b. Mar 1867, 10 chdn; 5 living, MO MO MO
Cora, b. Oct 1885, MO
Austin, b. Apr 1887, MO
Cleveland, b. Feb 1891, MO
William, b. Jul 1894, MO
George, b. Aug 1897, MO

1910 census, Franklin Co., MO, Boone Township, p. 152
W.H. Fortner, 54, marriage 1 of 30 yrs, MO MO MO
Harriet A., 52, marriage 1 of 30 yrs, 12 chdn; 6 living, MO MO MO
William A., 14, MO
George L., 12, MO
Sahra, 6, MO

1920 census, Franklin Co., MO, Boone Township, p. 84
W.H. Fortner, 63, MO KY VA
Harriet, 58, MO KY KY
William, 22, MO

He was a widower when he died age 68.

His death certificate states he was buried at Ficke cemetery. Informant was William Fortner of Spring Bluff, MO.

Children:

1. Cora Fortner, b. Oct 1885, MO

2. Austin Fortner, b. Apr 1887, MO

3. Cleveland Fortner, b. Feb 1891, MO

4. William A. Fortner, b. 12 Jul 1896 or 1898, MO; m. Adele ____ [b. 1911]; he d. 14 Jul 1946, St. Louis, MO; buried St. Matthews Cemetery.

5. George L. Fortner, b. Aug 1897, MO

6. Sahra Fortner, b. 1904

7. Child Fortner, b. and d. 1900-1910.

8.-12. Five other Fortner children who were all born and deceased by 1900.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Fortner (1822 - 1885)
  Martha Jane Jameson Fortner (1832 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriott Alice Brown Fortner (1860 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Julius Oscar Fortner (1886 - 1944)*
  William Fortner (1896 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Henry Fortner (1857 - 1926)
  Raymond Fortner (1860 - 1865)*
  Arch Fortner (1870 - 1935)*
  James B. Fortner (1870 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ficke-McAllister Cemetery
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Bev Golden
Record added: Oct 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79617063
 

 
 
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