Texas Family Group Sheet for the John Augustus Fortune Sr. Family


Husband: John Augustus FORTUNE Sr
Birthdate: February, 1798
Birthplace: Virginia
Death date: August, 1864
Place of death: Falls Co., Texas
Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

Marriage date: May 3, 1822
Marriage place: Montgomery Co., Kentucky

Wife: America HIGGINS
Birthdate: March 18, 1803
Birthplace: Bourbon, Co., Kentucky
Death date: March, 1870
Place of death: Falls Co., Texas
Father: Moses Higgins
Mother: Jane Jeter

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Charles Volney Fortune
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 31, 1824
Birthplace: Kentucky
Death date: March 3, 1870
Place of death: Falls Co., Texas
Marriage date: December 31, 1851
Marriage place: Lincoln Co., Tennessee
Spouse's name: Mary Margaret March

Child No. 2: Hiram H. Fortune
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1829
Birthplace: Alabama
Death date: december 4, 1888
Place of death: Falls Co., Texas
Marriage date: December 8, 1859
Marriage place: Falls Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Mary Moore

Child No. 3: Jane J. Fortune
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1831
Birthplace: Alabama
Death date: May 1, 1873
Place of death: Falls Co., Texas
Marriage date: February 2, 1853
Marriage place: Falls Co., Texas
Spouse's name: William Killebrew

Child No. 4: John Augustus Fortune Jr.
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1832
Birthplace: Alabama
Death date: unknown
Place of death: Texas
Marriage date: October 31, 1865
Marriage place: Falls Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Martha Drennan

Child No. 5: Alice Everette Fortune
Sex:
Birthdate: April 12, 1840
Birthplace: Alabama
Death date: February 8, 1869
Place of death: Falls Co., Texas
Marriage date: April 28, 1859
Marriage place: Falls Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Buckner Killebrew
 
 
Documentation:
* "Families of Falls County", First Edition, Copyright © 1987, by Falls County Historical Commission.
* "Our Kin", by Mary Denham Ackerly and Lula Eastman Jeter Parker, published 1976 by C.J. Carrier Company, Harrisonburg, VA.
* Will of John Augustus Fortune Sr., on file Falls County Courthouse, Marlin, Texas.
* Marriage records, Montgomery Co., Kentucky.
* Information from Jane March Schoolfield Tappero, granddaughter of Mary Lizora (Fortune) Hanes.
 

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