Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Following Jesse C Fortenberry in the US Census

Jesse Crawford Fortenberry
1853 – 1911
Son of Calvin Kennington Fortenberry

U S Census

This family appears to have two sons with he same name. That sometimes happens when one son dies and another is born but these two are both in the 1900 census so they lived at the same time.

1900 US Census, MS, Pike, Tylertown; digital image,Ancestry( accessed July 2018) Jesse C. Fortenberry.

Jesse                             b Mar 1852 MS           m 1878            farmer
Susan                           b Dec 1857 MS           mother of 9/9 living
George son                  b Sep 1878 MS            farm laborer
Easley son                    b Aug 1880 MS           farm laborer
Dixie daughter            b July 1882 MS
Crawford son               b May 1884 MS          farm laborer
John son                      b Apr 1886 MS            farm laborer
Narcissa daughter        b Oct 1888 MS
Sarah daughter           b May 1891 MS
Easley son                    b Apr 1894 MS
Willis son                    b Aug 1896 MS                       

1910 US Census, MS, Pike, Beat 2; digital image,Ancestry( accessed July 2018) Jesse C. Fortenberry.

Jesse C                         58 b MS          farmer
Susan                           58 b MS          mother of 11/9 living
John son                      22 b MS
Sarah daughter             18 b MS
Easley son                    16 b MS
Willis son                    14 b MS
Ruby daughter             11 b MS
Nellie daughter             8 b MS


Charlie Purvis said...

Two sons living with same name is quite unusual!

Colleen G. Brown Pasquale said...

I thought it was unusual too.