Sunday, June 2, 2019

Census Sunday: Wm J Fortenberry, 1810, 1820 & 1840

These census reports don't match this family exactly but I have high confidence this is the correct family.

These records are from ancestry.com.


William Jasper Fortenberry
c1772 SC – 1842 MS
My 4th great grandfather

son of John Faulkenberry & Hannah Eubanks (Hubanks?)

More about William on this link.



1810 US Census; SC, Lancaster

Wm Fortenberry

5          household members
2          free white males under 10 [Gasua & Calvin]
1          free white males 26 – 44 [William]
1          free white female under 10 [Euseba]
1          free white female 16 – 25 [Violette]


1820 US Census; MS. Pike

Wm Fortenberry

7          household members, all free white
2          males under 10 [ William & Burrell]
2          males 10 – 15 [ Gasua & Calvin]
1          male 45 and over [William]
1          female 26 – 44 [?]
1          female 45 and over [Violette]


1840 US Census; MS, Pike

Wm Fortenberry 

11       household members, 3 slaves & 8 free whites
2          males 10 – 14 [Willis & Hollis]
2          males 15 – 19 [Alfred & Burrell]
1          male 50 – 59 [William? He would be older than this.]
2          females 15 – 19 [Olevia?]
1          female 40 – 49 [Violette? She would bee older than this]




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