Friday, August 14, 2020

August Anniversary: Burrell Fortenberry & Eliza Ellzey; 170 Years Ago

As we look at records that are older & older it becomes more & more difficult to track down an exact wedding date. When we do find an old church or other record it is exciting. 

Burrell Taylor Fortenberry
1820 MS – 14 Sept4ember 1863 MS
Son of William Jasper Fortenberry & Violette Kennington


Eliza Jane Ellzey
5 September 1830 MS – 4 April 1899
Daughter of John Ellzey & Elizabeth Coney 

My 4thgreat aunt & uncle

15 August 1850; 170 years ago

Source: Adrianne Fortenberry Criminger, THE FORTENBERRY FAMILIES OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI; 1677-1984; South Carolina, Southern Historical Press, Inc, 1984.

Parents of

John Narvel Fortenberry
William Jackson Fortenberry
Henry F. Fortenberry
Benjamin C. Fortenberry
Luke T. Fortenberry

Other August Anniversaries:

2 August 1927 OH     Roy Jesse Brown & Ivy Regina Mark    93 years ago
My paternal grandparents

8 August 1948 NY     Delbert Keith Brown & Alberta Joy Gardner   72 years ago
My parents

22 August 1872 OH     Joseph Wolf & Anna Eliza Kohr     148 years ago

25 August 1866 Ireland     Daniel Mullane & Brigid English     154 years ago
My 2x great grandparents

28 August 1937     Ralph Clayton Kauffman & Margaret Maude Mark     83 years ago

29 August 1880     Amos Ritter & Emma Levina Smith     140 years ago

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