Fortenberry Family Genealogy Forum
I'm a FORTENBERRY descentant through Rebecca FORTENBERRY, b. in MS., m. William Franklin BUTLER in Nacogdoches Co, TX. Their daughter, Emily BUTLER, b. 1864 TX, was my Great Grandmother.
Rebecca's father was Jacob FORTENBERRY. b. ca 1810 SC, m. Elizabeth __________. Rebecca's brother was Thomas U. FORTENBERRY, who served with Co. G, 12th Regt. Texas Infantry C.S.A. She had several other siblings also.
I found Jacob & Emily living in Union Parish, LA on the 1850 Fed. Census. I haven't looked at census records for MS. Please let us know if you have any info. on this family? Thank you for your time & help. Jack Scarborough, firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at 3108 Arroyo Dr. Victoria, TX 77901