Descendants of William J. Fortenberry 
 
Generation No. 1 
1. William J.1 Fortenberry was born Abt. 1825 in Unknown. He married Annicy Allen, daughter of Claiborn
Allen and Darcus (Allen). She was born Abt. 1825 in ?Hardeman Co., TN, and died Aft. 1850 in Unknown.
 
Child of William Fortenberry and Annicy Allen is:
+ 2 i. Green Lee (Lief)2 Fortenberry, born Abt. 1846 in Tenn.; died in ?Hardeman Co., Tenn.. 
 
Generation No. 2 
2. Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry (William J.1)1 was born Abt. 1846 in Tenn., and died in ?Hardeman Co.,
Tenn.. He married Matilda A. Womack December 24, 1868 in Tippah Co., MS, daughter of David Womack and
Adeline (Womack). She was born Abt. 1852 in Marshall Co., MS, and died in ?Hardeman Co., Tenn..
 
Children of Green Fortenberry and Matilda Womack are:
3 i. Mary L.3 Fortenberry, born Abt. 1870 in Hardeman Co., TN. She married John W. Hensley November 1885
in Hardeman Co., TN.
4 ii. Minnie V. Fortenberry, born Abt. 1874 in Hardeman Co., TN. She married Unknown Blassinggame.
+ 5 iii. John William Fortenbury, born Abt. 1875; died 1951 in Kensett, Ark..
6 iv. Nancy Annie Fortenberry, born Abt. 1877 in Hardeman Co., TN. She married James Whitby September
1899 in Hardeman Co., TN.
+ 7 v. James Halford Fortenberry, born July 29, 1880 in Middleton, Hardeman Co., TN; died 1952 in
Commerce, Hunt Co., TX.
+ 8 vi. Edgar D. Fortenbury, born Abt. 1882 in Hardeman Co., TN.
9 vii. Elious Lee Fortenberry, born Abt. 1884 in Hardeman Co., TN.
10 viii. Alice L. Fortenberry, born June 25, 1883; died July 24, 1889 in Hardeman Co., TN. 
 
Generation No. 3 
5. John William3 Fortenbury (Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1)2 was born Abt. 1875, and died
1951 in Kensett, Ark.. He married Naomi Lewis Clark 1897 in Greene County, Ark., Bk.5, p.627, daughter
of John Clark. She was born 1880 in Whites Chapel, Ark., and died February 14, 1970 in Benton, Saline Co., Ark..
 
Children of John Fortenbury and Naomi Clark are:
+ 11 i. John Wesley4 Fortenbury, born July 17, 1903 in Paragould, Ark.; died September 19, 1964 in
North Little Rock, Ark..
+ 12 ii. Merle Clyde Fortenbury, born Abt. 1908; died 1973 in St. Louis, MO.
13 iii. Carl David Fortenbury, born Abt. 1912; died 1975 in Cleburn Co., Ark.. He married Gertrude
(Fortenbury); died 1995 in White County, Ark..
+ 14 iv. Mathel Carole Fortenbury, born 4-25-1915 in Commerce, TX; died 11-15 2003 in Belleville, IL. 
 
7. James Halford3 Fortenberry (Green L. (Lief)2, William J.1) was born July 29, 1880 in Middleton,
Hardeman Co., TN, and died 1952 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX. He married Evelina (Evelyn) Smith, daughter
of John Smith and Elizabeth (Smith). She was born August 20, 1884 in Gunter, TX, and died 1969 in Tyler, TX.
 
Child of James Fortenberry and Evelina Smith is:
+ 15 i. Dewey Clifton4 Fortenberry, born December 05, 1906 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX; died April 03,
1954 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX. 
 
8. Edgar D.3 Fortenbury (Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1) was born Abt. 1882 in Hardeman Co., TN.
He married Ollie Mary Turner December 1906 in Hardeman Co., TN. She was born November 21, 1887 in TN.,
and died July 11, 1977 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX.
 
Children of Edgar Fortenbury and Ollie Turner are:
+ 16 i. Ora Lee4 Fortenbury, born February 26, 1910; died March 25, 1974 in TX.
17 ii. Carson Fortenbury, born Abt. 1912.
+ 18 iii. Burton Fortenbury, born October 27, 1914; died July 29, 1975.
19 iv. Edward Fortenbury, born Abt. 1917.
20 v. Jodie Fortenbury, born Abt. 1919.
21 vi. Bernice Fortenbury, born Abt. 1923.
22 vii. Belton Fortenbury, born Abt. 1925.
23 viii. Pete Fortenbury.
24 ix. Unknown Fortenbury. She married Edgar D. Smith. 
 
Generation No. 4 
11. John Wesley4 Fortenbury (John William3, Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1) was born July 17,
1903 in Paragould, Ark., and died September 19, 1964 in North Little Rock, Ark.. He married Lodema
Cleffie Crouch 1924 in Searcy, Ark.. She was born July 18, 1909 in Hardy, Ark., and died November 21,
1979 in North Little Rock, Ark..


12. Merle Clyde4 Fortenbury (John William3, Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1) was born Abt.
1908, and died 1973 in St. Louis, MO. He married Marie (Unverferth) Fortenbury
 

14. Mathel Carole4 Fortenbury (John William3, Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1) was born
4-25-1915 in Commerce, TX, and died 11-15- 2003 in Belleville, IL.  She married (1) Edward Earl Tremain b.
9-1-1911, d. 2-7-1993 buried Jefferson City, MO.   She married (2) Joe Fletcher. She married 3Tony Flowers
 
     
15. Dewey Clifton4 Fortenberry (James Halford3, Green L. (Lief)2, William J.1) was born December 05, 1906
in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX, and died April 03, 1954 in Commerce, Hunt Co., TX. He married John Tom "Johnnie"
Reynolds February 21, 1929 in Memphis, Hall Co., TX. She was born January 13, 1911 in Childress, TX, and
died January 23, 1967 in Tyler, Smith Co., TX.
 
16. Ora Lee4 Fortenbury (Edgar D.3, Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1) was born February 26, 1910,
and died March 25, 1974 in TX. She married W. T. Farler. 

18. Burton4 Fortenbury (Edgar D.3, Green L. (Lief)2 Fortenberry, William J.1) was born October 27, 1914,
and died July 29, 1975.