Joseph Fortner


Personal and Family Information

Joseph was born in 1849 in Tennessee, the son of Efel Dred Fortner and Margaret Neighbors.

He died in JUL 1879 in Dallas County, Missouri.

His wife was Martha J Stroud, who he married on 30 MAY 1869 in Benton County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Joseph Fortner


Efel Dred Fortner


Margaret Neighbors



Place: Tennessee
DeathJUL 1879
Place: Dallas County, Missouri
Census25 NOV 1850
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Age: 1
Address: dwelling 1443 family 1443 Fortman, E. D. age 31 m farmer $400 born Kentucky Margaret 35 f S.C. Elizabeth 11 f Tenn Benjamin 10 m Tenn John 4 m tenn Joseph 1 m Tenn Susand Neighbours age 70 f, born Virginia Sarah Savage age 46 f born S.C. dwelling 1444 family 1444 Arnold, J. W age 20 m farmer born Miss Margret age 20 f born N. C.
Census3 JUL 1860
Place: Dallas County, Missouri
Address: Jackson Twp, Shady Grove P.O. dwelling 362 family 601 Elf D Fortner age 40 m farmer $1200, $1342 born Kentucky Margarett age 42 f housework, born South Carolina Susan 20 f Tenn Benjamin 19 m Tenn John 13 m Tenn Joseph 11 m Tenn Efel D 5 m Tenn Bennet 2 m Tenn Susan Neighbors 74 f house hand born Virginia
Census6 JUL 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Township, dwelling 385m family 380 Stroud, Thomas 45 mw farmer $500, $400, born Kentucky — Malinda age 38 fw keeping house, born Tenn — Sarah age 20 fw born Missouri —Martha 18 fw Missouri — Henderson 12 mw Missouri — Palestine age 8 fw born Texas — Nancy age 6 fw born Texas dwelling 387 family 382 Fortner Joseph age 21 mw farmer $1000, $250, born Tenn —- Martha age 19 born Missouri
BurialJUL 1879
Place: Dallas County, Missouri
Address: Mount Olive Cemetery, Olive findagrave MEMORIAL ID 133513772 with links to parents and 3 siblings
Probate11 AUG 1879
Place: Dallas County, Missouri
Address: Guardian Inventory by ES Highfill guardian of Malinda M Fortner and Sarah P Fortner, heirs of Joseph Fortner deceased findagrave note Malinda born 1871, Sarah Pernalis Fortner in 1873 son of Effel Dred Forntner 1819-1879 MEMORIAL ID 44181588