1880 census of 1st Ward South Easton, Northampton County PA
John Fortner 41 R.R. FiremanPAPAPA Kate Fortner 29keeps housePA PA PA Maggie Fortner 6PAPA PA Johny Fortner3PAPAPA Walter Fortner8 mPA PA PA
1900 census of South side Easton115 St. joseph St., is Catherine G. Fortner age 49 John Fortner age 23 Emma age 23 son Walter J. age 1 Lyons, Margaret age 26July 1873 Lyons, Melvill age 26Jan 1874 Lyons, Niota M.age 3May 1896 Lyons, Fern?? age 2July 1897 Fortner, Lillie age 12March 1888 Lillie later married Augustus Buck
This Johny is my husband's great grandfather.Born March 1877.Married Emma Christina Siebler.Had son Walter John Fortner April 1899.Daughter Anna Magdelena Fortner Jan. 1903. She died Jan 2002.
Generation previous is from 1860 census of South Side Easton George Fortner born54 (1806) Hannah Fortner age 45 Jacob Fortner age 17boatman Reubenage 13 Hannah age 11 Idaage 10 Johnage 19 boatman
Hannah Fortner age 58 John Fortner age 28locomotive fireman Martin, Idaage 20 Martin, Eva1
in 1870 there is a George Fortner age 64 living in Williams Township, Northampton County, which is not far from South side Easton, He must be living where he works.