Would like to share information with you. Have been researching the Fortner in WilkesNC and there were many along with the Russells and Scotts A few land deeds with the Fortner and Russells Scotts
Nancy Russell married Flood/ Ford Fortner 15 Aug 1801 Wilkes Co. NC. Some Russell were in CarterCo TN and Blount Thinking that Etheldred /Dred Fortner was related to Ford Flood. Etheldred was on the 1790 Wilkes Co Census with my Scotts, and Russells 15 district.