Hi.Jeptha V. is one of my ancestors, as he is a child of William George Fortson and Ann Higginbotham.He was the 8th?? child and Aaron J. Fortson was the last of 13.I have a lot on the Higginbothams, from "My Southern Family" on line.Aaron J. Fortson named his son Jeptha M.?? (monroe?) probably after his brother.Thanks for the information. I still haven't heard anything on the Texas Fortson reunion held (I think) in Kilgore, Texas.I spoke with one of the Fortsons in Kilgore, several years ago, and she was very old, but knew they came from Elberton Ga. with a lot of the Fortson families.