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Permelia Ellender Fortner (b. August 26, 1831, d. August 1909)Permelia Ellender Fortner (daughter of Ansel Fortner and Pamela Bussey) was born August 26, 1831 in Jefferson Co, AL, and died August 1909 in AL.She married William Riley Thomas on July 01, 1855 in Blount Co, AL, son of (?) Thomas and Unknown.
Notes for Permelia Ellender Fortner:
Conflict in birth date, 1837/8 (1850 census data) vs. August 26, 1831.
Census of 1900-State of Alabama-Walker County-Enumeration District 147-Page
16-Horse Creek Post Office
William R. Thomas 72MAL
Lists Permilia as the mother of 12 with 9 living.
Notes found on a picture of Permelia indicate she was 1/2 Cherokee Indian.
This picture is in the possession of Oscar Yelverton, Jr.
Permela is buried in Davis Cemetery near Dora, Alabama.
More About Permelia Ellender Fortner:
Date born 2: 1838, Alabama.171
Burial: Unknown, Davis Cemetery, Dora, AL.
More About Permelia Ellender Fortner and William Riley Thomas:
Marriage: July 01, 1855, Blount Co, AL.
Marriage Notes for Permelia Ellender Fortner and William Riley Thomas:
Marriage Notes for PERMILIA FORTNER and WILLIAM THOMAS:
Marriage bond signed by William R. Thomas and Ansel Fortner.
Marriage performed by D. W. Fowler, Justice of the Peace.
Children of Permelia Ellender Fortner and William Riley Thomas are:
- James Thomas, b. January 26, 1857, AL, d. June 30, 1930, Dora, Walker Co.,AL.
- Martha Thomas, b. Abt. 1858, AL, d. Bef. 1880, AL.
- John H. Thomas, b. 1865, AL171, d. date unknown.
- Mary J. Thomas, b. Abt. 1868, AL, d. date unknown.
- Lethia C. Thomas, b. Abt. 1870, AL, d. date unknown.
- Riley M. Thomas, b. Abt. 1872, AL, d. date unknown.
- Celia A. Thomas, b. 1875, AL171, d. date unknown.
- Jeff A. Thomas, b. Abt. 1877, AL, d. date unknown.
- Cora M. Thomas, b. 1879, AL171, d. date unknown.
- +William Ancel Thomas, b. date unknown, d. date unknown.