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Fortson European Ancestry
Posted by: Michael Fortson Date: September 04, 2000 at 16:08:30
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I have been researching the European ancestry of the surname "Fortson"...I have only found limited evidence of a possible Welsh background. I would appreciate any information about the European origin of the Fortson surname.

For the American background the following book has been my best resource:

A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson 1742-1924 and some of His Descendents. Published in 1973 by
Boyd Publishing Co. Inc.


Michael Thomas Fortson
Atlanta, Georgia


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