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Garner Fortune and Lucy Hargrove




Husband Garner Fortune

           Born: 5 Mar 1758 - , Caroline, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 2 Dec 1826 - Prince William County, Virginia
         Buried: 


         Father: Richard Fortune (WFT Est 1711/1803-WFT Est 1776/1882)
         Mother: Frances Garner (WFT Est 1716/1739-WFT Est 1761/1827)


       Marriage: 15 Nov 1780 - , Caroline, Virginia, USA

Noted events in his life were:
• Career, Widow's Pension

• Military, Pvt 1st VA State Regt. Jan 1777-Jan 1780




Wife Lucy Hargrove

           Born: 16 Aug 1758 - , Caroline, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 19 Nov 1840 - Prince William County, Virginia
         Buried: 



Children
1 F Frances Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1777-1805
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1793-1887
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Isaac Cundiff (WFT Est 1767/1803-WFT Est 1793/1882)
           Marr: WFT Est 1793-1838



2 F Mary Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1777-1805
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1793-1887
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Richard VanPelt (WFT Est 1767/1803-WFT Est 1793/1882)
           Marr: WFT Est 1793-1838



3 F Elizabeth Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1777-1805
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1793-1887
         Buried: 
         Spouse: James Jennings (WFT Est 1767/1803-WFT Est 1793/1882)
           Marr: WFT Est 1793-1838



4 F Malinda Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1777-1805
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1793-1887
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Basil Brawner (WFT Est 1767/1803-WFT Est 1793/1882)
           Marr: WFT Est 1793-1838



5 M Thomas Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1777-1805
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1783-1884
         Buried: 



6 F Nancy Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1777-1805
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1782-1887
         Buried: 




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James Fortune




Husband James Fortune

           Born: 1831 - Ohio
     Christened: 
           Died: 1887 - Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Benjamin Fortune (1783-1845)
         Mother: Mary Hoover (1803-WFT Est 1842/1898)


       Marriage: WFT Est 1850-1876

   Other Spouse: Amanda Hanna (WFT Est 1822/1843-WFT Est 1865/1932) - 28 Aug 1860 - , Perry, Indiana, USA

   Other Spouse: Nancy Jane Fell (WFT Est 1827/1856-WFT Est 1878/1944) - 6 Mar 1873 - , Perry, Indiana, USA

Noted events in his life were:
• Career, Applied for Pension; Apllication rejected

• Military, Pvt. Co. F 53 Ind Infantry Mar-July, 1865

• Occupation, Farmer




Wife

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 



Children
1 M F.M. Fortune

           Born: Apr 1856 - , Perry, Indiana, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: After 1898 - Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, USA
         Buried: 




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James Fortune and Amanda Hanna




Husband James Fortune

           Born: 1831 - Ohio
     Christened: 
           Died: 1887 - Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Benjamin Fortune (1783-1845)
         Mother: Mary Hoover (1803-WFT Est 1842/1898)


       Marriage: 28 Aug 1860 - , Perry, Indiana, USA

   Other Spouse: Nancy Jane Fell (WFT Est 1827/1856-WFT Est 1878/1944) - 6 Mar 1873 - , Perry, Indiana, USA

Noted events in his life were:
• Career, Applied for Pension; Apllication rejected

• Military, Pvt. Co. F 53 Ind Infantry Mar-July, 1865

• Occupation, Farmer




Wife Amanda Hanna

           Born: WFT Est 1822-1843
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1865-1932
         Buried: 



Children

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John J. Medveckis and Jane Fortune




Husband John J. Medveckis

           Born: Private
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: Private
       Marriage: Private




Wife Jane Fortune

           Born: Private
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: Private


         Father: William Lemcke Fortune (      -      )
         Mother: Abigail Jane Hennessy (      -      )




Noted events in their marriage were:
• Marriage Fact, Private


Children
1 F Jennifer Medveckis

           Born: Private
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: Private



2 M John Fortune Medveckis

           Born: Private
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: Private




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Jesse Fortune and Elizabeth Lavender




Husband Jesse Fortune

           Born: 1768 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1799-1859
         Buried: 


         Father: Thomas Fortune (1740-1804)
         Mother: Elizabeth Eubank (WFT Est 1724/1749-WFT Est 1784/1838)


       Marriage: 22 Jul 1793 - Amherst/Nelson County, Virginia




Wife Elizabeth Lavender

           Born: 1773
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1798-1866
         Buried: 


         Father: William Charles Lavender (1734-1776)
         Mother: Mildred Mills (Bef 1738-1776)





Children

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John Fortune and Cynthia Fuller




Husband John Fortune

           Born: 1806
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1833-1897 - Vermillion County, Indiana ?
         Buried: 


         Father: Benjamin Fortune (1783-1845)
         Mother: Mildred "Milley" Carter (Abt 1787-Abt 1825)


       Marriage: 21 Jul 1827 - , Perry, Indiana, USA




Wife Cynthia Fuller

           Born: WFT Est 1790-1814
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1833-1902
         Buried: 



Children

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John Fortune




Husband John Fortune

           Born: Bef 1700 - Wales
     Christened: 
           Died: 1741 - , Caroline, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 




Wife

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 



Children
1 M Thomas Fortune

           Born: 1678 - Londonderry, England, (Wales)
     Christened: 
           Died: 1758 - , Caroline, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Lucy Fletcher (      -      )
           Marr: 1720 - Wales
         Spouse: Ζlfgifu (      -      ) 1
           Marr: 22 Jan 1943 - Rockwall, Texas 2




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John Fortune and Nancy Henderson




Husband John Fortune

           Born: 1763 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1791-1854
         Buried: 


         Father: Thomas Fortune (1740-1804)
         Mother: Elizabeth Eubank (WFT Est 1724/1749-WFT Est 1784/1838)


       Marriage: 11 Nov 1785 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA




Wife Nancy Henderson

           Born: WFT Est 1747-1771
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1790-1860
         Buried: 



Children

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John Fletcher Fortune and Lucy Williamson




Husband John Fletcher Fortune

            AKA: John Fortune
           Born: Abt 1720 - , Caroline, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 8 Sep 1790 - Beaverdam Creek, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Thomas Fortune (1678-1758)
         Mother: Lucy Fletcher (      -      )


       Marriage: 1738 - Albermarle or Caroline Co, VA

Noted events in his life were:
• Military Service 3, Aided the Revolutionary Cause by providing food stuffs - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA

• Occupation, Blacksmith and Farmer




Wife Lucy Williamson

            AKA: Lucy
           Born: 1723 - Albermarle or Caroline Co, VA
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 13 Sep 1789 - Keene, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
• Alt. Birth, WFT Est 1704-1729

• Alt. Death, WFT Est 1765-1819


Noted events in their marriage were:
• Alt. Marriage, WFT Est 1734-1768


Children
1 M Thomas Fortune

           Born: 1740 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 15 Oct 1804 - Amherst/Nelson County, Virginia
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Elizabeth Eubank (WFT Est 1724/1749-WFT Est 1784/1838)
           Marr: Abt 1760



2 F Martha Fortune

           Born: WFT Est 1741-1769
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1756-1851
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Alexander FitzPatrick (WFT Est 1731/1767-Bef 1789)
           Marr: WFT Est 1756-1787



3 M Benjamin Fortune

           Born: 1742 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: Oct 1784 - Amherst/Nelson County, Virginia
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Sarah Eubank (WFT Est 1726/1751-WFT Est 1773/1839)
           Marr: WFT Est 1756-1779



4 F Mary Fortune

           Born: 1745 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1759-1839
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Andrew Brown (WFT Est 1728/1748-WFT Est 1762/1834)
           Marr: WFT Est 1759-1792



5 F Sarah Fortune

           Born: 1747
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1761-1841
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Robert\William Bates (WFT Est 1730/1750-WFT Est 1764/1836)
           Marr: WFT Est 1761-1794



6 M John Fortune, Jr.

           Born: Abt 1748 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: Apr 1772 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 



7 F Lucy Fortune

           Born: 1750 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1789 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Unknown Winn (WFT Est 1733/1753-WFT Est 1767/1839)
           Marr: WFT Est 1764-1785



8 M William Fortune

           Born: 1756 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 1834 - , Macon, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Sarah Lockadoo (WFT Est 1738/1762-WFT Est 1780/1851)
           Marr: Abt 1775



9 M Williamson Fortune

           Born: 4 Dec 1758 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 1821 - , Franklin, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Sarah Henderson (WFT Est 1739/1764-WFT Est 1786/1853)
           Marr: 26 Jan 1780 - Amherst/Nelson County, Virginia



10 F Elizabeth Fortune

           Born: 1760
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1774-1854
         Buried: 
         Spouse: John Burk (WFT Est 1743/1763-WFT Est 1777/1849)
           Marr: WFT Est 1774-1807



11 M Richard Fortune

           Born: 1763 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1792-1854 - , McDowell, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Mary Lavender (1768-WFT Est 1791/1860)
           Marr: 4 Sep 1786 - , Amherst, Virginia, USA



12 F Nancy Fortune

           Born: Abt 1767 - Albemarle or Amherst Co, VA
     Christened: 
           Died: 19 Feb 1848 - , Williamson, Tennessee, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: George Lavender (1765-1846)
           Marr: 10 Feb 1789 - Charlottesville, Albemarle Co, Virginia, USA




General Notes: Husband - John Fletcher Fortune

DAR Ancestor #: A064826

In the Name of God Amen, I John Fortune of Albermarle County being sick & week, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make this may last will and testament as followith (To Wit). First I bequeath to my sons, Williams Fortune, Williamson Fortune and Richard Fortune all my land to be divided amongst them equally and to be be divided so that my son William have the place whereon he now lives in his part or lott, and that my son Williamson have his part joining my son William's between that & the place I now live on. And that my son Richard have in his part the house that I now live in with the plantation about it, which land so divided to be theri property forever and at their disposal. Item I also bequeath to my son William Fortune two Negroes (viz) Charles & Betty, they and their future increase to be his property forever & at his disposal. Item, I also bequeath to my son Williamson Fortune two negroes (viz) Jane & Nicey they & their furture increase to be his property forever & at his disposal. Item, I also bequeath to my son Richard Fortune two negroes (viz) Nan & Eleanor, they & their future increase, to be his property forever and at his disposal. I bequeath to my son Thomas Fortune two negroes (viz) Amey & James they & their future increase to be his property forever and at this disposal. Item, I bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Burk three negroes (viz) Mitiller, Kate & old Judith they & their future increase to be her property forever and at her disposal. Item, I bequeath to my daughter Mary Brown tow negroes (viz) York & _____ to be her property forever and to be at her disposal. Item, I bequeath to my daughter Nancy Lavendar two negroes (viz) Mary & a girl Judith they & their future increase, aslo one feather bed & furniture & my young black mare & a saddle and bridle to be her property forever and at her disposal. Item, I bequeath to my daughter Sarah Bates twenty shillings, current money of Virginia, to be her property forever and at her disposal. Item, I bequeath to my grandson John Fitzpatrick (son of Alex Fitzpatrick dec'd), ten pounds current money of Virginia to be his property forever and at his disposal. Item, I bequeath to my grandchildren the heirs of my daughter Lucey Winn, dec'd, each twenty shillings current money of Virginia to be their property forever and at their disposal. Item, I bequeath to Rebecca Henderson, Widow of William Henderson dec'd, twenty pounds current money of Virginia to be . . . . to my grandsons Benjamin Fortune & John Fortune, sons of Benjamin Fortune dec'd, each ten pounds current money of Virginia to be their property forever and at their disposal. Item, I bequeath to my sons, Thomas, William, Williamson & Richard my blacksmith tools equally amongst them to be their property forever & at their disposal & further I bequeath to my son William the feather bed & furniture thai I commonly use myself to be his property & at his disposal. Item, I bequeath to Nicholas Hammon ten pounds of current money of Virginia to be his property and at his disposal and my will is that the remainder of my estate (vis) stock of every kind, plantation utensils & houlsehold furniture to be sold, & out of the money arising from the sale the money above bequeathed to be paid, also all my just debts, the remainder together with what money I have have on hand, or that may be due me be equally divided amongst my children under named, (if the sale of my stock should not raise money enough to pay the legacies it is to be made up out of my debts or monies on hand) the balance to be divided amongst my children (viz) Thomas, William, Williamson, Richard, Elizabeth Burk, Mary Brown & Nancy Lavender to be their property forever, & at their disposal. Lastly, I appoint my sons Thomas Fortune & Williams Fortune & Nicholas Hammer Ex'ors of this my last will & testament as ____ my hand & seal this 13th day of September 1789
John Fortune (seal)
Signed, sealed & _____



in the presence of
Robert Parry, Martha X Perry
John Smith, _____
Willialm Fortune jus

At Albermarle September Court 1790, This instrument of writing was approved by the oath of Rob. Parry, Martha Parry & John Smith witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Thomas Fortune, Wm Fortune & Nicholas Hammer a certificate is granted them for obtaining _____ in due form whereup they William Fortune & Jerimiah Hammer their securities ____ into ____ aknowledged a bond accordingly.
John Nicholas C.C.
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Unknown Winn and Lucy Fortune




Husband Unknown Winn

           Born: WFT Est 1733-1753
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1767-1839
         Buried: 
       Marriage: WFT Est 1764-1785




Wife Lucy Fortune

           Born: 1750 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1789 - , Albemarle, Virginia, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: John Fletcher Fortune (Abt 1720-1790)
         Mother: Lucy Williamson (1723-Bef 1789)





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Sources


1 Tautι, Anne. "The Kings and Queens of Great Britain" pub by Elm TreeBooks/Hamish Hamilton Ltd. Great Britain.//.

2 v144t0437.ftw.

3 Abercrombie & Slatten.


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