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Casper Fortener13 AUG 1817 -- 13 DEC 1902avatar
Mary Ann Harmon30 MAY 1831 -- 15 MAY 1914avatar
James O'Kelly Way22 MAY 1833 -- 2 AUG 1866avatar
Anna Semira Pickett24 NOV 1836 -- 16 FEB 1916avatar
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Marriage24 MAR 1891
 
marriage license also signed by J. C. Pickett and was dated 20 Mar 1891
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John Adam "Adam" Fortner

Birth23 NOV 1859
 
possible birthplace based on marriage place
Moved1874
 
from Piqua, Miami, Ohio
Reside1899/1920
 
1900-1920 census: may have lived there longer
Other1911
He went blind, disabiling him from his occupation.
Death29 AUG 1928
Grave
Plot: Section B
Aged: 68.8 years
No Children

His obituary may be viewed on his Find a Grave page (headstone icon below). A mistake has been noted. It says he was married to Miss Mollie Day. In fact, she was Miss Mollie Way.



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  1. Findagrave John Adam F. Fortener
  2. FamilySearch Mollie J Fortener Death • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
  3. Census: OH, Allen Co, Delphos. 1910 U.S. Census for Delphos, Allen, Ohio;
  4. Census: OH, Allen Co, Delphos. 1920 U.S. census for Delphos, Allen, Ohio;
  5. Census: OH, Allen Co, Delphos. 1900 U.S. Census for Delphos, Allen, Ohio;
  6. Other: affidavit for marriage license for John A. Fortner and Mollie J. Way, Probate Court of Morris Co., Kanas; Genealogy library at Council Grove Public Library, courtesy of Phyllis Metzger;
  7. Other: "Marriages in Morris County, Kansas, 1842-1910" in a letter from the Kansas State Historical Society;
  1. Findagrave Mary Jane "Mollie" Way Fortener
  2. FamilySearch Mollie J Fortener Death • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1870
  4. FamilySearch United States Census, 1880
  5. Census: KS, Morris Co, Valley, District 139. 1880 U.S. Census for District 139, Valley, Morris, Kansas;
  6. Census: OH, Allen Co, Delphos. 1910 U.S. Census for Delphos, Allen, Ohio;
  7. Census: OH, Allen Co, Delphos. 1920 U.S. census for Delphos, Allen, Ohio;
  8. Census: OH, Allen Co, Delphos. 1900 U.S. Census for Delphos, Allen, Ohio;
  9. Other: affidavit for marriage license for John A. Fortner and Mollie J. Way, Probate Court of Morris Co., Kanas; Genealogy library at Council Grove Public Library, courtesy of Phyllis Metzger;
  10. Other: "Marriages in Morris County, Kansas, 1842-1910" in a letter from the Kansas State Historical Society;
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