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Julia Fort Family – 1900 Census, Mitchell’s (Dallas Co, Alabama)

Year: June 14, 1900

Place: Mitchell’s Precinct Alabama

Head of Household: Julia Fort

Born: March 1859

Father’s Birth Place: Georgia

Mother’s Birth Place: Georgia

Race: Black

Number of Children: 9

Number of Living Children: 9

Occupation: Farmer



William Fort, son, b. July 1876, farm laborer

Eloid (Elliot) Fort, son, b. July 1879, farm laborer

Mary Fort, dau, b. May 1883, farm laborer

Pettus Fort, son, b. July 1884, farm laborer

Indie Fort, dau, b. July 1888, farm laborer

Pinkie Fort, dau, b. Jan. 1890, at school

Daisie Fort, dau, b. Sept. 1892

Charlie Fort, son, b. June 1894


District: 40 , Sheet Number and Letter: 12A , Household ID: 218 , Line Number: 42 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240014 , Digital Folder Number: 004119981 , Image Number: 00155



“United States Census, 1900,” Database with images, FamilySearch( : accessed 18 June 2015), Julia Fort in household of Rosa Buckler, Precinct 35 Mitchell’s (east & south part), Dallas, Alabama, United States; citing sheet 12A, family 218, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,014.

June 18, 2015 at 8:12 am Leave a comment

Marriage Douglas Ford and Nettie Lou Motley 1942


Name: Douglas Ford
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 15 Feb 1942
Event Place: Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 19
Birth Year (Estimated): Feb. 21, 1922 (Mobile, Ala)
Marriage License Place: Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Father’s Name: Pettis Ford, deceased
Mother’s Name: Addie Curtis
Spouse’s Name: Nettie Lou Motley
Spouse’s Gender: Female
Spouse’s Age: 18
Spouse’s Birth Year (Estimated): October 15, 1923
Spouse’s Father’s Name: Wyatt Motley
Page: 120
Douglas Ford’s occupation is listed as: Delivery and Order Checker
Address: 724 South 13th Street Birmingham, Ala
Nettie Lou Motley’s Address is listed as: 1212 4th Avenue South
Her place of birth is Birmingham, Alabama.
The marriage is witnessed by Addie Ford, mother.
“Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950,” Database with images, FamilySearch( : accessed 16 June 2015), Addie Curtis in entry for Douglas Ford and Nettie Lou Motley, 15 Feb 1942; citing Jefferson, Alabama, United States, county courthouses, Alabama; FHL microfilm .
GS Film Number:  2408091, Digital Folder Number: 004671265 , Image Number: 00349

June 16, 2015 at 7:51 am Leave a comment


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