Letitia K. Fortson

8 June 1825–25 June 1887 (Age 62)
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Letitia K.

When Letitia K. Fortson was born on 8 June 1825, in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, her father, John Fortson, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Moore, was 33. She married Francis Marion Bramlett Sr about 1842, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and New Hope, Harrison, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 25 June 1887, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Bramlett Sr
1815–1886
Letitia K. Fortson
1825–1887
Marriage: about 1842
Francis M Bramlett
1843–1862
Sarah Bramlett
1847–
Letitia Hester Bramlett
1849–
Thomas Willburn Bramlett
1852–1933
Josephine Bramlett
1846–1915
John Benjamin Bramlett
1852–1922
Eugenia Bramlett
1856–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1842
Alabama, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin; unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Luticia K Bramlet in household of Francis M Bramlet, "United States Census, 1880"
  • L K Bramlett in household of F M Bramlett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fortson in entry for Jocie Bramlett Buck, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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