Anthony Gene Fortner


Brief Life History of Anthony Gene

When Anthony Gene Fortner was born in 1959, his father, Roy Edman Fortner, was 26 and his mother, Ruby Jean Wilson, was 22. He died in 1973, in Holly Pond, Cullman, Alabama, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Brooklyn, Cullman, Alabama, United States.

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Roy Edman Fortner
Ruby Jean Wilson
Anthony Gene Fortner

Sources (2)

  • Anthony Gene Fortner, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Anthony Gene Fortner, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

1960 · Fifty Star Flag

Age 1

The 50 Star Flag Design is adopted to be the nation’s flag

1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 5

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

Name Meaning

German: variant (also Förtner) or Americanized form of Pförtner, an occupational name for the gatekeeper of a walled town or city, or the doorkeeper in a great house, castle, or monastery, Middle High German phortenaere (from Latin porta ‘door, gate’). Compare English Porter .

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

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