Henderson County, Kentucky Family
The Mortis Family
Brenda Gayle Mortis age,
5, Blanche Mortis and Grandmother Nola Catherine Moman Mortis.
Ellen Kitchen Moman
Mortis born May 31, 1948 Henderson, Ky.
R. L. Mortis Born April 12, 1921, Grove Center, Ky.
William (Will) Mortis Born Dec. 24,1887 Webster Co. Ky. Died Oct.17,
1957 Sturgis, Ky. Union Co. Was shot & killed
Stone Born Aug. 8, 1894 Union Co. Ky. Died June 27, 1974, Henderson,
Lee George Washington Mortis Born Sept. 1864, Ky. Married Jan. 30,
1887 Webster Co. Ky. Died April 11, 1937 Sturgis, Ky. Union Co. Old
Bethel Cemetery, Sturgis, Ky.
taken from an Orphanage & raised by John B. Coleman & Mary
Lochana Kennedy Coleman, Lexington, Ky.
Grandparents: Jackson Mortis- Born Franklin County, Al 1837. - Volunteered
in February 1865 at Evansville, Indiana for the Union Army, at the
age of 28.
Barnett Mortis parents: James F. Barnett Ind.
Great Grandparents: Lemuel Thomas Barnett Born Mar. 17,1811 Brush
Creek, Smith, Tenn. Died Aug. 21, 1896 Tenn. Married Sept. 30, 1833
Smith, Tenn. To:
Great Great Grandparents: William Barnett Born May 12, 1783 South
Carolina Died Feb. 22, 1849 Brush Creek, Smith, Tenn. Married SC.
B. Denny Born 1774 North Carolina Died June 1844 Brush Creek, Smith,
Tenn. Married Dec. 19, 1798 Granville NC to:
Great Great Great Grandparents: David Barnett Born July 31, 1755 Lunenburg,
Virginia Died July, 1839 Greenville, SC.
Great Great Great Great: Benjamin Denny Born abt. 1717 Person, NC.
Death 1797 Person, NC. Married Barbara Born abt. 1721
Denny & Barbara had 9 children one of them was Benjamin B. Denny,
James F. Barnett’s grandfather & Martha A. Barnett’s great grandfather.
Children of, Lee George Washington Mortis & Martha A. Barnett
1.William Mortis ( Brenda Gayle’s Grandfather) Born Dec. 1887 Webster Co. Ky. Died Oct. 17, 1957 Sturgis, Ky. Union Co.
Mortis Born Dec. 1890 Webster Co. Ky. Died Aug. 22, 1959 Valley
Station, Ky. Jefferson County, Ky. Married Delbert Joseph Pierson
Buried Bethany Memorial Cemetery Valley Station, Ky. Jefferson Co.
Funeral Nunnelly Funeral Home 4327 Taylor Blvd. Louisville, Ky. Daughter
Lucy Ester Montgomery, Louisville, Ky.
3.Franklin Mortis Born Dec. 1892 Ky. Died Sept. 1966 Harrisburg, Ill. SS# 401-18-4378 Married Juda
4.Harry Mortis Born Feb. 1895 Died 1981 in Evansville, Ind. SS# 304-12-3440
5.Nealie Mortis Born Jan. 1896 Webster Co. Ky. Married Shelton Sturgis, Ky.
6.Lula E. Mortis Born Feb. 1900 Webster Co. Ky.
Children of, James F. Barnett & Sarah Jones
H. Barnett Born Abt.1861 Tenn.