Zenus Fordham, 100 years of age, and his nine children, of Laurens county,
near Dublin. Mr. Fordham celebrated his 100th birthday recently, with a
grand family reunion, when descendants from seven counties were present
to enjoy a monster picnic-dinner. The group above shows Mr. Fordham seated,
and his nine children grouped around him. They are, Mrs. Mary Hardy, Wilkinson
county; W. J. Fordham, Laurens county; Mrs. T. J. Perry, Laurens county;
B. F. Fordham, Candler county; J. W. Fordham, Wilkinson county; Mrs J.
G. Miller, Wilkinson county; W. H. Fordham, Laurens county; J. Z. Fordham,
Bulloch county, Mrs. Z. T. Thomas, Laurens county. Besides these nine children,
Mr. Fordham has 62 grandchildren, 87 great grandchiuldren and 28 great
great grandchildren. He is related to the DuPre, Billue, Perry, Dominey,
Ellington, Hatfield, Bishop, Stanley, Freeman, Knight, Metts, Rawls, Cannon,
Adams, and Thomas families, which make him kin to about half of the people
in Laurens county.
Feb. 1, 1920, The Atlanta Constitution
Note: Mr. Fordham died June 14, 1920