Descendants of David Porter
By Carl T. Murdock
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Generation No. 1
1. DAVID4 PORTER (WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1765 in Christinburg, Virginia, and died Abt. 1840 in Muncie IN. He married ABIGAIL ‘ABBY’ HOWELL December 29, 1788 in Franklin Co Virginia, daughter of JOSHUA HOWELL and MARY. She was born Abt. 1770 probably in Va, and died I believe in Muncie IN.
Notes for DAVID PORTER:
WVA Genealogy Data Warrants from RW and Records and Pension and bounty
lands….David Porter lived in Guyan Ohio in 1816 in 1828 he moved to Muncie
IN. He was born in Christianburg VA md Abigail
David is listed on1830 census for Lawrence county Ohio..the above book
said he was in IN in 1828? Maybe he came back to Ohio for a short while.
According to a family history from his daughter Priscilla’s line David died in
Muncie IN abt 1840
He was listed in Lawrence co on 1818 and 1821 tax list also the 1820 census
in Union twp Lawrence co Ohio
Marriage Notes for DAVID PORTER and ABIGAIL HOWELL:
Source Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co Va 1768-1858 by Marshall Wingfield pg 184
Porter David and Abagail Howell d/o Joshua Joshua Howell Sur.
Dec 29, 1788….
Children of DAVID PORTER and ABIGAIL HOWELL are:
i. MARY ‘ POLLY’5 PORTER, m. // MOORE.
ii. MATILDA PORTER, m. // WILSON.
iii. MCKEAGE ‘MICAJAH’ PORTER, m. POLLY VESSELL, January 01, 1828, Lawrence Co Ohio.
iv. NANCY PORTER, m. // WILSON.
v. SARAH PORTER, m. // KEENS.
2. vi. ANDREW PORTER, b. Abt. 1790, Virginia; d. Abt. 1859, Union twp Lawrence County Ohio.
3. vii. PRISCILLA PORTER, b. April 08, 1801, Probably in Va; d. 1872, Wabash Co., In.
4. viii. JOSHUA PORTER, b. Abt. 1803, Virginia.
5. ix. JEREMIAH PORTER, b. 1813, Virginia; d. May 05, 1904, Perry Twp Lawrence co Ohio buried at Woodland cemetery at Ironton Sect 9.
6. x. JOHN H. PORTER, b. Abt. 1819, Virginia.
Generation No. 2
2. ANDREW5 PORTER (DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1790 in Virginia, and died Abt. 1859 in Union twp Lawrence County Ohio. He married ANNAS GRAHAM August 03, 1832 in Lawrence Co Ohio. She was born Abt. 1817 in Ohio.
Children of ANDREW PORTER and ANNAS GRAHAM are:
7. i. JOHN H6 PORTER, b. Abt. 1835, Union Twp., Lawrence Co., Ohio; d. Bef. 1870, Probably in Union twp Lawrence co., Ohio.
ii. MITILDA PORTER, b. Abt. 1844; m. HENRY KERR.
iii. TENESSEE PORTER, b. Abt. 1846.
iv. DIANA V. PORTER, b. Abt. 1846.
v. LOUISANN ‘SUSANNA’ PORTER, b. Abt. 1841; m. GEORGE DAVID BRAMMER, May 09, 1868.
3. PRISCILLA5 PORTER (DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born April 08, 1801 in Probably in Va, and died 1872 in Wabash Co., In. She married (1) JOHN FODGE January 02, 1818 in Lawrence Co Ohio. He was born 1795, and died 1846. She married (2) JOHN DANNER 1850.
Marriage Notes for PRISCILLA PORTER and JOHN FODGE:
performed by Bazel Lewis JP Early Marriage 1817-1823 Lawrence county Ohio Thomas A. Walton
Children of PRISCILLA PORTER and JOHN FODGE are:
i. EDMOND6 FODGE, b. 1818.
ii. JOHN JR. FODGE, b. 1820.
8. iii. DAVID M. FODGE, b. 1822.
iv. ALVA FODGE, b. 1825.
v. ABIGAIL FODGE, b. 1828.
vi. SERENA FODGE, b. 1831.
vii. JAMES FODGE, b. 1833.
viii. HENRY FODGE, b. 1826.
ix. MILTON FODGE, b. 1831.
x. HARVEY FODGE, b. 1841.
xi. CHRISTINA FODGE, b. 1844.
9. xii. REV JACOB FODGE, b. October 14, 1824, Ohio; d. January 29, 1881, Pleasant Twp., Wabash Co., Indiana.
4. JOSHUA5 PORTER (DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1803 in Virginia. He married SARAH ‘SALLY’ GRAHAM December 23, 1829 in Lawrence Co Ohio. She was born Abt. 1812 in Virginia.
Notes for JOSHUA PORTER:
Family listing census records LawCo Ohio 1850 Union twp
Children of JOSHUA PORTER and SARAH GRAHAM are:
i. ALVY6 PORTER, b. Abt. 1832.
10. ii. EMANUEL PORTER, b. Abt. 1834.
iii. WM PORTER, b. Abt. 1836.
iv. DIANNA PORTER, b. Abt. 1838.
v. AWANA PORTER, b. Abt. 1840.
vi. NATHAN PORTER, b. Abt. 1840.
vii. ABILGAIL PORTER, b. Abt. 1842.
viii. JONATHAN PORTER, b. Abt. 1851.
5. JEREMIAH5 PORTER (DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born 1813 in Virginia, and died May 05, 1904 in Perry Twp Lawrence co Ohio buried at Woodland cemetery at Ironton Sect 9. He married CHARLOTTE HUGHES. She was born 1820, and died 1895 in Buried at Woodland cemetery at Ironton Sect 9.
Notes for JEREMIAH PORTER:
Death record recorded at Ironton Lawrence county ohio Records of Death # 3
Family listing and ages Lawco census Perry twp 1870
Children of JEREMIAH PORTER and CHARLOTTE HUGHES are:
i. JONTHAN6 PORTER, b. 1843, Ohio; d. 1905, Buried at Woodland cemetery at Ironton Sect 9; m. POSSIBLY LOUELLA F. PORTER; b. 1853; d. 1937, Buried at Woodland cemetery at Ironton Sect 9..
ii. ELLA PORTER, b. Abt. 1853.
iii. CHARLOTTE PORTER, b. Abt. 1855.
iv. EMMA PORTER, b. Abt. 1861.
6. JOHN H.5 PORTER (DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1819 in Virginia. He married (1) ELIZABETH //. She was born Abt. 1821. He married (2) SARAH NULL April 04, 1831 in Lawrence Co Ohio.
Children of JOHN PORTER and SARAH NULL are:
i. JOHN M.6 PORTER, b. Abt. 1841.
ii. JAMES PORTER, b. Abt. 1843.
Generation No. 3
7. JOHN H6 PORTER (ANDREW5, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1835 in Union Twp., Lawrence Co., Ohio, and died Bef. 1870 in Probably in Union twp Lawrence co., Ohio. He married CYNTHIA BRAMMER December 23, 1855 in Lawrence County Ohio, daughter of JESSE BRAMMER and NANCY SANDERSON. She was born Abt. 1835 in W.Va, and died Unknown.
Children of JOHN PORTER and CYNTHIA BRAMMER are:
i. ANDREW JEFFERSON7 PORTER, b. 1858; m. BETHLEY BECKETT.
ii. TENNESSEE PORTER, b. Abt. 1862.
iii. KEARVY PORTER, b. Abt. 1866.
11. iv. REV JERRY M. PORTER, b. February 28, 1859, Lawrence county Ohio; d. January 14, 1936, Hixson,Hamilton,TN.
8. DAVID M.6 FODGE (PRISCILLA5 PORTER, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born 1822. He married MARTHA JANE MANSFIELD 1844.
Child of DAVID FODGE and MARTHA MANSFIELD is:
12. i. CHARLES WILLARD7 FODGE.
9. REV JACOB6 FODGE (PRISCILLA5 PORTER, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1)1 was born October 14, 1824 in Ohio1, and died January 29, 1881 in Pleasant Twp., Wabash Co., Indiana1. He married GRACE ANTRIM1 November 07, 1847 in Wabash Co., Indiana1. She was born February 20, 1826 in Clinton Co., Ohio1, and died March 08, 1900 in Spearsville, Wabash Co., Indiana1.
Notes for REV JACOB FODGE:
In row 18
Cemetery is 1/2 mi. wouth of Laketon West of Church. 950 N. and
56y 3m 15d.
Jacob was the 1st Local Preacher. And John was the 1st
Conference Preacher. This came from Wabash Co. History GI
I977.283 R 649. Laketon Methodist organize in 1855.
Notes for GRACE ANTRIM:
200 N and 1000 w ( Just north out of wabash)
74y 1m 16d. Knew death year.
Moved to Paw Paw Twp. in 1846
Obit and death certif. Bk 1899-1900 pg. 8 line 129
Children of JACOB FODGE and GRACE ANTRIM are:
i. JUSTINA7 FODGE1, b. 1849, Indiana1.
13. ii. REV JOHN FODGE, b. 1850, Indiana; d. March 27, 1902, Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana.
iii. EUNICE FODGE1, b. 1852, Indiana1.
iv. JESSE FODGE1, b. 1855, Indiana1.
v. VIOLA FODGE1, b. 1858, Indiana1.
vi. MELVILLE FODGE1, b. 1861, indiana1.
vii. PRISCILLA FODGE1, b. 1863, Indiana1.
viii. JOHN FODGE, b. 1850; d. March 27, 1902, Roanoke Huntington Co IN; m. MARGARET GUYNN, February 13, 1871, Wabash Wabash Co IN.
10. EMANUEL6 PORTER (JOSHUA5, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1834. He married // ADAMS.
Child of EMANUEL PORTER and // ADAMS is:
i. FEMALE7 PORTER, b. August 05, 1887.
Generation No. 4
11. REV JERRY M.7 PORTER (JOHN H6, ANDREW5, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1)2 was born February 28, 1859 in Lawrence county Ohio, and died January 14, 1936 in Hixson,Hamilton,TN2. He married (1) EMMA JEAN GOODALL2 October 06, 1879 in Union Twp., Lawrence Co., Ohio, daughter of DAVID GOODALL and EMALINE BREEDIN. She was born June 23, 1862 in Lawrence Co., Ohio Union twp, and died Abt. 1888 in Union Twp., Lawrence Co., Ohio. He married (2) CLARA O. CHILDREY Abt. 1890. She was born August 1862 in WV.
Children of JERRY PORTER and EMMA GOODALL are:
i. NELLIE8 PORTER, b. March 1882; m. CLINT LANGDON.
ii. ALBERT PORTER.
iii. REV EDGAR MCCLURE PORTER, b. July 07, 1884, Union Twp., Lawrence Co., Ohio3,3; d. May 13, 1970, Lawrence County Ohio4; m. (1) SUSIE PEARL GIBSON, December 25, 1905, Getaway Lawrence County Ohio; b. May 21, 1886, Lawrence County Ohio; d. October 22, 1932, Cabell Co., W.Va.; m. (2) LETTIE PETERS, Abt. 1931.
Notes for REV EDGAR MCCLURE PORTER:
Edgar McClure Porter was a minister in the Baptist Church. He served a number of the missionary Baptist churches in Southern Ohio. Birth record recorded in Lawrence co s/o of Jerry and Emma Jean Goodall Porter Union twp
iv. TENNA PORTER, b. December 03, 1886, Lawrence Co. Ohio.
Notes for TENNA PORTER:
Birth record Lawrence co Ohio Ldg3 pg 174 reg 31 Lawrence co Probate records
d/o of Jerry and Emily Goodall Porter
Children of JERRY PORTER and CLARA CHILDREY are:
v. KATIE A.8 PORTER, b. December 1890; m. T. T. HENRY.
vi. MARGIE FAYE PORTER, b. May 1892; m. REX HENRY.
Notes for MARGIE FAYE PORTER:
Death Notice for Fay Porter Henry age 86, of Kensington , Ga., died in a local nursing home Friday evening. She was the wife of the late Rex Henry and a member of the New Prospect Baptist church.
She is survived by one daughter Mrs Flo Henry Ryer, New Arlington Va., two sons Patrick T. Henry,
New ort Richey, Fla and Rex S. Hern, Chattanooga; two sister, Mrs. T. T. Henry , Chickamauga, and Mrs
Roy Nale, Hixson; two brothers, George and Oley POrter, both of Hixon; seven grandchildren adn twqo great-grandchildren. Funeral will be at 2 p.m Sunday in the chapel of the J. Avery Bryan Co., Chickamauga, with Rev James McClelland officiationg. Burial in Singletary Cemetery. Pallbears will
be Lee Masse, Hal Shook, John Shook, Jimmy Guthrie, Harold Stephens and E. L. Reed. Honorary pallbears will be members of the Ladies Sunday school class at the New Prosepect Church.
vii. JERRY OLEY PORTER, b. February 1894; m. RUTH.
viii. HATTIE B. PORTER, b. January 1900; m. ROY NALE.
ix. GEORGE CARROL PORTER, b. January 03, 1903, Lawrence Co. Ohio; d. November 10, 1990, Delray Beach Fl.
x. PARNE C. PORTER, b. February 1898.
Notes for PARNE C. PORTER:
According to information I received from my family Parnel was actually a
granddaughter of Jerry and Clara. 1910 census she is listed as Clore R. ??.
12. CHARLES WILLARD7 FODGE (DAVID M.6, PRISCILLA5 PORTER, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1) He married CLARA ALICE BROTHERTON 1878.
Child of CHARLES FODGE and CLARA BROTHERTON is:
i. ORPHA MAY8 FODGE, m. JESS HYPOLITE ST. CLAIR, 1899.
13. REV JOHN7 FODGE (JACOB6, PRISCILLA5 PORTER, DAVID4, WILLIAM3, PATRICK2, WILLIAM1)5 was born 1850 in Indiana5, and died March 27, 1902 in Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana5.
Children of REV JOHN FODGE are:
i. BERTHA8 FODGE5, b. October 01, 1875, Wabash Co., Indiana5; d. March 12, 1956, Huntington , Huntington Co., Indiana5; m. November 02, 1893, Huntington , Huntington Co., Indiana5.
ii. DAISY MARGARET FODGE5, b. April 12, 1879, Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana5; d. August 20, 1958, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky5; m. February 01, 1903, Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana5.
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