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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Robert Porter

Robert Porter was born 1620 in England and died Sep 1689 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Parents: son of John Porter (b. 1594-) and Anna Rosanna White (b. 1600-)

Married:

  1. on 7 Nov 1644 in Farmington to Mary Scott (1625-1673) daughter of Ann (1606-1675) and Thomas Scott (1599-1643). [14]
  2. in 1676 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut to Hannah Astwood (1636-1691) as her second husband; she was married first to Stephen Freeman (1628-1675). She was the daughter of Captain John Astwood (1609-1654) and Denise Stallworth.

12 children include:

  1. Hannah Porter, b. 16 Apr 1644, Farmington, CT
  2. Mary Porter, b. 24 Feb 1646, Farmington, CT
  3. John Porter, b. 12 Nov 1648, Farmington, CT, d. 1686
  4. Thomas Porter, b. 25 Oct 1650, Farmington, CT, d. 19 Dec 1718, m. May 1678 spouse Abigail Cowles
  5. Robert Porter, b. 12 Nov 1652, Farmington, CT, d. 19 Dec 1689
  6. Elizabeth Porter, b. 11 Jan 1654, Farmington, CT
  7. Joanna Porter, b. 6 Jun 1655, Farmington, CT
  8. Sarah Porter, b. 20 Dec 1657, Farmington, CT
  9. Benjamin Porter, b. 18 Mar 1660, Farmington, CT, d. 1689
  10. Anne Porter, b. 7 Mar 1661, Farmington, CT
  11. Ann Porter, b. Apr 1664, Farmington, CT
  12. Hepzibah Porter, 4 Mar 1666, Farmington, CT

Links

Sources

  1. Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before 1692 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-62.), 1:52, 4:39, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.274 S264.
  2. Savage, J., Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 2:204, 3:462.
  3. Jacobus, Donald Lines, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Fairfield, Connecticut: The Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter. Daughters of the American Revolution, 1930.), 1:64, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974.62 F16Da2.
  4. Allen, Orrin Peer, Descendants of William Scott of Hatfield, Mass., 1668-1906 (Palmer, Massachusetts: C. B. Fiske & Company, 1906. FHL US/CAN Film #1,033,618 Item 6.), p. 12, Family History Library.
  5. Holman, Mary Lovering, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and His Wife Frances Helen Miller (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948-52.), 1:354, Family History Library, 929.273 St47h.
  6. Bronson, Henry, The History of Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury: Bronson Brothers, 1858. FHL US/CAN Film #599,254 Item 1.), p. 134, Family History Library.
  7. Anderson, Joseph, The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: Price & Lee Company, 1896.), v. 1, Appendix, p. 165, Family History Library, 974.67/W1 H2a.
  8. Cowles, Calvin Duvall, Genealogy of the Cowles Families in America (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Co., 1929. FHL US/CAN Film #844,578 Items 2-3.), 1:38, Family History Library.
  9. Parke, Nathan Grier, The Ancestry of Rev. Nathan Grier Parke & His Wife Ann Elizabeth Gildersleeve (Woodstock, Vermont: N. G. Parke II, 1959. [Ed. by Donald Lines Jacobus]), pp. 69, 72, Family History Library, 929.273 P221g.
  10. Goodwin, Nathaniel, "Church Records of Farmington in Connecticut," NEHGR 12:2 (Apr 1858) (New England Historic, Genealogical Society.), p. 148, Los Angeles Public Library.
  11. Abbott, Susan Emma Woodruff, Families of Early Milford, Connecticut (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979.), p. 9, Los Angeles Public Library, 974.62 M644Abb.
  12. Anderson, Robert Charles, George F. Sanborn, Jr., Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2007.), 1:94, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974 A549-1.
  13. Gregory, Grant, Ancestors and Descendants of Henry Gregory (Provincetown, Massachusetts: G. Gregory, 1938. FHL US/CAN Fiche #6,046,860.), p. 61, Family History Library.
  14. Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985.), p. 595, Los Angeles Public Library, Gen 974 T694.
  15. Jacobus, Donald Lines, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, [New Haven, Conn., The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor company] 1930-[31?].

-------------------- Robert Porter was born 12 Nov 1652 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. He died 1689 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut. [1, 2]

Parents: Robert Porter (betw 1619/1624-1689) and Mary Scott (1625-1673) of Farmington.

Notes

  • The organizers of the First Church of Christ, who signed their names to establish the church on October 13, 1652. They were Roger Newton (the first minister), Stephen Hart, Thomas J. Judd, John Bronson, John Cowles, Thomas Thomson and Robert Porter.

Links

Sources

  1. Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before 1692 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-62.), 3:462, Los Angeles Public Library, 929.274 S264.
  2. Anderson, Joseph, The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: Price & Lee Company, 1896.), v. 1, Appendix, p. 165, Family History Library, 974.67/W1 H2a.

-------------------- Robert Porter was born 1624 in Farmington,Hartford, Connecticut and died 17 September 1689 in Farmington,Hartford, Connecticut

Parents: John Porter b 1594 and Anna / Rosanna White b 1600

Married

  1. 7 Nov 1644 in Farmington to Mary Scott (b 1624-d 1675) in Farmington.

12 Children of Robert Porter and Mary Scott:

  1. Hannah Porter, b. 16 Apr 1644, Farmington, CT
  2. Mary Porter, b. 24 Feb 1646, Farmington, CT
  3. John Porter, b. 12 Nov 1648, Farmington, CT, d. 1686
  4. Thomas Porter, b. 25 Oct 1650, Farmington, CT, d. 19 Dec 1718, m. May 1678 spouse Abigail Cowles
  5. Robert Porter, b. 12 Nov 1652, Farmington, CT, d. 19 Dec 1689
  6. Elizabeth Porter, b. 11 Jan 1654, Farmington, CT
  7. Joanna Porter, b. 6 Jun 1655, Farmington, CT
  8. Sarah Porter, b. 20 Dec 1657, Farmington, CT
  9. Benjamin Porter, b. 18 Mar 1660, Farmington, CT, d. 1689
  10. Anne Porter, b. 7 Mar 1661, Farmington, CT
  11. Ann Porter, b. Apr 1664, Farmington, CT
  12. Hepzibah Porter, 4 Mar 1666, Farmington, CT

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Robert Porter's Timeline

1620
1620
England
1644
April 16, 1644
Age 24
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
November 7, 1644
Age 24
Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut
1645
February 24, 1645
Age 25
Hartford County, Connecticut
1650
October 29, 1650
Age 30
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
1650
Age 30
1652
November 12, 1652
Age 32
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1654
January 11, 1654
Age 34
Farmington, Hartford, CT, USA
1655
June 6, 1655
Age 35
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut
1657
December 20, 1657
Age 37
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA