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Samuel Porter

Birthplace: Orange County, North Carolina, Colonial America
Death: Died in Russell County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Patrick Porter, Sr. and Susanna Ann Porter
Husband of Mary Polly Porter
Father of Elizabeth Bevins; Joseph Porter and Samuel Porter, Jr.
Brother of Jane Kilgore; Catherine Porter; John Walker Porter, Sr.; Patrick Porter; Mary Ann Margaret Gentry and 3 others

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Samuel Porter

DAR Ancestor #: A091304 Soldier, service with 1) CAPT JOSEPH MARTIN, COL EVAN SHELBY 2) MOORS FORT, WASHINGTON CO

Samuel Porter(5) was born on 7 FEB 1757 in Orange Co, NC. Samuel, and the other Patrick Porter children are recorded as having been born in Guilford Co, NC. Guilford County, however, was not formed until 1770. Therefore, they were presumably born in Orange Co, NC. He died btwn 1797 & 1803 in Russell Co, VA. (Some researchers indicate Samuel died in Scott Co, VA, but Scott County wasn't formed until after 1810)

Parents: Patrick Porter and Susannah Walker.

He was married to Mary "Polly" Alley in 1777 in Johns Creek, Floyd, KY.

Children were: James Porter, Susanna Porter, Elizabeth Porter, Jane Porter, Samuel Porter Jr, Alexander Porter, Joseph Porter.


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Samuel Porter's Timeline

February 7, 1757
Orange County, North Carolina, Colonial America
Age 19
Floyd, Kentucky
August 2, 1789
Age 32
Age 36
Russell, VA, USA
Age 39
Russell County, Virginia, United States
Age 40
Cabell County, West Virginia, United States