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.