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Judge John L. Porter
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1777
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1838
Union County
Ohio, USA

John Porter, died 31 Oct 1838, ae 61y 7m 15d

Source: Beers 1883 Union County History - Union Township - Chapter II - Hugh and John Porter, natives of Pennsylvania, became early settlers of this township; the former about 1813, and the latter in 1817. The latter became Associate Judge of the county, and both were prominent, active and useful citizens. William Porter, now a resident of the north part of Union Township, so well and favorably known, is a son of Judge John Porter, who died October 31. 1838, aged sixty-one years. His wife, Susanna, died August 14, 1824, aged forty [seventy?]-three years.

Source: Beers 1883 Union County [Ohio] History - WILLIAM PORTER, farmer, P. O. Milford Center, was born in Erie County, Penn., in January, 1803, and is a son of John and Elizabeth Porter, natives of Pennsylvania, where the latter died. John Porter came to Ohio in 1817, and settled on Darby Creek, in this township. Six children came to Ohio with him, viz.: John, Jesse, Robert, Mary, Elizabeth and William, all-of whom married and reared families, except Robert, And of them William alone survives. a. Mr. Porter had preceded his family to this county and married Susannah Piper, a widow lady, by whom he had four children-Maria., Lucinda J., Nancy sad Minerva; Lucinda (Hopkins) being the only survivor. By his third wife, Hannah Dodds, he had two children - Susan, who lives in Keokuk County, Iowa, and Martha, deceased. Mr. Porter was only moderately successful in life; he was an Associate Judge of the county, appointed by the Legislature, end was serving as such at the time of his death. He was an ex-soldier of the war of 1812, a strong anti-slavery man, and a zealous member of the United Presbyterian Church, in which he was a Deacon. He died in 1838 at the age of sixty-two years, universally loved and respected by all The knew him.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Porter (1752 - 1821)
  Mary Porter (1757 - 1822)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Porter (____ - 1813)
  Susannah Cochran Piper Porter (1781 - 1824)*
 
 Children:
  Annie Porter Garlick (1799 - 1869)*
  William P. Porter (1803 - 1889)*
  Jesse M. Porter (1806 - 1862)*
  Robert Porter (1809 - 1833)*
  Mary Porter McDowell (1812 - 1877)*
  Maria Porter (1818 - 1848)*
  Susan C Porter Anderson (1829 - 1893)*
 
 Siblings:
  John L. Porter (1777 - 1838)
  Hugh Porter (1778 - 1838)*
  Margaret Porter Cross (1786 - 1866)*
  Joseph Porter (1788 - 1869)*
  Samuel Porter (1795 - 1851)*
  James Porter (1797 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woods-Reed Cemetery
Milford Center
Union County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Regena Mitchell
Record added: Jun 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27377801
Judge John L. Porter
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My third great grandfather-RIP
- Chuck Wallace
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