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John Thomas Porter
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1849
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1916
Yakima
Yakima County
Washington, USA

John Thomas Porter, son of Stephen and Catherine Jane Coffey Porter was born in Oregon Territory. On 4 Nov. 1877 he married Martha Alice Brown. She was born in 1863 in Crawford County, AR.

From his father's homestead near Silverton, Oregon, John Porter and his wife Martha Brown crossed the Pudding River into Eastern Oregon and homesteaded a couple miles from Wapanitia. Here nine children were born to the couple.

About 1898 they moved to Yakima, Washington. Martha died in 1903 giving birth to their 10th child.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Porter (1819 - 1890)
  Catharine Jane Coffey Porter (1822 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Alice Brown Porter (1863 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Lena M. Porter Ruby (1881 - 1935)*
  Ellen Josephine Porter Wolff (1883 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Union Gap
Yakima County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: cma
Record added: May 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14310287
 


- The Genealogy Genie
 Added: Dec. 11, 2014
Great grandfather John Thomas Porter.May you rest in peace.
- cma
 Added: May. 17, 2006
 
 
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