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Harriet M Porter Arthur
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1890
Ticonderoga
Essex County
New York, USA
Death: May 5, 1989, USA

Hattie, my paternal grandmother was the daughter of Eli Rufis Porte (1848-1931) and Eliabeth Barnum (1860-1899).

Hattie had eleven brothers and sisters: Mason Lloyd (1873-1938), Adeline M. (Smith)(1876-1973), Lena B. Blanchard (Barber) (1878-1964), Blanche (Powers) (1882-?), Elsie Porter (1883-1962), Pearl Clara (Barber) (1885-1932), Alice Eleanor (LaRock) (1888-1924), Harried M. (Arthur), Sherry Herman (1893-1968), Ruth (Woods) twin (1895-1984). Ruby Catherine (Clark) twin (1895-1985, Gladys Margaret (Woods) (1898-1977)

When Hattie's mother Elizabeth died in 1899 her father took her out of school at age nine to take over the roll of her mother as housekeeper, cook and sitter for her younger sisters and brothers.

Hattie met my grandfather James* while working for a hotel on Rogers Rock, Lake George, NY. He, a porter and she a pastery chef. They married Nov. 11, 1912 and together had six children. James (1913-2008), Millard* (1915-1967), Lawrence (1916-1985), Carl (1917-1986), Mary (1920-1990), Shirley(1924-1999) Grandma was a homemaker her entire life, first raising her siblings, her children then taking care of Jim* (Grandpa) when he had a stroke. After his death in 1973 she lived alone in the house on Stanley Street in Schenectady until she entered and adult home.

Eli's first wife was Julia Barnum (1848-1880). Elizabeth was Julia's younger sister. Her mother died when she was in her teens so she went to live with Eli and Julia. When Julia died Eli married Elizabeth. The first three children were Julia's.

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Burial:
Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
Niskayuna
Schenectady County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Peter Arthur
Record added: Feb 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18016704
Harriet M <i>Porter</i> Arthur
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Harriet M <i>Porter</i> Arthur
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Harriet M <i>Porter</i> Arthur
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Happy Birthday Grandma.
- Your grandson Pete
 Added: Apr. 29, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 23, 2009
Oops Grandma, same thing happened this year as last. Though this year I had an excuse. Was in the hospital with no internet available. Sorry (grin)
- Pete
 Added: May. 14, 2009
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