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William Henry Porter
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1875
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1948
Webb City
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

William was born in Fayetteville, Tennessee according to Aileen Trent. His father was David Sylvester Porter, born 1845 in Tennessee. His mother was Eudora Seaton, born in Fayetteville Tennessee. He had 8 siblings.

The 1880 and 1900 census records show him with his parents and siblings:

Home in 1880: District 21, Lincoln, Tennessee
Age: 35
Estimated birth year: abt 1845
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Udora
Father's birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
D. S. Porter 35
Udora Porter 20
James A. Porter 6
W. F. Porter 5
Robt. M. Porter 2


Name: William H Porter
Home in 1900: Webb Ward 4, Jasper, Missouri
Age: 24
Estimated birth year: abt 1876
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relationship to head-of-house: Son
Father's name: Davis S
Mother's name: Eudora
Race: White
Name Age
Davis S Porter 54
Eudora Porter 44
William H Porter 24
Robert Porter 22
Maham Porter 18
Marvin Porter 16
Charles Porter 12
Annie Porter 9
Carrie Porter 7
Otto Porter 4


Brother of Anna Lee Porter, wife of Julius Hugh Trent.

Married Drucilla Trent about 1903. After her death, he married her sister, Ellen Trent sometime after 1931.

1930 United States Federal Census 1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Amos S Porter
Home in 1930: Webb City, Jasper, Missouri View Map
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1912
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: W H
Mother's Name: Drusilla
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
W H Porter 54
Drusilla Porter
55
Amos S Porter 18
Zelda Bowers 23
Orvon R Bowers 3 3/12
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Drucilla Cornelia Trent Porter (1875 - 1931)*
  Ellen Trent Porter (1876 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Zelda Opal Porter Speak (1906 - 1993)*
  Amos Leon Porter (1911 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carterville Cemetery
Carterville
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 2B, Lot 215
 
Maintained by: Sherri Park
Originally Created by: Deb64030
Record added: Sep 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42502528
William Henry Porter
Added by: Lauren Mack
 
William Henry Porter
Added by: Lauren Mack
 
William Henry Porter
Added by: Sherri Park
 
 
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