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Minnie Elizabeth Dunn Porter
Birth: Feb. 9, 1883
Victoria County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1967
Karnes City
Karnes County
Texas, USA

Minnie was the only child born to Albert Walter Dunn and Mary Augusta Seidel. After Mary Augusta died at age nineteen, guardianship was given to her uncle Herman E.P. Seidel and his wife Sophie Kohrs Seidel. They resided in Karnes County Texas.

She married Otto Herman Porter, son of Dave Simon Porter, June 22, 1904 in Smiley, Gonzales County Texas.

Minnie for many years operated a boarding house in her home. After her death the house was sold to the Karnes City schools, who tore it down and built the current school band hall.

Three children were born to this couple: Herman Otto, Albert Walter, and Julius David.

1900 Karnes Co., TX, ED 61, Sh 3A: S.S. Seidel, Jul 1844, 55, widowed, Germany; Minnie Dunn, Feb 1883, 17, TX, adopted child; George Nolty, Jun 1822, 77, Ireland, servant.

1910 Karnes Co., TX, ED 109, Sh 25B: Living with Sophia Seidel: Otto H. Porter, 37, Germany; Minnie, 27, TX; Herman O., 3, TX; Albert, 9/12, TX. Married 5 years, 2 children, 2 alive.

1920 Karnes Co., TX, ED 156, Sh 4B (Mayfield St): Otto H. Porter, 47, IL, Merchant; Minnie E., 36, TX; Herman O., 13, TX; Albert W., 10, TX; Julius D., 2 1/12, TX.

1930 Karnes Co., TX, ED 1, Sh 3B: Otto H. Porter, 57, IL; Minnie E., 46, TX; Herman O., 23, TX; Walter A., 20, TX; David J., 12, TX; Mary Ross, 28, TX, servant. Otto married at 31; Minnie at 21.

1940 Karnes Co., TX: Minnie Porter, 57, TX, Wd; Herman Porter, 33, TX; David, 22, TX; Dan Mabry, 17, TX; Alberta Cockrell, 43, TX, teacher; Frankie Thompson, 32, TX, teacher; Viola Tarwater, 26, TX, teacher; Mary Lou Patrick, 25, TX, teacher

 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Walter Dunn (1852 - 1897)
  Mary Augusta Seidel Dunn (1865 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Otto Herman Porter (1872 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Herman Otto Porter (1906 - 1968)*
  Albert Walter Porter (1909 - 1997)*
  Julius David Porter (1917 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Karnes City Cemetery
Karnes City
Karnes County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: May 03, 2009
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Minnie Elizabeth <i>Dunn</i> Porter
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Minnie Elizabeth <i>Dunn</i> Porter
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Minnie Elizabeth <i>Dunn</i> Porter
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