|Birth: ||May 2, 1830, Russia|
|Death: ||May 13, 1916|
Dave Simon immigrated from Russia to St.Louis Missouri, and eventually to Texas. The name of his wife is unknown.The name Porter was adopted when the family immigrated to the U.S. The actual family name is not known.
The children of Dave Simon are: Bessie, Max, Lena, Otto Herman, Albert Leon (Abe), and Harry Edward.
1900 Morris Co., TX census, ED 98, Sh 2a: Siamon Porter, Apr 1830, 70, Russia, widower; Eddie, Oct 1890, 9, MO, son. Immigration date is 1882.
1910 Karnes Co., TX, ED 114, Sh 7B: Simon Porter, 80, Widowed, Russian Lettish; Father's birthplace: Russian Lettish; Mother's birthplace: Russian Lettish. The census indicates 1882 as the year of immigration.
Obit. from Wednesday, May 17, 1916, San Antonio Light:
Simon Porter, 86 years old, died in a San Antonio hospital at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning. He was a native of Russia and had been in San Antonio for the last 21 years. He came to America 35 years ago, settling in St. Louis, from which place he came to San Antonio. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. A. Glasberg of San Antonio, and Mrs. Lena Wiesh of Karnes City, and four [error: 3] sons, O.H. Porter of Karnes City and Andy [error], Abe, and Harry of Chicago. The funeral will be held from the home of Mrs. Glasberg, 311 Nixon Street at 11 o'clock Thursday morning. Interment will be made in the cemetery of the Congregation of Agudas Achim.
Bexar County Death Certificate #11003. Simon Porter, age 86 years, 15 days, died May 17, 1916 in Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He was born May 2, 1830 in Russia. Parents (not named) both born in Russia. Buried "Orthodox Cemetery", San Antonio (Agudas Achim Cemetery).
Bessie Porter Glasberg (1867 - 1950)*
Max Porter (1869 - 1905)*
Lena Porter Wiesh (1870 - 1961)*
Otto Herman Porter (1872 - 1936)*
Albert Leon Porter (1883 - 1964)*
Harry Edward Porter (1885 - 1928)*
Father, Dave S. Porter, d. May 13, 1916, age 81
Congregation Agudas Achim Cemetery
Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
Originally Created by: Candance Randall
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
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