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John Henry Porter (son of Francis Porter and Malinda Johnson) was born 1803 in Wilkes Co., North Carolina, and died Feb 08, 1872 in Elliott County, Kentucky. He married Sarah "Sally" Shue on Feb 01, 1825 in Wilkes Co., North Carolina.

 Includes NotesNotes for John Henry Porter:
John H. Porter married 1st wife Sarah "Sally" Shew, they had 15 children together. Sarah Shew died abt. 1852 in Russell Co. Va.
John H. Porter married 2nd wife Cena (Scenia) Salyer on June 24, 1855. Cena was John's next door neighbor prior to getting married. John and Cena migrated from Virginia to Elliot Co. Kentucky by covered wagon through the Cumberland Gap in abt. 1859. John and Cena had 7 children together. Both John H. and Cena Salyer - Porter died in Elliot Co. Kentucky.
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1850 United States Federal Census Record

Name: John Porter
Age: 47
Estimated birth year: abt 1803
Birth place: North Carolina
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): District 54, Russell, Virginia
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1860 United States Federal Census Record

Name: John Porter
Age in 1860: 57
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Not Stated, Carter, Kentucky
Gender: Male
Head of Household: John Porter
Household
Post Office: Bruin
Value of real estate: View image


Record Name Home in 1860
(City,County,State) Age in 1860 Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Gender View Image

Record Name Home in 1860
(City,County,State) Age in 1860 Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Gender View Image

John Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 57 1802 North Carolina Male
Carney Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 30 1829 Virginia Female
Barbara A Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 16 1843 Virginia Female
William Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 15 1844 Virginia Male
Larkin Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 13 1846 Virginia Male
Caloway Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 11 1848 Virginia Male
Alpha Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 9 1850 Virginia Male
Atillbarn Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 3 1856 Virginia Male
Sabra Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 2 1857 Virginia Female
Howard Porter Not Stated, Carter, KY 2.12 Kentucky Male


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1870 United States Federal Census Record

Name: John H Porter
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1800
Age in 1870: 70
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1870: Precinct 4, Elliott, Kentucky
Family and neighbors: View Results
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View Image
Post Office: Newfoundland
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1880 United States Federal Census Record
about Scenia Porter
Name: Scenia Porter
Age: 50
Estimated birth year: <1830>
Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Little Fork, Elliott, Kentucky
Marital status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: VA

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Name: John PORTER
Sex: M
Birth: 1803 in Wilkes County NC
Death: 8 Feb 1872 in Eilliott County KY

Father: Francis PORTER b: 1782 in Wilkes County NC
Mother: Malinda JOHNSTON

Marriage 1 Sarah SHEW
Married: 1 Feb 1825
Children
Barnett PORTER b: 1827 in Russell County VA
Alpha PORTER b: 1828
Francis PORTER b: 6 Nov 1831
Camelia PORTER b: 1833
John C. PORTER b: 4 Jul 1835
Jacob PORTER b: 5 Dec 1837
Rebecca Jane PORTER b: 1840
Sarah Ann PORTER b: 1842
Barbara E. PORTER b: Dec 1843

ID: I618698956
Name: Barbara E PORTER
Given Name: Barbara E
Surname: Porter
Sex: F
Birth: Dec 1843 in Russell, VA, USA 1 1

Father: John PORTER b: 1799 in Wilkes, NC, USA
Mother: Sarah Sally SHEW b: 1809 in NC, USA

Marriage 1 Hugh Oliver JOHNSON b: 31 Mar 1840 in Carter, KY, USA
Larkin PORTER b: 13 Oct 1844
William PORTER b: 1845
Calloway S. PORTER b: Jan 1850
Lyhue PORTER b: 1851

Marriage 2 Scenia SALYERS
Married: 29 Jun 1955 in Russell County VA
Children
Milbourne PORTER b: 1857
Sabra PORTER b: 10 Apr 1858
Howard PORTER b: Apr 1860
Joseph W. PORTER b: 18 Mar 1862
James PORTER b: 1865
Ester PORTER b: 1866
Linda PORTER b: 1871

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1900 United States Federal Census Record
about Roda Porter
Name: Roda Porter
Home in 1900: Iron Hill, Carter, Kentucky
Age: 71
Estimated birth year: 1829
Birthplace: Virginia
Race: White
Relationship to head-of-house: Mother
Occupation: View Image

Living with son James Porter and his family
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ID: I73132
Name: John C. Porter
Sex: M
Birth: 4 JUL 1835 in VA
Death: 12 DEC 1912
Note:
1870 Elliott KY
John Porter age 35 b VA, Rebecca age 33 b TN, Martha age 15, Leander age 9, Louisa age 7, Mockberry age 4, Marion age 1

1880 Elliott KY Little Fork page 614B
John C. Porter age 44 b VANCNC, Rebecca C. age 42 b TNNCTN, Leander age 20 b KYVATN, Louisa age 17, Bonesy age 14 son, Lafis S. age 11 son, Stalawgooria daughter age 7, Walker age 5, Sallie age 3, Martha Porter daughter age 23 b KYVATN, John Froley age 6 son b kYKYKY, Lucy Froley age 4, Rebeca Froley age 3

1900 Elliott KY Brown pct
John C. Porter b Jul 1835 VA living alone

1910 Elliott KY Cracker's Neck pct
J. C. Porter age 74 Union Veteran living alone

Father: John Porter b: in of Wilkes Co NC
Mother: Sarah (Shue) Shew b: in of Russell Co VA; maybe b Germany

Marriage 1 Rebecca C. ? b: 1838 in TN
Married: 1 AUG 1853
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Name: Calloway Sampson PORTER
Given Name: Calloway Sampson
Surname: PORTER
Sex: M
Birth: 18 JAN. 1848 in Russell Co., VA

Father: John PORTER b: 1803 in Wilkes Co., NC
Mother: Sarah "Sally" SHEW b: abt. 1809

Marriage 1 Mary Jane SMITH
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More About John Henry Porter:
Burial: Feb 1872, Old Porter cemetery, Backbone, Elliott Co., Kentucky.

More About John Henry Porter and Sarah "Sally" Shue:
Marriage: Feb 01, 1825, Wilkes Co., North Carolina.

Children of John Henry Porter and Sarah "Sally" Shue are:
  1. +Barnett Porter, b. Jun 1829, Virginia - Wilks Co., NC, d. 1907, Brushy Fork, Elliott County, Kentucky.
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