NameCapt. William PORTER
Birth1746, Belfast, Ireland [750]
Moveabt 1796, Logan Co, KY
Death8 Jul 1828, Butler Co, KY [133]
BurialPorter Cem, Sugar Grove, Butler, KY
AFNS1R8-RB
FatherJohn PORTER (1718-~1781)
MotherMary (Polly) ANTHONY (-1769)
Marriage9 Sep 1787, Prince Edward Co, VA [247]
SpouseSusan (Sukey) CARSON
Birth9 Oct 1755, Ireland? [750]
Death25 Jul 1830, Butler Co, KY [133]
BurialPorter Cem, Sugar Grove, Butler, KY
AFN18VL-4X7
FatherJohn CARSON (~1717-<1762)
MotherAnn DIXON (~1720->1781)
Children
1 MCol. William Porter
Birth8 Jun 1776, Virginia
Death3 Nov 1841, Waynesville, Pulaski Co, MO [1001]
SpouseElizabeth (Betsy) Carson
Marriage28 Aug 1798, Cambell Co, VA [247]
Birth12 May 1788, Virginia [752]
Death20 May 1839, Todd Co, KY [136]
BurialGlenwood Cem, Elkton, Todd, KY
AFN18VL-4ZF
Marriage15 Jun 1808, Russellville, Logan, KY [131]
Marriage6 Feb 1833, Butler Co, KY [130, FTM Marriages: IL, IN, KY, OH, TN]
3 MOliver "Guffy" Porter
Birth1 Nov 1793, Virginia [133]
Death29 Mar 1866, Butler Co, KY [133]
BurialPorter Cem, Sugar Grove, Butler Co, KY [133]
SpouseParmelia Bennett
Marriage13 Dec 1819, Butler Co, KY [131]
Birth1795 [17]
Death1862 [763]
Marriage1 Dec 1817, Butler Co, KY [131]
5 FAnnie Porter
Birthaft 1795 [17]
SpouseWilliam Hill
6 MJohn Porter
Birthaft 1795 [17]
7 MAnthony Porter
Birthaft 1795 [17]
Death1834 [763]
Notes for Capt. William PORTER
Named in his father’s will. Signed a religious freedom petition in Prince Edward County in 1781. Member of the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge, April 1778 to Oct 1780 (USGenWeb archives) He and his family moved to Logan Co, KY about 1795/6 with his sister Florence and her husband, and his brothers John and Frances.

“Captain Porter was a Revolutionary soldier, and carried to his grave a large scar upon his face, left by a wound received from a British sword in the war of the Revolution. The Porter family were Scotch-Irish Presbyterians....Captain Porter moved from Prince Edward county, Virginia, about the year 1794, and settled in what is now Butler county, Kentucky.” [763]

1st Lieutenant during Rev. War:
“WILLIAM PORTER, BUTLER COUNTY, LIEUTENANT, VIRGINIA LINE, $320.00 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE, $752.00 AMOUNT RECEIVED, NOVEMBER 29, 1828 PENSION STARTED, DIED JULY 8, 1828
F. D. PORTER AND THOS. PORTER, ADMINISTRATOR [sons]” (Kentucky Pension Roll of 1835, ABSTRACTED By William R. Navey, P. O. Box 151, Holly Ridge, NC 28445-0251)
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