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John Porter

Male Bef 1594 - Aft 1648  (> 54 years)


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  • Name John Porter 
    Born Bef 21 Jun 1594  Felsted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 21 Jun 1594  Holy Cross, Felsted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Alternate death 21 Apr 1648  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Died Aft 20 Apr 1648  [7
    Person ID I7314  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2016 

    Father John Porter,   b. Abt 1560,   d. Aft 30 May 1623  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Sibyl Vessey,   b. Bef 30 Nov 1561, Little Baddow, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 26 Nov 1625  (Age > 64 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1587  Little Baddow, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna White,   b. Bef 13 Jul 1600, Shalford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1647, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1620  All Saints, Messing, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Children 
    +1. Anna Porter,   b. Bef 22 Sep 1621, Felsted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1653  (Age > 31 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated 1638, probably on the Susan and Ellen. [History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield]

      Deputy to the Connecticut legislature for Windsor, Aug 1639, Oct 1646, May 1647.

      John Porter and Anna White were ancestors of Ulysses S. Grant:

      John Porter (1590-1648) = Anna White (1600-1647)
      Mary Porter (b. 1638) = Samuel Grant (1631-1718)
      Samuel Grant (1659-1710) = Grace Minor (1670-1753)
      Noah Grant (1692-1727) = Martha Huntington (b. 1696)
      Noah Grant (1718-1756) = Susanna Delano (b. 1724)
      Noah Grant (1748-1819)= Rachel Kelly (d. 1805)
      Jesse Root Grant (1794-1873) = Hannah Simpson (1798-1883)
      Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885) = Julia Boggs Dent (1826-1902)

  • Sources 
    1. [S588] John Insley Coddington, "John Porter of Windsor, Conn., and His Parents: Further Notes." The American Genealogist 18:56, July 1941.

    2. [S474] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, by Donald Lines Jacobus. Fairfield, Connecticut, 1930-32., place only.

    3. [S589] Winifred Lovering Holman, "John Porter of Windsor." The American Genealogist 16:49, July 1939.

    4. [S475] New Englanders in the 1600s: A Guide to Genealogical Research Published Between 1980 and 2005, by Martin E. Hollick. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006.

    5. [S474] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, by Donald Lines Jacobus. Fairfield, Connecticut, 1930-32.

    6. [S932] "A Descendant," "The Children of Robert White of Messing, Co. Essex, England, Who Settled in Hartford and Windsor." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 55:22, January 1901.

    7. [S756] Early New England Families, 1641-1700, by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.