John C. Porter was born October 23, 1862 in Grayson Co., Va.
He married Nancy V. Catron on December 20, 1884 in Carter Co., KY.
John died on August 25, 1928 in Ashland, Boyd Co., KY. and is buried in Old Fairview Cemetery on Porter Creek.
John was the son of Andrew J. Porter (1822-1888) and Lucy (Cornett) Porter (1825-1879).
This is a tintype photo of John C. Porter made in the 1870's.
The John C. Porter family in the ca1895.
L-R: Will, John C., Rebecca, Nancy, Mary (baby), Lucy
L-R Front: Ruth Porter; Reese Porter (Sam Porter's son); Ann Parrish; Gladys Parrish; Jude Porter (Wint's wife); Wint Porter (Alick's son); Erma Porter; George Dwelly (brother-in-law to John C. Porter and Alick Porter, George lived in Robertson Co., KY); Alexander (Alick) Porter 1855-1928 (son of Andrew Porter; Kate Porter (Alick's 3rd wife).
L-R Back: Lena Porter; Lula Porter; John C. Porter 1863-1928 (son of Andrew Porter)
John C. Porter family.
l-r back: William DeBoard, Ora DeBoard, Lucy (Porter) DeBoard, Mary Parker Porter, Rebecca (Porter) Nickles and son Andy, James R. Porter.
l-r middle: John C. Porter, Nancy (Catron) Porter, Vesta (Foster) Porter, Florence (Porter) Williams, William A. Porter and and daughter Ethyl.
l-r front: Lena (DeBoard) Maggard, Virgie (DeBoard) Brown, Clarence Nickles, Elvie (Nickles) Licklider.