John W. Porter

John W. Porter and his wife, Telitha Mobley Porter.

John W. Porter was born Dec 1 1852, at Little Sandy, Carter County. He was the son of Henry D. Porter and Irene Stafford. John died in 1922 His wife Telitha Mobley was born Dec 8 1856, at Little Sandy, Carter County KY. She was the daughter of William T. Mobley and Amanda Susan Elliott.

John and Telitha had the following children:

Martha Porter married Everett Porter;

Heba Ellen Porter married Francis Marion Jacobs;

Minerva E. Porter married George W. Jacobs;

Sarah Porter married Charles L. Jacobs;

Amanda Porter married John E. Amburgey and unknown Adkins;

Mary Porter married Charles C. Porter;

Rebecca Porter married Millard G. Porter;

Joe Porter married Mary Goodan and Monnie Skaggs;

Harris Porter married Ruth Goodan;

Elliott Porter married Virgie Skaggs.

The Jacobs men who married 3 of the daughters were sons of Ira Jacobs and Martha Gee.

The Porter men who married 3 of the other daughters were all sons of Alexander Francis Porter and Laura Bell Foulton.

Mary and Ruth Goodan were sisters, as were Monnie and Virgie Skaggs.

Submitted by: Renee Hall

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