I am researching this Porter line as well from the African American side. I have a copy of Benjamin Porter's estate in October of 1849 in Burleson, Texas. Listed on it are a few Negro men. The man I am interested in is Reason, who at the time was 16 years old.
I have a Reason Porter, who was owned by Benjamin's son Clark T. Porter in 1855, in my family line. He is my gggg-grandfather.
Would you happen to know what Matilda did with the "property," which would have included 16-year-old Reason? ANY information would help.
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