Help, I am at my great grandmothers name Malinda Porter.
Her death certificate says she was born in Kentucky in 1839,also, her father was, of all names william porter. There are a million william porters. She looks indian and one of my aunts who is 90 says they were always told she was of cherokee descent. Can anyone help. She was married to Ed Thornton and died in Ripley, Tennessee. Please help.