Hi I have Porter's in my family lineage.
I know Israel Porter was born Aug 16, 1740 Lebanon New London CT. Amos Porter was his son. Amos born Sept 13,1768 Cornwallis Kings County NS Canada. Burial Billtown Cemetery . Amos married Lydia Hall on Sept 26,1790 Corwallis Kings County NS
Benjamin Porter was amos's son. Born: dec. 15 1805 woodville NS. Benjamin married Wealthy Sandford.
There is a web site www.novascotiagenealogy.ca
you can researching the Porter's from N.S.
Let me know if any of this helps. M.