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Porter surname in WV

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Re: Porter surname in WV

Posted: 14 Feb 2007 8:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sears
You may already have all this info but I will send it to you anyway.
In the 1900 Grant County Census book I find,

Hiram W Porter born Aug 1831 68 yrs old father, mother and self born WV
Elizabeth wife born May 1831 69 yrs old 7 children 7 still living parents and self born WV
Mary A daughter born Oct 1871 age 28 single parents born WV and self VA?
Rebecca J daughter born Feb 1874 age 26 single parents born WV and self VA?


Peter L Sears born Nov 1861 age 38 parents and self born in WV
Hannah C wife born Apr 1859 age 41 yrs 5 children 5 living
Lucy E daughter born Jan 1888 age 12 single parents and self born in WV
Miranda E daughter born Jul 1889 age 10 parents and self born in WV
Mary S daughter born May 1892 age 8 parents and self born in WV
John W son born Feb 1895 age 5 parents and self born in WV
Willie A son born May 1898 age 2 parents and self born in WV


Miranda E married Arnold Shreve.....I can remember my father mentioning their names. I find in the 1930 Grant Co census this listing for Miranda and Arnold: living Jordan Run Road
Arnold O Shreve age 50 age when married 28 farmer parents and self born WV
Miranda E wife age 40 age when married 20
Nellie A da. age 19 parents and self born WV
Charles R son age 16 born WV
Victor R son age 13 born WV
Emily E da. age 10 born WV

Victor married Dorothy Haslacker and together ran a little general store in Maysville Gap, Maysville WV for many yrs. I was aquainted to them and their family by going to the store and I also went to school with their children.


I am no relation to any of these folks just saw your posting....thought I would reply.
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