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Arthur G Porter ironton, OHio

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Arthur G PORTER, b. 1907, Lawrence Co., OH

Posted: 19 May 2012 2:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 19 May 2012 2:18PM GMT
It's difficult to prove the ancestry because there were so many Porters and so many men with the same given names. The line you're researching might be:

James PORTER, of Catlettsburg, Boyd, KY, 1860, 27; Sarah, 17; Polly C., 3; George, 1; Wm. L., 6 mo., all b. VA.

Boyd Co., KY, 1870, PORTER [indexed POSTER], James, 34; Lucy, 23; Caroline [Polly C.?], 14; George W., 12, all b. VA
B. KY: Wm., 10; John, 8; James F., 3; Rebecca J., 11; Sarah A., 1.

Boyd Co., 1880, PORTER, Lucy, 32, VA VA VA
George, 21, NC VA VA. Born in Kentucky:
Wm., 20; John, 18; Rebecca, 14 [?]; Franklin [James F.?], 12; Sadie [Sarah?], 10; Charles, 8; Ida, 6; Maggie, 4.

Ancestry: James Franklin PORTER, b. 1833/6, VA, m1. Sarah; m2. Lucy HAMILTON, b. 1847, VA.

Son John PORTER (1862, VA - 1934, Ironton, Lawrence Co., OH) m. ca. 1894, Sarah BASHAM, b. 27 Apr. 1874, Kanawha Co., WV, d/o James P., b. 1855, & Mary, b. 1859, also b. [W]V.

Census, 1910, Lawrence, OH, John J. PORTER, 49, VA KY VA; Sarah M., 36, WV WV WV
B. KY: Hazel G., 14; Goldie I., 12; Clyde J. 9; Howard M., 7; Arthur G., 2; Harold, 11 mo;
Sis-law, BASHAM, Belle E., 18, WV.

1920, John, 58; Sallie, 45; Clyde, 19; Howard, 17; Arthur, 12; Harold, 10; John, 3.

1930, John, 67; Sallie, 55; Harold, 20; John, 13.

Google Kentucky Death Records. There was an Arthur G. PORTER who d. Fayette Co., KY, 27 Sep. 1986, aged 79. That might be your Arthur. Have you tried to get an obituary?
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