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Porters of Greenock & Glasgow (originally Ireland)

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Porters of Greenock & Glasgow (originally Ireland)

Posted: 15 Sep 2013 9:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Porter, Lawrie, Galbraith, McDermid, McDermott
Hi,

I'm looking for any info on my ancestors;
John Porter, born c1830s, Ireland (originally told Donegal area).
Married a Martha Lawrie or Galbraith.

Their son John Porter, born 1862 either Donegal or Strabane (according to 1891 census), moved to Scotland.
Married Elizabeth McDermid (McDermott - interchangeable spelling), born 23/12/1965, Greenock.
They married in Rothesay 06/12/1864, and had 10 known children;

John McDermott Porter, 08/01/1885, Rothesay - 1956 - married a Theresa McKee and had 4 children. He was Lord Provost of Greenock from 1955-56.
James Campbell Porter, 09/09/1886, Bowling, Dunbartonshire - 1956 - married Bridget Monaghan (1887-1942, Glasgow), having 11 Children - these are my Great Grandparents.
Elizabeth Campbell Porter, 17/02/1988, Bowling, Dunbartonshire - 1960 - married a Patrick Bourke, having 7 children.
Martha Galbraith Porter, 22/02/1890, Polmont - married a James Keegan and had 4 children.
William Porter, 03/03/1892, Grangemouth - 1965 - married Elizabeth Kane, having one son, Andrew Porter.
Thomas Campbell Porter, 24/01/1894, Grangemouth - 1958 - married a Jean Jeffers, and had 3 children.
Richard McDermott Porter, 02/03/1896, Greenock - 1916, Somme, France - died in WWI
Margaret Ford Porter (Maggie), 22/01/1898, Greenock - 1990 - married David Cabrie, and had 3 sons.
George Smith Porter, 17/06/1900, Greenock - 27/02/1970 Greenock - married Mary McMonagal, having 7 children, some of which went to Gawler, South Australia.
Charles Brown Porter, 09/08/1902, Greenock, 1934.

Any info would be greatly appreciated

Thanks

Scott

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