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Clarence Lee Porter

Clarence Lee Porter

Posted: 31 Dec 2012 5:15AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Porter, Beach
Working on husband's family line. His great-grandfather was Clarence Lee Porter whose first wife was Mary Beach and I think the second wife was named Emma. Mary died after 1915 NY cenus and before 1920 US census for PA. Their children were born in the early 1900's. The 1930 census has Clarence living in Painted Post, Stuben Co., NY. with 2nd wife. I haven't found him in the 1940 census, yet, he died about 1962. My husband said that his grandfather Clarence Irvin Porter told him that after his mother died the kids were in the Lancaster,PA area in Amish or Mennonite homes.The other siblings were Mary Belle, John , Helen, Elzabeth May, and Edgar Stanley that I have found so far. My husband also thinks there were half siblings from the second wife, but I haven't found any so far. One brother may also be named Roy O.Porter. Any help would be appreciated. I mostly would like to know where the family members were after 1915 when their mother died. I think most of the children were born in NY. I think the parents were born in PA. My husband does remember visiting some relatives in NY in the late 50's or early 60's when he was a kid.

Re: Clarence Lee Porter

Posted: 3 Jan 2013 5:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.


Need DOB + birthplace for Clarence Lee Porter.

Need DOB + birthplace for Emma

Need DOB + birthplace for Mary Porter.

Need DOB's + birthplaces [state] for all children.


1930 - Clarence Porter is not listed in Stuben county, NY

1915 NY State census - June 1st [birthplaces were not recorded]
Name: Clarence L Porter
Birth Year: abt 1874
Birth Place: United States
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Residence Place: Lodi, Seneca
Relationship: Head
Color or Race: White
Number of Years in US: 41
Assembly District: 01
House Number: Road

Clarence L Porter 41 - farmer
Mary E Porter 35
Irving Porter 12
John Porter 10
Mary E Porter 8
Frank Porter 5
Eliza M Porter 3
Edgar Porter 1


1920 -
Name: Edgar Porter
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1914
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: White
Home in 1930: Conestoga, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Ward
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation:

A Huber Harnish 29, PA
Elizabeth S Harnish 28, PA
Robert G Harnish 4, PA
Margaret Harnish 1, PA
Edgar Porter 16, PA - both parents b. PA

Name: John Porter
Age: 14
Birth Year: abt 1906
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1920: Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Servant
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Merrick Vermilya 31
[36]
Jennie Vermilya 27
Israel Vermilya 3
[3 8/12]
James Vermilya 1
[1 6/12]
Clarence Vermilya 0
[2/12]
John Porter 14, PA - both parents b. PA

1910 -
Name: Clarence Porter
Age in 1910: 39
Birth Year: abt 1871
[1871]
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Ulysses, Tompkins, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Porter
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Clarence Porter 39, PA - claims 1st marriage
Mary Porter 38, PA - married 10 yr, 5 children & 4 living
Irving Porter 7, NY
John Porter 5, NY
Mary B Porter 2, NY
Frank Porter 1, NY



Social Security Death Index
Name: John Porter
SSN:
Last Residence: 14870 Painted Post, Steuben, New York
Born: 15 Mar 1905
Died: Dec 1980
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)



Re: Clarence Lee Porter

Posted: 3 Jan 2013 8:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you, for the additional info.
Here is some of the information you said was needed.
Clarence Lee Porter DOB 1872 (probably PA or NY) father was Latney Day Porter.
Mary E. Beach Porter (1st wife) DOB about 1880 and died aft 1915 NY cenus and before 1920 US census.
Emma (2nd wife) DOB about 1865.
Clarence and Mary's children:
Helen DOB 1901 Sullivan Co., PA
Clarence I. Porter DOB 1903 Sullivan Co., PA
John L. DOB 1905 Sullivan Co., PA
Mary Belle DOB 1907 Seneca Co., NY
Frank Albert DOB 1910 Seneca Co., NY
Elizabeth May DOB 1912 Seneca Co., NY
Edgar Stanley DOB 1913 Seneca NY
Thanks again for the help.
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