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Porter Family/North Carolina/Slavery

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Porter Family/North Carolina/Slavery

Posted: 22 Mar 2004 9:54AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Feb 2006 9:59AM GMT
Surnames: Porter, Graham
I am researching the Porter Family in North Carolina, particularly the Joseph Porter line in Wilkes Co. (my line: Joseph Porter 5ggfather (b.about 1784), James Porter 4ggfather (b. about 1805), Wilburn Porter (b. about 1829), 3ggfather, Milly Porter 2ggmother (b. 1857), Leonard Graham ggfather (b. 1880), Roy Graham grandfather (b. 1907). The family story is that Wilburn's family freed their slaves and moved west before the Civil War, ending up in Madison Co., Indiana. Does anyone have any information to corroborate their having slaves - and freeing them? Or any information about their land holdings? Also, does anyone have information about possible African/Native American ancestry in this line?


SubjectAuthorDate Posted
CGraham1535 22 Mar 2004 4:54PM GMT 
Ron Porter 14 Apr 2004 10:31PM GMT 
CGraham1535 17 Apr 2004 6:20PM GMT 
Ron Porter 18 Apr 2004 3:35AM GMT 
Kay Markham 1 Aug 2005 6:45AM GMT 
kellie 8 Sep 2004 4:49PM GMT 
CaroleGraham7... 10 Sep 2004 9:50PM GMT 
jennidenney 26 Feb 2006 8:48PM GMT 
Justinep149 20 Jan 2013 10:17PM GMT 
Justinep136 23 Jan 2013 1:00PM GMT 
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