Posted By:Judy Arnett
Subject:Re: Porter family - CT - NY
Post Date:November 26, 2009 at 22:45:21
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Forum:Fairfield County, CT Genealogy Forum
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There was a John Porter, son of Joshua Porter and Elizabeth Elwell, born April 23, 1766 in Connecticut, died July 4, 1837 in Trumansburg, Tompkins Co, NY. He married Dinah Thomas, daughter of Recompense Thomas and Sarah Larranie/Lawrence, born March 12, 1764 in Ridgefield, Fairfield Co, CT, died July 30, 1817 in New York
state; buried at Covert, Seneca Co, NY.

John Porter and Dinah Thomas had ten children that I know of: Lewis Porter, who married 1st Samantha King, and 2nd Thirza Cole; Thomas Porter; Samuel Porter; Joel Porter; Rhoda Porter; Rhoda Porter; James Porter; Mary Porter; Sarah Porter, who married Calvin Coddington; and Miner Porter.

This may be the John Porter you're looking for. I'm wondering if Dinah was his first wife, Anna his 2nd and Lydia his 3rd?