The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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John Porter & Isabella (Unknown) Porter




Husband John Porter

       Born: Abt 1795 180
       Died: Bef 1850 247
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Isabella (Unknown) Porter

       Born: Abt 1798 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co. VA #10-10

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co. VA #2108-2158



Children
1 F Sarah R. Porter

       Born: Abt 1828 - Kanawha County, Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John Slack Jr. (Abt 1810-      )
       Marr: 24 Oct 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2886 



2 M Oscar F. Porter

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 168
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Robert Porter

       Born: Abt 1834 - Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 F Mariah E. Porter

       Born: Abt 1836 - Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Daniel A. Grogan (Abt 1829-      )
       Marr: 13 Jan 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia  18 



5 M John S. Porter

       Born: Abt 1839 - Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 M George H. Porter

       Born: Abt 1841 - Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

1840 Kanawha Co. Census: 1 male 40-50; 1 female 40-50; 1 male 15-20 (?); 1 female 10-15 (Sarah); 2 males 5-10 (Oscar and Robert); 1 female 0-5 (Mariah); and 1 male 0-5 (John).
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Jacob Porter & Elizabeth Swaar




Husband Jacob Porter

       Born: 1746 2575
       Died: 1809 2575
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Elizabeth Swaar

       Born: 1750 2575
       Died: 1824 2575
     Buried: 



Children
1 M William Porter

       Born: Bef 1775 16
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah (Unknown) Porter (      -      )




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James Porter & Sarah (Unknown) Porter




Husband James Porter

       Born: Abt 1823 - Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married:  - Not On Cd #241

Other Spouse: (Who's The Mother?) Porter (      -      )

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Railroad

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. #45-45




Wife Sarah (Unknown) Porter

       Born: Abt 1839 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. #45-45



Children
1 M Thomas Porter

       Born: Abt 1866 - West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 M Robert Porter

       Born: Abt 1868 - West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John A. Porter & Nancy (Unknown) Porter




Husband John A. Porter

       Born: Abt 1827 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Andrew Porter (Abt 1797-      )
     Mother: Mary (Unknown) Porter (      -Bef 1850)


    Married: Between 1860-1862 - Not On Cd #241 41

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1072-1079

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2258

Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Sherman Dist. #125

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg37




Wife Nancy (Unknown) Porter 10

       Born: Abt 1839 - Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Boone Co, WV Sherman Dist. #125

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg37



Children
1 M Thomas F. Porter

       Born: Abt 1862 - Kanawha County, Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Parelle A. Kirk (Abt 1870-      )
       Marr: 26 Mar 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M Robert T. Porter

       Born: Abt 1864 - West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



3 M Andrew C. Porter

       Born: Abt 1866 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Letha Ann Alderman (Abt 1871-      )
       Marr: 19 Feb 1891 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



4 F Mary F. Porter

       Born: Abt 1868 - West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 F Jane Porter

       Born: Nov 1869 - West Virginia 10
       Died: 
     Buried: 



6 F Nancy E. Porter

       Born: Abt 1873 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



7 M John Porter

       Born: Abt 1875 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M James Porter

       Born: Abt 1878 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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John L. Porter & Mary Anna (Unknown) Porter




Husband John L. Porter

       Born: Abt 1835 - Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha County WV Union District #223

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South District Pg9




Wife Mary Anna (Unknown) Porter

       Born: Abt 1838 - Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha County WV Union District #223

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV South District Pg9



Children
1 M William Porter

       Born: Abt 1858 - Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Anna Porter

       Born: Abt 1860 - Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Noah Porter & Julia (Unknown) Porter




Husband Noah Porter

       Born: Abt 1833 - Virginia 5
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Andrew Porter (Abt 1797-      )
     Mother: Mary (Unknown) Porter (      -Bef 1850)


    Married: 

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1072-1079

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2259




Wife Julia (Unknown) Porter

       Born: Abt 1840 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2259



Children
1 M Marcus Porter

       Born: 22 Nov 1859 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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Jacob Swaar & Nancy Porter




Husband Jacob Swaar

       Born: 11 May 1790 - Berks County, Pennsylvania 2575
       Died: 2 Dec 1883 - Clay County, West Virginia 1068
     Buried: 
    Married: Bef 1817 16

Other Spouse: Mary Jarrett (Abt 1806-Bef 1870) - 16 May 1833 - Kanawha County, Virginia 88

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1567-1603

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1532

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #31-31




Wife Nancy Porter

       Born: 27 Oct 1795 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 11 Nov 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia
     Buried: 


     Father: William Porter (Bef 1775-      )
     Mother: Sarah (Unknown) Porter (      -      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1840 - Deceased



Children
1 F Paulina Berry Swaar

       Born: 15 Mar 1818 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2575
       Died: 19 Jun 1898 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 614
     Buried:  - Jarrett Cemetery, Elkview, Kanawha County
     Spouse: James E. Jarrett (1813-1899)  185 
       Marr: 6 Sep 1838 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



2 M Nathaniel Burwell Swaar

       Born: 9 Mar 1828 - Virginia 2575
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sophia Young (1832-      )
       Marr: 25 May 1853 - Kanawha County, Virginia  2 



3 F Hannah Swaar

       Born: Abt 1827 50
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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William Porter & Sarah (Unknown) Porter




Husband William Porter

       Born: Bef 1775 16
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jacob Porter (1746-1809)
     Mother: Elizabeth Swaar (1750-1824)


    Married: 




Wife Sarah (Unknown) Porter

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Nancy Porter

       Born: 27 Oct 1795 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 11 Nov 1832 - Kanawha County, Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Jacob Swaar (1790-1883)
       Marr: Bef 1817  16 




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John Slack Jr. & Sarah R. Porter




Husband John Slack Jr.

       Born: Abt 1810 - Kanawha County, Virginia 185
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Slack Sr. (1775-1857)
     Mother: Comfort Samuels (Bef 1780-1847)


    Married: 24 Oct 1844 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2886

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1860 - Sheriff

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #2-2

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1080

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #432-432

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. # 2, Pg11




Wife Sarah R. Porter

       Born: Abt 1828 - Kanawha County, Virginia 278
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John Porter (Abt 1795-Bef 1850)
     Mother: Isabella (Unknown) Porter (Abt 1798-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #2-2

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1080

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #432-432

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. # 2, Pg11



Children
1 F Isabella Slack

       Born: Abt 1845 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 



2 F Frances S. Slack

       Born: 26 Apr 1848 - Kanawha County, Virginia 511
       Died: 14 Nov 1888 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: John S. Cole (Abt 1826-      )
       Marr: 14 Oct 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



3 M Edward B. Slack

       Born: Jul 1851 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Minnie Ramsey (1855-      )
       Marr: 8 May 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia



4 M Lawrence R. Slack

       Born: Abt 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia 168
       Died: 
     Buried: 



5 M Walter Slack

       Born: 4 Feb 1860 - Kanawha County, Virginia 6
       Died: 18 Feb 1860 - Charleston, Kanawha County, Virginia 30
     Buried: 



6 M John Slack

       Born: Abt 1858 2183
       Died: 18 Feb 1860 - Charleston, Kanawha County, Virginia 2183
     Buried: 



7 F Nichatie B. Slack

       Born: Abt 1863 - Kanawha County, Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 



8 M George P. Slack

       Born: Abt 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 



9 F Alice Slack

       Born: Abt 1870 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 116
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Husband's General Notes

Per Laidley , elected sheriff of Kanawha co. in 1854 and 1856.


General Notes for Child Frances S. Slack

From West Virginia Newspapers Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1, pg. 85:

The State Tribune
November 22, 1888

Mrs. Fannie S. Cole, wife of John L. Cole, died at the residence of her father, Honorable John Slack Sr., on the 14th inst. She had been suffering several months with lung trouble resulting from an aggravated case of catorah and her death was not unexpacted. She was in her fiftieth (sic) year and leaves a husband and one son, together with numerous relatives to mourn their loss. Funeral services were held at the residence. The remains were laid to rest in the family burying groung in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
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Thomas Porter & Nana Williams




Husband Thomas Porter

       Born: Abt 1856 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 25 Feb 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Nana Williams

       Born: Abt 1863 - Kanawha County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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