Person:Rebecca Porter (1)

Rebecca Porter
chr.16 Sep 1630 Felsted, Essex, England
m. 18 Oct 1620
  1. Anna Porter1621 - 1653
  2. John Porter1622/3 - 1688
  3. Sarah Porter1624 - 1696/97
  4. James Porter1627 -
  5. Rebecca Porter1630 - 1682/83
  6. Samuel Porter1632 - 1632
  7. Rose Porter1633 - 1648
  8. Samuel Porter1635 - 1689
  9. Mary Porter1637 -
  10. Anna Porter1638 -
  11. Sergeant Nathaniel Porter1640 - 1679/80
  12. Hannah Porter1642 - 1677
  • HJohn Clarkest 1625 - 1677
  • WRebecca Porter1630 - 1682/83
m. 16 Oct 1650
  1. Sarah Clark1668 - 1723
m. aft 21 Sep 1677
Facts and Events
Name[2][4] Rebecca Porter
Married Name Rebecca Clark
Married Name Rebecca Spencer
Gender Female
Christening[1][2] 16 Sep 1630 Felsted, Essex, England
Marriage 16 Oct 1650 Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United Statesto John Clark
Marriage aft 21 Sep 1677 After death of her first husband.
to Ensign Gerard Spencer
Death[2][3] 9 Jan 1682/83 Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Will[1] 20 Nov 1683 Will presented in Court.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 John Clark, in Jacobus, Donald Lines, and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley. (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1952), 496.

    Rebecca Porter, bapt. at Felsted, Essex, England, 16 Sept. 1630, d. at Saybrook, 9 Jan. 1682/3, dau. of John and Anne (White) Porter of Windsor, Conn. She m. (2) a Spencer, probably Ens. Gerard Spencer of Haddam, and left a will which has perished but which was exhibited in Court, 20 Nov. 1683."

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Children of Robert White of Messing Co, Essex, England, Who Settled in Hartford and Windsor. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jan 1901), 28.

    "From the Parish Register of Felsted, Co. Essex, England. Baptisms. … 1630 Sept. 16, Rebecca, daughter of John and Anna Porter."

  3. Saybrook Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 119.

    "Spencer, … Rebeckah, sometime w. of John Clark, d. Jan. 9, 1682 [1:26]"

  4. The Porter genealogy errs in stating that she died unmarried, possibly because Saybrook vital records called her "Rebecca Parker" rather than "Rebecca Porter" in the record of her marriage to the second John Clark.