Person:John Porter (126)

Watchers
John Thomas Porter
b.1 Aug 1872 Elkton, Todd, KY
d.29 Sep 1926 Joplin, Jasper, MO
m. 25 Jan 1866
  1. Carrie Bell Porter1866 - 1959
  2. Hershel G. Porter1870 - 1961
  3. John Thomas Porter1872 - 1926
  4. Elizabeth Porter1875 - Abt 1965
  5. Virgil R. Porter1879 -
  6. Thersa Gillie Porter1880 - 1973
  7. Baxter Carl Porter1886 - 1912
m. 13 SEP 1893
  1. James Baxter Porter1894 - 1989
  2. Baker Todd Porter1895 - 1923
  3. Bonnie Willie Porter1897 - 1897
Facts and Events
Name John Thomas Porter
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1 Aug 1872 Elkton, Todd, KY
Marriage 13 SEP 1893 Clarksville, White, TNto Mary Josephine ADAMS
Census[5] 12 Jun 1900 Trenton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
Residence? 1908 Joplin, Jasper, MO
Census[6] 25 Apr 1910 Joplin, Jasper Co, MO
Census[7] 1920 Joplin, Jasper Co, MO
Death[3][4] 29 Sep 1926 Joplin, Jasper, MO

Mary was also engaged to someone else, so they snuck out one night and “eloped in a buggy.” He even used a ladder for her to climb out the window.

Died of pernicious anemia

References
  1. Battle, J.H., and W.H. Perrin. Counties of Todd and Christian, Kentucky: historical and biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1884).
  2. Missouri, United States. Death Certificates. (Missouri State Archives).
  3. Interview with James B. Porter by JP Morrow, 1979, Joplin, MO..
  4. Missouri, United States. Death Certificates. (Missouri State Archives)
    Certif. No. 29024.
  5. Todd, Kentucky, United States. Todd Co., Kentucky 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    1900 Todd Co, KY: John T. Porter Aug 1872 KY, par KY, farmer; Mollie Jan 1871 KY, m. 6 yrs, 2 kids, 2 living; James Jul 1894 KY, Baker Aug 1875 KY (Trenton, p. 9B, 6/12/1900)

  6. Jasper, Missouri, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule: Thirteenth Census of the United States, NARA Microfilm Publication T624. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration).

    1910 Jasper Co, MO: John T. Porter 37 Ky, par KY, general laborer, m1 16 yrs, Molly 38 KY, par KY/TN; 5 kids, 2 living; James 15 KY; Todd 14 KY (2119 Wall St., Joplin, Wd 6, p. 13B, ED 48 4/25/1910)

  7. Jasper, Missouri, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule: Fourteenth Census of the United States, NARA Microfilm Publication T625. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration).

    1920 Jasper Co, MO: John Porter 46 KY, par b. KY; Molly 48 Ky, par b. KY/TN; Baker C. 24 KY (farm, Joplin, p. 167, ED 64, sht 3A))