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Francis Kittredge Porter

Francis Kittredge Porter
birth: 24 Sep 1794 Sullivan NH to Amaziah Porter and Rhoda Kittredge
death: 18 Apr 1874 Gosport, IN
burial: Samaria Cemetery Ray Township Morgan county

marriage: 1 May 1817 Jeffersonville, IN
Margaret Glass
birth: 2 Jul 1796 Sommerset, PA to John Glass, Sr. and Anna Barbara Shriver
death: 8 Feb 1829 Clark Co., IN
burial: unknown

Children of Margaret Glass and Francis Kittredge Porter:

  • Julian Ann 1818-1844
  • Hiram Egel 1820-1886
  • Sarah Ann 1822-1913
  • Margaret 1824-1871
  • Rhoda 1824-1871
  • Jonathan 1826-1828

2nd marriage
Pressha Elizabeth Hilton 1797-1873

Children of Pressha Elizabeth Hilton and Francis Kittredge Porter:

  • Christina 1831-1925
  • Lethana 1833-1922
  • Pressha Elizabeth 1837-1908
  • Mary J. 1842-1907

Ancestor here lived in:

  • 1817-about 1831 Clark Co. IN
  • 1831-1874 Owen Co. IN
  • 1794- about 1817 NH

Other Information:

Operated a grist mill in Owen/Morgan county powered by water from what is known as Porter’s Cave. His grandfather Dr. Francis Kittredge Jr. and his great grandfather Dr. Francis Kittredge Sr. were both surgeons serving in the Revolutionary War in MS.

Submitted by:
Ellen Wilson-Pruitt
Email: ellenwilsonpruitt@gmail.com

Thomas Story

Thomas Story
b. 15 May 1835, Hancock, Washington County, Maryland, to William and Margaret (Shearer) Story
d. 5 March 1914, Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland

m. 5 August 1884, Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland
Sidonia Hilton
b. 13 July 1858, Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland
d. 27 January 1917, Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland

Children with Sidonia Hilton:

  • Helen (b. 1887)
  • Edward (b. 1890)

Thomas was the oldest of four children. He was orphaned at 22 years of age and became guardian of two younger sisters, whom he raised. Between 1839 and 1846, he migrated to Indiana from Hancock, Washington County, Maryland. He served at one time as Deputy Secretary of State for Indiana. He lived at Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, until 1859, when he went to Washington, D.C., as a clerk in the Department of Treasury.

Thomas served in the Union army with the National Rifles during the Civil War. After the war, he settled in Barnesville, Maryland, where he worked as a schoolmaster for many years.

Submitted by:
Joanne Booth
Tallahassee FL