Welcome to the FAMILY porter history web site

Welcome to the Porter Family web site.

To contact me...


Ron Porter, Webmaster

Email: rporter8555@yahoo.com

Your contributions (family information, pictures, stories, etc.) and suggestions are welcome and urged, as well as your comments and critique.

Thank you for your support.

Ron Porter

Last Update:

February 3, 2008

Welcome to the FAMILY porter history web site

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What's New:


Pictures !

 We have over 1500 pictures here ready for viewing.


 We have also added new pictures from the Mulhall Rose Lawn Cemetery and the Guthrie Summit View Cemetery.


 We need your help identifying people in group photos, like the large family reunion picture above.


 We've added an entire page just for family group photos (see the link on the top left corner of this page.


History !

 We have added a Historical Time Line of the Porter Family. This interesting page shows many important historical events that shaped our country, and show where the family was located during these events. Click on the link in the top left corner of this page.


 We have over a hundred images from United States Census records showing the growth and movement of our family from New York to Pennsylvania to Illinois and to Oklahoma.


 Did you know that Bonnie Jennings was a distant relative of the famous Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, 4th President of the United States? Click here to learn more!


 Did you know that our ancestors participated in the Oklahoma Land Run in 1889? Read more about John Henry Porter and find out!


 Did you know our ancestors came to the American Colonies about 1639 (nine years after the final crossing of the Mayflower)? Click on the Porter Family Lineage link on the top left corner of this page.


Family Tree !

 We have over 2000 names in our tree. We have another web site you can visit to see the entire list. Click here!



Family News

 Do you have news items relating to the Porter Family you would like to contribute? Send an e-mail to Ron Porter .

Click HERE for
Porter Family Book


Updated Feb 3, 2008