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From: Lisa Day <>
Subject: [PORTER] re porter family of kempsey
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 13:08:18 +1000 (EST)


Hi there i am researching my porter family this is how it starts
A henry porter born 1794 scotland edinburgh and his occupation was a printer he owned the edinburgh times.
Henry porter married in 1816 a isabella rutherford who had her first child
clement porter in 1814 edinburgh and another child two years after though
3months after the second child isabella died.
Clement porter was an apprenticed blacksmith for three and half years
when clement was tried for stealing from a person the year was 1837.
Clement was transported for 7 years on the earl grey in 1838 but four years later clement was pardoned and stayed in the kempsey area.
Clement also became a court bayliff and lived ion sydney sometimes
which is where he met his wife mary jane mehan who's father patrick mehan was a shipping merchant and her mother was a rosa gallagher
Clement and mary married in 1848/49 date differs sometimes at st andrews scots church sydney by rev macgarvie mary was just 16 and
clement was 32 and they were married by spoecial lisence.
Clement and mary jane porter had the following children
1] Rose/Rosa born 1849 married a ? supple
2] Margaret born 1851
3] Henry born 1853
4] Clement born 1855
5] Maria pronouced maria born 1858 married walter sherry
6] Stephen mehan born 1861never married
7] William andrew born 1864
8] Mary jane born 1865 but this one died young
9] John patrick born 1867 my g,graqndfather married sarah jane mulholland in 1895 rylstone they had four children
enid iris born 1896 died 1896,muriel j.m porter born 1898 woodburn,
mary-jane porter born 1901 woodburn,and reginald clement porter born
1906 woodburn near the boarder of queensland.
Clement porter died 5.7.1867 from primary enlargement of the heart
bronchitis,and secondary pneumonia of the right lung west kempsey.
After clement died mary jane married george wares in kempsey
and had more children to george amelia,1 male deceased,alice,
All the best lisa day




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