Colson PORTER5,94,179 was born
on 25 Dec 1845 in Charleston, Lee, IA.5,94,179
[NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]5,94,379
He died on 2 Dec 1898 in Porterville, Morgan, UT.5,94,179,379 He was
buried on 4 Dec 1898 in Porterville, Morgan, UT.5,94,179,379 He was
also known as Sanford Colson Porter.5,94,379
He is reference number 18379. He has Ancestral File Number 1DV1-XH.
From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.[22070.GED]
From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.
From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. Parents: John President PORTER and Nancy RICH.
Spouse: Olive KILBOURN.
Spouse: James BENEDICT.
Sarah PORTER394 was born about 1645.394 She died on 8 Feb 1705.394
Sarah Rebecca PORTER5,94,126,127 died in Jul 1938.5,94,126,127 She is reference number 16356.
Spouse: Dorothy RISLEY.
William PORTER3,387,794 died Unknown.3,387 He is reference number 61653.
William PORTER3,88 was born on 3 Dec 1785.3,88 He died on 25 Jun 1853.3,88 He is reference number 69196. Parents: David PORTER and Florah BROWNFIELD.
William PORTER5,94,126,127 was born about 1862 in Sharon, PA.5,94,126,127 He is reference number 17591. Parents: Ephraim PORTER and Sarah TRUESDALE.
William David PORTER3,659 was born on 21 Sep 1796 in Fishing Creek, South Carolina.3,659 He died in 1862 in Carroll County, Tennesse.3,659 He is reference number 68102. Parents: David PORTER and Florah BROWNFIELD.
William H. PORTER5,128 was born about 1826.5,128 He is reference number 4685.
Spouse: Mary Louise HALSTEAD. William H. PORTER and Mary Louise HALSTEAD were married. Reference Number:3273
William Hebert PORTER3,645 was born on 12 Jul 1892 in Horry County, South Carolina.3,645 He died on 5 May 1957 in GA..3,645 He is reference number 55785. Parents: Elmore Wingate PORTER and Mary Jane A. BOYD.
Willie Crawford PORTER19 was born on 12 Oct 1903.19 She died on 18 Jan 1993.19 She was buried in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce, Jackson County, Georgia.19
Alexander PORTERFIELD3,38 was born about 1672 in
Spouse: Catherine BOYD. Alexander PORTERFIELD and Catherine BOYD were married. Reference Number:30609
Eleanor PORTERFIELD2,3 died Unknown.3 She is reference number 44657.
Elizabeth PORTERFIELD3,206,893 died Unknown.3 She is reference number 106311.
Clara Elizabeth PORTEUS5 was born on 28 Nov 1912.5,625 She died on 29 Sep 1913.5,625 She was buried in Spencertown, NY - St. Peter's Presb. Ch..5,1064 Parents: Wilbur PORTEUS and Edna Clara BECKER.
Emma Eliza PORTEUS.5 Parents: Wilbur PORTEUS and Edna Clara BECKER.
Helen PORTEUS.5 Parents: Wilbur PORTEUS and Edna Clara BECKER.
James Elmer PORTEUS.5 Parents: Wilbur PORTEUS and Edna Clara BECKER.
John Ray PORTEUS.5 Parents: Wilbur PORTEUS and Edna Clara BECKER.
Mildred PORTEUS5,128 was born in 1744.5,128 She is reference number 9916. Parents: Robert Jr. PORTEUS and Judeth COCKAYNE.
Richard Wilbur PORTEUS.5 Parents: Wilbur PORTEUS and Edna Clara BECKER.
Robert Jr. PORTEUS5,128 was born in 1702.5,128 He is reference number 9914. Parents: Robert Sr. PORTEUS and Mildred SMITH.
Robert Sr. PORTEUS5,128 was born about 1680.5,128 He is reference number 9913.
Wilbur PORTEUS5 was born about 1882.5
Spouse: Brian HASTINGS.
Elizabeth PORTINGTON.5,94,126,127 Parents: Henry PORTINGTON.
Children were: Elizabeth PORTINGTON.
John PORTLOCK5,128 was born about 1678.5,128 He is reference number 9250.
Spouse: Mary MATHIAS. John PORTLOCK and Mary MATHIAS were married. Reference Number:34524
William PORTLOCK5,128 was born about 1691.5,128 He died in 1756 in Norfolk Co., VA..5,128 He is reference number 9251.
Spouse: Elizabeth MATHIAS. William PORTLOCK and Elizabeth MATHIAS were married. Reference Number:34525
Henry PORTMEN3,39 died Unknown.3 He is reference number 4320.
Spouse: Ann STANLEY. Henry PORTMEN and Ann STANLEY were married. Reference Number:90753
Anna Maria PORTS3,413 was born on 13 Apr 1770.3,413 She died on 18 Feb 1783.3,413 She is reference number 92428. [boyd-trees.ged]
Baptized April 16, 1770 and confirmed 1783. Parents: Johann Adam PORTZ and Anna BARBARA.
Austin PORTS3,413 was born about 1870.3,413 He died about 1875 in Died In Childhood.3,413 He is reference number 92466. Parents: Phillip PORTZ and Katherine ECKERT.
Catherine Margaretha PORTS3,413 was born on 20 Feb 1758.3,413 She died WFT Est 1759-1852.3,413 She is reference number 92424. Parents: Johann Adam PORTZ and Anna BARBARA.
Charles PORTS3,413 was born on 4 Nov 1843 in Bucks Twp Tuscarawas County.3,413,855 He served in the military in 1862 in Co. G 102ND Ovi.3,413 He died on 9 May 1931 in Millbrook Wayne County, OH.3,413 He was buried Unknown in Wooster Cemetery.3,413 He is reference number 92104. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Event 1]3,413,3513 He was in Shoe Maker-Farmer-Horseman.3,413 He lived in Clark - Wooster Ohio.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Ethnicity/Relig.]3,413 [boyd-trees.ged]
November 4, 1843
Charles is born in Tuscarawas County, Ohio near the small Bucks Township community of Fiat. The Port Washington road that was a main freight pathway between Millersburg and Port Washington on the Ohio Canal. There would have been fairly heavy traffic passing during Charles early years.
Sister Caroline is born.
His Father Valentine dies.
February 3, 1848
His mother, Mary, marries her first husbands' brother, Andrew Ports.
The half brother twins, Phillip and Andrew are born.
Half brother Christian is born.
Half brother Henry is born.
January 24, 1855
Half sister Mary is born.
Half brother Frederick is born.
November 23, 1858
His sister Hannah marries Phillip Baker.
Half brother Adam is born.
Half brother Adolph is born
August 15, 1862
Charles signs up for a three year term in Company G of the 102nd OVI in Millersburg. He states that he is 18 years old, 5 foot, 7 inches tall with a light complexion, light hair and gray eyes. His occupation is listed as shoemaker.
September 6, 1862
The unit is at Covington, KY and Charles receives a $25.00 bounty.
He is absent from the unit and in the hospital at Lebanon.
December 25, 1863
The 102nd was moved to Clarksville, Tennessee and they stayed here for nine months primarily in reserve and building railroad bridges one of which was 80 feet high and 300 feet lone.
May & July, 1863
This is the next entry for Charles other than present, at this time he is detailed repairing railroad.
October 30, 1863
The 102nd goes into winter quarters at Nashville.
January & February, 1864
Charles is detailed as regimental cobbler. In the entries for March through June he is marked "On daily duty". Through the balance of 1864 he is marked as present. He probably remained as regimental cobbler through the rest of his term.
September 15, 1864
The 102nd goes into camp at Decatur, Alabama. About a week later 200+ men of the regiment become involved in a battle near Athens and the entire unit was surrounded and captured. The enlisted men were sent to prisoner of war camp at Cahawba, Alabama. When these men were released they were placed upon the Mississippi river steamer Sultana which blew up with terrible loss of life. It is estimated that about 80 men of the 102nd died in this disaster.
October 24, 1864
Confederate General Hood sprung a trap and with an estimated 35,000 men surrounded Decatur that reportedly had only 1,000 men on duty. The seige lasted four days before Hood left.
June 30, 1865
He is mustered out of service in Nashville, TN
December 25, 1866
Married to Nancy Ellen Elliott. Charles is 23 and Nancy Ellen 17. After the war he did enter the shoemaking business in Bloomfield (now Clark) on the Holmes - Coshocton County border. During this time the shoemaking business was undergoing a major shift as mechanization was increasing and "factory made" shoes were becoming much less costly than those made individually. At some point Charles decided to leave this business and become a full time horse breeder - racer.
October 14, 1867
Daughter Edna Ports is born.
May 27, 1869
Son Hugh Elliott Ports is born.
In the 1870 census of Clark Twp, Coshocton County a Mary Gebhart is listed as a 19 year old servant in Chas. household.
May 14, 1871
Wife Nancy Ellen dies of TB. Charles is 29 and Nancy was 22 years old.
Half brother Andrew marries Margaret Regula.
December 28, 1872
Half brother Phillip marries Kathern Eckert.
April 30, 1874
Charles marries Elizabeth Myers in this year. In this same year his half brother Henry marries Caroline Gebhart.
May 4, 1875
A daughter Famnny Mae is born.
April 11, 1878
His second wife Elizabeth dies of TB. She was 33 and Charles 35.
May 27, 1880
He marries Sarah Ellen Brown. She is age 29 and Charles is 37.
George Fifecoat is living in Charles house during the 1880 census of Coshocton County.
He is witness to will of Robert Guthrie.
November 26, 1881
Son John Earl Ports is born.
December 15, 1881
Half brother Christian dies.
In 1883 Charles Ports is listed as living in Millbrook.
December 13, 1883
Son Charles Otto Ports is born.
May 21, 1885
Daughter Chloe Ports is born.
April 18, 1886
Daughter Edna marries Jesse Daugherty.
January 19, 1887
Wife, Sarah dies at age 36. Charles is 44.
Charles marries Jesie Troutman Reddick. She is age 31 and Charles 46
December 27, 1890
Thisis the first record of Charles purchasing land in Wayne County. He bought 14 & 66/100 acres from Cynthia Rayl, widow of Isrial Rayl. It is described as the SW 1/4 of Sec.31; Twp. 15; Range 13. The price was $2,000. .
June 21, 1895
Daughter Mildred is born.
August 8, 1891
Daughter, Edna Ports Daughtery dies.
January 13, 1900
His mother Mary Babb Ports dies.
March 17, 1902
The step father, Andrew Ports died.
December 24, 1903
Son, Hugh Elliott Ports marries Dale Hall.
Daughter Fanny May Ports dies in North Dakota.
Sister Hannah Ports Baker dies.
Half brother Phillip dies.
Half brother Andrew dies.
Half brother Henry dies.
Sister Kate dies.
In 1935, a number of the descendants of Valentin & Mary Baab Ports put together a family history. In 1952 this was updated.
It is believed that the Portz family (spelled Porz in Germany) were French Hugenots who were forced from France to the Alsace Loraine area. In 1677 Maximilian Portz was living in the town of Marienthal, Germany (just west of Speyer). The name appears in the church records first in 1695. In the U.S. Army he was also called Portes.
He enlistment papers are dated August 15, 1862 and he signs up for Company 'G' of the 102nd OVI (Captian Harpster's Company). His occupation is listed as shoemaker, birthplace, Tuscarawas Ohio and he signs up in Millersburg, Ohio A $25.00 bounty is paid to him. There is mention of some sick time October 25, 1862 in Lebanon, Ky. The first ten months of duty have no other notations, in May & July, 1863 he is "detailed repairing railroad". In Jan. & Feb., 1864 he is detailed as Regement cobbler. On June 30, 1865 he is mustered out of service in Nashville, Tenn.
3-14-1969 Charles daughter, Chloe, wrote to H A Heiser. She reported that Charles changed the spelling of his name from Portz to Ports when he entered the army in the Civil War. Chloe said that Char. did not like his step father and he may have run away to join the army. He was discharged from the army on June 13, 1865 in Nashville, TN. The discharge paper indicates that he entered the army as a shoemaker. After the war Chas. and his brother Christian opened a cobbler shop in Bloomfield (Clark) Ohio. Chloe also reported that when Chas. daughter, Edna married Jesse Daugherty he would have nothing to do with her as Jesse was known as a drinking man.
Chas. granddaughter, Ruth Ellen recalls that when her father, Hugh Ports was in his 50's he would spit out his chewing tobacco before visiting his father to avoid a family scene.
Charles married Elizabeth Myers by the Rev. O. Bagely...I saw his picture at the Methodist library at Baldwin Wallace about 1970.
The photo album from Charles and Nancy include one if the Rev.W.P. Gardner. He was the minister of the Millersburg First Methodist and wrote to the guradians of Nancy Ellen Elliott re her expenses. he has something to do with Badwin U. 1862-68. The Elliott photo album AH has includes pictures of Charley; Willie and B.H. Brooks, these would be the children of his sister Katherine.
When Charles father died his mother shortly married Andrew Ports the brother of Valentin. Andrew accumulated more land and had as much as 240 acres including the land occupied by the Renner Church in Tuscaraus County.
Charles was in Company 'G' 102nd OVI. He was discharged June 30 , 1865 at Nashville, Tenn. The 102nd was formed of men from Richland, Holmes, Ashland & Wayne Counties. It seems that Charles has left Tuscarawas County by the time he joined the army. They elected officers July 15, 1862. In looking at the roster of names in Company 'G' there are a number of names that may come from Mechanic Township, Holmes County; these include, Charles Ling, John Casey, Thomas Chapman. There is a book titled,"Biographical Records of Tuscarawas County Civil War Veterans and it does not include Chas. Ports.
He made a will in Shreve, Ohio April 25, 1930..or to and Effie Troutman. In the 1880 census of Clark Twp, Coshocton County, Charles describes himself as a farmer. In the 1870 census he called himself a shoemaker. In the 1880 census the family includes Laura Ling age 27. Laura is probably the granddaughter of Eleanor Elliott Ling and Henry Ling. There is some reason to think that Eleanor Elliott Ling was a sister to Blacksmith George Elliott. This would make Laura Ling and Charles' first wife, Nancy Ellen Elliott second cousins.
January '94 Ruth Ellen Ports Heiser was muzing about her grandfather and claimed that he did not seem to work. He keep some bees and raced horses. She thinks that he declined a Civil War pension.
The 1900 census of Wayne County, Plain Twp has Chas Ports as family #8. Listed with him is wife Jessie, children, Hugh, May, John E., Charles O., Chloe E., Mildred and stepson Ralph Redick born May 1884.
The obituary in the Wooster daily Record reads as follows with errors;
Charles Ports, Horseman
Dies Near Millbrook
Charles Ports, 87 years old one of Wanye county's well known horsemen for many years, died Saturday near Millbrook on the Wooster- morning about 8 o'clock in his home Shreve road.
The deceased is survived by two sons and two daughters, Earl, Otto, Chloe and Mildred.
The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the McIntire funeral home in Wooster with Rev. Christian of the Shreve Presbyterian church, officiating. Tidball & Morgan of Shreve are in charge of arrangements.
In the Ports-Elliott photo has an Elmira Elliott - William & Frances Duncan had an Elmira bor in 1849 -- she would be close to Ellen Elliot Ports age. I also noted that David Elliott married Elmire H. Hout in Coshocton County November 30, 1854 -- there may be a spelling error as I have Almira Howe married to David E.
Ruth Ellen Ports Heiser claimed that her grandfather Charles would not accept a Civil War pension as he did not feel that he needed it. Parents: Valentin PORTZ and Mary BAAB.
Spouse: Nancy Ellen ELLIOTT. Charles PORTS and Nancy Ellen ELLIOTT were married on 25 Dec 1866 in Holmes County, OH By Rev. D D T Mattison.3,413,2652 Reference Number:1460949 Children were: Edna Attenta PORTS, Hugh Elliott PORTS.
Charles C. PORTS3,413 was born on 6 Oct 1904 in Wooster, OH.3,413 He was also known as Chuck. He died WFT Est 1939-1995 in Akron, OH.3,413 He is reference number 92102. He was in Akron Bus Driver- Radio & Instrument Repar.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Personality/Intrst]3,413 He lived in Akron, OH.3,413 [boyd-trees.ged]
Chuck's sister Ellen recalls that he was always very good with mechanical devices and was early on interested inthings electrical. She remembers that he would go to the dump in Wooster and get old batteries for his experiments. He was an early amateur radio operator and after he finally got around to passing the license test was assigned the call W8PWA. He operated his station actively right up to his death.
Ellen also remembers that Chuck got into some sort of disagreement with the school superintendent two weeks before he was to graduate. Apparently he struck the superintendent and was not graduated.
Drove buses in Akron
Repaired aviation radio and instruments for Firestone airplanes.
Lived at 939 Davies Ave. Akron for many years. Parents: Hugh Elliott PORTS and Elsie Dale (Dale) HALL.
Children were: Gene Charles PORTS.
Charles Otto PORTS3,413 was born on 13 Dec 1883 in Millbrook Wayne County, OH.3,413,3514 He died in 1966.3,413 He was also known as Otto. He is reference number 92112. He was in Auto Dealer.3,413 He lived in Wooster, OH.3,413 Parents: Charles PORTS and Sarah Ellen BROWN.
Chloe Elsie PORTS3,413 was born on 21 May 1885 in Millbrook, Wayne County, Ohio.3,413 She died WFT Est 1917-1979 in Burbank Wayne County, Ohio.3,413 She is reference number 92114. [boyd-trees.ged]
At one time after Chloe & Will were married they lived with Edwin Arthur Portz in Massillon, Ohio Parents: Charles PORTS and Sarah Ellen BROWN.
Edna Attenta PORTS3,413 was born on 14 Oct 1867 in Coshocton County, Ohio.3,413 She died on 8 Aug 1891 in Clark Township Coshocton County, Ohio.3,413,3515 She is reference number 92106. [boyd-trees.ged]
Her husband, Jesse, came from Springville, which is a small area on route 3 south of Wooster. This is about 1/2 mile N. of Millbrook.
Chloe Ports Adkins told H A Heiser in 1970 that after Edna married Jesse, her father, Charles would have nothing to do with her. Chloe speculates that Jesse was known as a drinking man and Charles didn't like that.
Her obituary is in the Aug. 21 1891 issue of the Coshocton Democrat Standard. Parents: Charles PORTS and Nancy Ellen ELLIOTT.
Spouse: Jesse DAUGHERTY. Jesse DAUGHERTY and Edna Attenta PORTS were married on 18 Apr 1886 in Springville, N. Of Millbrook Ohio (?).3,413,831 Reference Number:1461226 Children were: Jennie DAUGHERTY.
Elizabeth Margaretha PORTS3,413 was born on 16 Mar 1804.3,413 She died WFT Est 1805-1898 in Died In Infancy.3,413 She is reference number 92412. Parents: Johann Christian PORTZ and Anna Margaretha LANZER.
Fanny Mae PORTS3,413 was born on 4 May 1875 in Bloomfield (Clark) Ohio.3,413 She died in 1904 in Grafton, North Dakota - Buried Wooster, OH.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Event 2]3,413 She was buried Unknown in Wooster Cemetery Wooster, Ohio.3,413 She is reference number 92108. She was in Schoolteacher.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Schooling]3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Locations]3,413 Parents: Charles PORTS and Elizabeth MEYER.
Gene Charles PORTS3,413 was born on 3 Feb 1933 in Akron, Ohio.3,413 He died WFT Est 1964-1995 in Florida.3,413 He is reference number 92103. Parents: Charles C. PORTS.
Harry PORTS3,413 was born about 1903.3,413 He died in 1951.3,413 He is reference number 94129. He was in Patrolman.3,413 He lived in 436 Cypress Ave. Akron, Ohio.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Locations]3,413 Parents: Delbert A. PORTZ and Laura KORN.
Hugh Elliott PORTS3,413 was born on 27 May 1869 in Clark Township Coshocton County.3,413 He died on 23 Nov 1930 in Near Smithville, Wayne County, OH.3,413 He was buried Unknown in Elliott Cemetery Mechanic Township Holmes County, Ohio.3,413 He is reference number 92100. He was in Farmer -Harness Horse Trainer.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Personality/Intrst]3,413 He lived in Wooster & Smithville, Wayne County, Ohio.3,413 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Schooling]3,413 [boyd-trees.ged]
He inherited land from his grandfather Elliott through his mother. March 26, 1891 he sold his portion, 90 acres in Range 7; Twp.7; Sec.1 -- to his sister Edna A. Ports Daugherty.
Ruth Ellen Ports Heiser says that her father, Hugh, spent much time being raised by "the Duncan sisters' when his mother and step mother died. These sisters are probably Mary and Eliza.
Hugh and Dale Hall Ports went to Columbus, Ohio for their honeymoon according to their daughter Ruth Ellen.
Buried in Wooster, Ohio cemetary. Attended Ohio Northern University in 1887-88, he attended one term and had one one grade of seven under 94. He made his will August 8, 1925 or 6. In the 1904 'Directory of the City of Wooster Hugh is listed as a horseman living on Jones Road. In the 1910 census of Wooster Hugh describes himself as a horseman.
His daughter, Ellen claimed that he was a Mason in Shreve, Ohio.
His obituary appeared on Monday, November 24, 1930 Wooster Daily Record.
HUGH E. PORTS DIES SUDDENLY
Services Will Be Held Tuesday Afternoon in McIntire Funeral Home.
Hugh E. Ports, for years a well known Wayne county horseman and of late years a successful farmer, died Sunmday afternoon in the family home, one mile east of Madisonburg in Wayne township. mr. Ports was overcome while in the barn. He returned to the house, called his wife and said he was ill. Mrs. Ports found her husband on a bed and in an unconscious state. She called a physician and the children, who arrived before Mr. Ports died.
Mr. Ports was born in Bloomfield, Coshocton county on May 27, 1869 and is survivied by his wife and four children. The latter are Charles of Akron, Ellen a sudent in Baldwin Wallace, Marland and Eloise at home. The decseased is survivied also by two brothers, Earl of Columbus and Otto Ports of Wooster and two sisters, Chloe Atkins of Akron and Mildred Ohler of Mansfield.
Mr. Ports was a member of the Smithville Methodist church. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon. Relatives will meet in the home at 2 o'clock to go to the McIntire funeral home sor services at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Bohnert will be in charge. The Shreve Masons will conduct the Masonic ritual for a departed brother. Inter(n)ment will be made in the Wooster cemetery. END Parents: Charles PORTS and Nancy Ellen ELLIOTT.
Johann PORTS3,413 was born in 1817.3,413 He died WFT Est 1818-1907 in Germany.3,413 He is reference number 92415. He was in Farmer- Cabinet Maker.3,413 Parents: Johann Christian PORTZ and Anna Margaretha LANZER.
Johann Heinrich PORTS3,413 was born on 3 Dec 1761.3,413 He died on 21 Jul 1763.3,413 He is reference number 92426. Parents: Johann Adam PORTZ and Anna BARBARA.
Johann Peter PORTS3,413 was born on 7 Jul 1795.3,413 He died WFT Est 1796-1885.3,413 He is reference number 92422. [boyd-trees.ged]
Baptizewd July 10, 1795. Parents: Johann Christian PORTZ and Maria MAGDELENA.