|Sherrod PORCH||Thomas Alexander PORCH|
Sherrod PORCH * Celia BUCE
Sherrod Porch was born in 1798, according to his tombstone. He married Celia Buce on 01 December 1816 in Clarke County, Georgia. Celia was born about 1800, the daughter of John and Rutha Smith Buce. Sherrod and Celia had at least eight children. They were living in Meriwether County in 1830 and 1840. By 1842, the family was living in Tallapoosa County, Alabama when their oldest son married. Shortly thereafter, on 05 September 1848, Sherrod died. Celia died on 23 December 1874 and they are buried in the Red Ridge Cemetery in Tallapoosa County.
Their known children:
Mahala PORCH, born abt 1822, married Samuel Gray Jr.
Harty PORCH, born abt 1823, married William McBurnett Jr.
Sarah PORCH, born abt 1825, married William J. Vineyard
Martha PORCH, married _______Graham, living in Sebastian County, Arkansas in 1878
Male PORCH, unknown
Nancy PORCH, born abt 1834, married Joseph Vineyard
According to the 1830 Meriwether County, Georgia census, there was one male under the age of five living in the household. I have not found any reference to this individual. According to the 1840 Meriwether County, Georgia census, there was an additional male child which has not been found.
1855 Tallapoosa County Special Census
|PORCH CELIA Beat #:6 females over 21:1|
More information on the Buce family can be found
Buce Buse Buice Family Genealogy
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