My third great-grandfather, Moses Franklin PORTER, was born January 20, 1826 in Madison County, Kentucky to Henry PORTER (1778-1868) and Nancy T BOWLES (1788-1836). Moses passed away December 26, 1900 in Oxford, Sumner County, Kansas.
Polly ROSENBERGER was Moses’ second wife after my third great-grandmother Elizabeth Ann HOSKINS (his first wife) passed away during childbirth of twins in 1855. One twin was my great-great-grandfather Daniel Marion PORTER. The other twin was evidently unnamed and passed away a few days later.
Mary Polly ROSENBERGER was born December 24, 1841 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and passed away June 15, 1904 in Oxford, Kansas.
Moses and Elizabeth had six children including: John Henry PORTER, William Thomas PORTER, Rebecca Ann PORTER, Nancy PORTER, Daniel Marion PORTER, and infant twin of Daniel who was unnamed (at least in any records I can find) and only lived from December 28, 1855 to an early day in 1856.
Moses and Polly were married in 1857 and had at least ten children including: Mary Isabelle PORTER, Ellen Sara PORTER, Laura PORTER, Aaron Dudley PORTER, Fannie Matilda PORTER, Moses F PORTER, Charles Leonard PORTER, Shirley Edwin PORTER, Bertha E PORTER, and Grover C PORTER.
Moses Franklin PORTER and Elizabeth Ann HOSKINS were the parents of Daniel Marion PORTER.
Daniel Marion PORTER (December 28, 1855 to February 27, 1925) and Caroline Adele GILBERT (1864 to 1895) were the parents of Charles Oscar PORTER.
Charles Oscar PORTER (April 2, 1884 to April 19, 1946) and Mary Irene “Renie” Saphronia Jasmine SMITH (July 4, 1890 to June 25, 1947) were the parents of my maternal grandma, Ruby Irene PORTER (March 24, 1928 to May 13, 2010).