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0 Miles Porter

Miles Porter was born July 12, 1748 in Southampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts and died in 1814 in Onondaga County, New York.  He was the son of Thomas Porter and Sarah Pomeroy.

On September 14, 1771, in Southampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, he married Sibbel Pitts.  She was born 1747 in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Children of Miles Porter and Sibbel Pitts are:

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The images below are from page 494 of the 1810 Census taken in Onondaga County, New York (near Syracuse).  Also from page 495 is their father Miles Porter, living next door to Samuel Pitts. This is interesting because Miles Porter had married his sister Sibbel Pitts in 1771.

The numbers to the right of the name indicate the number of people living in their household by age.

Miles Porter - 1 male over 45, 1 female 10-15, 1 female over 45.

 

Thomas Porter - 2 males under 10 years, 1 male between 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 females under 10, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 45 and over.
Phillip Porter - 1 male under 10 years,
1 male between 16-25, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25.
John Porter -
1 male between 16-25, 1 female 16-25, 2 females under 10.

 

Based on this information, in 1810,

Miles would be born before 1765.

Thomas would be the oldest son, putting his birth date between 1766 and 1784. 

Phillip would be born between 1780 and 1790. 

John would be about the same age as Philip.

 

The image below is from the 1800 Census taken in Zoar, east of Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts. 
Listed are 1 male under 10 years, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 26-44,
1 male 45 and over, 3 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, and 1 female 45 and over.

Name

Born

Where

Died

Where

Thomas Porter

1775

Southampton, Hampshire County, MA

 

 

Phillip Porter

9 Oct 1783

Mass.

19 Sep 1845

Truro Twp, Knox County, IL