Porter, John, Jr.

Birth Name Porter, John, Jr.
Gender male
Age at Death 53 years, 10 months, 1 day


John Porter, Anna 7 at least son Samuel came to America on July 17, 1638 on the ship "Susan & Ellen". Settled in Windsor, CT in 1639. Iris Rose has: John born in Wraxhall Abbey, Kenilworth, Warwick, England.
John Porter lived in Felsted, County Essex, England. He emigratedwith his family to New England in 1638, probably in the 'Susan and Ellen." he settled in Windsor, Connecticut, and was Deputy from Windsor to the Connecticut Legislature in August, 1639; October 1646; and may 1647. He died at Windsor on April 21, 1648. His will, dated April 20 1648, mentione his "sonne Josepgh Judgson", who was actually his son-in-law.

The above material was taken from Volume 1, Part V of History and Genealogies of the Families of Old Fairfield", a DAR publication. The article suggests that persons interested in the Porter family also read "theporter Genealogy" and "The Ancestry of Wm. F.J. Boardman."

He was descended in the 16th generation from William de la Grand, a Norman knight of Kenilworth in Warwickshire, 1066.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1594-06-21 Felsted, Essex, England    
Death 1648-04-22 Windsor, Hartford Co, CT    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Porter, John, Sr.15601625-11-26
Mother Vessey, Sybil1561-11-30after 1625-11-00
    Brother     Porter, William between 1580 and 1607
    Sister     Porter, Rose between 1580 and 1607
    Brother     Porter, Francis about 1588 1635-05-00
    Brother     Porter, Thomas about 1590
    Sister     Porter, Margaret 1593-05-17
         Porter, John, Jr. 1594-06-21 1648-04-22


Family of Porter, John, Jr. and White, Anna (Rosanna)

Married Wife White, Anna (Rosanna) ( * 1600-07-13 + 1648-05-11 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1620-10-18 Messing, Essex, England Marriage of Porter, John , Jr. and White, Anna (Rosanna)  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Porter, John16201688-08-02
Porter, Sarah16221695-03-19
Porter, Anna16241654
Porter, Samuel, Sr.1626-06-021689-09-06
Porter, Rebecca1628
Porter, Mary1630
Porter, Rose16321648-05-12
Porter, Joseph1634
Porter, James16381727-09-27
Porter, Nathaniel1640-07-19JAN 1679/80
Porter, Hannah1642-09-041677-09-20