Name: David PORTER
Birth: in Antrim, Ireland
Death: 1796/1804 in Chester County, South Carolina
A native of Ireland, migrated to Pennsylvania and later to North Carolina. He moved south after his military service under General George Washington in the Revolution. Daughter Jane later wrote that her father took a cold while they were at Valley Forge and that he was never "stout" after the war. Son, Samuel, stated his father died and left his mother with eight children to raise.
Head of household in 1790 census living in Chester County, South Carolina with 1 more male over 16, 1 male under 16 (William) , and 5 females (his wife, Anne, Jane, Juliet,?).
David died sometime between 1796 and 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina.
Flora BROWNFIELD b: ABT 1757 in Chester County, Pennsylvania
- Anne J PORTER b: 7 JUL 1782 in Chester County, South Carolina
- William A PORTER b: 3 DEC 1785 in South Carolina
- Jane Stewart PORTER b: 26 JUL 1786 in Chester County, South Carolina
- Juliet Granville PORTER b: 1788 in Chester County, South Carolina
- Robert Brownfield PORTER b: 3 DEC 1791 in South Carolina
- Samuel Shaw PORTER b: 3 FEB 1793 in South Carolina
- Flora PORTER b: 1795 in Fishing Creek, Chester County, South Carolina
- David William PORTER b: 21 SEP 1796 in Fishing Creek, South Carolina
1790 census for South Carolina, Chester county, Unknown townships part 1, p 180 (Im 2, Ancestry.com)
Found at "vhhawk" database at RootsWeb.com, WorldConnect
Found at "scheuerc1" database at RootsWeb.com, WorldConnect