A Porter Pedigree: Being an Account of the Ancestry and Descendants of Samuel and Martha (Perley) Porter of Chester, N.H., who Were Descendants of John Porter, of Salem, Mass., and of Allan Perley, of Ipswich, Mass

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1907 - 161 halaman
John Porter was born in England about 1596 and immigrated in 1637 to Hingham, Massachusetts. In 1643 he moved to Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts. He died in 1676.

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