The Descendants of Seth Ward

Sheffield's heirs and the families they joined

Sea Captain Benjamin Porter, Sr[1]

Male 1679 - 1761  (82 years)


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  • Name Sea Captain Benjamin Porter, Sr  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Suffix Sr 
    Born 1679  Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Died 1761  Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Person ID P1057  Descendents of Seth Ward
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2015 

    Father Nicholas Porter, Jr.,   b. 1659, Charles City, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1736, Charles City, Charles, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. 1660, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1746, Charles City, Charles, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1674  Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet

    Family Ann Campbell,   b. 1680, Orange, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1761, Orange, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1694  Essex, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Porter, Jr,   b. 1697, Goshen, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1761, Goshen, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Elizabeth Anne Porter,   b. 1702, Augusta, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1746, Bath, Morgan, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Samuel Porter,   b. 1709, Orange, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Castlewood, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +4. William Alexander Porter, Sr.,   b. 1710, Goshen, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Mary Porter,   b. 20 Jan 1711, Orange, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Clarke, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S-406343057] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Tree.
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=65637836&pid=1057

    2. [S-406031172] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Source number: 1547.070; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1.

    3. [S-405880540] Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    4. [S-405969307] Family Data Collection - Births, Edmund West, comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    5. [S-405969311] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Birth year: 1675; Birth city: Spotsylvania; Birth state: VA.

    6. [S-405969311] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Birth year: 1679; Birth city: Spotsylvania County; Birth state: VA.

    7. [S-405969311] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Birth year: 1679; Birth city: Spotsylvania Co; Birth state: VA.

    8. [S-405969311] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Birth year: 1675; Birth city: Spotsylvania Co; Birth state: VA.