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ANDREW J. PORTER Family, Mesquite TX

27 March 2018

Andrew Jackson Porter, adventurer, veteran, pioneer and family man, came to Dallas County in 1876 and settled with his extended family in the Mesquite area. Porter was born in Fayette County, Indiana, on 25 December 1820, one of seven children born to Silas, 1781-1852, and Nancy (Buchanan) Porter, born 1786. The elder Porters were married […]