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Porter family reunion set for Oct. 5

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 3:19 pm

There will be a reunion of descendents of the Benjamin Porter Family of Lincoln County Tennessee on Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 10 a.m.

The reunion will be held at the home of Michael and Donna Porter, 185 Old Quick Road, Fayetteville. A potluck lunch will start at 12 noon, and the Porter ancestry presentation will be held at 1:30 p.m.

Benjamin Porter (1763-1828) was buried in Routt-Wells Cemetery in Fayetteville. His descendents or others with an interest in the family are welcome to attend. In addition to the Porter family name, some of the Porter spouses’ family names are Alsobrook, Beanland, Beaty, Dennis, Henderson, Jetton, Mansfield, McCourt, Moore, Patrick, Pickett, Posey and Seaton.

Everyone is encouraged to bring a potluck dish and lawn chairs for seating and genealogical items such as family photos, family Bibles, old newspaper clippings, family journals or diaries, etc.