~1525, John born in Saltash, Cornwall, England, s/o §Richard Porter [& d/o William Parkying of Torr.]
~1525, Margaret born in England.
1544-51, Plaintiffs: John Porter of St Endellion. Defendants: William Peryn. Subject: Detention of deeds relating to messuages in Launceston. Cornwall. (S) UKNA, C 1/1149/58.
1/28/1547, Edward VI succeeded Henry VIII as King of England.
1547-53, Plaintiff: John Upcott Defendant: Pascowe Trevyll, Richard Upcott, John Porter, and others Place Or Subject: False imprisonment in Trematon Castle, in a dispute as to land in St. Stephens County: Cornwall. (S) UKNA, STAC 3/4/54.
7/10/1553, Lady Jane Grey became the [disputed] Queen of England [for 9 days.]
7/19/1553, Mary I, sister of Edward VI, became Queen of England.
Aft. 1559, Margaret died.
4/26/1585, Will of Thomas Molton, merchant of St. Stephens by Saltash: “ … I doe lykewyse ordeyne name and appointe taphe Eliotte Clarke, Edward Scawen, John Creffilde and John Porter to be the Overseers of this my sayde will, …” (S) UKNA, PROB 11/68/283.
6/19/1585, Charter of Queen Elizabeth wherein the privileges of the Borough of Saltash are enumerated, and William Hechins, John Willes, Henry Cloberie, William Lucas, John Porter, Simon Glanfelde, and others appointed the first Aldermen under it, with Anthony Lanpen, gentleman, as Mayor. (S) Borough of Saltash, Alderman Porter, 1893. [Alderman the Mayor of Saltash at the time.]
(S) Visitations of the County of Cornwall, 1887, P384. (S) Heraldic Church Notes From Cornwall. (S) 1620 Visitation of Cornwall, P179.
· Margaret is possibly a member of the Moyle family who’s seat was at Bake, in the parish of Deviock, in Cornwall.
Children of John and Margaret:
i. Philip Porter, baptized 5/20/1544, at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
ii. Johanna Porter, baptized 9/22/1546, at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
7/26/1547, Johanna buried at St. Stephens by Saltash.
iii. Johanna Porter, baptized ~1547, at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
2/26/1563, Johanna buried at St. Stephens by Saltash.
iv. William Porter (8200), baptized 7/21/1548 at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
v. John Porter, born ~1552 at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
10/21/1574, John married Elizabeth, d/o William Hichins.
John married 2nd Agnes, d/o Henry Luscomb.
10/9/1602, Agnes buried at St. Stephens by Saltash.
4/9/1608, John buried at St. Stephens by Saltash.
vi. Richard Porter, baptized 12/1/1556, at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
11/18/1562, Richard buried at St. Stephens by Saltash.
vii. Arthur Porter, baptized 4/8/1559, at St. Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England.
5/26/1593, Arthur married Wilmot Symons at St. Stephens.
Bef. 11/16/1601, Arthur died.