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Re: Porterfields in/near Chester County, PA
Posted by: Ron Harper Date: September 10, 2001 at 16:37:37
In Reply to: Porterfields in/near Chester County, PA by Jody McKenney Thomson of 797

I believe this is the family you are asking about. Can you tell me more about Rebecca and Martha Alexander's family?

Ron       
1        William Porterfield b: Abt. 1712 in County of Donegal, Ireland d: Abt. 1789 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)
..              +Martha Alexander b: Abt. 1715 in County of Donegal, Ireland m: 1734 in Chester County, Pennsylvannia                                   d: Abt. 1789 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)
..       2        Charles Porterfield b: Abt. 1735 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)        d: Abt. 1738 in Opequan Creek, Berkeley, Virginia (Now West Virginia)
..       2        Josiah Porterfield b: 1737 in Chester County, Pennsylvania d: 1838
......              +Jean McDowell b: 1747 in Chester County, Pennsylvania m: 1781 in Chester County, Pennsylvania        d: 1824 in Giles County, Virginia
.......       3 Martha Porterfield b: 1782 in Chester County, Pennsylvania d: 1847
.......       3 Jean Porterfield b: 1786 in Berkeley County, Virginia d: 1852
...........       +John Webb m: 1815 in Giles County, Virginia                                   
.......       3 William Porterfield b: 1786 in Berkeley County, Virginia       d: 1865 in Giles County, Virginia
...........       +Mary Albert b: 1791 in Giles County, Virginia m: August 16, 1814 in Giles County, Virginia Father: Jacob Allen Sr. Albert Mother: Elizabeth Williams d: 1867
.......       3 Mary Porterfield b: 1788 in Botetourt County, Virginia                                          
...........       +Lewis Taylor m: April 17, 1815                                   
.......       3 Elizabeth Porterfield b: 1790 in Botetourt County, Virginia        d: 1860
...........       +John Mays m: 1817 in Giles County, Virginia                                   
.......       3        Alexander Porterfield       b: May 12, 1793 d: April 1, 1860 in Giles County, Virginia
...........       +Susannah Williams       b: 1803 m: April 25, 1824 in Giles County, Virginia Father: John S. Williams       Mother: Mary Griffith       d: December 7, 1876 in Giles County, Virginia
..       2        Rachel Porterfield b: Abt. 1739 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)                                          
..       2        George Porterfield b: Abt. 1741 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)                                          
..       2        Mathew Porterfield b: Abt. 1743 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)                                          
..       2        William Porterfield b: Abt. 1746 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)                                          
..       2        Alexander Porterfield b: 1746 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia) d: June 19, 1799 in Berkeley County, West Virginia
......       +Elizabeth Shearer b: December 23, 1760 in Berkeley County, West Virginia m: June 11, 1783 in Berkeley County, West Virginia Father: Archibald Shearer Mother: Sarah Prather d: April 15, 1815 in Berkeley County, West Virginia
.......       3 Martha R. Porterfield b: August 17, 1791 in Berkeley County, West Virginia d: January 21, 1844
...........+James Newkirk m: January 10, 1815 in Berkeley County, West Virginia                                   
..       2        John Porterfield       b: Abt. 1750 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)                                   
..       2        James Porterfield b: Abt. 1752                                          
..       2        Mary Porterfield b: 1753 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia) d: August 29, 1818 in Christian County, Kentucky
......              +Elijah Harlan       b: October 17, 1748 in Berkeley County, Virginia (Now West Virginia)       m: Abt. 1774 in Berkley County, West Virginia                     Father: George Harlan       Mother: Ann Hunt       d: November 18, 1789 in Berkeley County, West Virginia
.......       3 Elijah Jr. Harlan                                                 
.......       3 James Harlan                                                 
...........       +Sarah Caldwell                                                 
.......       3 Mathew Harlan                                                 
.......       3 [1] George Harlan b: Abt. 1774 in Berkeley County, West Virginia                                   
...........       +Margaret King b: August 29, 1798 Father: Unknown King Mother: Elizabeth Gray d: December 3, 1842 in Macoupin County, Illinois
.......              *2nd Wife of [1] George Harlan:                                                 
...........       +Sarah Vance March       b: July 18, 1774 m: Bef. 1811 in Macoupin County, Illinois Father: Hugh March d: December 4, 1811 in Christian County, Kentucky
.......              *3rd Wife of [1] George Harlan:                                                 
...........       +Susanna Shaw b: April 9, 1780 in Christian County, Kentucky m: Bef. 1822 in Christian County, Kentucky d: July 10, 1822 in Christian County, Kentucky
.......       3 William Harlan b: October 8, 1777 in Berkeley County, West Virginia        d: June 26, 1844 in Todd County, West Virginia
...........       +Mary Harlan m: in Lincoln (now Mercer) County, Kentucky Father: James Harlan Mother: Sarah Caldwell       
.......       3 Jehu Harlan b: October 10, 1779 in Berkeley County, West Virginia d: October 27, 1834 in Christian County, Kentucky
...........       +Fanny Wrench b: in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland       m: in Christian County, Kentucky d: in Christian County, Kentucky
.......       3 Silas Harlan b: January 5, 1782 in Berkeley County, West Virginia d: November 9, 1844 in Auburn, Sangamon County, Illinois
...........       +Elizabeth Crow Messick b: March 26, 1809 in Rockingham County, Virginia       m: September 10, 1829 in Sangamon County, Illinois Father: Abraham Messick Mother: Marie Nelly McDonald d: June 5, 1883 in near Auburn, Sangamon County, Illinois





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