Patrick Henry Porter and Isabella Heckathorn
Patrick Henry Porter was born on January 18, 1834 in Cabell County, WV.
He died on February 14, 1914 in Page County, Iowa .
He was buried in Polsley Cemetery, Yorktown, Iowa.  He died of Pneumonia.
Obituary of Patrick Henry Porter
Patrick Henry Porter, born in Virginia, January 18,1834, died February 14,1914
at age 80 years, 28 days. When a child he, with his parents, moved to Ohio,
from there to Indiana where he grew to manhood.  He was one of a family
of 9, 7 brothers and 2 sisters.
In 1852 they moved to Cass County, Ia, where he married Isabella Heckathorn
on August 7, 1864.  Six children were born to them of which 4 are still living.
Soon after their marriage they moved to Page County which has been their
home ever since.
Isabella Heckathorn was born on July 18, 1841.  She died February 26,1914.
She died of pneumonia. She is buried in Polsley Cemetery, Yorktown, Iowa.
Patrick Henry and Isabella Porter had the following children:
James Henry (Henry) Porter b. May 1, 1865 married Marietta Owens
Both buried in Polsley Cemetery Yorktown, Ia.
Mary Jane Elizabeth Porter  b.August 25, 1867  married Willard Read. Buried Essex Cemetery.
Sarah Belle Porter  b. September 3, 1872 married James Finley Stoops
George Francis Porter b. March 11, 1866 in Essex  d.June 10, 1881. Buried in Essex.
John Charles Porter  b. April 28,1870 married Minnie E. Stoops
Both buried in Polsley Cemetery, Yorktown, Ia.
Julia Ellen Porter  b. January 11, 1875 married Thomas Carpenter
Submitted by Rita Holmes