The Genealogy Research of Lynne Roberts

Scrapbooks: The Family of Gilchrist and Comfort (Dorsey) Porter I

Porter Porch Scene
The Gilchrist Porter House, Hannibal, Marion, MO — taken about 1884

From left: unknown boy named Aaron; Comfort Worthington Dorsey Porter; Mary Eleanor (Dorsey) Levering (Comfort's daughter); Charles Urquart Porter (Comfort's son); and seated in front on step, "Gillie" Roberts (Gilchrist Porter Roberts, Comfort's grandson).

This would have been after Julia (Porter) Roberts' death in 1883 when her children, including Gillie, were sent to Hannibal to be raised by their grandparents.

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