PORTER-ALLOTT

From the files of Stephen Martin Lawson


                                    Morgan Allott

Robert Porter and Margaret Plomer   Robert Allott and Joan

               Adrian Porter and Elizabeth Allott

               Elizabeth Porter and Isaac Johnson

               Elizabeth Johnson and Henry Bowen

               Nathaniel Johnson and Mary Smith

               John Johnson and Margaret Morris

               Isaac Johnson and Abigail Peake

               Abigail Johnson and Abijah Child

               Sarah Child and Elijah Mason

               Sophronia Mason and Eli Morey

               Elijah Mason Morey and Elizabeth Merrill

               William Clemeth Morey and Melvina E. Andrews

               Minnie Elsie Morey and Aretus Erastus Freeman

               Iva Melvina Freeman and Donald VanHoosier Lawson

               Stephen Martin Lawson

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English Ancestry of Elizabeth (Porter) Johnson

The ancestry of Elizabeth (PORTER) JOHNSON is abstracted from "The English Ancestry of Edward Porter of Roxbury, his Sister Elizabeth (Porter) Johnson, and their Cousin, Ellizabeth (Dowell) Payson," by Douglas Richardson (NEHGR 158:45-60). The "Allott/Allett Family" appears on pages 53-57, and the "Plomer Family" on pages 57-60 of the cited reference.


Morgan Allott

Morgan ALLOTT - b. about 1520; bur. Jun. 10, 1566, Ware, Hertfordshire. Morgan's will, dated May 17, 1566 and proved Jun. 19, 1566, requested burial in the churchyard at Ware, Hertfordshire, and named his wife and children Robert and Elizabeth. Morgan was first married about 1545, and had two children. He was married second Aug. 22, 1558 at Ware Hertfordshire to Alice EGERTON.


Children of Morgan Allott and his first wife

  1. Robert - b. about 1550; bur. Mar. 21, 1596/7, Ware, Hertfordshire.
  2. Eleanor - bap, Mar. 28, 1558, Ware, Hertfordshire; d. young.

Children of Morgan and Alice Allott

  1. Martha - bap. Mar. 10, 1559/60, Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Jan. 27, 1563/4, Ware, Hertfordshire.
  2. Humphrey - bap. Jan. 23, 1563/4, Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Feb. 8, 1563/4, Ware, Hertfordshire.
  3. Elizabeth - bap. Feb. 2, 1564/5, Ware, Hertfordshire.


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Robert and Joan Allott

Robert ALLOTT - b. about 1550; bur. Mar. 21, 1596/7, Ware, Hertfordshire. Son of Morgan ALLOTT. Robert's will, dated Feb. 13, 1596/7, requested burial in the churchyard at Ware, Hertfordshire, and named his wife and three daughters. Robert was married about 1577.

Joan - bur. Mar. 22, 1610/1, Ware, Hertfordshire.


Children of Robert and Joan Allott

  1. Sarah - bap. Dec. 15, 1577 Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Oct 9, 1607, Ware, Hertfordshire. Sarah was married Sep. 21, 1603 at Ware, Hertfordshire to Thomas SKINGLE. Thomas was married second Jan. 20, 1607/8 to Phillipa WATTS (bur. Jul. 23, 1615, Ware, Hertfordshire). Probable child of Sarah and Thomas: Elizabeth.
  2. Joan - bap. Feb. 28, 1579/80, Ware, Hertfordshire. Joan was married May 23, 1597 at Ware, Hertfordshire to Thomas DOWELL (poss. bur. Aug. 11, 1648, Great Amwell, Hertfordshire). Children: Robert; Katherine; Thomas died young; William died young; Joan died as infant; Elizabeth married Giles PAYSON of Roxbury, MA; and Susan.
  3. Elizabeth - bap. Mar. 17, 1582/3, Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Mar. 28, 1617, Ware, Hertfordshire. Married Adrian PORTER.


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Rev. Robert and Margaret (Plomer) Porter

Robert PORTER - b. about 1547, England; bur. Feb. 21, 1623/4, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire. Robert's will, undated and proved Mar. 17, 1623/4, called himself 'parson' and named his son William. Robert matriculated at Cambridge University at Easter, 1563: BA 1566/7, MA 1570, and BD 1577 from Trinity College. He was ordained deacon of Ely Sep. 21, 1567, and priest of Lincoln May 8, 1569. Robert was rector of Langham, Essex 1571-2, vicar of Standon, Hertfordshire 1572-5, and rector of Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire until his death in 1624. Married about 1575.

Margaret PLOMER - b. about 1547; bur. Oct. 30, 1610, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire. Sister of Elizabeth, who married Andrew GOODMAN alias MANNE, and of Grace, who married first John CONWAYE/CONNAWAY, and second Matthew GLADWIN. Margaret's father may have been Gyles PLOMER (b. about 1515; d. before 1591).


Children of Robert and Margaret Porter

  1. Ann - Married May 3, 1596 at Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire to Edward CHANDLER. Children: William; John; Agnes; Mary; Richard; and prob. Robert.
  2. Elizabeth - bap. Mar. 24, 1581/2, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire.
  3. William - bap. Jun. 23, 1583, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire.
  4. Adrian - bap. Feb. 13, 1585/6, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire; d. after 1623/4.
  5. John - bap. Jul. 9, 1587, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire; bur. Nov. 10, 1597, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire.


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Adrian and Elizabeth (Allott) Porter

Adrian PORTER - bap. Feb. 13, 1585/6, Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire; d. after 1623/4. Son of Robert PORTER and Margeret PLOMER. Adrian was married second by Mar. 1617 to Agnes/Annis (bur. Jan. 17, 1630/1, Ware, Hertfordshire), the mother of his sons John and William. Agnes wrote her will Dec. 22, 1630 (proved Mar. 1, 1630/1), in which she named her sons John and William, and step-daughters Elizabeth and Susan. Adrian was married first Apr. 28, 1606 at Ware, Hertfordshire.

Elizabeth ALLOTT - bap. Mar. 17, 1582/3, Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Mar. 28, 1617, Ware, Hertfordshire. Daughter of Robert ALLOTT and Joan.


Children of Adrian and Elizabeth Porter

  1. Robert - bap. Feb. 22, 1606/7, Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Jun. 27, 1608, Ware, Hertfordshire.
  2. Edward - bap. Mar. 5, 1608/9, Ware, Hertfordshire; d. 1677, Boston, MA. Edward's will was dated Jul. 28, 1677 and proved Aug. 3, 1677. He married first Oct. 1, 1632 at Chelmsford, Essex to Anne ELLIOTT, who signed a deed with her husband on Jun. 13, 1674 at Boston, MA. Anne was probably related in some was to Rev John ELLIOT (1604-1690) minister at Cambridge, MA and Hartford, CT. Edward and Anne, with two children, came to America in 1636. He became a freeman May 17, 1637 at Roxbury, MA, and moved to Boston, MA about 1655. Edward married second Mrs. Rhoda GORE REMINGTON (b. about 1610; d. 22 Aug. 1693, Roxbury, MA. She was the widow of John GORE and of John REMINGTON, and after Edward's death she married fourth Joshua TIDD of Charlestown, MA. Children of Edward and Anne: John; William married Elizabeth HAWKINS; Elizabeth married Joshua NASH; Hannah married Fathergone DINELEY; Mary married Peter BENNET; Joseph died young; and Deborah.
  3. Elizabeth - bap. Feb. 10, 1610/11, Ware, Hertfordshire; d. Aug. 15, 1683, Roxbury, MA. Married Isaac JOHNSON.
  4. Joan - bap Nov. 1, 1612, Ware, Hertfordshire; d. young.
  5. Mary - bap. Jan. 1, 1613/4, Ware, Hertfordshire; bur. Jun. 13, 1616, Ware, Hertfordshire.
  6. Susan - bap. Mar. 31, 1616, Ware, Hertfordshire.

Sons of Adrian and Agnes Porter

  1. John - bap. Mar. 1, 1617/8, Ware, Hertfordshire.
  2. William - bap. Aug. 9, 1620, Ware, Hertfordshire.


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