PORTEUS

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 1998.

Edward Porteus

Edward Porteus , lived at "Poropotank", in Virginia , which later came to be known as Violet Banks.  The home no longer stands.  Edward Porteus  had:

Robert Porteus , Esq.

Robert Porteus , Esq.  of Newbottle, Virginia, son of Edward Porteus , b. ca. 1679; d. 8 Aug 1758, at age 79 years; bur. Ripon Cathedral, England; m 1st 17 Aug 1700 to Mildred Smith , daughter of John & Mary (Warner) Smith , b. 1682; d. bef. 1728; m 2nd Elizabeth Jennings , daughter of Edmund Jennings , b. ca. 1694; d. 1754.  Robert Porteus had a total of nineteen (19) children by his two wives.

Robert Porteus , Esq. , left Virginia in 1720, and settled in England at York (and later at Ripon) for the purpose of procuring for his children better instruction than he could obtain in Virginia.  He was a native of Virginia, member of His Majesty's Council or Upper House of Legislature in that Province.

Robert & Mildred (Smith) Porteus  had:

1.  Rev. Robert , b. ca. 1705 ; d. 1754; m. 1736 to Judith Cockayne
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Robert & Elizabeth (Jennings)  Porteus  had:

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  Beilby Porteus , Bishop of London, b. 1731; d. 1809; Margaret Hodgson .  He was known as one of the chief promoters of Sunday School.
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Rev. Robert Porteus

I.  Rev. Robert Porteus , son of Robert & Mildred (Smith) Porteus, b. ca. 1705; d. 1754; m. 1736 to Judith Cockayne , daughter of Thomas Cockayne  of Soham Cambridgeshire, England, b. 1702; d. 1789. 

Rev. Robert Porteus , Rector of Cockayne Hatley, Co. Bedford, England.  Rev. Robert & Judith (Cockayne)  Porteus  had:

Mildred Porteus

1.1.  Mildred Porteus , daughter of Robert & Judith (Cockayne) Porteus , b. 1744; m. Robert Hodgson  of Congleton Co. Chester, England, b. 1740.  Robert & Mildred (Porteus) Hodgson  had:

1.1.1.     Rev. Robert Hodgson , b. 1776; d. 1844; m. 1804 to Mary Tucker .