"Windows Into Our Past The Longhunters, Volume 3", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2001.
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. of Newbottle, Virginia, son of Edward Porteus , b. ca. 1679; d. 8 Aug 1758, Newbottle, VA[i], at age 79 years; bur. Ripon Cathedral, England; m 1st 17 Aug 1700, Purton, Gloucester, VA to Mildred Smith , daughter of John & Mary (Warner) Smith , b. 20 Feb 1682, Purton, Gloucester, VA; d. bef. 1728; m 2nd Elizabeth Jennings , daughter of Edmund & Frances (Corbin) Jennings , b. ca. 1694; d. 20 Jan 1754, Nansemond Co., VA. 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:
Rev. Robert Porteus
, b. 1705, Newbottle, VA
; d. 1754, Bedford Co., VA; bur. 25 Apr 1754; m. 1736 to Judith
II. Elizabeth Porteus , b. 1728, VA.
III. child Porteus
IV. child Porteus
V. child Porteus
VI. child Porteus
VII. child Porteus
VIII. child Porteus
IX. child Porteus
X. child Porteus
XI. child Porteus
XII. child Porteus
Robert & Elizabeth (Jennings) Porteus had:
XIV. child Porteus
XV. child Porteus
XVI. child Porteus
XVII. child Porteus
XVIII. Beilby Porteus , Bishop of London, b. 1731; d. 1809; Margaret Hodgson . He was known as one of the chief promoters of Sunday School.
XIX. child Porteus
I. Rev. Robert Porteus , son of Robert & Mildred (Smith) Porteus , b. 1705, Newbottle, VA; d. 1754, Bedford Co., VA; bur 25 Apr 1754; m. 13 Oct 1736, Bedford Co., VA to Judith Cockayne , daughter of Thomas & Judith (Halfhide) Cockayne of Soham Cambridgeshire, England, b. 2 Oct 1702, Ashbourn, Derbyshire, England; d. 2 Oct 1789, Bedford Co., VA. Rev. Robert Porteus , Rector of Cockayne Hatley, Co. Bedford, England. Rev. Robert & Judith (Cockayne) Porteus had:
Mildred Porteus , daughter of Robert & Judith (Cockayne) Porteus , b. 1744, Bedford Co., VA; chr. 8 Oct 1744; d. 1815; m. Robert Hodgson of Congleton Co. Chester, England, b. 1740. Robert & Mildred (Porteus) Hodgson had:
Rev. Robert Hodgson
, b. 1776; d. 1844; m. 1804 to Mary Tucker
For Further Information See Hodgson & English Royal Family
"Win dows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Vol 2
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[i] AFN:9HHC-2Q applies only to place of death.