1805–8 February 1872 (Age 67)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
When Melvin Porter was born in 1805, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Francis Joseph Porter, was 23 and his mother, Malinda Johnson, was 20. He married Camelia Johnson on 10 March 1828, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Philadelphia, Loudon, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 8 February 1872, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67.
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