28 December 1835–22 July 1892 (Age 56)
Kirkmuirhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
When John B Porteous was born on 28 December 1835, in Kirkmuirhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Porteous, was 20 and his mother, Janet Steel, was 21. He married Martha Park on 8 June 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1848 and lived in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died on 22 July 1892, in West Point, Calaveras, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in West Point, Calaveras, California, United States.
Came to the US via the Mormon Migration on the SS Sailor Prince with his parents and siblings. Sailed from Liverpool to New Orleans in 1848. Sailed from New Orleans to St. Louis with his parents and s …
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