11 December 1846–12 December 1846
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
When Joseph Porter was born on 11 December 1846, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Chauncy Warriner Porter, was 34 and his mother, Amy Sumner, was 31. He died on 12 December 1846, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.
I am Amy Sumner and was born in Ohio. I first heard of the Mormons in 1831 when I was 16 years old. That year my older brother came to visit with a former neighbor, Sanford Porter. They were recent …