George Port

1844–1917 (Age 73)
Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Port was born on 23 July 1844, in Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Port and Mary Port. He married Charlotte White on 18 August 1868, in Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bishop's Sutton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 22 November 1917, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Port
1844–1917
Charlotte White
1845–1923
Marriage: 18 August 1868

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1868
Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • Port

    MaleMale

  • Mary Port

    Female1824–1868Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1865

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English port ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (Old French porte, from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town or city, typically, the man in charge of them. Compare Porter 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a harbor or in a market town, from the homonymous Middle English port (Old English port ‘harbor’, ‘market town’, from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French port, from the same source).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a (city) gate, from Middle Low German porte (modern German Pforte) (see sense 1).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • George Port in household of George Savage, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George Port in household of Mary Port, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Port, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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