Gates County Surnames Being Researched

Surname Time Frame Researcher BAKER 1700′s to 1800′s Karen Baker BAKER   Cathy Roberts BLANCHARD   Cathy Porter Brown BLANCHARD   Cathy Roberts BROOKS   Lavona Shoemaker BROWN   Cathy Porter Brown BRYUM   Cathy Porter Brown CHAPEL   Cathy Roberts EURE   Patsy Ray FAIRLESS   Cathy Roberts HOBBS   Cathy Porter Brown HUDGINS… (read more)

Jesse & John Porter – Civil War Veterans

Originally published under My Two Ancestors That Fought in the Civil War by S.J. Porter1 Contributed by Jo Branch Jesse Porter was born on the 4 of July 1840 in Gates County, North Carolina [see Porter Bible]. Now Jesse Porter had a wife named Margaret Evira Mathias . They had fourteen children.  Jesse died in 1909.  Their… (read more)