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James Porterfield/Ruth Campbell


First Generation


1. James PORTERFIELD was born in Washington Co., VA. He died 1861 in Wilson Co., TN. James married Ruth CAMPBELL. Ruth was born 1803 in Washington, County, Virginia.


They had the following Children


+ 2 M i. Samuel Campbell PORTERFIELD was born 8 Mar 1807 and died 2 Mar 1875.


Second Generation


2. Samuel Campbell PORTERFIELD (James) was born 8 Mar 1807 in Virginia. He died 2 Mar 1875 in Dallas Co., Arkansas. Samuel married Asenith Cynthia FITE, daughter of John FITE and Nancy SMITH, on 6 Sep 1832. Asenith was born 17 Dec 1815 in Tennessee. She died 24 Jul 1868 in Dallas Co., Arkansas.


They had the following Children


3 F i. Malvina H. PORTERFIELD was born 1833.

+ 4 F ii. Theressa Jane PORTERFIELD was born 6 Apr 1835 and died 3 Jun 1902.

5 M iii. Joeseph Rufus PORTERFIELD was born 12 Dec 1836 in TN. He died 21 Jan 1918.Joeseph married Eliza A. DAVIDSON, daughter of Robert DAVIDSON and NANCY, on 5 Jan 1870 in Clark Co., AR. Eliza was born 26 Nov 1829 in Ala.

6 F iv. Margaret Elizabeth PORTERFIELD was born 18 Oct 1838 in TN. She died 8 Feb 1921. Margaret married J. Rufus BENNETT on 15 Sep 1865.

7 F v. Mary E. (Mollie) PORTERFIELD was born 18 Aug 1839 in TN. She died 1926. Mary married Spirous ROGERS.

8 F vi. Asenith Tennessee (Tenny) PORTERFIELD was born 11 Mar 1842 in TN. She died 9 Mar 1925. Asenith married W. J. HUDSON.

9 M vii. James Nelson PORTERFIELD was born 2 Jan 1844 in MS. He died 3 Dec 1939 in Dublin, Erath Co., TX. James married Frances Irene (Fanny) BETTIS.

10 F viii. Arminta Caroline PORTERFIELD was born 5 Aug 1846 in AR. She died Jan 1916. Arminta married John Wesley HOOD.

11 F ix. Lueasy P. "Lou" PORTERFIELD was born 3 Apr 1847 in AR. Lueasy married MARSH.

+ 12 M x. Samuel Calvin PORTERFIELD was born 18 Jan 1848 and died 1906.

+ 13 F xi. Indiana Jane (Ruth Ann) PORTERFIELD was born 9 Apr 1850 and died Aug 1879.

+ 14 M xii. John Haywood PORTERFIELD was born 31 Mar 1852 and died 1 Apr 1926.

15 M xiii. Fountain Alexander PORTERFIELD was born 14 Jul 1854 in AR. He died 1 Mar 1934. Fountain married Vady BENNETT.

+ 16 F xiv. Frances Rosalie PORTERFIELD was born 25 Mar 1856 and died 22Apr 1922.

17 M xv. Robert Franklin PORTERFIELD was born 4 Jan 1859 in AR. He died 9 Jan 1936. Robert married Minnie KINZER.


third Generation


4. Theressa Jane PORTERFIELD (Samuel Campbell, James) was born 6 Apr 1835 in TN. She died 3 Jun 1902 in Bluff City, Nevada Co., AR. Theressa married Benjamin Franklin DAVIDSON, son of Robert DAVIDSON and NANCY, on 17 Jan 1856 in Dallas Co., AR. Benjamin was born 22 Nov 1825 in AL. He died 8 Jan 1904 in Bluff City, Nevada Co., AR.


They had the following Children


18 M i. Joseph Alexander DAVIDSON was born 2 May 1857 in AR. He died before 1942. Joseph married Henrietta Wilson ROGERS on 11 Jul 1883 in Clark Co., AR.

19 M ii. William A. DAVIDSON was born 13 Apr 1859 in AR. He died 18 Sep 1861 in AR.

20 F iii. Acenith DAVIDSON was born 5 Feb 1861 in AR. She died 22 Dec 1876.

21 F iv. Mary Martha (Mollie) DAVIDSON was born 25 Feb 1863 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She died 8 Jul 1937 in Longview, Texas and was buried in Glenwood Cem., Upshur, co., Texas. Mary married George Rush DUNN, son of William Edward DUNN and Mary Ann BURTON, on 9 Dec 1880 in Clark Co., Arkansas. George was born 28 Jul 1852 in Tuscoloosa, Alabama. He died 8 Dec 1938 in Longview, Texas and was buried in Glenwood Cem., Upshur Co., Texas.

22 F v. Lucy DAVIDSON was born 16 Jan 1865 in AR. She died 27 Feb 1941 in Prescott, AR. Lucy married Albert E. ADAMS.

23 M vi. Albert C. DAVIDSON was born 14 Nov 1867 in AR. He died before 1942.

24 F vii. Elizabeth Angelina DAVIDSON was born 5 Mar 1870. She died before 1942.

25 F viii. Eller Nelson DAVIDSON was born 30 Dec 1871. She died 30 Dec 1876.

26 F ix. Annie Lee DAVIDSON was born 1874. She died 1952 and was buried in Landmark Cem., Little Rock, AR. Annie married Walter F. RUSSELL on 24 Nov 1892 in Clark Co., AR.

27 M x. Robert Allen DAVIDSON was born 1 Apr 1876 in Delark, AR. He died 14 Jun 1943 in Cleaveland, Texas. Robert married (1) Beatrice "Bessie" WELLS. Robert also married (2) Lula Bell FRANKS

12. Samuel Calvin PORTERFIELD (Samuel Campbell, James) was born 18 Jan 1848 in Dallas Co., AR. He died 1906. Samuel married Rachel MARSH on 10 Sep 1874. Rachel was born 7 Jun 1859. She died 2 Aug 1925 in Deport, Red River Co., TX.

They had the following Children

28 F i. Lula Jane PORTERFIELD was born 19 Jun 1876 in Dallas Co., AR. She died 26 Jan 1952 in Bisbee, AZ. Lula married MAYS.

29 M ii. George Washington PORTERFIELD was born 1 Feb 1879. He died 26 Jan 1952 in Bisbee, AZ. George married Ida CLIFTON.

30 F iii. Sallie Rachel PORTERFIELD was born 17 May 1881. She died 27 Sep 1946 in Akin Grove, Red River Co., TX. Sallie married Allie Elbert MELTON on 1901.

31 F iv. Pearl Leaner PORTERFIELD was born 22 Oct 1883. She died 10 Jun 1975 in Denver, CO. Pearl married Amos Hord WHITEMAN on 15 Jul 1901.

32 M v. Hiram Sidney PORTERFIELD was born 27 Jul 1886. He died 3 Apr 1964 in Chillocothe, TX. Hiram married Eliza Irene WILLIAMS on 10 May 1907.

33 M vi. Alsie Marvin PORTERFIELD was born 12 Feb 1889. Alsie married Hazel METTS.

34 F vii. Macy Brunety "Nettie" PORTERFIELD was born Jul 1891. Macy married Marvin HUFFMAN.

35 M viii. Henry Arthur PORTERFIELD was born 14 May 1894 in Red River Co., TX. He died 13 Feb 1937 in Oklahoma Co., OK.Henry married Johnnie Ruth WARREN on 20 Jul 1925 in Norman,Cleveland Co., OK. Johnnie was born 8 Feb 1912 in Wolfe City, Hunt Co., TX. She died 19 Feb 1978 in Oklahoma Co., OK.

13. Indiana Jane (Ruth Ann) PORTERFIELD (Samuel Campbell, James) was born 9 Apr 1850 in Dallas Co., AR. She died Aug 1879 in Dallas Co., AR. Indiana married William Thomas WELLS. William was born 23 Mar 1854 in Tippah Co., MS. He died 7 May 1928 in Dublin, TX.


They had the following Children


36 M i. Willie Tom WELLS was born Apr 1874 in Dallas Co., AR. He died Apr 1874 in Dallas Co., AR.

37 M ii. Elam Franklin WELLS was born 9 Feb 1875 in Dallas Co., AR. He died Mar 1926 in Oney, OK. Elam married Adah Pearl DENNIS on 1895 in Dublin. TX.

38 F iii. Nancy Montique "Nannie" WELLS was born 11 Sep 1878 in Arkadelphia, Dallas Co., AR. She died 29 Apr 1961 in Dublin, TX. Nancy married William Lafayette "Doc" BROWN on 22 Aug 1896 in Dublin, TX. William was born 25 Feb 1879 in Georgetown, TX. He died 4Dec 1967 in Dublin, TX.

14. John Haywood PORTERFIELD (Samuel Campbell, James) was born 31 Mar 1852 in AR. He died 1 Apr 1926. John married Sallie P. BENNETT, daughter of Hiram BENNETT and Elizabeth HAMILTON.

They had the following Children


39 F i. Julia Cathryn PORTERFIELD was born 14 Sep 1880 in Dallas Co., AR. She died 27 Mar 1957 in AR. Julia married William Robert WILSON on 24 Dec 1903 in Lono, Hot Springs Co., AR.

16. Frances Rosalie PORTERFIELD (Samuel Campbell, James) was born 25 Mar 1856 in AR. She died 22 Apr 1922. Frances married Henry Berbard DELAMAR.


They had the following Children


40 F i. Daisy Dale DELAMAR was born 2 May 1883. Daisy married William Thomas GREEN.




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