Schoharie County NYGenWeb Site

Fred Porter obituary

Mt. Washington Resident Dies
Berkshire County Eagle
Pittsfield, MA
September 24, 1943

     Great Barrington - Fred Porter, 74, died this morning at Fairview Hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1869 in Schoharie, N. Y., the son of Franklin and Caroline Chichester Porter. For many years he was caretaker at the Harriott estate in Mount Washington retiring in 1932. Since that time he has been spending his winters in Great Barrington.
     Surviving are his widow, the former Carrie Poucher, two sons, Howard of Mount Washington and Malcolm of Brooklyn, N. Y., and a half brother, Ward Morrison of Sharon, Conn.
     The funeral will be at 1:30 Friday in the Methodist Church with Rev. Lee Ashton officiating. Burial will be in the Center Cemetery, Sheffield.

A Note to Researchers using this Web-site: As you use this site, please keep in mind the difference between primary and secondary sources and the importance of building a preponderance of evidence. Accept nothing without further checking. It is our hope that through this collection of data from many sources, you will find a piece of the puzzle that you are working on and that may lead you to further discoveries.

Links to external web sites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any of the products, services or opinions contained in any external web site.

Welcome Page of the Schoharie County NYGenWeb Site
This page established August 23, 2006