Flint Porter

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Born in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, USA on 10 Jul 1747 to Samuel Porter and Hannah Flint. Flint married Molly Carroll. He passed away on 22 Jul 1747 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Porter"

English and Scottish: occupational name for the gatekeeper of a walled town or city, or the doorkeeper of a great house, castle, or monastery, from Middle English porter ‘doorkeeper’, ‘gatekeeper’ (Old French portier). The office often came with accommodation, lands, and other privileges for the bearer, and in some cases was hereditary, especially in the case of a royal castle. As an American surname, this has absorbed cognates and equivalents in other European languages, for example German

(see Fortner) and North German Poertner.

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