This Porter line may have made contact with the Ballard families of Nansemond. Ballard and Porter are neighbors in 1733, 185 acres in Nansemond Co. (John Ballard & John Porter Jr)
JOHN PORTER JUNR., 185a, NL (p. 63) in upper Par. of Nansemond Co.; John Ballards line near the head of the graves [?] Sw.; Robert Yeats line; John Winbornes line; John Ballards line. 20 Jun. 1733.
Andrew Porter, born abt 1730 unknown, died 1821 Prince Edward Co, VA, married Margaret Ewing, born about 1735 Cecil Co, MD, died before 1820 Prince Edward Co, VA. Margaret was the d/o Alexander Ewing and wife Rebecca. Alexander born 1678 in Ireland, died 1738 in Cecil Co, MD
Samuel M. Porter, born abt 1760 Prince Edward Co, VA, died 1831 Wythe Co, VA, married Ursula Sublett (Ferguson-surname of 1st husband-no children) 1790 in Caroline County, VA. She was born 1769 Goochland Co, VA, died 1823 Wythe Co, VA
Samuel E. Porter, born 1799 in Wythe Co, VA, died 1893 in Wythe Co, VA, married 2nd wife Nancy Winskill, born 1820 England, died 1906 Wythe Co, VA