Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Hartford Times, 8/10/1840

James Port, Father of 31

 

Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!

 

Hartford times, 1840/Aug. 10

A LARGE FAMILY.--there is now living near Canterbury, England, a man who name is James Port, who has 31 sons and daughters, by two wives, viz: 13 by the first, and 18 by the latter; is grandfather to 49, and great-grandfather to 8, making the number of his family 88, all born in wedlock.

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