Obit: Porter, Robert Merle (1902 - 1951)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon


Surnames: Porter, Mc (unreadable), Wysnosky, Coture, Muir


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) January 3, 1952


Porter, Robert (1902 - 23 December 1951)


Robert Merle Porter, 49, son of Mrs. William Mc (unreadable) of Granton, was buried at Waukegan, Ill. following his death there of a heart attack a week ago Sunday. He had been an employee of the Public Service Co. of Northern Illinois for the past ten years.

Mr. Porter was born in the Town of Lynn in 1902. He enlisted in the Navy and served at Great Lakes for six years as a (unreadable).

In 1925 he married the former Miss Stephaney Wysnosky of Waukegan, Ill., who survives.

Other survivors include his daughter, Delores, who is employed in Waukegan.

1880 Federal Census, Seneca, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 132

Herbert Porter, white single male (father of Robt. Merle Porter)
Birth Date: 1878
Father's Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States

Household Members
Self Hugh Porter M 36 Ohio, United States
Wife Mary A. Porter F 30 Pennsylvania, United States
Son Judson Porter M 9 Wisconsin, United States
Other Adda Porter F 7 Wisconsin, United States
Other Herbert Porter M 2 Wisconsin, United States

1900 Federal Census, ED 155 Rock & Richfield towns, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 7, Family 121

Herbert Porter, white married male
Years Married: 1
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1899
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Household Members
Head Herbert Porter M 22 (May 1878) Wisconsin
Wife Edna Porter F 22 (Aug 1878) Wisconsin, Father b. Canada, mother b. Canada Fr.

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Rock, Wood, Wisconsin, pg. 528, Family 59, Line 72

Merle Porter, white, single male
Parent 1 Birthplace: Wisconsin
Parent 2 Birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
Head Herbert Porter M 27y (1878) Wisconsin
Wife Edna Porter F 26y Wisconsin
Son Merle Porter M 3y Wisconsin

1910 Federal Census, Lynn, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District: 31, Family 32

Merrill Porter, white single male
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
Head Thomas Muir M 66 Canada
Wife Louiza Muir F 58 Canada
Daughter Elizabeth Muir F 35 Wisconsin
Daughter Edna Muir F 30 (1880) Wisconsin
Son Calvin I Muir M 28 Wisconsin
Son Sam A Muir M 19 Wisconsin
Grandson Merrill Porter M 8 Wisconsin

1920 Federal Census, Lynn, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District: 24, Family 142, Line 45

Elizabeth E Muir, white single female
Can Read and Write
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Canada

Household Members
Head Thomas Muir M 77 Canada
Wife Eliza Muir F 68 Canada
Sister Jane Mckurcher F 70 Canada
Daughter Elizabeth E Muir F 40 Wisconsin

Wisconsin Marriage Records

BioM: Muir, Edna (1898)

Herbert W. Porter
Birthplace: Senica, Crawford, Wis.
Spouse's Name: Edna Muir
Spouse's Birthplace: Nasonville, Wis.
Event Date: 14 Sep 1898
Event Place: Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Hugh Porter
Mother's Name: Mary Crawn
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Muir
Spouse's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Coture
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White



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