Alice A Porter1

#29801, (circa 1857 - 7 April 1911)
Father*Septimus Porter2 (c 1830 - 1912)
Mother*Louisa Shimmell2 (1834 - 1926)


Mervin A Smith b. 1850
Child 1.Frederic A Smith+5 (c 1877 - )
Her married name was Smith.1 
Birth*circa 1857She was born circa 1857 at New YorkG.3 
17 June 1870She appeared on the census of 17 June 1870 in the household of Septimus Porter and Louisa Shimmell at Ravenna, Muskegon Co., MichiganG; (neis. Edmond and Jane A Porter, fam. 90.)4 
Marriage*10 October 1875She married Mervin A Smith, son of Coley Smith and Elsie Needam Sprague, on 10 October 1875 at Moorland Twp., Muskegon Co., MichiganG.1 
Death*7 April 1911She died on 7 April 1911 at Allis Twp., Presque Isle Co., MichiganG.3 


  1. [S1406] Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online, Registers, 1868-1886 > 1868-1875 > 1875 Mackinac-Wexford > img. 113/406, Marriages for Muskegon Co., sh. 56, no. 1218. Mervin Smith, age 24, farmer, b. WI, res. Moorland Town, and Alice A Porter, age 18, b. NY, res. Moorland Twp.; marr. at the bride's brother's, Moorland Twp., 10 Oct 1875, by Charles D Woods, J.P.; witn. Jacob Shimmel and Jane Shimmel.
  2. [S2480] Michigan Deaths Records, 1867/1897-1929/1952: Death Cert. of Alice Augusta Smith, dau. of Sept. Porter, b. NY, and Louisa Shimel, b. unk., 1911, q.v, index and images, online
  3. [S2480] Michigan Deaths Records, 1867/1897-1929/1952: Certificates, 1897-1920 > 160: Oscoda - St Clair, 1911 > img. 736/3374. Reg. No. 2. Alice Augusta Smith, b. NY 7 Mar 1857, dau. of Sept. Porter, b. NY, and Louisa Shimel, b. unk.; marr., housewife; d. Allis Twp., Presque Isle Co. MI, age 54y 1m, cerebral apoplexy; inf. M A Smith; bur. So. Allis 9 Apr 1911.
  4. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Septimus (39), b. NY, lumbering in woods, personal estate $300; Louisa (35), b. NY, keeps house.
  5. [S1852] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online, Marr. rec. of Fred Smith, son of Mervin A Smith and Alice Porter, 1898, q.v.