Below are the addresses for the latest Porteus newsletter
and their volunteer research contact.
I have had several exchanges with Pat Allan who is the mover
and shaker for genealogy work done on this family.
Despite the Virginia proximity, proximity in time, and the
"sequence of letters closeness" to Poythress (P-O-T-E-S)
it's my opinion that there is no confusion in court and
parish records between these two families....allowing the
obvious exception that one or two instances might have
The genealogical records and studies of the Porteus family
are studied and recorded in great detail and they report
they have not seen a single incident of mistaken identity
that they can recognize.
I am also struck by the fact that Porteus is one of those
Scottish names that one might never guess to be Scottish in
origin (Munro, etc. for example).....but the clan badge is
right there at the head of the newsletter.
Unless an example of mistaken identity just hits us in the
face, I'm inclined to not flog this issue any longer.
From: amms(a)autobahn.mb.ca [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, July 10, 2006 6:38 PM
Subject: Porteous Associates - NEWSLETTER No 44 - July 2006
Latest edition of our newsletter is now available:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Volunteer Research Contact for ...
The Porteous Associates