b. 14 June 1814 (burial book says born 12 Aug 1817)
d. 4 March 1894
m. Sarah Perry (dau of Cyrus) and married 2nd Annie Perry (dau of Robert)
Son of Josiah Porter and Edith Corning
Father of Eldridge J F Porter, also a removal
“The Maitland House is kept by Ainsley Porter and is well patronized by summer boarders.” Yarmouth Herald 23Aug1883
The Maitland House is currently owned by Graham Benvie and Ilonka Alexander
3187 Highway 1, Port Maitland.
On the west side of the road, third house south of the corner store.
Built c. 1863 for Ainsley Porter, shipbuilder, who owned the house until his death in 1894. For years it was operated as an inn and coach stop.
“Ainsley Porter of Maitland awarded the contract for building the lighthouse onthe breakwater at Green Cove.” Yarmouth Times 23Sep1885
Removal: “Old Burying Ground” to Island Cem 1 Dec 1900
Lot #126, east side E avenue