Porter, Abner, Dd
Porter, Abner, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Ashville, N.C., in 1817. He graduated from Princeton College in 1836 or 1837, studied at the Theological Seminary in Columbus, S.C., in 1842 became pastor in Greene County. Alabama, in 1846 at Charleston, S.C., in 1851 at Selma, Alabama, and finally became a missionary agent in Texas until his death, December 8, 1872. See Nevin, Presb. Encyclop. s.v.