Yvonne (Porter) Lukens
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Yvonne (Porter) Lukens

Yvonne Y. Lukens formerly Porter
Born 1930s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [private sister (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1950s - unknown)]
Died 2010s.
Profile last modified | Created 5 Mar 2017
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Contents

Biography

Jacqueline Yvonne Porter was born in the 9th of December, 1931 in Portland, Oregon. Her parents were LeRoy McCauley Porter and Jacqueline Francis. They lived in S.E. Portland near 60th and Foster Blvd. Yvonne had had sister named Suzanne.

She married LaVere "Luke" Lukens and together they had three children, David, Denise and Cynthia Lukens.

She lived in a home on the top of Mt. Scott in Happy Valley, Oregon since the 1980s and was loved by her family that included her children and grandchildren.

Her grandson Erik called her "Grandma Skyking," a nickname that lasted for many years.

She passed away in 2017 and is missed by her entire family.

Timeline

1931 - Jacqueline Yvonne Porter as born on the 9th of December, 1931 in Portland, Oregon.

1949 - Jacqueline married LaVere David Lukens on the 25th of November, 1949 in Portland, Oregon.

1951 - Son David Michael Lukens was born in Portland, Oregon..

1953 - Daughter Denise Marie Lukens was born in Portland, Oregon..

1958 - Daughter Cynthia M. Lukens was born in Portland, Oregon..

1979 - Grandson Erik David Granstrom was born in Portland, Oregon.

1980 - Granddaughter Sarah Yvonne Granstrom was born in Portland, Oregon.

1985 - Grandson Lars Lukens Granstrom was born in Portland, Oregon.

2007 - Yvonne and Luke attended the wedding of Erik Granstrom and Amanda Shero on the 7th of July, 2007 in North Collins, New York.

2017 - Jacqueline Yvonne passed away on the 12th of February, 2017 in Happy Valley, Oregon.

Genealogical Proof Standard

The 1940 US Census lists Yvonne J. Porter as a 8 year old daughter living in the household of 29 year old LeRoy M. Porter.

  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRTP-93Y : 28 February 2020), Yvonne J Porter in household of Leroy M Porter, Tract 7, Portland, Portland City Election Precinct 152, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 37-207, sheet 5A, line 29, family 110, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3388.

Research Notes

Yvonne has a large family tree that weaves a very interesting story of many Oregon Trail pioneers as well as immigrants to many of the American Colonies.

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Most Distant Ancestors

My Most Distant Paternal Ancestor:

My Most Distant Maternal Ancestor: Almeda Andrews.

Immigrant Ancestors

Porter Family - Paternal Paternal Immigrant Ancestors

Arthur Howland (abt. 1590 - 1675) emigrated as early as 1633 and the first mention of Arthur is in 1640 where he is described as a planter in Duxbury. MA.

Thomas Keene Jr. (1593 - abt. 1653) of Otley, Suffolk, England may have been one of the original settlers of Kent Island who went there from Virginia with Col. Clayborne in 1631. If he did live for a while on St. Marys, he later returned to Kent Island, where on Nov 9, 1640, he patented 100 acres of land in Hog Pen Creek and Chesapeake Bay on the West. We know that his eldest son was born on Kent in 1642. The Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1633-47, give an assessment by Lieut. Grall and Council for levying 2000 pounds of tobacco to the account of the last expedition-'levies upon the county of Kent after the rates following.' Among those levied upon was Thomas Keyne.

William Ward (abt. 1603 - 1687) with his second wife and five children, which included John Ward (abt. 1626 - 1708), were born in England and emigrated to Massachusetts Bay in the spring of 1638.

Roger Williams (abt. 1606 - 1683) emigrated from London, England to Salem with his wife aboard the ship "Lyon" in 1631. He later established Rhode Island having been kicked out of Salem and Plymouth for the quality of his preachings. "His favorite theme was liberty of conscience in religious matters, and that civil magistrates as such have no power in the church, and that Christians as such are subject to no laws or control, but those of King Jesus."

Obadiah Holmes (1607 - 1682) was born in Reddish, Lancashire, England and emigrated in 1638 to Boston. In 1651 Obadiah Holmes was convicted and whipped at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony for "seducing and drawing aside others after their erroneous judgment and practices." Holmes refused to pay his fine since he was not guilty of any crime whereupon the Rev. John Wilson, pastor of the Boston Church, hit him and asked God to curse him. Holmes was severely whipped (30 lashes) and carried his scars for the rest of his life. Holmes said later about the whipping: "...having joyfulness in my heart, and cheerfulness in my countenance...I told the magistrates, 'you have struck me as with roses."

William Ball III (1615 - 1680) was born in Barkham, Berkshire, England and he emigrated and arrived in Lancaster County, Virginia by 1653.

Swick Family - Paternal Maternal Immigrant Ancestors

Mathijs Jansen van Pelt (1618 - 1683) was born in Overpelt, Leige, Belgium and emigrated in 1663 with brother Teunis aboard the ship "Rose Tree."

Anthonis (Jansen) van Salee (abt. 1607 - 1676) emigrated from Salee in Africa to the Dutch colony of New Netherland about 1630 and may have been the first Muslim in the New World.

Francis Family - Maternal Paternal Immigrant Ancestors

Miner Family - Maternal Maternal Immigrant Ancestors

Henry Wolcott Sr (1578 - 1655) of Tolland, Somersetshire, England emigrated to New England with his family in 1630. He was part of the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).

Samuel Appleton (abt. 1586 - bef. 1670) was born at Holbrook Hall, the family estate near Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England. He emigrated to New England in the winter of 1636 and had arrived in Ipswich, Massachusetts by May 25th, 1636 when he took the Freeman's Oath. He was part of the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).

Joseph Loomis (abt. 1590 - 1658) emigrated from Braintree in Essex, England aboard the ship "Susan and Ellen" which left London on April 11th, 1638 bound for Boston. He was part of the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).

Thomas Newberry (bef. 1594 - abt. 1636) was born in Yarcombe, Devon, England and emigrated in 1634 with his family and second wife on the ship "Recovery" and settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He was part of the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).

Samuel Appleton II (abt. 1624 - 1696) was born in Preston, Suffolk, England and came to New England with his father at the age of eleven years old. He was part of the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).

Notable Ancestors

Oregon Trail Ancestors

Porter

Winkle

Angel

Doak

Swick

Mary (Scott) Stewart (1821 - 1914) is the 3rd great grandmother of Yvonne.

Grubbs

Nealy

California Gold Rush Ancestors

Allen Miner

Francis Francis

Notable Ancestors

Daniel McKenney Sr. (1738 - 1822) is the 6th great grandfather of Yvonne. "At a General court Martial held at Camp Canajohary, June 20 (1779)... was tried Daniel McKenny, for endeavouring to seduce Soldiers to defect, found guilty of the Charge, and sentenced to receive one hundred Lashes on his bare Back well laid on, and drummed out of the Camp."

Abiathar Angell (1748 - 1830) is the 4th great grandfather of Yvonne. He was a Captain in the Revolutionary War.

Cousins

Tool Box

Acknowledgments

Sources


See also:

  • First-hand information. Entered by Erik Granstrom at registration.
  • Granstrom Family Photo Collection. In possession of Erik Granstrom on July 19, 2017, Sandy, Oregon.
  • Hurd, Jill J. The Ancestors & Descendants of Jan Lucken. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1989.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRTP-93Y : 28 February 2020), Yvonne J Porter in household of Leroy M Porter, Tract 7, Portland, Portland City Election Precinct 152, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 37-207, sheet 5A, line 29, family 110, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3388.

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