Your linage is John Portis & Sarah Jane Exum of Isle of Wight Co. VA who had a son George Portis and came to Edgecomb Co NC & died in 1775; wife unknown. He had a son John Floyd Alias Portis & Sarah J (Wilder); they had a son George Portis md.Mary() maiden name unknown. They had a son named William Portis md. Anna (name unknown). William died between 1850 - 1860 in Platt Co., MO. On the 1850 cencus age 70 & Anna age 60.They had children 1) William Jefferson Portis md. Rachel (Blevins) on 2/22/1883 in AtchisonCo., MO 2)Eleanor Portis md. 12/11/1831 in Jackson Co. MO to Joseph Baker 3) Nancy Portis md. Jackson Co. MO 11/24/1836 to Flemmond D. Drummons. William Jefferson Portis b.12/6/1812 GA They all we believe to have travelled south with Ira Portis along with my descendant James Parnell Portis; who went on to GA and stayed before coming first to Hardeman Co., TN then to Tippah Co., MS. Ira went to AL with cousins Thomas Portis and Thomas' sister, Mary Portis who md. John Davisn on 10/14/1819 in Clarke Co.,AL Thomas, brother to your first William md. 1st Clarke Co., AL Sarah Stewart on 1/18/1821 md. 2nd Clarke Co., AL Margaret Swearingin on 4/4/1830. Thomas only son was Thomas Jefferson Portis md. Emma Francis Stringfellow & wemt to St. Louis, MO.