6/23/1880 Charlotte Twp, Bates Co, MO. At census time Frank, 30, and Hattie, 22, lived next door to his parents. He was a farmer.
From Bates County Obituaries:
PORTER, Francis P. (1849 - 1915)
From the Bates County Democrat, March 18, 1915. Submitted by Sandee Porter
Charlotte Flashes - Frank Porter was born in Illinois September 15, 1849, and died March 12th, 1915, at his home three miles northeast of Virginia. He came to Missouri in 1870 with his parents and settled near where he died. He has lived in Charlotte township ever since. Two daughters by his first wife, who died a number of years ago and his second wife, two daughters, one son and a step son survive him. His funeral was preached at the house at 2 p.m. Sunday by Rev. Stillion and his remains were laid to rest in the Howell cemetery.