Porterdale Mill on the Yellow River NAMED for

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Porterdale Mill on the Yellow River
NAMED for: Oliver S. Porter, Mill Owner




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Date Porterdale Mill Osprey Mill Welaunee Mill Remarks
Beulah Farmer     She was a weaver for 23 years    By her daughter Barbara Farmer Hunt
Seaborn Farmer 1945 to 1985   He was a loom fixer for 40 years   By his daughter Barbara Farmer Hunt
Farrow, Doris          
Farrow, Robert 1940's ?     He went into the Navy WWII
Few, Steve          
Fields, Fannie Jane     Osprey Mill    
Fields, Thomas “Buddy”     Osprey Mill    
Fincher, Morris          
Findley, Forrest          
Finely, Willie C.   ?      
Finley, Sarah (Farrow)  1934 - 1984  ?  ?  ?  Worked in all Mills
Fisher, Alma          
Fisher, Ed          
Fisher, Niff          
Fisher, Tassie Mae          
Fox, Robert         By: Freda Holloway
Fox, Nellie         By: Freda Holloway
Gates, Evie (Wheeler)      ?    
Gates, Jack Lee          
Gates, Marvin (Pop)   ?      
Gattis, S. T.          
Goddard, Herman    Manager  Manager  Manager  
Grant, Benjamin Franklin          
Grove, George          
Gunn, Ethel          
Gunn, Homer Lee          
Gunnell, J. W.          
Haggard, Charles W., Sr. 1930's Carding     Overseer
Hall, Nellie   Winder Room      
Hall, Sara   Winder Room      
Hammonds, Homer         Worked for Bibb for 40 years.
Hammonds, Pauline (Chapman)         Worked for Bibb for 40 years
Hardeman, James          
Harper, George   ?      
Harper, Susie   Winder Room      
Hartwig, Charles          
Harwell, Bobby     Fixer    
Hatcher, Annie Ruth          
Hatcher, John          
Head, Paschal         Worked when he was 15
Henry, Hudson          
Henderson, Charlie F.   ?      
Henderson, William Richard   ?      
Henderson, Woodie Faye   ?      
Herring, Obera          
Herring, Robert     Slubbers    
Hewell, J. D. (Red)          
Hewell, William (Little Bert)          
Higgenbottom, Mattie         Spinner
Higgenbottom, Robert          
Hill, Homer          
Hill, Ruby          
Hilliard, Ben      Warehouse    
Hilliard, Eva Lester   ?      
Hilliard, Ralph      Over hauler - Fixer    
Hilliard, Ricky 1977- 1986   Overhauler/Fixer   Twister Room
Hodges, Clifford Onree         15 yrs
Hodges, Mattie Bell (Head)     ?   Retired after almost 30 years. Worked in at age 14.
Hodges, Odessa         3rd shift over 40 yrs
Hodges, Ralph     Kiddie Machines    
Hodges, Robert 1940's - 1967 Maintenance     Click HERE to view Roberts Security Badge
Hodges, Troy         3rd shift over 40 yrs
Holder, Render 1940's ?   ? Also a Scoutmaster Click HERE to view photo
Holder, Velmer 1940's   ?    
Holland, John          
Holland, Rosie Hewell          
Huckaby, Darryl          
Huckaby, Homer          
Huckaby, Myron (Tommie)          
Huff, Nora B.    Spinning Dept.      30 plus years
Ingram, Floyd   ?      
Ingram, Marvin   Card Fixer      
Ingram, Olin          
Ingram, Sue          
Jackson (Kitchens), Joan  1964 - 1969 Winder Room  1984    
Jarrett, Gladys   ?      
Jeffries, Alline   Spinning Room     35 Years
Jeffries, Robert   Spinning Room     25 Years
Jeffries, Blackie   electrician and in the card room      
Jenkins, James   Water Plant