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1 John Potter , Sr. Birth: 1705
Death: 1789, Carter Co., Tn., age: 84
Spouse: Hannah "Sallie" Tidwell Birth: 1805
Children:

Abraham (1750-1810)
Hanna Jane
Johnson
Sarah
John M. (1765-)
Elizabeth (1775-)
Nancy

   
  2. Abraham Potter Birth: 1750
Death: 1810, age: 60
Spouse: Cherokee Indian Birth: 1755
Death: 1811, age: 56
Children:
John O. (1790-1854)
Reubin (1792-1819)

   
3.  John O. Potter Birth: 1790
Death: 1854, age: 64
Children:
Enoch "Old" (1810-1877)
Andrew (1812-1898)
Elizabeth (1816-1891)
Johnson O. Joseph (1818-1888)
Abraham "Abe" (1820-1888)
Isaac (1822-1876)
Shadrack (1830-1886)
Jacob (1833-)

   
  4. Enoch "Old" Potter Birth: 1810, Tn
Death: 1877, age: 67
Spouse: #1 Elizabeth "Betsy" Baird
Spouse: #2 Hannah Stout Birth: 1820
Death: 1835
Marr: 29 Nov 1832
Children:
Elizabeth "Becky" (1838-)#1
John C. (O) (1844-)#1
Reuben A. (1850-1926)#1
Daniel Boone (1849-)#1
Abraham (1851-1933)#1
Enoch (1859-1902)#1
Nancy (1833-)#2
Mary "Polly" (1835-1901)#2

   
  5. Elizabeth "Becky" Potter Birth: 1838
Spouse: John Musgrave
Marr: 17 Feb 1859
Children:
Hannah (1856-)
Milburn (1859-)
Asa (1875-)

   
  6. Hannah Musgrave Birth: 1856
   
  6. Milburn Musgrave Birth: 1859
   
  6. Asa Musgrave Birth: 1875
   
  5. John C. (O) Potter Birth: 1844
Spouse: Sarah J. Smith
Children:
Elizabeth (1861-)
Thera (1863-)
Enoch Franklin (1867-1949)
Lydia
James
Polly Ida (1875-1967)

   
  6. Elizabeth Potter Birth: 1861
   
  6. Thera Potter Birth: 1863
   
  6. Enoch Franklin Potter Birth: 15 Sep 1867
    Death: 7 May 1949, age: 81

   
  6. Lydia Potter
   
  6. James Potter
   
  6. Polly Ida Potter Birth: 1875
    Death: 1967, age: 92

   
  5. Reuben A. Potter Born 21 Feb 1845 in Watauga Co., NC.
Died 12 Sep 1930 in Johnson County, Tennessee
Buried in Wallace, Johnson County, Tennessee
Married Eliza J. Wallace Born 4 Sep 1848 in Tennessee   See Note
Daughter of Drewry/Drury Wallace and Elizabeth Snyder
Died 2 Aug 1923 in Johnson County, Tennessee
Buried in Wallace, Johnson County, Tennessee
Children:
1. Nancy E. "Nannie" Potter
2. Drewry Potter
3. James M. "Jim" Potter
4. Polly C. Potter
5. Enoch A. Potter
6. Daniel Boone "Dan" Potter
7. Louisa B. "Lou" Potter
8. Alice Potter
Information submitted by:
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  6. Nancy E. "Nannie" Potter Born  January 1866, Died 30 Oct 1962.
   
  6. Drewry Potter Born  about 1871.
   
  6. James M. "Jim" Potter Born 17 August 1872, Died 27 Oct 1950.
   
  6. Polly C. Potter Born about 1875.
   
  6. Enoch A. Potter Born 21 September 1877, Died 17 December 1960.
   
  6. Daniel Boone "Dan" Potter Born 29 July 1882, Died 12 May 1963.
   
  6. Louisa B. "Lou" Potter Born about 1886.
   
  6. Alice Potter Born 9 July 1888, Died 23 July 1907.
   
  5. Daniel Boone Potter Birth: 1849
Spouse: Margaret Frick
Marr: 17 Sep 1871
Children:
Reece
Enoch
Maggie

   
  6. Reece Potter
   
  6. Enoch Potter
   
  6. Maggie Potter
   
  5. Abraham Potter Birth: 1851
Death: 1933, age: 82
Spouse: Selena Phillips Birth: 1856
Death: 1925, age: 69
Marr: 1880
Children:
Almedia (1875-1965)
Margaret Naomi (1876-)
Alice (1879-)
Clarence M. (1882-1965)
Mary Callie (1884-)
Nellia C. (1886-)
Ira Frank (1887-)
John Marion (1890-)
Ella M. (1893-)
Leonard C. (1895-)
Virgie B. (1897-)

   
  6. Almedia Potter Birth: 1875
    Death: 19 Sep 1965, age: 90

   
  6. Margaret Naomi Potter Birth: 1876
   
  6.Alice Potter Birth: 2 Jun 1879
   
  6. Clarence M. Potter Birth: 21 Apr 1882
    Death: 21 Sep 1965, age: 83

   
  6. Mary Callie Potter Birth: Feb 1884
   
  6. Nellia C. Potter Birth: Oct 1886
   
  6. Ira Frank Potter Birth: 12 Oct 1887
   
  6. John Marion Potter Birth: 9 Dec 1890
   
  6. Ella M. Potter Birth: 7 Jan 1893
   
  6. Leonard C. Potter Birth: 5 Mar 1895
   
  6. Virgie B. Potter Birth: 3 Mar 1897
   
  5. Enoch Potter Birth: May 1859
Death: 6 Apr 1902, age: 42
Spouse: Evelina Phillips Birth: Jan 1858
Marr: 1878
Children:
Daniel Boone (1879-)
James (1881-1899)
Dee Etta (1884-)
Besie Myrtle (1900-)

   
  6. Daniel Boone Potter Birth: 20 Dec 1879
   
  6. James Potter Birth: 19 Feb 1881
    Death: 1899, age: 17

   
  6. Dee Etta Potter Birth: 16 May 1884
   
  6. Besie Myrtle Potter Birth: Jan 1900
   
  5. Nancy Potter Birth: 1833
Spouse: Ephram Osborne Birth: 1830
Marr: 4 Mar 1855
Children:
Isaac K. (1856-)
Enoch (1858-)
Mary J. (1859-)

   
  6. Isaac K. Osborne Birth: 1856
   
  6. Enoch Osborne Birth: 1858
   
  6. Mary J. Osborne Birth: 1859
   
  5. Mary "Polly" Potter Birth: 15 Mar 1835
Death: 27 Jul 1901, age: 66
Spouse: Stephen South Birth: 25 Jan 1824
Death: 26 Oct 1898, age: 74
Children:
Enoch (1854-1904)
James Manuel (1858-1927)
George W. (1862-)
Henry Clinton (1864-)
John O. (1865-1897)
Samantha Catherine (1869-1927)
David Franklin (1873-1925)
Mary E. Rosella (1976-1935)

   
  6. Enoch South Birth: 25 Sep 1854
    Death: 4 Aug 1904, age: 49

   
  6. James Manuel South Birth: 17 May 1858
    Death: 18 Dec 1927, age: 69

   
  6. George W. South Birth: 1862
   
  6. Henry Clinton South Birth: 7 May 1864
   
  6. John O. South Birth: 14 Dec 1865
    Death: 20 Dec 1897, age: 32

   
  6. Samantha Catherine South Birth: 4 Apr 1869
    Death: 13 Feb 1927, age: 57

   
  6. David Franklin South  Birth: 25 Mar 1873
    Death: 26 Jun 1925, age: 52

   
  6. Mary E. Rosella South Birth: 13 May 1876
    Death: 25 Aug 1935

   
  4. Andrew Potter, Sr. Birth: 15 Mar 1812, N.C.
Death: 28 Mar 1898, Johnson Co., Tn, age: 86
Spouse: Sarah Heath Birth: 10 Apr 1815, Rowan Co. N.C.
Death: 20 Jul 1895, Johnson Co., Tn, age: 80
Father: Levi Heath (1791-1861)
Mother: Mary Wilson (1791-1870)
Marr: 8 Nov 1832, Carter Co., Tn.
Children:
Reuben (1837-1930)
John (1839-1863)
Andrew Knight (1842-1921)
Mary Cantor (1844-1923)

   
  5. Reuben Potter Birth: 21 May 1837 in Tennessee   See Note
Death: 22 Sep 1909 in Johnson County, Tennessee.
Spouse: #1 Susannah Elizabeth Howard Birth: 1838 in NC    See Note
Married 15 June 1854 in Johnson County, Tennessee (divorced)
daughter of William Howard and Nancy Sanders
Spouse: #2 Martha M. Snider    See Note
Birth: Jun 1847in Johnson County, Tennessee
Daughter of George Snider and Sarah Gentry
Marr: 1879
Children:
Mary (1855-)#1
Andrew J. (1857-)#1
Martha (1877-)#1
Harrison A. (1877-)#1

Information submitted by:
Neva Stout Bryant

   
  6. Mary Potter Birth: Mar 1855
Spouse: Jefferson C. May Birth: May 1854, N.C.

   
  6. Andrew J. Potter Birth: Oct 1857
Spouse: Nancy C. Payne Birth: 29 Jun 1856
Father: Zeb Payne
Mother: Charity Lipps
Marr: 19 Dec 1874
Children:  Private

   
  6. Martha Potter Birth: 1877
   
  6. Harrison A. Potter Birth: Jul 1877
   
  5. John Potter Birth: 24 Apr 1839
Death: 27 Apr 1863, Johnson Co., Tn, age: 24
Burial: Died in an ambush led by Ike Wilson
"Confederate conscription" = Drafted into service
Spouse: Sarah Birth: 1839
Children:
Rubin (1850-)
Mary E. (1860-)
William (1861-)

   
  6. Rubin Potter Birth: 1850
   
  6. Mary E. Potter Birth: 1860
   
  6. William Potter Birth: Dec 1861
Spouse: Elviva E. Potter
Marr: 1881

Children:  Private

  5. Andrew Knight Potter , Jr. Birth: 26 May 1842
See Headstone
Death: 26 May 1921, Washington Co, Tn., age: 79
Spouse: Mary Kilby Birth: 19 Jun 1837, N.C.
Death: 23 Oct 1923, Washington Co, Tn., age: 86
Father: William H. Kilby
Mother: Fanny Yeats (1812-1886)
Marr: 25 Dec 1861
Children:
William H.
John Grant (1864-1945)
Haynes Seward (1867-1957)
Joseph Smith (1868-1942)
James M (1869-)

   
  6. William H. Reece
   
  6. John Grant Potter Birth: 4 Mar 1864
See Headstone
Death: 16 Dec 1945, Washington Co, Tn., age: 81
Spouse: #1 Latishia C. Ray Birth: 10 May 1863
Death: 27 Nov 1895, Johnson Co., Tn, age: 32
Marr: 30 Nov 1882
Spouse: #2 Lillie D. Adams
Marr: 21 Mar 1896
Spouse: #3 Myrtle Anna Archer See Headstone
Birth: 6 Jun 1881
Death: 10 Aug 1936, Washington Co, Tn., age: 55
Marr: 3 Sep 1906
Spouse: Effie Johnson Jenkins
Marr: 1937
Children:   Private

   
  6.Haynes Seward Potter Birth: 10 Jan 1867
Death: 7 Sep 1957, Washington Co, Tn., age: 90
Spouse: Dora Belle Eller Birth: 25 Sep 1876
Death: 27 Feb 1962, Washington Co., Tn., age: 85
Father: James Bethel Eller (1851-1927)
Mother: Bethania Vannoy (1849-1928)
Marr: 1890, Johnson Co., Tn
Children:   Private

   
  6. Joseph Smith Potter Birth: 15 Sep 1868
Death: 14 Sep 1942, age: 73
Spouse: Charity Martishie Payne
Father: George Payne
Mother: Susannah Stout
Children:   Private

   
  6. James M Potter Birth: 1869
   
  5. Mary Cantor Potter Birth: 16 May 1844
Death: 1923, age: 78
Burial: Moved to Madison Co. N.C.
Spouse: John Tweed

   
  4. Elizabeth Potter Birth: 1816, N.C.
Death: 9 Apr 1891, age: 75
Spouse: Tom Stout

   
  4. Johnson O. Joseph Potter Birth: 30 Aug 1818
Death: 13 Dec 1888, Johnson County, Tn age: 70
Buried in Potter Cemetery top of Maymeade Quarry
Spouse: Susannah Main Birth: 13 May 1821
Death: 22 Apr 1907, Johnson County, Tn  age: 85
Buried in Potter Cemetery top of Maymeade Quarry
Father: Charles Main
Mother: Lydia
Children:
Enoch (1843-)
Thomas (1844-)
Rebecca (1846-)
Martha C. (1847-)
Mary Elizabeth (1849-)
Sarah (1851-)
John O. (1854-)
Emma A. (1858-)
Charles Ruffin (1859-1944)

   
  5. Enoch Potter Birth: 1843
   
  5. Thomas Potter Birth: 1844
   
  5. Rebecca Potter Birth: 1846
   
  5. Martha C. Potter Birth: 1847
   
  5. Mary Elizabeth Potter Birth: 1849
   
  5. Sarah Potter Birth: 1851
   
  5. John O. Potter Birth: 1854
   
  5. Emma A. Potter Birth: 1858
   
  5. Charles Ruffin Potter Birth: 24 Jul 1859
Death: 6 Dec 1944, age: 85

   
  4. Abraham "Abe" Potter Birth: 10 Aug 1820, NC
Death: 19 Apr 1888, age: 67
Spouse: Elvira Potter Birth: Aug 1818
Marr: 24 Feb 1842
Children:
John (1841-)
Thomas (1843-)
Elizabeth (1845-)
Isaac (1847-)
Sylia (1850-)
Jacob (1852-)
Enoch (1854-)
William (1856-)
Ephram (1859-)

   
  5. John Potter Birth: 1841
   
  5. Thomas Potter Birth: 1843
   
  5. Elizabeth Potter Birth: 1845
   
  5. Isaac Potter Birth: 1847
   
  5. Sylia Potter Birth: 1850
   
  5. Jacob Potter Birth: 1852
   
  5. Enoch Potter Birth: 1854
   
  5. William Potter Birth: 1856
   
  5. Ephram Potter Birth: 1859
   
  4.Isaac Potter Birth: 1822
Death: 1876, age: 54
Spouse: Catherine Bailey Birth: 1934
Marr: 24 Jun 1849
Children:
Noah (1854-)
Doctor F. (1858-)
Abraham (1858-)
Shadrack (1864-)
Jacob (1868-)
Isaac (1868-)

   
  5. Noah Potter Birth: 1854
   
  5. Doctor F. Potter Birth: 1858
   
  5. Abraham Potter Birth: 1858
   
  5. Shadrack Potter Birth: 1864
   
  5. Jacob Potter Birth: 1868
   
  5. Isaac Potter Birth: 1868
   
  4. Shadrack Potter Birth: 1830, Tn
Death: 21 Sep 1886, age: 56
Spouse: Susannah Wallace Birth: 1828
Death: 1909, Johnson County, Tn age: 81
Buried in Potter Cemetery top of Maymeade Quarry

   
  4 Jacob Potter Birth: 1833, N.C.
Spouse: Mary "Polly" Main Birth: 1834, N.C.
Marr: 9 Aug 1853
Children:
Tempe (1855-)
Victoria (1858-)

   
  5. Tempe Potter Birth: 1855, N.C.
   
  5. Victoria Potter Birth: 1858, N.C.
   
3. Reubin Potter Birth: 1792
Death: 1819, age: 27
Children:
John
Elvira
Reubin

   
  4. John Potter
   
  4. Elvira Potter
   
  4. Reubin Potter
   
  2. Hanna Jane Potter
Spouse: Adam Rainbolt

   
  2. Johnson Potter
   
  2. Sarah Potter
Spouse: Dan Stout

   
  2. John M. Potter Birth: 1765
Spouse: Molly Stout Birth: 1790
Death: 1840, age: 50
Children: Peter (1800-1885)

   
3. Peter Potter Birth: 1800
Death: 1885, age: 85

   
  2. Elizabeth Potter Birth: 1775
Spouse: George Peter Stout Birth: 1775
Death: 1860, age: 85

   
  2. Nancy Potter
Second Husband last name Moreland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES for Eliza:
Cause of Death: "broncho pneumonia"
Cemetery: POTTER Cemetery, Wallace Rd, Wallace Settlement, Johnson Co., TN --with husband Reuben POTTER
Conflict: cemetery book lists birth/death 4 Sep 1848-2 Aug 1923; death abstract book lists 4 Sep 1851-3 Aug 1923
Sources; 1880-1920 Johnson Co., TN census; "Abstracts of Death Records for Johnson Co. TN 1908-1941" by NIKAZY; "Upon a Lonely Hill" by CARRIER
NOTES for Reuben:
Mil Svc: PVT, Co. I, 13 Regt TN Vol Cav (Union Army, Civil War -- age 18; absent without leave 15 Jan 1864; 31 May 1864); PVT, Co H, 4th TN Inf [Union Army, Civil War -- age 18; enrolled at Elizabethton, 15 Jun 1864; resided in Blountville, Sullivan County; born: Watauga County, NC.; deserted at Kingston, 18 Sep 1864; returned to duty by order of Brigadier General Ammens, 5 Dec 1864; discharged, 2 Aug 1865; War Department note (3 Jan 1887): "desertion charge does not stand, see also Company I, 13th Tennessee Cavalry"; note: file indicates that he enlisted in the 4th Regiment while a deserter from the 13th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry]; physical description: blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5' 7" tall
Cause of Death: "disease of heart, brights disease"
Cemetery: POTTER Cemetery, Wallace Rd, Wallace Settlement, Johnson Co., TN --with wife Eliza J. WALLACE
Conflict: cemetery book lists birth/death dates 22 Feb 1845-13 Sep 1930; NIKAZYs death abstract book lists 21 Feb 1845-12 Sep 1930
Sources: 1860 Watauga Co., NC census; 1880-1910 Johnson Co., TN census; 1890 TN Civil War Veterans census; "Forgotten Soldiers: History of the 4th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment (USA) 1863-1865" by NIKAZY; "Johnson Co. TN Deaths 1908-1941" by NIKAZY; "History of the 13th Regiment TN Volunteer Cavalry USA" by SCOTT & ANGEL; "Potter Tennesseans in the Civil War" by Johnny L.T.N. POTTER; "Upon a Lonely Hill" by CARRIER

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NOTES for Susannah:
    Divorce Info: "Susan Potter vs Reuben Potter -- Decree. This cause coming on to be finally heard and determined on this 9th day of August 1880...ordered and decreed by the Court that the bonds of Matrimony heretofore subsisting between the parties be disolved....
    Sources: 1860-1870 Johnson Co., TN census; "Early East TN Marriages" by SISTLER; Johnson Co., TN chancery minutes

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NOTES for Martha:
    Sources: 1850-1910 Johnson Co., TN census
NOTES for Reuben:
    Cause of Death: "dropsy"
    Sources: 1850-1900 Johnson Co., TN census; Johnson Co., TN chancery minutes (see wife's notes); "Johnson Co. TN Death Record Abstracts 1908-1943" by NIKAZY

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