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Notes for David POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  77

died young.
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Notes for David A POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter. 1881. 
P. 23.

BURIAL:  Potter, David, 1859-13 May 1859, William Knight Lot, Scituate[SC076] 
Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Transcription
Project.http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/
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Notes for David A POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 95
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Notes for David Richmond POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.

CENSUS:  1860 US Census for RI, Kent Co., Coventry.  Enumerated:  26Jul 1860. 
Dwelling/Family:  673/832.
David R. Potter, 46, miller, $450 real estate value, $2,050 persvalue, RI.
Laura A., 41, $100 pers value, b. RI
John J., 22, machinist, $900 real estate value, b. RI
Elizabeth, 20, mill op, b. RI

BURIAL:  Potter, David R, 1815-5 Jun 1895, Pine Grove Cemetery,Coventry
[CY030]  Rhode Island Historical Cemetery TranscriptionProject. 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/
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Notes for David W POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  78

BURIAL:  Find-A-Grave.com
David W. Potter
Birth:  1807
Death:  Nov 22, 1830
Burial:  Cottrell Cemetery, Scituate, Providence Co., RI
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Notes for David Warren POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  82

BURIAL:  Find-a-Grave.comDavid Warren PotterBIRTH:   May 21,1834DEATH:  Feb
21, 1901BURIED:  Potter Lot, Cranston, ProvidenceCo., RITombstone photo on
memorial.
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Notes for Delana POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 42. & 49

BURIAL:  Rogers, Delana, 1792c-12 Jan 1844, Ambrose Roger Lot,Coventry, Wood
Street [CY137]   Rhode Island Historical CemeteryTranscription
Project.http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/index.html
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Notes for Deliverance POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 12
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Notes for Dexter Burton POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 95

SOURCE:  "New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: a record ofthe the
achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths andthe founding of a
nation"   Compiled under the editorial supervisionof William Richard Cutter,
A.M. Volume III.  New York.  LewisHistorical Publishing Co., 1914.  p. 1313

Mr. Potter is the last one of his line and has no children, hisbrothers also
being childess, he is the last male representative ofthe name in this branch!

CENSUS:  1865 State Census for RI,  Providence Co., Scituate.Enumerated:  June
1, 1865.    Family:   59
Jeremiah Potter, 49, b. Scituate, farmer.
Mary A., 46, Coventry, housekeeper
Dexter B., 28, Scituate, teacher.
John S., 19, Scituate, Variable
Cynthia, 17, Scituate, Asst H. Keeper
Henrietta Knight, 85, Scituate, Superintendent.

CENSUS:  1875 State Census for RI, Kent Co., Coventry.   Enumerated:June 1,
1875.  Family:   60
Jeremiah Potter, 59, head, Scituate, carpenter
Mary A., 56, wife, Coventry, housekeeper
Dexter B., 24, son, Scituate, lawyer
Cynthia, 27, dau, Scituate, milliner.
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Notes for Dorothy POTTER


Information on Dorothy Potter from FamilySearch.com - Nov 2002
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Notes for Earle J POTTER


Anthony, Bertha Williams, "Roger Williams of Providence" Cranston,R.I.: B.W.
Anthony and H.W. Weeden, 1949, 223 pgs.  Pg. 91

Unable to find him in the WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
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Notes for Edgar Sayles POTTER


BIRTH:  Bicknell, Thomas Williams,  "The history of the state of RhodeIsland 
Providence Plantations" New York: American Historical Society,1920, 3211 pgs. 
Pg 5_290

MILITARY:  WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  Edgar SaylesPotter
registered in Providence Co., RI.  The actual form is distortedon Ancestry so
no further information available.

DEATH: Social Security Death Index: Edgar Potter. Birth: 25 Dec 1884.Death:
Sep 1965. Residence of record: Rhode Island. Card issued from:RI

BURIAL:  Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project.Potter,
Edgar S. (MD) 1884 - 1965  Chepachet Cemetery, Glocester[GL023]
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Notes for Edmund POTTER


He was educated in the common schools and learned the trade ofblacksmith.
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Notes for Edward POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881. 
p. 6.
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Notes for Edward POTTER


BURIAL:  Find-A-Grave.com
Edward Potter
Birth:  May 10, 1792
Death:  Jan 18, 1856
Burial:  Swan Point, Cemetery, Providence, Providence Co., RI
Tombstone photo on memorial.
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Notes for Edward Linley POTTER


MILITARY:  WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  Edward LinleyPotter
registered in St. Lucie Co., FL.  He gave his birth date as 7Jul 1883.  He
listed Emma Elizabeth Potter (wife) as his nearestrelative.  He is medium in
height and build and has blue eyes and grayhair.
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Notes for Edward Tuckerman POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 9

Architect in Newport.
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Notes for Edwin J POTTER


MILITARY:  WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  Edwin JamesPotter
registered in Providence Co., RI.  He gave his birth date as 17Mar 1884.  The
image is wrong on Ancestry so this is all theinformation available.

CENSUS:  1900 US Census for Rhode Island, Providence Co.,Burrillville. 
Series: T623 Roll: 1509 Page: 299. Charles Potter isliving next door to his
father and sister.  Charles was born Mar 1857in RI and is a postmaster. His
wife, Leonore E., was born Mar 1857,also in RI.  Children listed are:  Edwin
J., b. Mar 1884 and Mabel T.,b. Feb 1889.  Both were born in RI.
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Notes for Egbert Benson POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 9
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Notes for Elcy POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  78

BURIAL:  Find-a-Grave.comElcy Potter PhillipsBIRTH:   1800DEATH:1883
BURIED:  Smithville Cemetery, North Scituate, Providence Co., RI
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Notes for Eliphalet Nott POTTER Rev.


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 9

President of Union College, Schenectady, NY
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Notes for Eliza A.F POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  82
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Notes for Eliza Ann M POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 59 & 91
Benoni C. Knight, son of William W. and Elizabeth Knight, marriedEliza A. M.
Colvin, April 24th, 1879, widow of Allen J. Colvin, anddaughter of George W.
and Pauline Potter. Mr. Knight is a farmer andowns a farm near the Kent place.
They are industrious and respectablepeople.

CENSUS:  1910 US Census for RI, Kent Co., Coventry.  District: 9.Enumerated: 
15 Apr.  Dwelling/Family:  5/6  Eliza A. Knight, head,81, wd, 2 children, 2
living, RI/RI/RI.

DEATH:  Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950  FamilySearch
[LDSExtractions - Pilot program]
Name: Eliza Ann Knight
Gender: Female
Death Date: 30 Dec 1911
Death Place: Coventry, Rhode Island
Age: 82
Birth Date: 1829
Father's Name: George W. Potter
Mother's Name: Paulina Potter
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09342-2
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 1906753
Reference Number: P 26
Collection: Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
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Notes for Elizabeth POTTER


SOURCE:   Potter, Albert, Genealogy of the family of John and WaitPotter :
being a complete list of all their descendants, together withtheir ancestral
lines in America.  unknown: A. and I.M. Potter, 1885,13 pgs.

BURIAL:  Findagrave.com
Elizabeth Potter Cushman.   Birth:  14 Mar 1784.  Death:  9 Aug 1823.Burial: 
Smithville Cemetery, North Scituate, Providence Co., RI
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Notes for Elizabeth POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 42.

BURIAL:  Sweet, Elizabeth, 1782c-1 Mar 1826, Curnell Potter Lot,Scituate,
Burnt Hill Rd [SC224]  Rhode Island Historical CemeteryTranscription
Project.http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/
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Notes for Elizabeth POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881. 
p. 51.

SOURCE:  Tim Esch, who sent the information via email.   July 2002.

BURIAL:  Maj. Benoni Colvin Lot, Howard Rd. Scituate, RI.  Elizabeth(Potter)
Colvin, 1757 - 1844.  SC112.  The Rhode Island HistoricalCemeteries
Transcription Project Index.
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Notes for Elizabeth C POTTER


CENSUS:  1850 US Census for RI, Providence Co., Scituate.Enumerated: 21 Sep
1850   Dwelling/Family: 121/850John Potter, 61,farmer, RI.  Philip A., 28,
carpenter, RI.  William H., 26, machinist,RI.  Elizabeth C., 24, RI.  Caroline
F, 22, RI.  John W., 20, farmer,RI.  Isaac M., 16, farmer, RI.

BURIAL:  Potter, Elizabeth C. - no dates given   Swan Point
Cemetery,Providence. [PV003]   Rhode Island Historical Cemetery
TranscriptionProject.
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Notes for Elizabeth Wheeler POTTER


BURIAL:  Harris, Elizabeth Wheel (Potter), 1818 - 7 Nov 1880.  SwanPoint
Cemetery, Providence [PV003]   Rhode Island Historical CemeteryTranscription
Project.
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Notes for Ella F POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  80
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Notes for Ellen M POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881. 
P. 19.

As of 1875 - no children.
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Notes for Ellen S POTTER


d/o Jason Potter and Frances // Potter

DEATH:  LDS FamilySearch - Extracted Records.  Collection: RhodeIsland Deaths
and Burials, 1802-1950
Name: Ellen S. Matteson
Gender: Female
Death Date: 21 May 1909
Death Place: Rhode Island
Age: 70
Birth Date: 1839
Father's Name: Jason Potter
Mother's Name: Frances
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09339-5
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 1906752
Reference Number: p22
Collection: Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950

BURIAL:  Find-a-Grave.comEllen S. Potter MattesonBIRTH:1839DEATH:  1909
BURIED:  Woodland Cemetery, Coventry, Kent Co.,RITombstone photo on memorial.
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Notes for Elsie POTTER


BURIAL:  Findagrave.com
Elsie Potter Horton
Birth:  Jan 30 1817
Death:  Jun 15, 1912
Buried:  Horton Cemetery, Chittenden, Rutland Co., VT
Tombstone photo on memorial.
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Notes for Emeline A POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  81.
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Notes for Emma J POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  84
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Notes for Emmor POTTER


BIRTH:  "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," index,FamilySearch
(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F87N-Q78
Name:	 Emmor Potter
Gender:	 Male
Birth Date:	 13 Jul 1767
Birthplace:	 SCITUATE TWP,PROVIDENCE,RHODE ISLAND
Father's Name:	Christopher Potter
Mother's Name:	Elizabeth
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:	C50197-1
System Origin:	 Rhode_Island-ODM
GS Film number:	 22256
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Notes for Ernest W POTTER


Anthony, Bertha Williams, "Roger Williams of Providence" Cranston,R.I.: B.W.
Anthony and H.W. Weeden, 1949, 223 pgs.  Pg. 91

Unable to find him in the WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
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Notes for Ezra POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  77

CENSUS:  1860 US Census for RI, Providence Co., Cranston.  Enumerated:3 Jul
1860.  Dwelling/Family:  535/605.  Ezra A. Potter, 74,shoemaker, $900 real
estate value, $200 pers value, RI.  Mary, 74, RI.Abby, 52, RI.  Thomas H., 38,
day laborer, RI.  Mary, 30, MA.  CharlesE. 21, RI.

BURIAL:  Find-a-Grave.comEzra PotterBIRTH:   1784DEATH:  Jul 4,1871BURIED: 
Cottrell Cemetery, Scituate, Providence Co., RI
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Notes for Ezra K POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  78

BURIAL:  Find-A-Grave.com
Ezra K. Potter
Birth:  1812
Death:  Sep 10, 1895
Burial:  Cottrell Cemetery, Scituate, Providence Co., RI
Tombstone photo on memorial.
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Notes for Fisher POTTER


MAIN SOURCE:  W.C. McCaw through emails December 2003-January 2004.

SOURCE:  Potter, Albert, "Genealogy of the family of John and WaitPotter :
being a complete list of all their descendants, together withtheir ancestral
lines in America."  unknown: A. and I.M. Potter, 1885,13 pgs.
"4TH Generation:  Fisher Potter married Mary Winsor, Nov 10, 1728.They lived
in what is now Cranston, on a farm on the westerly side ofPochasset river,
near Newtakonkannut.  They removed from there toScituate, March 1741-2.

SOURCE:    Book by Bicknell, Thomas Williams, "The history of thestate of
Rhode Island  Providence Plantations" New York: AmericanHistorical Society,
1920, 3211 pgs.  Page 4-115
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Notes for Fisher POTTER Jr.


BIRTH:  Rhode Island Births, 1636-1930.  (Ancestry)  Name: FisherPotter
Relation: s. Parent 1: Fisher Potter Parent 2: Mary PotterBirth Date: 10 Jan
1735
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Notes for Frank H POTTER


BURIAL:  Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project.Potter, Frank
H., 1866 - 1946.  Chepachet Cemetery, Glocester[GL023]
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Notes for Frank Hunter POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 9
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Notes for Frank James POTTER


BIRTH/DEATH:  Photocopy of pages from Family Bible.  Copy provided byG. Lloyd.

BURIAL:  Findagrave.com
Frank James Potter
Birth:  Jul 12, 1877
Death:  Sept 27, 1877
Buried:  Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, Rutland Co., VT
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Notes for Fred Abraham POTTER


BIRTH:  Photocopy of page from Family Bible.  Copy provided by G.Lloyd.

BURIAL:  Findagrave.com
Fred A. Potter
Birth:  1875
Death:  1954
Buried:  Evergreen Cemetery, Pittsford, Rutland Co., VT
Tombstone photo on memorial.
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Notes for Frederick POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 57

s/o Rufus and Mary Potter

Works in a bobbin shop
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Notes for Freeborn POTTER


Information from Tim Esch, who with others, compiled a valuable familyhistory.  
July 2002.
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Notes for Freelove POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 94

SOURCE:  "New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: a record ofthe the
achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths andthe founding of a
nation"   Compiled under the editorial supervisionof William Richard Cutter,
A.M. Volume III.  New York.  LewisHistorical Publishing Co., 1914. p. 1313

BURIAL:  The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription ProjectIndex. 
Freelove Colvin (Potter)  1808 - 8 May 1877.  CY030.  PineGrove Cemetery,
Coventry, Washington St.
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Notes for Freelove POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 42.

Died young.
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Notes for G. Tillinghast POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  78
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Notes for George POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  77
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Notes for George POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p. 17
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Notes for George B POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter.  1881.
p.  81.

Not married as of 1875
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Notes for George E POTTER


BIRTH/DEATH:  Potter, Albert, "Genealogy of the family of John andWait Potter :
being a complete list of all their descendants, togetherwith their ancestral
lines in America" unknown: A. and I.M. Potter,1885, 13 pgs.  Page 7
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Notes for George R POTTER


SOURCE:  “Genealogy of the Potter Family Originating in Rhode Island”Rev.
Jeremiah Potter, Phenix, R.I., John H. Campbell, Book and JobPrinter. 1881. 
P. 23.
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