Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Revolutionary Potters in New Jersey

From the 1997 book, Roster of the People of the Revolution in Monmouth County, New Jersey, by Michael S. Adelberg, page 218 (accessed at the Heritage Quest Research Library, Sumner, WA):

Daniel Potter  --  Shrewsbury, sells produce to Continental Army, 5/80
David Potter  --  Shrewsbury
Ephraim Potter  --  Shrewsbury, recipient of poor relief
Isaac Potter  --  Dover, indicted for misdemeanor, 1/78, fined L5 for not attending all or part of jury 
     duty; signer, petition against association for retaliation, 12/81;  Township Freehholder of Appeals,
     1783;  Grand Juror, Court of Oyer and Terminer, 7/83
Mary Potter  --  Shrewsbury,  recipient of poor relief
Paul Potter  --  Dover,  private, militia; signer Petition Against Association for Retaliation, 12/81
Phineas Potter  --  Dover, sells goods to Pennsylvania Salt Works, intermittent 8/76-6/77
Reuben Potter  --  Dover, private, militia; laborer, Pennsylvania Salt Works, intermittent 8/76-6/77;
     Signer of Articles of Retaliation, 6/79
Robert Potter  --  sergeant, New Jersey Volunteers, captured 8/22/77
Thomas Potter  --  Dover, signer, Petition Against Association for Retaliation, 12/81

Monday, February 1, 2016

Potters in Jackson County, Michigan

From the History of Jackson County, Michigan, Vol. 1-2, 1881, seen at the Heritage Quest Research Library, Sumner, Washington:

page 383:  Joshua Potter, mustered out of the 7th Cavalry

Page 432:  Nathan S. Potter, admitted as business partner with George E. Loomis on 1 Jan 1878

Page 378:  E. B. Potter was named inspector for the Pulaski School District

Page 641:  Henry H. HATCH and Amanda Potter, parents of Hiram F. Hatch, boot and shoe merchandiser, b. 24 Dec 1842 in Benton, Eaton Co, Michigan; parents were of Scotch descent and were natives of Batavia, New York. They married and came to Michigan ca 1840 and settled near Charlotte.

Page 662:  Ruth Potter m. George LAWTON, superintendent of Union School, and settled in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, where their son, U.W. Lawton was born in 1831.