April 15, 2007

Levi Monroe Potter 1817

( Ted's G-G-Grandfather )


 

Levi Monroe POTTER
Born: 5 Jun 1817 in Floyd Co, KY
Died: 20 Feb 1896 in Pike Co, KY
Father: Benjamin Potter
Mother:  Susanah Lunce

Levi's Notes:
1840 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, page 271: 1 male 20-30; 1 female under 5; 1 female 20-30.
1850 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #225: living with wife, Sarah and 6 children.
1860 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #166: 43 years, born KY, farmer, $300, $100. Living with wife, Sarah and 6 children.
1870 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, Robinson Creek: "Levi, Sr", 53 years, born KY, farmer, $200, $150. Living with wife, Sally and 4 children. Also living in the household are Levi, Jr. and his wife.
1880 CENSUS, Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike Co, KY, page 684A: 62 years, born KY, parents born NC, farmer. Living with wife, Sarah and granddaughter, Elizabeth.

Marriage Bonds of Pike Co, KY, 1822-1865, File #605: "License issued December 29, 1838 by J. D. Mims clerk for marriage of Levi POTTER and Sally CANTRILL, with necessary certificate from Benjamin POTTER, parent of said Levi POTTER, and from Ralph KELGO, parent of said Sally CANTREL. Bond signed by Levi POTTER and Booker MULLINS (by marks) Letter of consent, dated December 27, 1838, 'for my son Levi POTTER and Saley CANTRELL to marry test bucker MULLENS, benjaman POTTER, Ralph Cil go, (Cuwm ?) Can-----' (illegible).

Levi POTTER and Saly CANTREL married January 7, 1839 by William Tackitt, Minister of Gospel"

(On back of letter of consent): "Nov. 1, 1837 Due Thomas May ten dollards 50 cts on merchantable produce it being for value received of him as witness my hand this the 19 day of February, 1837. (J-n ?) ------" (part marked out, but last name looked like CANTRELL) "Attest William (J ?) May".

KY Land Grants: Levi acquired 50 Acres in Pike Co, KY, on 19 Aug 1843 (Book 11, page 161); 200 Acres on Shelby Creek in Pike Co, on 18 Jan 1855 (Book 46, page 411); 50 Acres on Cane Branch in Pike Co, on 30 Nov 1857 (Book 57, page 446); 100 Acres on Elkhorn Branch, Pike Co, on 5 Jul 1883 (Book 106, page 1169).

Vitals from IGI.


Levi married
Sarah "Sallie" CANTRELL (KILGORE) 7 Jan 1839 in Pike Co, KY
Born: 15 Apr 1809 in VA
Died: 22 Jun 1890
Father:
Mother:

Sarah's Notes:
1850 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #225: 37 years, born VA. Living with spouse, Levi, and 6 children.
1860 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #166: 47 years, born VA. Living with spouse, Levy, and 6 children.
1870 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, Robinson Creek: "Sally", 60 years, born VA. Living with spouse, Levi POTTER Sr, 5 children, and a daughter-in-law.
1880 CENSUS, Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike Co, KY, page 684A: 65 years, born VA, parents born VA. Living with spouse, Levi POTTER, and a grandaughter.


Levi and Sarah had the following children:

    • Mary POTTER
      Born: 1841 in KY
      Died: after 1860

Mary's Notes:
1850 CENSUS
, Pike Co, KY, #225: 9 years, born KY. Living with parents and 5 siblings.
1860 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #166: 19 years, born KY living with parents and 5 siblings.

    • Benjamin POTTER
    • Levi POTTER Jr.
    • Caroline POTTER
      Born: 1849 in Pike Co, KY
      Died: after 1870

Caroline's Notes:
1850 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #225: 5 months old, born KY. Living with parents and 5 siblings.
1860 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #166: 11 years, born KY. Living with parents and 5 siblings.
1870 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, Robinson Creek: 20 years, born KY. Living with parents, 3 siblings and brother, Levi, and his wife.

    • William POTTER
    • Lucy POTTER
    • Sally POTTER
      Born: 1864 in Pike Co, KY
      Died: after 1870

Sally's Notes:
1870 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, Robinson Creek: 6 years, born KY. Living with parents and brother, Levi Jr, and wife.

 


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1 comment:

Ryan Radabaugh said...

Levi Monroe Potter had another son named Levi Potter, which I am a decendant of.