April 15, 2007

William Potter 1850

( Ted's Great-Grandfather )


William POTTER
William Potter and Nancy MullinsBorn: 14 Apr 1850 in KY
Died: 9 Jan 1919 Jenkins, Letcher, KY
Buried: 10 Jan 1919 Jenkins, Letcher, KY
Father: Levi Potter
Mother: Sally Cantrell

William's Notes:
1850 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #225: 3 years, born KY. Living with parents and 5 siblings.
1860 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, #166: 12 years, born KY. Living with parents and 5 siblings.
1870 CENSUS, Pike Co, KY, Robinson Creek: 22 years, born KY, farmer. Living with parents and 3 sisters. Also in living in the household is William's brother, Levi POTTER Jr. and his wife.
1880 CENSUS, Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike, KY, ED 102: 31 years, born KY, father born KY, mother born VA, farmer, cannot read or write. Living with wife, Nancy and 3 children (Ellen, Martha, Levi).
1900 CENSUS, Millstone, Letcher, KY, ED 75: born Apr 1850, 50 years, born KY, father born KY, mother born VA, married 28 years, farmer. Living with wife, Nancy and 5 children (Samuel, Floyd, Mary J., Elizabeth, Roxy A.)
Potter Flats website: William married Nancy MULLINS.
KY Death Certificate 2797: Willam POTTER, born 14 Apr -----, KY; died 9 Jan 1919, Jenkins, Letcher, KY. William was 69 years of age when he died as the result of accidentally being kicked in the stomach by a mule. He had been a farmer, and was the son of Levi POTTER (of KY) and Sallie "KILGORE" (of VA). The informant listed is Melvin POTTER, Jenkins. William was buried in the family burying ground on 10 Jan 1919, by his family in Jenkins.


William married
Nancy A. MULLINS 1872 in Pike Co, KY
Born: 11 Jun 1852 in Pike Co, KY
Died: 16 Oct 1928 in Burdine, Letcher Co, KY
Buried: 18 Oct 1928 in Jenkins, Letcher, KY
Father: John L. MULLINS
Mother: Martha "Patsy" POTTER

Nancy's Notes:
1860 CENSUS, District 1, Pike Co, KY: 8 years, born KY, living with parents and 4 siblings.
1870 CENSUS, District 9, Pike Co, KY: 18 years, born KY. Living with parents, 6 siblings and grandfather.
1880 CENSUS, Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike, KY, ED 102: 26 years, born KY, father born VA, mother born KY, cannot read or write. Living with spouse, William POTTER, and 3 children.
1900 CENSUS, Millstone, Letcher, KY, ED 75: born Jun 1852, 47 years, born KY, father born VA, mother born KY, married 28 years, 12 children born and 8 living. Living with spouse, William POTTER, and 5 children.
1920 CENSUS, Fleming, Letcher, KY, ED 67: mother, 62 years, born KY, parents born KY, widow. Living with son, Robert; a nephew; and a male boarder.
KY Death Certificate 25739: Mrs. Nancy POTTER, born 11 Jun 1852, KY; died 16 Oct 1928, Burdine, Letcher, KY. Nancy was 76 years, 4 months, and 5 days of age when she died from hypostatic pneumonia. She was the daughter of John L. MULLINS (of VA) and Patsy MULLINS (of KY). The informant listed is Melvin POTTER, Jenkins. Nancy was buried at Jenkins, Letcher, KY, on 18 Oct 1928, by George W, McCoy, Jenkins.


William and Nancy had the following children:

    • Ellen POTTER
    • Martha POTTER
      Born: 1876 in Pike Co, KY
      Died: after 1880

Martha's Notes:
1880 CENSUS, Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike, KY, ED 102: 4 years, born KY, living with parents and 2 siblings.

    • Levi POTTER
      Born: 1878 in Pike Co, KY
      Died: after 1880

Levi's Notes:
1880 CENSUS, Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike, KY, ED 102: 2 years, born KY, living with parents and 2 sisters.

    • Robert POTTER
      Born: about 1890 in KY
      Died: after 1920

Robert's Notes:
1920 CENSUS, Fleming, Letcher, KY, ED 67: 29 years, born KY, parents born KY, married, coal miner. Living with Robert is his mother (Nancy A. POTTER); a nephew (Arthur L. POTTER); and a male boarder.

    • Samuel POTTER ( Ted's grandfather )
    • Floyd POTTER
    • Mary J. POTTER
      Born: Jan 1888 in KY
      Died: after 1900

Mary's Notes:
1900 CENSUS, Millstone, Letcher, KY, ED 75: born Jan 1888, 12 years, born KY. Living with parents and 4 siblings.

    • Elizabeth POTTER
      Born: Jun 1889 in KY
      Died: after 1900

Elizabeth's Notes:
1900 CENSUS, Millstone, Letcher, KY, ED 75: born Jun 1889, 10 years, born KY. Living with parents and 4 siblings.

    • Roxy A. POTTER
      Born: Aug 1891 in KY
      Died: after 1900

Roxy's Notes:
1900 CENSUS, Millstone, Letcher, KY, ED 75: born Aug 1891, 8 years, born KY. Living with parents and 4 siblings.

 


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

William Potter and Nancy mullins are my G Grandparents. If you would like pictures or info let me know
jpotter.5151@yahoo.com