Weaver Potter and Temperance Content Drew

Submitted by: Barbara Bower

Husband: Weaver POTTER
Birthdate: 3 Jan 1777
Birthplace: Dartmouth, MA
Death date: 31 May 1839
Place of death: Adams Co, IL
Father: Humphrey POTTER
Mother: Hopestill _?_

Marriage date: 9 Dec 1798
Marriage place: Dartmouth, MA

Wife: Temperance (Content) DREW
Birthdate: 26 Dec 1777
Birthplace: MA
Death date: 16 Sep 1840
Place of death: Adams Co, IL
Father: unk
Mother: unk

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: William POTTER
Birthdate: 26 Dec 1798
Birthplace: Bristol Co, MA
Death date: unk
Place of death: prob Adams Co, IL
Marriage date: 15 Apr 1850
Marriage place: Adams Co, IL
Spouse's name: Amanda James

Child No. 2: David POTTER
Birthdate: 21 Feb 1800
Birthplace: Bristol Co, MA
Death date: 26 Apr 1876
Place of death: bur Starkey Cem, Pike Co, IL
Marriage date: abt 1826
Marriage place: PA
Spouse's name: Mary _?_

Child No. 3: Mary POTTER
Birthdate: 28 May 1803
Birthplace: Bristol Co, MA or Washington Co, PA
Death date: unk
Place of death: prob IL
Marriage date: abt 1830
Marriage place: prob Adams Co, IL
Spouse's name: Cyrus CIMMS

Child No. 4: Humphrey POTTER
Birthdate: 11 Aug 1805
Birthplace: prob Washington Co, PA
Death date: 19 Aug 1854
Place of death: Ohio Co, WV
Marriage date: 1825/1830
Marriage place: prob Ohio Co, WV
Spouse's name: Martha Mary _?_

Child No. 5: Ruth Ann POTTER
Birthdate: 17 Jan 1809
Birthplace: prob Washington Co, PA
Death date: 1889
Place of death: poss IL
Marriage date: 1826
Marriage place: unk
Spouse's name: George LAWTON

Child No. 6: Benjamin POTTER
Birthdate: 4 Oct 1811
Birthplace: Washington Co, PA
Death date: 1877
Place of death: PA
Marriage date: abt 1833/1834
Marriage place: Washington Co, PA or Ohio Co, WV
Spouse's name: Hannah J. PLANTS

Child No. 7: Warren POTTER
Birthdate: 9 Sep 1814
Birthplace: Washington Co, PA
Death date: 3 Jan 1883
Place of death: Colusa, Hancock Co, IL
Marriage date: 21 May 1837
Marriage place: Barton Twp, Adams Co, IL
Spouse's name: Mahala COLLINGS/COLLINS

Child No. 8: Charlotte POTTER
Birthdate: 5 Jan 1816
Birthplace: Finley Twp, Washington Co, PA
Death date: 23 Jul 1904
Place of death: Yolo Co, CA
Marriage date: 28 Oct 1835
Marriage place: Quincy, Adams Co, IL
Spouse's name: Samuel Jackson Norton

Child No. 9: Effa POTTER
Birthdate: 19 Feb 1822
Birthplace: Washington Co, PA
Death date: unk
Place of death: prob IL
Marriage date: abt 1845
Marriage place: prob IL
Spouse's name: George W. KUHNS

Child No. 10: Daniel POTTER
Birthdate: abt 1824
Birthplace: prob Washington Co, PA
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Documentation:

Bristol Co, MA Federal Census 1790, 1800; Washington Co, PA

FC 1810, 1820, 1830; Bible record for Samuel Jackson Norton family which incl all these children and parents

Estate Records, Adams Co, ILL Dartmouth MA VR

Dartmouth Marriages

HISTORY OF WASHINGTON CO, PA, Crumrine, 1882, p. 983

HISTORY OF ADAMS CO, IL, 1879, p. 531

Deeds Washington Co, PA 1816, 1822, 1833

Deeds Adams Co, IL, 1840.

Adams County Records!

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