Person:George Potter (14)

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m. 18 Sep 1754
  1. Mary Potter1755 - 1793
  2. George Potter1757 - 1801
  3. Joseph Potter1759 - 1822
  4. Hannah Potter1761 -
  5. Susannah Potter1763 - 1825
  6. Content Potter1765 - 1850
  7. Lydia Potter1766 - 1843
  8. Col. Nathan Potter1769 - 1825
  9. Lucy Potter1771 - 1807
  10. Elizabeth Potter1775 - 1853
m. 26 Apr 1780
  1. Nancy Potter1781 - 1862
  2. George Potter1783 - 1868
  3. Benjamin Potter1785 - 1867
  4. Mary Potter1787 - 1876
  5. Ephraim Potter1789 - 1841
  6. Sally Potter1792 - 1861
  7. John Potter1795 - 1817
  8. Content Potter1797 - 1887
  9. Charles Potter1799 - 1882
Facts and Events
Name George Potter
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Jan 1757 Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Marriage 26 Apr 1780 Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United Statesto Mary "Polly" Stillman
Death? 25 Oct 1801 Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Religion? Seventh-day Baptist
Burial? Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States1st Hopkinton Cemetery

Note: George was engaged many years in ship-building, and in cod-fishing at the Straits of Belle Isle, "being the first man from the United States, after the close of the Revolution, to go to Green Island (in the bay of St. Lawrence)."

Mary Stillman was George's 3C related through Robert Burdick and Ruth Hubbard.

References
  1. Hopkinton Births and Deaths, in Arnold, James N. Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850: First series, births, marriages and deaths. A family register for the people. (Narragansett Hist. Publ. Co., 1891), 47.

    POTTER, George, of George and Content, [born] Feb. 10, 1757.

  2.   Denison, Frederic. Westerly and its witnesses: for two hundred and fifty years, 1626-1876 ; including Charlestown, Hopkinton, and Richmond, until their separate organization, with the principal points of their subsequest history.
  3.   Walter LeRoy Brown. The Maxson Family: Descendants of John Maxson and Wife Mary Mosher of Westerly, Rhode Island. (Albion, New York: Printed by Eddy Printing, 1954), 14, 30.
  4.   Revolutionary War Service -
    Included the battle of White Plains, Trenton and Princeton; he was at Valley Forge.
    Wounded in the head at Newport Aug. 1778 by the bullet that killed Clark Burdick.
  5.   D.A.R. approved patriot