Person:John Potts (31)

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John Potts, Jr.
b.abt. 1741/42
 
m. est. 1740
  1. Amos Pottsabt 1740/42 -
  2. John Potts, Jr.abt 1741/42 -
  3. Sarah Potts1744/45 - 1829
  4. David Potts
m. abt. 1771
  1. Joseph Potts1772 -
  2. Sarah Potts1775 -
  3. Rebecca Potts1778 - 1860
  4. Hannah Potts1780 -
Facts and Events
Name John Potts, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1741/42
Marriage abt. 1771 to Rebecca Snodgrass

John Potts was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 346.--7th April, 1763. David Looney and Mary to Amos Potts and John Potts, Jr., £25, 204 acres by patent dated August, 1761, on waters of Craig's Creek of James River. Teste: Steven ( ) Rentfroe, Margret ( ) Looney. Sent to Pat. Lockhart by your order, 8th October, 1773. (Note: as John Potts, Jr. would have had to have reached adulthood to receive this patent, he would have been born likely by 1741/42 or before).


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 2 - Mathews vs. Fawcett--O. S. 398; N. S. 145--Copy of record from Rockingham. Bill filed in Rockingham, February, 1800. On 27th January, 1790, Solomon Mathews and wife Agness conveyed in trust 148 acres in Rockingham for benefit of William Herbert and John Potts, Jr., part of tract conveyed to Solomon by Alexander McFarland on northeast side of Big Spring in Rockingham. Herbert and Potts assigned to Benj. Fawcett, 13th February, 1793. Deed, 13th February, 1793, by Wm. Herbert and John Potts of Alexandria to Benj. Fossett of Rockingham, recites deed by Mathews and wife, 27th January, 1790, 148 acres on Smith's Creek. Recorded in Rockingham, July, 1793. Deed, 24th July, 1791, by Benj. Fawcett, late of Rockingham, to Solomon Mathews, conveys conditionally all right in the old furnace called the Mount Ery Furnace on Linville's Creek and all lands purchased by Fawcett from Mathews, 1786. Founder is Abraham Forsythe. Mathew is to deliver to Fawcett the forge on Smith's Creek known as Spring Forge. Deposition 20th November, 1801, of Joseph Fawcett, son of Benjamin. Deposition 20th November, 1801, of John Jordan in Bath (Botetourt)--was he member of Mess. R. Patton & Jordan? He remembers that Josiah Allen moved to Tennessee in 1787. He lived at Mt. Ery Furnace in 1788 or 1789.



Notes

Potts, John
Date: Dec 11, 1759
Location: Augusta Co., VA
RecordID: 36748
Description: Appraiser
Book Page: WB2-380
Remarks: Robert Clark's appraisement by Peter Luney, Thomas Ramsey and John Potts.To bills against the country. Cash. Two Bibles and other old books.
Notes: This probate record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley.
Potts, John
Date: Mar 21, 1771
Location: Augusta Co., VA
Record ID: 37525
Description:Debtor
Book Page: WB4-383
Remarks: James Patton's settlement ofestate recorded -- John Buchanan, executor; 1758, 22d April, paid Francis Riely; 1765, 5th June, to putting Ratclif's place into the office where it was tossed, for the estate; 1761, 14th August, cash paid Dr. Thomas Walk

Notes: This probate record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-IrishSettlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records ofAugusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Potts, John

Date: May 20, 1758
Location: Augusta Co., VA
Record ID: 36614
Description: Buyer
Book Page: WB2-252
Remarks: Jacob Patton's estate to Susan Patton, administratrix. To Edward McDonald, Joseph Love, William Plummer, George Tar, Henry Campbell, John Potts, Robert Williams, Philip Watkins, Reece Watkins,John Walker, Christopher Cunningham, John Patton, Robert
Notes: This probate record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley.
Potts, John
Date: Nov 22, 1753
Location: Augusta Co., VA
Record ID: 31859
Description: Grantee
Book Page: 5-511
Property: 124 acres; Craig's Creek.
Remarks: By patent of 3 Nov 1750.
Notes: This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley.
Potts, John, Jr.
Date: Apr 7, 1763
Location: Augusta Co., VA
Record ID: 32921
Description: Grantee
Book Page: 11-346
Property: 204 acres on waters of Craig's Creek of James River.
Remarks:£25. Property given by patent dated Aug 1761. Sent to Pat. Lockhart by your order, 8 Oct 1773.
Notes: This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted fromthe Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley
I36028
Name: Rebecca POTTS
Given Name: Rebecca
Surname: Potts
Sex: F 1
Birth: 10 JAN 1778 in , , Pennsylvania
Death: 1 JUL 1860 in , Washington, Virginia
Burial: Minnick Cem.
Father: John POTTS
Mother: Rebecca SNODGRASS b: 1746
Marriage 1 Henry MINNICK b: 1 FEB 1773 in , Washington, Virginia
Children
Sarah MINNICK b: 11 JUL 1798
John MINNICK b: 23 AUG 1800 in , Washington, Virginia
Elizabeth MINNICK b: 3 OCT 1802 in , Washington, Virginia
Rebecca MINNICK b: 11 NOV 1804 in , Washington, Virginia
Catherine MINNICK b: 14FEB 1807 in , Washington, Virginia
Isaac MINNICK b: 3 JAN 1811 in , Washington, Virginia
Mary S. MINNICK b: 14 FEB 1814 in , Washington, Virginia
NancyMINNICK b: 17 MAY 1817 in , Washington, Virginia
Joseph P. MINNICK b: 11 APR1823 in , Washington, Virginia
William MINNICK b: 14 DEC 1825 in , Washington, Virginia
Sources:
Abbrev: Imported GEDCOM file
Title: Imported GEDCOM file