Frances Potter (Child) (1610 - 1661) MP

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Nicknames: "Frances Childe", "Frances Childes"
Birthplace: Lydd, Kent, England
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven Colony
Managed by: Larry Strait, Jr.
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About Frances Potter (Child)

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 1137, 1459

Arrived in America in 1635 on "Abigail" with her husband and 4 month old son.

Married

  1. William Potter (1608-1662)

The Children of William POTTER and Frances CHILDS? were.

  • 1. JOSEPH, b. Nov. 1635,   m. Phebe IVES
  • 2. THOMAS, b. ca. 1637
  • 3. HANNAH,?
  • 4. MARY, bap. Aug. 22, 1641,   m. about 1657, Joseph MANSFIELD
  • 5. SARAH, bap. Aug. 22, 1641,but not the twin of Mary,   m. 1659, Robert FOOTE;   m. 2nd, 1686, Aaron BLAKESLEY/BLACHLEY and removed to Guilford.
  • 6. HOPE, bap. Oct. 3, 1641,   m. Feb. 3, 1663, Daniel ROBINSON.
  • 7. REBECKAH, bap Jan 1643,   m. Nov. 27, 1667, Thomas ADAMS
  • 8. NATHANIEL bap. Dec. 22, 1644,   m. April, 1675, Elizabeth HAWES

Submitted by Joyce Lee Wiggins Kaufman of Dallas, Texas

Links

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  • 1 Shepard, James, The New Haven (Conn.) Potters, 1639 (New England Historic Genealogy Register, (Boston, 1900)).
  • 2 Ancestral File.
  • 3 Shepard, James, The New Haven (Conn.) Potters, 1639 (New England Historic Genealogy Register, (Boston, 1900)), From Savage.
  • 4 Jacobus,, Donald Lines, Families of Ancient New Haven (Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, 1974), Vol. VI, p1459.
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Frances Potter's Timeline

1610
February 16, 1610
Lydd, Kent, England
1635
March, 1635
Age 25
Sussex, England
July, 1635
Age 25
Ship: Abigail
1636
August 10, 1636
Age 26
New Haven , New Haven, CT
August 10, 1636
Age 26
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

William married Frances about 1634 in England. (1)

Conflict with the LDS date of marriage (Aug. 1636) (5) and birth of first child, Joseph (Nov. 1636). Both are no doubt wrong. Jacobus has no date for marriage, but c1635 for birth of Joseph.

Citations
1 Shepard, James, The New Haven (Conn.) Potters, 1639 (New England Historic Genealogy Register, (Boston, 1900)).

5 Ancestral File.

September 8, 1636
Age 26
Probably England
1637
1637
Age 26
Rhode Island
1641
August 22, 1641
Age 31
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut
August 22, 1641
Age 31
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
October 31, 1641
Age 31
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA