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George Potter

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Portsmouth Colony, Aquidneck Island (Present Newport County), (Present Rhode Island)
Place of Burial: Old St. James Church, Clerkenwell, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Potter, of Newport Pagnell and Elizabeth Potter
Husband of Martha Potter
Father of Nathaniel Potter of Rhode Island; Rebecca Gibbens; Robert Potter; Elizabeth Lawton; Mary Potter and 8 others
Brother of Alice Paine; Thomas Potter; John Potter; Nicholas Potter of Salem; Robert Potter and 5 others

Occupation: (Immigrant)
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About George Potter

  • seems unlikely as a son of Robert Potter. George b. 1584, his father Robert b. 1577
  • George Potter m. Martha LNU.
  • see summary of the Martha, wife of George and John, on Susanna (Potter) Anthony, daughter of Martha and John

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/POTTER/2000-01/0947776731

Here is a summary of the children of George Potter of London.

Robert Potter was christened at St. James, Clerkenwell in 1608.

The other Potter siblings were christened at St. Bride's Fleet Street.

George Potter, Sr was himself interred at St. James, Clerkenwell where he is listed in the original death records as "a poore man".

It has been suggested that there were two Robert Potters, one from Coventry and one from London, but it seems very unlikely to me. Robert could as a young man have gone to Coventry and thence to the New World where his siblings followed.

-------------------- Arrived in Rhode Island in 1638 -------------------- If this is the father of Robert Potter who died in 1655, his birth year cannot be 1854. Since the birth year obviously wrong, I am deleting it. --------------------

George A. Potter, Sr.


Born: 1584 London, Greater London, Middlesex, England

Died: Sep 1640 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, Age 56 years

Married: 1602 St. James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England

Wife: Mrs. Martha Potter, b. Abt 1585, , Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England; d. Aft 4 Feb 1646, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Age: ~ 61 years

Children:

  • Alice Potter, b. Abt 1603, , Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England , d. 1643, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Age: ~ 40 years
  • Robert Potter, Sr., c. 17 Jan 1608, St. James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England , d. 1654, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Age: ~ 45 years
  • Elizabeth Potter, c. 27 Nov 1609, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Middlesex, England , d. 15 Apr 1683, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Age: ~ 73 years
  • Marye Potter, c. 17 Jun 1610, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Middlesex, England , d. of Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
  • Martha Potter, b. 1611, London, Greater London, Middlesex, England , d. 1669, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Age: 58 years
  • John Potter, (Older), c. 17 Oct 1613, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Middlesex, England , d. Bef 1620, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Middlesex, England Age: ~ 6 years
  • Nathaniel Potter, Sr., b. 1615, London, Greater London, Middlesex, England , d. 1644, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Age: 29 years
  • Rebeckah Potter, c. 29 Oct 1615, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Middlesex, England , d. , date unknown
  • William Potter, c. 2 Mar 1616, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, Middlesex, England , d. date unknown
  • George Potter, Jr., b. Bef 9 Dec 1618, London, Greater London, Middlesex, England , d. Sep 1640, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States Age: ~ 21 years
  • John Potter, (Younger), c. 26 Dec 1620, St. Bride Fleet Street, London, England, d. date unknown
  • Susanna Potter, b. Abt 1623, London, Greater London, Middlesex, England , d. 29 Aug 1674, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States Age: ~ 51 years

Immigration Jun 1634 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; "HERCULES" John Kiddey, Master. She left London March 24, and Southampton, April 18, with twelve passengers. Arrived about June 1634

http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/getperson.php?personID=I12664&tree=00

Sources:

	

Potter: Descendants of George Potter of Portsmouth, RI (Kenneth G. Potter), Potter, Kenneth G., ((Boston : A. Mudge & Son, 1888., reprinted 1992); CS71.P868 1888).

New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Clarence Almon Torrey), Torrey, Clarence Almon, ((Baltimore:MD, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997), NEHGS #B2-84750), 929/.374 ED: 20., p. 596 (Reliability: 3).

LDS: IGI, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Common Index of International Genealogical Information (Salt Lake City:UT, Family History Center, July 1996 © data as of 2 January 1996), (Created by FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service, 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, Oct 12, 2001 , http://www.familysearch.org), BATCH: #F836882 SHEET: #06 SOURCE CALL: #1395541 TYPE: Film (Reliability: 3).

Leigh: Genealogical Research of Bill Leigh (e-mail), Leigh, Bill, (e-mail documentation, 1996, wleigh@xionics.com (Bill Leigh)).

Briggs: Genealogical Research of Jeff Briggs (e-mail), Briggs, Jeff, (Roots-L Inquiry, 1996, jbriggs200@usa.pipeline.com (Jeff Briggs)).

Streeter: Genealogical Research of Perry Streeter (e-mail), Streeter, Perry, (Roots-L Submission, 1996, pstreete@actium.com (Perry Streeter)).

Murley: Genealogical Research of Windsor B. Murley, Murley, Windsor B., (e-mail documentation, 1996, 75301.202@CompuServe.COM (Windsor B. Murley)).

Streeter: Ancestors of Thomas Streeter and Elizabeth Burleson (Milford Streeter), Streeter, Milford, ((Boston:MA, NEHGS, 1992), NEHGS #P3-55500). - See more at: http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/getperson.php?personID=I12664&tree=00#sthash.dWLKuUuh.dpuf

links

  • FamilySearch AFN: XMNB-ST (presumed - father of Rebecca/Rebeckah/Elizabeth)

-------------------- Birth: 1584 - London, Middlesex, England Death: 1640 - Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Parents: Robert Potter, Elizabeth Potter Wife: Martha Potter Children: Martha Hazard, Robert Potter, Elizabeth Potter, Marye Potter, John Potter, Rebeckah Potter, William Potter, Nathaniel Potter, Susanna Potter, George Potter, Nathaniel Potter, I, Alice Potter Sibling: Nicholas Potter

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George A. Potter's Timeline

1584
1584
London, Middlesex, England
1595
October 29, 1595
Age 11
Aldgate, London, Middlesex, England
1607
1607
Age 23
Probably England, (Present UK)
1608
January 17, 1608
Age 24
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, (Present UK)
1609
November 27, 1609
Age 25
City of London, Middlesex, England
1610
June 17, 1610
Age 26
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
1613
October 29, 1613
Age 29
christened 2 March 1616 London, St. Bride, Fleet Street, Middlesex, England
1616
March 2, 1616
Age 32
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island
October 7, 1616
Age 32
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England
1617
1617
Age 33
London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom