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John Potter, IV

Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
Immediate Family:

Son of William (John) Potter and Hannah (Ann) Potter / Beecher
Husband of Elizabeth Rose
Father of Hannah Blakesley; Samuel Potter, Sr. and Rebecca Potter
Brother of William Potter
Half brother of Isaac Beecher

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About John Potter, IV

John Potter, born 1606 in England married Elizabeth Wood April 14, 1630. Elizabeth Wood was born April 14, 1606 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England

Child of John Potter and Elizabeth Wood is:

1. Hannah Potter, born Abt. 1633 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England; died November 07, 1723 in New Haven, Connecticut; married Samuel Blakeslee December 03, 1650 in New Haven, Connecticut.

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 213, 336, 1459

Note: I don't see how place of birth could have been New Haven, which didn't even exist in 1607.

Alternate place of birth: Wales, England


Excerpt from an earlier Geni discussion:

Here are the correct couples:

John Potter, IV Elizabeth Rose Wood Elizabeth's connections to Edward Parker and Robert Rose are also correct; they were her second and third husbands. ------- Frances Child She should be married to a William Potter, who seems to have gotten merged back in to John since yesterday. See these pages for more details: -------------------- arrived in new haven, ct in april 1638 via the ship hector. signed the plantation covenant in new haven on june 4, 1639.

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John Potter, IV's Timeline

March 8, 1606
Manchester, Lancashire, England
March 8, 1606
Manchester, Lancashire, England
March 8, 1606
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Manchester, Lancashire, England
April 14, 1630
Age 24
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 25
Probably Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
July 1635
Age 29
Ship: Abigail
August 10, 1636
Age 30
New Haven , New Haven, CT
Age 33
New Haven, Connecticut

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
Name: John Potter
Year: 1639
Place: New Haven, Connecticut
Source Publication Code: 1936
Primary Immigrant: Potter, John
Annotation: Excellent directory of the first settlers of New England. Drake's additions and corrections (no. 1666) are found in the G.P.C. reprint and in no. 9151, Tepper, Passengers to America, pp. 468-470.
Source Bibliography: FARMER, JOHN. A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New-England; Containing an Alphabetical List of the Governours, Deputy-Governours, Assistants or Counsellors, and Ministers of the Gospel in the Several Colonies, from 1620 to 1692; Graduates of Harvard College to 1662; Members of the Ancient and Honourable Artillery Company to 1662; Freemen Admitted to the Massachusetts Colony from 1630 to 1662; With Many Other of the Early Inhabitants of New-England and Long-I
Page: 233
Source Citation: Place: New Haven, Connecticut; Year: 1639; Page Number: 233.
Source Information:
Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc, 2010.
Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.

October 7, 1641
Age 35
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)