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Nicholas Potter

Also Known As: "Nycholas Potter"
Birthplace: Newport Pagnell, Buckingham, England
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, MA, USA
Place of Burial: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Potter, of Newport Pagnell and Elizabeth Potter
Husband of Emma Potter (Knight); Alice Potter and Mary Potter
Father of Elizabeth Newhall (Potter); Sammuel Potter; Robert Potter; Sarah Potter; Nicholas Potter and 13 others
Brother of George A. Potter; Alice Paine; Thomas Potter; John Potter; Robert Potter and 4 others

Occupation: Captain in King Philip's War, a fence viewer, a surveyor, and a Selectman of Lynn MA
Managed by: Kris Stewart
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About Nicholas Potter of Salem

Title: History & Genealogies of Potter Families in Am

Author: Potter, Charles Edward

Year: 1888

Description: Historical & biographical sketches of Am descendants of Potter families. Family Lines recorded incl those of Anthony Potter of Ipswich, MA; Geo Potter of Portsmouth, RI; Geo Potter of Lancaster, Eng; Ichabod Potter of Portsmouth, RI; John & Wm Potter of New Haven, CT; Martin Potter of South Shields, Eng; Martin Potter of Philadelphia, PA; Nathaniel Potter of Portsmouth, RI; Nicholas Potter of Lynn, MA; & Robt Potter of Warwick, RI.

Nicholas Potter (ROBERT4, THOMAS3, THOMAS2, NICHOLAS1) b 1 Apr 1604 in Newport Pagnell, Buck, Eng, d 18 Aug 1677 in Salem, Essex, MA, m1 Alice Plasse. She b 1619 in St Botolphs, Aldersgate, London, d 26 Jan 1658 in Salem, Essex, MA. He m2 Mary Gedney. She b 14 Jun 1640 in Salem, Essex, MA, d 1674 in Salem, Essex, MA. He m3 Eme Carter 22 Apr 1628 in Salem, Essex, MA. She b 1607 in Newport Pagnell, Buck, Eng, d 1636.

Children of Nicholas Potter & Mary Gedney:

i. Mary, b 4 Nov 1660, Salem, Essex, MA, d 29 Aug 1662, Salem, Essex, MA

ii. Hannah, b 25 Mar 1661, Salem, Essex, MA, d 28 Aug 1662, Salem, Essex, MA

iii. Sarah, b 4 Oct 1662, Salem, Essex, MA, d 29 Sep 1688, Salem, Essex, MA

iv. Mary, b 10 Nov 1663, Salem, Essex, MA

v. Samuel, b 9 Nov 1665, Salem, Essex, MA, d 10 Nov 1666, Salem, Essex, MA

vi. Hannah, b 27 Mar 1666, Salem, Essex, MA

vii. Lydia, b 26 Feb 1667, Salem, Essex, MA, d 17 Jul 1668

viii. Bethiah, b 23 May 1668, Salem, Essex, MA

ix. Samual, b 22 Apr 1669, Salem, Essex, MA, d 1692; m. Rebeccah Trask

x. Lydia, b 16 Jul 1670, Salem, Essex, MA, d Apr 1671

xi. Benjamin, b 6 Nov 1671, Salem, Essex, MA, d 14 Aug 1697

xii. Joseph, b 9 Jun 1673, Salem, Essex, MA, d 1677

Children of Nicholas Potter & Eme Carter:

xiii. Capt Robert, b 28 May 1639, Lynn, MA, d 21 Mar 1709

xiv. Samuel, b 26 Dec 1632, Pagnell, Newport, Buck, Eng, d 4 Feb 1633

xv. Elizabeth, b 8 Apr 1634, Lynn, MA, d 22 Feb 1686


  1. 2601. Compiled by Frank Elwood Potter. Descendants of Nicholas Potter of Lynn, Massachusetts, Supplement to Part 9, entitled "Nicholas Potter of Lynn, Massachusetts and Descendants, " from Charles Edward Potter's POTTER GENEALOGIES (1888). Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, 1991. P. 2: Baptisms
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Nicholas Potter of Salem's Timeline

April 1, 1604
Newport Pagnell, Buckingham, England
April 1, 1604
Newport Pagnell, Bucks, Eng
April 22, 1628
Age 24
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, , England
December 26, 1632
Age 28
April 8, 1634
Age 30
Newport Pagnall, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
May 28, 1639
Age 35
Lynn, Essex, MA, USA
Age 46
Age 46
Lynn, Essex, MA, USA
November 4, 1660
Age 56
Lynn, Essex, MA, USA
March 25, 1661
Age 56
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States