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NATHANIEL and JOAN (WILBORE) POTTER  FAMILY

Generation No. 1

1. NATHANIEL POTTER (NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born Abt. 1669, and died November 1, 1736 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts. He married JOAN/JANE WILBORE, daughter of WILLIAM WILBORE and MARTHA. Their children were:

2. William POTTER
3. Mary POTTER


Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM POTTER (NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born November 12, 1689 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, and died 1777 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island. He married MARY BROWNELL Bef. April 15, 1712 in Massachusetts. Their children were:

Robert POTTER, d. Bef. September 22, 1774.
4. Benjamin POTTER, b. April 15, 1712.
5.  William POTTER, b. January 02, 1714/15.
Jane POTTER, b. March 25, 1717, m. Nathaniel Soule ,November 22, 1739.
Nathaniel POTTER, b. August 09, 1719, m. Rosamond Soule.
David POTTER, b. February 13, 1721/22 ; d. April 11, 1801; m. Susanna Barber, January 05, 1748/49.
Sarah POTTER, b. April 06, 1724; m. Stephen Soule, February 10, 1745/46.
6. Martha POTTER, d. Aft. September 22, 1774.
7. Mary POTTER, d. Bef. September 22, 1774.

3. MARY POTTER (NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born abt. 1702 in Little Compton, Rhode Island.  She m(1) ISAAC WOOD April 12, 1722 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.  She m(2) CHARLES BROWNELL bef. July 3, 1743.  Their children were:

Mary WOOD
Rachel WOOD
Gideon WOOD


Generation No. 3

4. BENJAMIN POTTER (WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born April 15, 1712 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, and died Bef. September 22, 1774. He married MARY (BRIGHTMAN) MANCHESTER July 03, 1735 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts. Their children were:

  8. Smiton POTTER, b. 1736; d. February 1825, m. Lucy Moore.
Elijah POTTER.
Atson POTTER,  m. Mr. Crossman or Grossman.
  9. Patience POTTER, b. 1749; d. 1803, m. Caleb Crandall.
10. Zilpha POTTER, m. Jesse Crandall, July 2, 1776.
Mary POTTER, m. Brownell Lake , October 17, 1773.
Jane POTTER, m. Moses Taber , October 31, 1765.

5. WILLIAM POTTER (WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born January 02, 1714/15 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, and died Bef. December 07, 1801 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island. He married ELIZABETH MOSHER May 20, 1740 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, daughter of JONATHAN MOSHER and ISABEL POTTER (STOKES, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL). Their children were:

11. Thankful POTTER, b. March 15, 1740/41, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts.
12. Daniel POTTER, b. February 02, 1742/43, Dartmouth, Massachusetts; d. January 04, 1834, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Alice POTTER, b. September 16, 1745, Richmond, Rhode Island; d. Abt. June 1785; m. Nathaniel Pulman , November 20, 1766, Richmond, Rhode Island.
13. Robert POTTER, b. May 09, 1748, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island; d. Aft. 1820, Albany, Bradford, Pennsylvania.
Mary POTTER, b. May 18, 1751, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island.
Isabel POTTER, b. November 09, 1753, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island; m. Gideon Mosher , January 04, 1775, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island.
14. Jonathan POTTER, b. July 08, 1761, Richmond, Rhode Island; d. Aft. 1801.

6. MARTHA POTTER (WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) died about February 1815 in Richmond, RI. She married (1) ROBERT WILCOX December 24, 1749 in Richmond, Rhode Island, son of ROBERT WILCOX and SARAH WILCOX. She married (2) JOB HOXSIE Aft. July 04, 1768. Her children were:

Robert WILCOX
Sylvester WILCOX
Sarah WILCOX
Mary WILCOX

7. MARY POTTER (WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) died Bef. September 22, 1774. She married DAVID KENYON April 21, 1751 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island. Their children were:

William KENYON
Peter KENYON
Lydia KENYON, m. Solomon Baker , February 04, 1770, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island.
Mary KENYON
Deborah KENYON


Generation No. 4

8. SMITON POTTER (BENJAMIN, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born 1736, and died February 1825. He married LUCY MOORE November 07, 1765. Their children were:

Mary POTTER, b. 1766; d. 1842; m. Peleg Maxson.
Joshua POTTER, b. 1768; d. 1853.
Hannah POTTER, b. 1771; d. 1866.
Rachel POTTER, b. 1774; d. 1817.
Benjamin POTTER, b. 1776; d. 1859; m. Elizabeth Mosher , 1804.
Smiton POTTER, b. 1778; d. 1830; m. Lydia Rogers , 1801.
Elijah POTTER, b. 1782; d. 1835; m. Betsey Rogers , 1803.
Lucy POTTER, b. 1794; d. 1874; m. Peter Barber , 1814.

9. PATIENCE POTTER (BENJAMIN, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born 1749, and died 1803. She married CALEB CRANDALL 1766, son of SIMEON CRANDALL and MARY SWEET. Their children were:

Zilpha CRANDALL, b. July 15, 1767.
Benjamin CRANDALL, b. November 10, 1769.
Mary CRANDALL, b. November 16, 1771.
Anne CRANDALL
Nathan CRANDALL, b. October 20, 1773.

10. ZILPHA POTTER (BENJAMIN, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL). She married JESSE CRANDALL July 02, 1776, son of SIMEON CRANDALL and MARY SWEET. Their children were:

Hannah CRANDALL, b. September 17, 1778.
Polly CRANDALL, b. April 21, 1780.
Jesse CRANDALL, b. October 22, 1781.
Potter CRANDALL, b. July 18, 1783.
Asa CRANDALL, b. February 17, 1787.

11. THANKFUL POTTER (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born March 15, 1740/41 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts. She married JOHN DYE March 22, 1758 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, son of RICHARD DYE. Their children were:

Samuel DYE, b. February 26, 1759.
Richard DYE, b. October 18, 1761.
Elizabeth DYE, b. February 08, 1765.
Mary DYE, b. May 21, 1768.
Jonah DYE, b. July 15, 1771.

12. DANIEL POTTER (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born February 02, 1742/43 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, and died January 04, 1834 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York. He m(1) LOIS CLARKE December 01, 1765 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, daughter of THOMAS CLARKE and BRIDGET BARBER. He m(2) SARAH BAILEY, widow of Jonathan IRISH by March 13, 1782. The children of Daniel and Lois were:

15. Clarke POTTER, b. Abt. 1767, Washington Co., Rhode Island; d. August 19, 1845, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York.
Daniel POTTER, b. Abt. 1770, Washington Co., Rhode Island; d. March 1806, Brookfield, Madison, New York; m. Polly Greene.
16. David POTTER, b. April 04, 1772, Washington Co., Rhode Island; d. July 28, 1833, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Robert POTTER, b. Abt. 1773, Washington Co., Rhode Island; d. September 23, 1806, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; m. Lydia Crandall.
Olive POTTER, b. Aft. 1774, Rhode Island; d. 1823, Berlin, Rensselaer, NY.

13. ROBERT POTTER (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born May 09, 1748 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, and died Aft. 1820 in Albany, Bradford, Pennsylvania. It is possible that his wife was named Meriam and that she was a sister to Benjamin Petty. Known children were:

Mary POTTER, b. Abt. 1770; m. Reynolds Babcock.
Margaret POTTER, m. John Nichols.
Martha POTTER, m. Maltiah Hatch.

14. JONATHAN POTTER (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born July 08, 1761 in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, and died Aft. 1801. He married PATIENCE. Their children were:

Job POTTER, b. 1784.
Benjamin W. POTTER, b. May 10, 1787; d. 1826; m. Phebe Eastman , April 14, 1808, Genesee Co., New York.
Elcy POTTER, b. 1789.
Peter POTTER, b. 1790.
William POTTER, b. 1791.
Daniel POTTER, b. April 12, 1793, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island; d. April 01, 1855, Peru, Miami, Indiana; m. Harriet Smith Fox , February 22, 1815.
Jonathan POTTER


Generation No. 5

15. CLARKE POTTER (DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born Abt. 1767 in Washington, Rhode Island, and died August 19, 1845 in Hornellsville, Steuben, New York. He married LUCY BENNETT July 29, 1787 in West Greenwich, Kent, RI. Known child:

17. Lois POTTER, b. March 16, 1789, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island; d. August 25, 1846, Johnstown, Rock, Wisconsin.

16. DAVID POTTER (DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born April 04, 1772 in Washington, Rhode Island, and died July 28, 1833 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York. He married CONTENT KING, daughter of EARL KING and CONTENT RICHMOND. Their children were:

Judith POTTER, b. February 1798, Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York; d. October 13, 1871, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
18. Abigail POTTER, b. April 22, 1800, Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York; d. February 18, 1878, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
19. Sarah POTTER, b. August 27, 1802, Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York; d. December 01, 1872, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
20. Content POTTER, b. August 23, 1805, Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York; d. February 03, 1859.
21. David POTTER, b. February 11, 1808, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. March 21, 1865, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
22. Hannah N. POTTER, b. 1810, , Rensselaer, New York.
Olive POTTER, b. 1812; d. February 18, 1813.


Generation No. 6

17. LOIS POTTER (CLARKE, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born March 16, 1789 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, and died August 25, 1846 in Johnstown, Rock, Wisconsin. She married DANIEL BABCOCK January 21, 1809 in New Berlin, Chenango, New York. Their children were:

Lucy Alvira BABCOCK, b. June 22, 1811, Batavia, Genesee, New York; d. September 06, 1890, Milton, Rock, Wisconsin; m. Orrin Vincent , March 26, 1829, Alfred, Allegany, New York.
Hannah BABCOCK, b. December 08, 1813, Batavia, Genesee, New York; d. December 26, 1891, Milton, Rock, Wisconsin; m. Samuel C. Hamilton , September 27, 1832, Alfred, Allegany, New York.
Daniel C. BABCOCK, b. April 02, 1818, Alfred, Allegany, New York; d. January 19, 1875, San Jose, Santa Clara, California.
Lois M. BABCOCK, b. June 20, 1820, Alfred, Allegany, New York; d. December 27, 1888, Medical Lake, Spokane, Washington; m. Stephen Maxson , October 26, 1837, Alfred, Allegany, New York.
Tacy A. BABCOCK, b. November 30, 1823, Alfred, Allegany, New York; d. February 02, 1888, St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota; m. Benjamin F, Collins, 1841.
Susan Philena BABCOCK, b. July 10, 1825, Alfred, Allegany, New York; d. April 19, 1847, Albion, Dane, Wisconsin; m. Israel F. Burdick , Johnstown, Rock, Wisconsin.

18. ABIGAIL POTTER (DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born April 22, 1800 in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, and died February 18, 1878 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York. She married JONATHAN NICHOLS February 14, 1818 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, son of JOHN NICHOLS and HANNAH. Their children were:

Melina Alzina NICHOLS, b. December 09, 1818, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
John Geoffrey NICHOLS, b. May 10, 1821, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Sarah Merou NICHOLS, b. October 12, 1823, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
William David NICHOLS, b. June 11, 1825, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Jonathan Irish NICHOLS, b. November 13, 1826, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Norton LeRoy NICHOLS, b. February 07, 1831, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. August 07, 1864.
Daniel Arnold NICHOLS, b. July 11, 1833, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. August 07, 1864, Andersonville, Georgia.
George Henry NICHOLS, b. February 21, 1836, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. April 27, 1842, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Stephen Jay NICHOLS, b. March 02, 1839, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. June 06, 1888.
Elnora DeEtte NICHOLS, b. February 22, 1842, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Henry Edson  NICHOLS, b. September 02, 1844, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Abigail Susan NICHOLS, b. March 31, 1847, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.

19. SARAH POTTER (NDAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born August 27, 1802 in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, and died December 01, 1872 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York. She married JARED GREENE, son of SUSANNAH GREENE. Their children were:

Olive A. GREENE, b. August 27, 1822, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
William P. GREENE, b. December 17, 1826, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
David K. GREENE, b. June 15, 1829, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Stephen J. GREENE, b. March 13, 1833, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. January 23, 1838, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Egbert U. GREENE, b. June 22, 1835, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. October 07, 1839, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Edmond Delos GREENE, b. June 13, 1837, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Sarah J. GREENE, b. August 09, 1842, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Palmyra R. GREENE, b. July 30, 1844, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. July 11, 1863.

20. CONTENT POTTER (DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born August 23, 1805 in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, and died February 03, 1859. She married THEODATY CARTWRIGHT January 20, 1836 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York. Their child was:

Hannah Celestia CARTWRIGHT, b. November 22, 1837, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. 1921. She married Peter Burdick and John G. Fuller.

21. DAVID POTTER (DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born February 11, 1808 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, and died March 21, 1865 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York. He married LOIS GREENMAN Abt. 1828 in Rensselaer, New York, daughter of JAMES GREENMAN and SUSANNAH GREENE. Their children were:

Susan M. POTTER, b. December 1829, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; m. Alvah Brimmer.
23. Olive Louisa POTTER, b. 1834, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. April 25, 1905; m. Hiram Babcock.
Charlotte M. POTTER, b. March 20, 1835, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. August 01, 1836.
24. Charlotte C. POTTER, b. February 09, 1837, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. September 05, 1895, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; m. William M. Greene.
James D. POTTER, b. February 15, 1839, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. January 09, 1841.
Ann Adelia POTTER, b. February 02, 1841, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. December 14, 1910, Hammond, Tangipahoa, Louisiana; m(1) John H. Hull; m(2) Benjamin Booth, March 23, 1885, Farina, Fayette, Illinois.
25. Daniel Eugene POTTER, b. Abt. 1844, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. June 16, 1924, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; m. Hannah Baldwin who was born August 12, 1841 in Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York and died February 13, 1911. Both are buried in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts.
David J. POTTER, b. Abt. 1846, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
26. Sarah Medora "Dora" POTTER, b. January 09, 1848, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. May 08, 1909, Hammond, Tangipahoa, Louisiana; m. Andrew H. Mott.

22. HANNAH N. POTTER (DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born 1810 in , Rensselaer, New York and died November 24, 1892. She married JABISH HAKES who died March 4, 1876.  Both are buried in Berlin, New York, Hakes Cemetery.  Their children were:

David P. HAKES, b. 1835.
Harry J. HAKES, b. 1840.
Egbert M. HAKES, b. 1841.
Philura HAKES, b. 1843.
William Henry HAKES, b. 1845.
Rosetta S. HAKES, b. 1848.
Edmund L. HAKES, b. 1850; died December 21, 1853

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23. OLIVE LOUISA POTTER (DAVID, DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born 1834 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, and died April 25, 1905. She married HIRAM BABCOCK Abt. 1854 in , Rensselaer, New York. Their children were:

Edith A. BABCOCK, b. June 27, 1855, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. January 21, 1938 in Pittsfield, MA. She was a nurse.
Hiram P. BABCOCK, b. May 23, 1857 in Berlin, Rensselaer, NY; d. March 9, 1925 in Pittsfield, MA.
Ina Louise BABCOCK, b. December 08, 1859, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. October 08, 1868, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Emma R. BABCOCK, b. 1863, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. 1942.
Artie BABCOCK, b. 1866, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; d. 1935; m. George M. Stillman.

24. CHARLOTTE C. POTTER (DAVID, DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born February 09, 1837 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, and died September 05, 1895 in Berlin, New York. She married WILLIAM MAXSON GREENE December 23, 1854 in Berlin, New York. Their children were:

Elwyn D. GREENE, b. January 21, 1856, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Frederick U. GREENE, b. March 11, 1858, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Harriet L. GREENE, b. August 25, 1861, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Bertha I. GREENE, b. September 13, 1863, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
Lena M. GREENE, b. October 10, 1865, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York; m. Rev. Alonzo Crowfoot , April 24, 1907, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.
William E. GREENE, b. February 1868, Berlin, Rensselaer, New York.

25. DANIEL EUGENE POTTER (DAVID, DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born Abt. Dec. 1842 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, and died June 16, 1924 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island. He married HANNAH ELIZABETH BALDWIN January 03, 1865 in Troy, Rensselaer, New York. Their children were:

Delton A. POTTER, b. Oct. 4, 1865, New York; d. January 28, 1920 in Pittsfield, Berkshire, MA; m. abt. 1893 Minnie Voll.
George D. POTTER, b. Abt. 1868, New York; d. January 31, 1934, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; wife was named Ida.

26. SARAH MEDORA (DORA) POTTER (DAVID, DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born January 09, 1848 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, and died May 08, 1909 in Hammond, Tangipahoa, Louisiana. She married ANDREW HATHAWAY MOTT September 1868 in Berlin, Rensselaer, New York, son of ANDREW H. MOTT. Their children were:

27. Grace MOTT, b. August 24, 1869, Schuylerville, Saratoga, New York; d. October 04, 1941, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.
28. John Eugene MOTT, b. Abt. 1872, Schuylerville, Saratoga, New York; d. 1901.


Generation No. 8

27. GRACE MOTT (SARAH MEDORA (DORA) POTTER, DAVID, DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born August 24, 1869 in Schuylerville, Saratoga, New York, and died October 04, 1941 in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. She married WILLIAM HENRY BOOTH July 07, 1890 in Hammond, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, son of BENJAMIN BOOTH and MARY GREENE. Their child was:

Gladys BOOTH, b. April 30, 1891, Hammond, Tangipahoa, Louisiana; d. June 15, 1970, Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon; m. Harold Ray IRISH, January 11, 1911, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.

28. JOHN EUGENE MOTT (SARAH MEDORA (DORA) POTTER, DAVID, DAVID, DANIEL, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL, NATHANIEL) was born Abt. 1872 in Schuylerville, Saratoga, New York, and died 1901. He married SARAH GLAZEBROOK. Their child was:

Claude Jerome MOTT, b. 1892; d. 1920.


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