When Sarah Jane Poteet was born on 7 May 1850, in McDowell, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Henry Poteet, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Hawkins, was 21. She married Walter Scott Smith on 21 November 1869, in Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 18 December 1888, at the age of 38, and was buried in United States.
Probably an Anglicized form of Italian Potito . Compare Perteet , Poteat , and Poteete .
History: Francis Poteet, from England, reportedly born in a family of Italian origin, is recorded in MD in 1667.
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