Gideon Potter

1763–
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Gideon

When Gideon Potter was born in 1763, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Potter, was 28 and his mother, Dinah Gifford, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Potter
1735–1832
Dinah Gifford
1733–1777
Desire Potter
1756–1827
Elizabeth Potter
1757–1827
Christopher Potter
1776–1843
Elizabeth POTTER
1785–
Nathaniel Potter
1757–1856
Gideon Gifford Potter
1758–
Elizabeth M Potter
1759–
Nathaniel Potter
1759–1833
Joseph Potter
1761–
Rhoba 'Rhobe' Potter
1761–1842
Gideon Potter
1763–
Jonathan Potter
1765–1835
Cornelius Potter
1767–1835
David Potter
1769–1849
Jeremiah Potter
1771–1843
William Potter
1772–1858
Thomas Potter
1774–1836
Stephen Potter
1777–1849
Joseph POTTER
1783–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(19)

    Female1756–1827Female

    Elizabeth Potter

    Female1757–1827Female

    Nathaniel Potter

    Male1757–1856Male

    Gideon Gifford Potter

    Male1758–Male

    Female1759–Female

+14 More Children

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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