When Mahala Poteet was born on 28 November 1800, in Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Poteet, Sr., was 35 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 34. She married Charles B. Mc Gee on 3 May 1821, in Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Nodaway Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Platte Township, Clay, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 May 1882, in Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81.
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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