Mahala Poteet

Female28 November 1800–11 May 1882

Brief Life History of Mahala

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.

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Family Time Line

Charles B. Mc Gee
Mahala Poteet
Marriage: 3 May 1821
Julia Ann Mc Gee
James Oliver McGee
Thomas S McGee
Samuel Jackson McGee
Sarah Jane McGee
Ibby Eliza McGee
Mary Elizabeth McGee
Martha E. McGee
Nancy Caroline McGee
Margaret A. McGee

Sources (10)

  • Mahaly Mcgee in household of Charles Mcgee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mahaly Poteet in entry for Charles McGee, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Mehala McGee in household of Charles McGee, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1821Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 12

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries 1822: Clay created from Ray and Non-County Area 7

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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