Samuel Captain Potter

–29 May 1847
New Hanover, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel Captain

Samuel Captain Potter was born in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States as the son of Robert Pottar and Ann Willets. He married Ann about 1802, in New Hanover, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 May 1847, in North Carolina, United States, and was buried in Southport, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Captain Potter
–1847
Ann
1781–1815
Marriage: about 1802
Mary L Potter
1802–1832
Amelia Caroline Potter
1803–1879
Samuel Potter
1805–
Matilda Potter
1809–
Samuel Randolph Potter
1811–1856
Milton Potter
1813–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1802
New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    Mary L Potter

    Female1802–1832Female

    Amelia Caroline Potter

    Female1803–1879Female

    Samuel Potter

    Male1805–Male

    Matilda Potter

    Female1809–Female

    Samuel Randolph Potter

    Male1811–1856Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Potter in entry for Matilda Potter, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"
  • Samuel Potter in entry for Milton Potter, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"
  • Samuel Potter in entry for Ann Potter, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"

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