Maria Susannah Potts

26 March 1794–
Sterling, Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Maria Susannah

When Maria Susannah Potts was born on 26 March 1794, in Sterling, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, her father, Frederick Potts Sr, was 41 and her mother, Catherine Ham, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Potts Sr
1752–
Catherine Ham
1753–
Maria Susan Potts
1778–
Barbara Potts
1780–
Frederick Potts Jr
1784–1871
Catherine Potts
William Potts
Samuel Potts
1791–1856
Maria Susannah Potts
1794–
Thomas Jefferson Potts
1794–1848

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Potts Sr

    Male1752–Male

    Female1753–Female

siblings

(8)

    Maria Susan Potts

    Female1778–Female

    Barbara Potts

    Female1780–Female

    Frederick Potts Jr

    Male1784–1871Male

    Samuel Potts

    Male1791–1856Male

    Female1794–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Pott 1, particularly common in northeastern England.

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

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