James Isaac Potts

about 1843–
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Isaac

When James Isaac Potts was born about 1843, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, William Potts, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Jolly, was 33. He married Hannah Grover.

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Family Time Line

James Isaac Potts
1843–
Hannah Grover
1847–1864
Marriage:

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE

Parents and Siblings

    William Potts

    Male1805–Male

    Female1810–Female

siblings

(7)

    Temperance "Tempy" Potts

    Female1834–Female

    William Caswell Potts

    Male1835–Male

    Kiziah Potts

    Female1840–1863Female

    Female1840–Female

    Male1843–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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