George Pottie III

about 1775–22 March 1815 (Age 40)
Louisa, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of George

When George Pottie III was born about 1775, in Louisa, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, George Pottie II, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jerdone, was 21. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah J Thompson. He died on 22 March 1815, in Louisa, Virginia, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Bumpass, Louisa, Virginia, United States.

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George Pottie III
Sarah J Thompson
Willliam Pottie
Mary P Pottie
Dr Charles Pottie
Isabella Pottie
George E Pottie

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World Events (8)


Age 0

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 11

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Patrick .

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

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  • Division of the estate of George Pottie, deceased - Louisa, Virginia will book 6, page 252
  • George Pottie, "Find A Grave Index"
  • the will of Sarah Jerdone, widow of Francis Jerdone - Louisa, Virginia will book 6, page 56 (witnessed by Joseph Spicer & Nelson Moss)

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