Descendants of Nathaniel Potter

 

By June Hartzell
March 2006

 

 

1. Nathaniel1 Potter was born 1615 in England, and died after 1643 in New Port County, RI. He married Dorthy Allen ca. 1634 in Rhode Island, daughter of William Allen.

 

Children of Nathaniel Potter and Dorothy Allen are:

2 i. Nathaniel2 Potter, born Sep 1637 in Massachusetts. He married Elizabeth Stokes ca. 1657 in Newport County, RI.

 

+ 3 ii. Icabod Potter I, born 1639 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI; died 1676 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

3. Icabod2 Potter I (Nathaniel1) was born 1639 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI, and died 1676 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI. He married Martha Mary Hazard in Rhode Island, daughter of Thomas Hazard and Martha. She was born ca. 1641, and died 1676 in Kingston, RI.

Her niece, Mary Hazzard, married John Robinson. This makes Mary & Martha 2nd cousins.

 

Children of Icabod Potter and Martha Hazard are:

4 i. John3 Potter, born 1655 in Narragansett, Rhode Island; died 1715 in South Kingston, RI. He married Sarah Wilson 1690.

 

5 ii. Susanna Potter, born 1659; died 1688. She married __________ Grously 1679.

 

6 iii. Sarah Potter, born 1661 in Rhode Island; died 1704. She married James Wells.

7 iv. Thomas Potter, born 1663. He married (1) Susanna Tripp. He married (2) Lydia Wilcox.

8 v. Robert Potter, born 1670 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., RI; died 1745 in South Kingston, RI. He married Elizabeth Cole.

+ 9 vi. Ichabod Potter II, born 1672; died before 1730 in South Kingston, RI.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

9. Ichabod3 Potter II (Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born 1672, and died Before 1730 in South Kingston, RI. He married Margret Helme 1700 in Point Judith, Rhode Island, daughter of Rouse Helme and Mary Eldred. She was born 1679 in Kingston, RI, and died 1727 in Point Judith, RI.

 

Children of Ichabod Potter and Margret Helme are:

+ 10 i. Col. Ichabod4 Potter, born 1702 in Kingston, Rhode Island; died Apr 1739 in South Kingston, RI.

11 ii. Rouse Potter, born Feb 13, 1702. He married (1) Mary Easton. He married (2) Lydia Ball Jan 11, 1732.

 

 

12 iii. Thomas Potter, born ca. 1705; died Apr 20, 1746. He married Martha Card.

13 iv. William Potter, born Mar 04, 1708. He married Martha Card.

14 v. Margret Potter, born Oct 11, 1714.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

10. Col. Ichabod4 Potter (Ichabod3, Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born 1702 in Kingston, Rhode Island, and died Apr 1739 in South Kingston, RI. He married Sarah Robinson Jan 16, 1723, daughter of John Robinson and Martha Hazard. She was born Jan 26, 1707 in Rhode Island.

Children of Ichabod Potter and Sarah Robinson are:

15 i. John5 Potter, born Jul 19, 1724; died Jun 01, 1772 in South Kingston, RI. He married (1) Mary Hazard Aug 20, 1752. He married (2) Hannah Potter Dec 26, 1766.

 

16 ii. Simeon Potter, born Sep 25, 1726 in RI.

17 iii. Ruth Potter, born Jan 19, 1727.

18 iv. Rouse Potter, born Dec 10, 1728.

19 v. Christopher Potter, born Nov 15, 1732. He married Elizabeth Hazard Mar 19, 1750.

+ 20 vi. Nicholas Potter, born Aug 31, 1735 in South Kingston, RI; died Dec 26, 1824 in Huntington Twp., Luzerne Co., PA.

21 vii. Mary Potter, born Sep 26, 1737.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

20. Nicholas5 Potter (Ichabod4, Ichabod3, Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born Aug 31, 1735 in South Kingston, RI, and died Dec 26, 1824 in Huntington Twp., Luzerne Co., PA.

Children of Nicholas Potter are:

22 i. Nicholas6 Potter, born Feb 17, 1760. Baptism: Nov 25, 1760

 

23 ii. Joseph Wanton Potter, born Nov 25, 1760 in Narragansett, Rhode Island; died Aug 01, 1840 in Huntington Twp., Luzerne Co., PA. He married Diadema Brookins Mar 05, 1780; born Jun 08, 1765; died Feb 16, 1839 in Huntington Twp., Luzerne Co., PA.

24 iii. John Potter, born ca. 1765.

+ 25 iv. Elsa Potter, born Jul 15, 1782 in Fairmount Springs, Luzerne County, PA; died Oct 28, 1846 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA.

26 v. Mary "Polly" Potter, born 1784. She married Joseph Batchelor.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

25. Elsa6 Potter (Nicholas5, Ichabod4, Ichabod3, Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born Jul 15, 1782 in Fairmount Springs, Luzerne County, PA, and died Oct 28, 1846 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA. She married Thomas Baker after 1800, son of John Baker and Mary Smith. He was born Oct 14, 1774 in Kingston, Luzerne County, PA, and died Jul 20, 1866 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA.

Children of Elsa Potter and Thomas Baker are:

27 i. Thomas7 Baker.

28 ii. Ellen Baker.

+ 29 iii. Elizabeth Baker, born Jun 15, 1803 in Huntington Twp., PA; died Jun 16, 1883 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA.

30 iv. Francis Baker, born 1805.

31 v. Eltruda Baker, born Feb 1808.

32 vi. Ross Baker, born 1810.

33 vii. Henderson Baker, born Jan 01, 1813.

34 viii. John Baker, born Apr 1815.

35 ix. Helen Baker, born ca. 1818.

36 x. Amanda Baker, born ca. 1819.

37 xi. Mary Baker, born ca. 1821.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

29. Elizabeth7 Baker (Elsa6 Potter, Nicholas5, Ichabod4, Ichabod3, Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born Jun 15, 1803 in Huntington Twp., PA, and died Jun 16, 1883 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA. She married Jacob Harrington 1827 in Columbia County, PA, son of Jesse Herrington. He was born Jun 10, 1799 in Renselaer County, NY, and died Oct 01, 1878 in Cole's Creek, Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA.

 

Children of Elizabeth Baker and Jacob Harrington are:

38 i. Milton8 Harrington, born May 30, 1828.

39 ii. Mary Harrington, born May 11, 1830.

40 iii. Newton Harrington, born Jun 05, 1834.

41 iv. John B. Harrington, born Jan 07, 1837.

+ 42 v. Harriett Elizabeth Harrington, born Apr 03, 1845 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA; died Feb 15, 1923 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA.

43 vi. Amanda May Harrington, born May 07, 1848.

 

 

Generation No. 8

 

42. Harriett Elizabeth8 Harrington (Elizabeth7 Baker, Elsa6 Potter, Nicholas5, Ichabod4, Ichabod3, Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born Apr 03, 1845 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA, and died Feb 15, 1923 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA. She married Joshua Brink Davis Dec 03, 1863, son of Thomas Davis and Catherine Brink. He was born Sep 04, 1842 in Benton Twp., Columbia County, PA, and died Feb 14, 1920 in Talmer.

Burials: Harrington-Davis Cemetery

Children of Harriet Harrington and Joshua Davis are:

44 i. John N.9 Davis, born Dec 03, 1864; died Sep 03, 1866.

45 ii. Kate Elizabeth Davis, born Feb 26, 1867; died Sep 06, 1953. She married Herbert Hess.

 

William Hess Sr. is Aunt Lizzie's 3rd great-grandfather and Uncle Herb's great-grandfather. This makes Aunt Lizzie & Uncle Herb 2nd cousins, twice removed.

Aunt Lizzie descends down from Anna Elizabeth Hess and Uncle Herb from George Hess. Anna Elizabeth and George are children of William Hess Sr.

 

46 iii. Thomas Warren Davis, born Feb 27, 1870; died Feb 14, 1947. He married Cora Kittle.

+ 47 iv. Earnest Guy Davis, born Feb 12, 1872 in Benton Twp., Columbia County, PA; died Mar 10, 1923 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA.

48 v. Walter B. Davis, born Jul 19, 1874; died Nov 10, 1909. He married Edith Fritz; born May 21, 1879; died Bet. 1943 - 1945. Cause of Death: Hunting accident by nephew Albert Hess

 

49 vi. Lena G. Davis, born Dec 02, 1876; died Feb 27, 1941 She married Stanley Stout Jul 02, 1898; born Sep 14, 1871; died Mar 03, 1958.

50 vii. Alice Pearl Davis, born Apr 09, 1884; died Feb 06, 1919. She married James M. Smith; born May 13, 1880; died Jan 18, 1964.

51 viii. Victor Clyde Davis, born Nov 24, 1888; died 1975. He married Lillian Clemons.

52 ix. Erma Blanche Davis, born Jan 20, 1889; died Jun 06, 1960. She married Norman D Robbins Jul 28, 1905; born Dec 27, 1885; died Jun 12, 1959.

 

Generation No. 9

 

47. Earnest Guy9 Davis (Harriett Elizabeth8 Harrington, Elizabeth7 Baker, Elsa6 Potter, Nicholas5, Ichabod4, Ichabod3, Icabod2, Nathaniel1) was born Feb 12, 1872 in Benton Twp., Columbia County, PA, and died Mar 10, 1923 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA. He married Pruella Florence Diltz Dec 02, 1894 in Coles Creek Valley, PA, daughter of John Diltz and Mary Sutliff. She was born Nov 15, 1877 in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, PA, and died Jun 04, 1968 in Orangeville, Columbia County, PA.

 

 

Children of Earnest Davis and Pruella Diltz are:

53 i. Nina Blanche10 Davis, born Oct 09, 1895; died Oct 06, 1983. She married Robert Smith; born 1890; died Jun 08, 1978.

+ 54 ii. Jennie Beatrice Davis, born May 12, 1898 in Tri Mills, PA; died Feb 01, 1993 in Orangeville, Columbia County, PA.

55 iii. Ralph Clinton Davis, born 1900. He married Sarah Edgar.

56 iv. Velma Marie Davis, born 1904. She married Lyall Shoemaker.

57 v. Mary Elizabeth Davis, born 1906. She married Charles Horn.

58 vi. Hildred Adda Davis, born Jul 19, 1913 in Fly Creek, New York; died Jan 16, 2001 in Orangeville, Columbia County, PA. She married Roy Buck 1932.

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