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Descendants of William James Potts

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. WILLIAM JAMES2 POTTS (JOHNATHAN HENRY1) was born 29 Nov 1861 in Dallas Co. AR, and died 01 Dec 1933 in Rains Co., TX. He married

(1) SARAH ELIZABETH MITCHELL 26 May 1881 in Rains Co., TX, daughter of AARON MITCHELL. She was born 18 Mar 1862 in Hopkins Co., TX, and died 24 Jul 1887 in Rains Co., TX. He married (2) MARTHA ELLEN "MATTIE" TERRY 10 Sep 1896 in Rains Co., TX, daughter of JOHN N. TERRY. She was born 18 Jun 1873 in Rains Co., TX, and died 08 Oct 1928 in Rains Co., TX.

More About WILLIAM JAMES POTTS:

Burial: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery #1

 

FACT #1 -: 1900 Polk Co., TX: POTTS, William, Nov1861 38, m4yr, AR TN TN, tie maker; Martha, wife, Feb1874 26, m4yr 4ch4liv, TX MS TX, Irvin J, son, Jan1882, 18, TX; Mary, dau, June1897, 2, TX; Johnnie, son, Sept1898, 1, TX; Cecil, stepson, Jan1893, 7, TX TX TX; 

 

FACT #1b -: 1910 Rains Co., TX: POTTS, W.J., 48, m2x 1r, AR TN TN, farmer; Martha A., wife, 35, m2x lyr, 8ch 8liv, TX MS TX; John, son, 11, TX AR TX; Alta, dau, 9, TX; Winnie, dau, 8, TX; Debbs, son, 5, TX; Lutie, dau, 1 9/12, TX; HARRISON, Cecil, stepson, 17, TX TX

 

FACT #1c -: 1920 Trinity Co., TX: POTTS, William J., 58, AR TN TN, farmer; Martha E., wife, 45, TX MS TX; John J., son, 21, TX; Winnie E., dau, 17, TX; Debs M., son, 16, TX; Lutie M., dau, 11, TX; Willie F.R., dau, 6, TX; Martha Ellen, dau, 2mo., TX

 

 

More About SARAH ELIZABETH MITCHELL:

Burial: Deaton Cemetery, Rains Co., TX

 

More About MARTHA ELLEN "MATTIE" TERRY:

Burial: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery #1

 

Children of WILLIAM POTTS and SARAH MITCHELL are:

i. ETTA DRUCILLA3 POTTS, b. 18 Dec 1881.

2. ii. ERVIN JONATHAN POTTS, b. 18 Jan 1883, TX; d. 19 Jul 1957, Rains Co., TX.

iii. MARTHA LAVANA POTTS, b. 18 Oct 1886; d. 22 Apr 1944; m. IRVIN A. COOK, 02 Sep 1905, Rains Co., TX.

 

Children of WILLIAM POTTS and MARTHA TERRY are:

iv. MARY MARILLA3 POTTS, b. 15 Jun 1897, TX.

3. v. JOHN JAMES POTTS, b. 10 Sep 1898, TX; d. Aug 1972 Houston Co., TX

vi. ALTA LAVASIE POTTS, b. 18 Jun 1900, TX.

vii. WINNIE ELIZABETH POTTS, b. 24 Jan 1902, TX.

4. viii. DEBBS MYZE POTTS, b. 11 Oct 1904, TX; d. 29 Sep 1989, Nacogdoches Co., TX.

ix. LUTIE MAE POTTS, b. 10 Sep 1908, TX.

x. WILLIE F.R. POTTS, b. 1914, TX.

xi. MARTHA ELLEN POTTS, b. 1920, TX.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. ERVIN JONATHAN3 POTTS (WILLIAM JAMES2, JOHNATHAN HENRY1) was born 18 Jan 1883 in TX, and died 19 Jul 1957 in Rains Co., TX. He married SUSIE HUFF. She was born 1885, and died 1913 in Rains Co., TX.

More About ERVIN JONATHAN POTTS:

Burial: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery #1, Rains Co., TX

 

More About SUSIE HUFF:

Burial: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery #1, Rains Co., TX

 

Child of ERVIN POTTS and SUSIE HUFF is:

i. NANNIE4 POTTS, b. 16 Nov 1903; m. (1) MARVIN PENNEBAKER, 04 Nov 1924; m. (2) JIM DOUGHERTY, 1941.

 

3. JOHN J.3 POTTS (WILLIAM JAMES2, JOHNATHAN HENRY1) was born 10 Sep 1898 in TX, and died Aug 1972. He married MAGGIE.

Child of John & Maggie Potts:

                                         i. living Potts

4. DEBBS MYZE3 POTTS (WILLIAM JAMES2, JOHNATHAN HENRY1) was born 11 Oct 1904 in TX, and died 29 Sep 1989 in Nacogdoches Co., TX. He married JIMMIE ALEENE SNYDER. She was born 14 May 1907 in TX, and died 02 Mar 1947 in Crockett, Houston Co., TX.

More About DEBBS MYZE POTTS:

FACT #1b -: 1930 Dallas, Dallas Co., TX: POTTS, Gibbs M., 25, m@20, TX TX AR, repair radio; Jimmie, wife, 22, m@18, TX AR AR; Mary E., dau, 4, TX; Willie, Sister, 16, TX.

 

More About JIMMIE ALEENE SNYDER:

Burial: Evergreen Memorial Park, Houston Co., TX

 

Child of DEBBS POTTS and JIMMIE SNYDER is:

i. MARY ELLEN4 POTTS, b. 22 Feb 1926, Angelina Co., TX; married Gerald Easterly .... marriage ended in divorce.

 

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