Thomas Pope1

Family

Child1.Susanna Pope+1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Mitchell, pages 251-258. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Abigail Porter1

Marriage*28 March 1745She married Isaac Packard of Bridgewater, son of David Packard and Hannah Ames, on 28 March 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.1,2

Family

Captain Isaac Packard b. 2 Jun 1720
Child1.Abigail Packard+3,1 b. 25 Oct 1754

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Packard, pages 253-264. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 277. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume 1, page 238.

Chipman Porter1

Marriage*He married Ruth Hathaway, daughter of Ebenezer Hathaway and Chloe Hooper.1

Family

Ruth Hathaway b. 11 Mar 1798

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Elizabeth Porter1

b. 17 July 1738, d. 31 December 1822
Birth*17 July 1738Elizabeth Porter was born on 17 July 1738 in East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.1
Marriage*circa 1759She married Benjamin Carver, son of Joseph Carver and Elizabeth Snow, circa 1759.1
Death*31 December 1822She died on 31 December 1822 in Castleton, Rutland County, Vermont, at age 84.1

Family

Benjamin Carver b. 28 Feb 1728/29, d. 1 Mar 1804

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.

Hezekial Porter1

b. 9 September 1735, d. 10 July 1807
Birth*9 September 1735Hezekial Porter was born on 9 September 1735 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.1
Marriage*25 September 1757He married Sarah Carver, daughter of Joseph Carver and Elizabeth Snow, on 25 September 1757 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*10 July 1807He died on 10 July 1807 in East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, at age 71.1

Family

Sarah Carver b. 14 Feb 1736/37, d. 1 Mar 1806

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.

John Porter1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*2 November 1727He married Sarah Heaton, daughter of Samuel Heaton and Sarah Hawes, on 2 November 1727 in Hebron, Windham County, Connecticut.2,1,3
(Son-in-Law) Relocation1744John's father-in-law, Samuel Heaton, moved permanently with his additional unmarried children, Hannah, John, James and Isaac, to Morris County, New Jersey, possibly as early as 1744. His three oldest sons had moved there already to establish an iron works and his two oldest daughters had married and remained in Connecticut. In his divorce documents dated 14 September 1747, Samuel gave his address as Lebanon, Connecticut, possibly visiting there at the home of his daughter Sarah and her husband John Porter.1,4,5

Family

Sarah Heaton b. 13 Sep 1707

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 4, page 118. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1232] Connecticut Vital Records to 870 (The Barbour Collection), online at www.americanancestors.org, Hebron Vital Records 1708-1854, Index page 57 referencing Volume 1, page 9. Hereinafter cited as Connecticut Vital Records (Barbour Collection).
  3. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  4. [S1233] David Benedict A.M., A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America, and other parts of the World in 2 volumes, Volume I downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com and Volume II downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: printed for the author by Manning & Loring, 1813), Volume I, pages 578-579. Hereinafter cited as A General History of the Baptist Denomination.
  5. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families, pages 282-284. Note: Rachel was 3 months short of being 81 years old when she wrote this letter on 25 January 1861 from her "best recollection." Howard Leckey, the author of Tenmile County, in doing his own research, found Rachel's information to be "fairly correct" and reportedly adjusted any discrepancies he found. (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993). Hereinafter cited as Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country.

Mary Louise Porter1

b. 1876, d. 1963
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Birth*1876Mary Louise Porter was born in 1876.1
Marriage*1900She married Thomas Andrew Hinds, son of Beatty Hinds and Catherine Brandt.1
Death*1963She died in 1963.1

Family

Thomas Andrew Hinds b. 8 May 1876, d. 17 Nov 1959

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), from the Family Tree of Thomas and Mary Hinds prepared by M. Clayton and G. Clayton and dated Nov 1992. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."

Samuel Porter1

Residence*1745Samuel Porter and his family lived in Abington, Plymouth County, in 1745.1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Packard, pages 253-264. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

William Pote1

b. 1690
Father*William Pote1
Mother*Ann Greenfield1
Birth*1690William Pote was born in 1690 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*2 June 1715He married Dorothy Gatchell, daughter of Jeremiah Gatchell and Elizabeth Boude, on 2 June 1715 at Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Dorothy Gatchell b. 23 Feb 1694/95

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 12. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

William Pote1

Marriage*He married Ann Greenfield.1

Family

Ann Greenfield
Child1.William Pote1 b. 1690

Citations

  1. [S1433] Newhouse Family: Gatchell & Getchell Descendants, online at http://www.newhousegetchell.net/…. Includes nine generations, 155 pages in PDF format, and was last updated on 02 December 2013, page 12. Hereinafter cited as Gatchell & Getchell Descendants.

Abigail Potterton1

Father*John Potterton1 d. 25 Mar 1738
Birth*Abigail Potterton was born in County Meath, Ireland.1
(Daughter) Probate5 April 1738Her father's will, naming his wife Ellinor, son Thomas, and daughters Elizabeth and Abigail, was proved on 5 April 1738.1
Marriage*She married first James Wilson.1
Residence*They lived in Robinstown, County Meath.1
(Wife) DeathAbigail became a widow when James Wilson died.1
(Sister) Will22 September 1756Abigail was named in the will of her brother Thomas dated 22 September 1756.1
Marriage*She married second David Wilkinson. They were married before 1768 when, in a deed, Abigail was identified as the widow of James Wilson of Robinstown and the wife of David Wilkinson, a silkweaver of Dublin.1

Family 1

James Wilson

Family 2

David Wilkinson

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Adelaide Potterton1

b. 1831, d. 11 September 1903
Relationships4th great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Grandniece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*1831Adelaide Potterton was born about 1831 in County Meath, Ireland,2
Death*11 September 1903 and died on 11 September 1903 in County Dublin at age 72.2
Burial*She was buried in St. James Churchyard, Athboy, County Meath.2

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Adelaide Potterton, Memorial# 153637868. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Alexander Potterton1

d. before September 1826
Father*Thomas Potterton2
Mother*Mary Wood2
Marriage Settlement*3 November 1797The settlement agreement for the marriage of Alexander Potterton and Ellinor Coates was dated 3 November 1797.2
Marriage*He married Ellinor Coates.2
(Husband) Death1807Alexander became a widower when Ellinor (Coates) Potterton died in 1807.2
(Potterton Heir) Marriage Settlement26 August 1813Alexander was named as a potential heir to the lands mentioned in the marriage settlement agreement dated 26 August 1813 between his brother Thomas and Eleanora Anne Hinds.1
Death*before September 1826He probably died shortly before September 1826, when his daughter wrote her will naming her uncle Thomas as her sole executor.2

Family

Ellinor Coates d. 1807
Child1.Maria Potterton2

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1813; Film number 545087; Volume 663; Pages 573-575; Deed number 457689; on 2687 FHL microfilms, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Alexander De Courcy Potterton1,2

b. 1819, d. 29 January 1907
Relationships4th great-grandson of John Hinds
Grandnephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton2 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds2 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*1819Alexander De Courcy Potterton was born about 1819 in County Meath, Ireland. On the 1901 census, he reported his age as 82 which would indicate his year of birth to be around 1819. His memorial gravestone recorded his age at death in 1907 as 98 years, which was likely over stated as it would mean he was born about 1809, four years before his parents' marriage.1,3
Marriage*He married first Madeleine Tournelle.2
Marriage*24 July 1893He married second Eliza Mary Edith Nicholson, daughter of Dr. Edmond Cooke Nicholson and Anne Elizabeth Victoria Moffitt, on 24 July 1893 in St. Anne's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland. He was identified as a widower and was 50 years her senior.1,2
Census Ireland 1901*Eliza Mary Edith and Alexander De Courcy Potterton appeared on the 1901 census at 9 Merrion Road, Dublin. Alexander De Courcy Potterton was aged 82, an annuitant, married, and was born in County Meath. His wife Eliza Mary Edith Potterton was aged 32, married, and born in Dublin. Also living with them was a domestic servant.1
Death*29 January 1907He died on 29 January 1907, his memorial gravestone probably overstating his age as 981,2
Burial* and was buried in St. James Churchyard, Athboy, County Meath.1

Family 2

Eliza Mary Edith Nicholson b. 10 Apr 1869

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Alexander De Courcy Potterton, Memorial# 153637869. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  3. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1813; Film number 545087; Volume 663; Pages 573-575; Deed number 457689; on 2687 FHL microfilms, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Anne Potterton1

Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
Mother*Ann Wilson1
Birth*Anne Potterton was born in County Meath.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Arthur Potterton1

b. 19 March 1828, d. 25 October 1890
Relationships4th great-grandson of John Hinds
Grandnephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#1)
Descendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#2)
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*19 March 1828Arthur Potterton was born on 19 March 1828 in County Meath, Ireland.2
Marriage*1 March 1862He married Eliza Jane Hinds, daughter of John Hinds and Jane Potterton, on 1 March 1862 in St. Mary's Church, Jervis Street, Dublin.2
Death*25 October 1890He died on 25 October 1890 in County Meath at age 622
Burial* and was buried in St. James Churchyard, Athboy, County Meath.2

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Arthur Potterton, Memorial# 152908493. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Bridget Potterton1

Father*Henry Potterton1 d. 1782
Mother*Bridget Coates1
Birth*Bridget Potterton was born in County Meath, Ireland.1
Marriage*1792She married Reverend Francis Davidson about 1792.1
Burial*She was buried at Killaconnigan, County Meath.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Charles Stuart Potterton1

b. 1825, d. 18 December 1911
Relationships4th great-grandson of John Hinds
Grandnephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#1)
Descendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#2)
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*1825Charles Stuart Potterton was born about 1825 in County Meath, Ireland.2,1
Marriage*22 November 1864He married Ellen Potterton Hinds, daughter of John Hinds and Jane Potterton, on 22 November 1864 in Trim, County Meath.1
Death*18 December 1911He died on 18 December 1911 in County Meath at age 863,4
Burial* and was buried in St. James Churchyard, Athboy, County Meath.3

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Charles Stuart Potterton, Memorial# 153637870, stating calculated year as 1826. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Charles Stuart Potterton, Memorial# 153637870.
  4. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places, included in brief excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com, noting his date of death as 10 December 1911.

Eleanor Potterton1

Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
Mother*Ann Wilson1
Birth*Eleanor Potterton was born in County Meath.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Elizabeth Potterton1

b. 1818, d. 11 April 1883
Relationships4th great-granddaughter of John Hinds
Grandniece of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*1818Elizabeth Potterton was born about 1818 in County Meath, Ireland,2
Death*11 April 1883 and died there on 11 April 1883 at age 65.2
Burial*She was buried in St. James Churchyard, Athboy, County Meath.2

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Potterton, Memorial# 152908491. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Elizabeth Potterton1

Father*John Potterton1 d. 25 Mar 1738
Birth*Elizabeth Potterton was born in County Meath, Ireland.1
(Daughter) Probate5 April 1738Her father's will, naming his wife Ellinor, son Thomas, and daughters Elizabeth and Abigail, was proved on 5 April 1738.1
Marriage*1740She married Francis Walker by licence dated 1740 in County Meath.1
(Sister) Will22 September 1756Elizabeth was named in the will of her brother Thomas dated 22 September 1756.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Elizabeth Potterton1

Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
Mother*Ann Wilson1
Birth*Elizabeth Potterton was born in County Meath.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Frank Potterton1

b. between 1830 and 1831
Relationships4th great-grandson of John Hinds
Grandnephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*between 1830 and 1831Frank Potterton was born between 1830 and 1831 in County Meath, Ireland.1
Education*January 1854He graduated in January 1854 from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, at age 23.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Frederic Potterton1

b. August 1826, d. 24 August 1912
Relationships4th great-grandson of John Hinds
Grandnephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Birth*August 1826Frederic Potterton was born in August 1826 in County Meath, Ireland.1
EducationFrederic was educated at Bannow Grammar School in County Wexford before matriculating to Trinity College in Dublin. He worked his way through Trinity by teaching at Bannow.2
Ordination*1856Reverend Frederic Potterton was ordained in 18562
Education*1864 and received his doctorate in law from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, in 1864.2
Marriage*7 May 1868He married Julia Switzer, daughter of John Wright Switzer, on 7 May 1868 in St. Stephens, Mount Street Crescent, Dublin.1
Occupation*1870He was listed in Crockford's Clerical Directory of 1870 as Frederic Potterton LLD, Curate of Templemichael, Ardagh, County Longford.3
(Husband) Death1899Frederic became a widower when Julia (Switzer) Potterton died in 1899.1
Death*24 August 1912He died on 24 August 1912 at age 861
Burial* was buried with his wife at Clonbrony, County Longford.1

Family

Julia Switzer b. 1836, d. 1899

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  2. [S1542] In Lunacy of Potterton, online at James Joyce Online Notes, http://www.jjon.org/jioyce-s-people/potterton. Hereinafter cited as In Lunacy of Potterton.
  3. [S1543] Church of Ireland, compiler, Crockford's Clerical Directory for 1870, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. Biographical and statistical book of reference for facts relating to the clergy and the church. (London, England: printed by Horace Cox, 1870), page 822. Hereinafter cited as Crockford's Clerical Directory for 1870.

Henry Potterton1

b. 1774, d. 29 October 1846
Father*Thomas Potterton2
Mother*Mary Wood3
Name-DescriptiveThe descriptive name used by the author of Potterton People and Places to clarify the identification of this Henry Potterton, and to place him correctly within the Potterton family, was Henry Potterton II.3
Birth*1774Henry Potterton was born about 1774 in County Meath, Ireland.2
Marriage*1812He married Emilia Adams, daughter of Samuel Adams, about 1812.3
(Groom's Relative) Marriage Settlement26 August 1813Henry was identified as a trustee in a marriage settlement agreement dated 26 August 1813 between his brother Thomas Potterton of Ballaghtalion, County Meath, Ireland, Esq., together with Anna Maria Donnelly and Hester Rynd who were described as the wives of ______ Donnelly and James Rynd of Portlester and Ryndville, both in the County of Meath, respectively, of the first part, Sarah (Gerrard) Hinds of Trim, County Meath, widow, of the second part, Eleanora Anne Hinds, spinster, daughter of Sarah, of the third part, and Henry Potterton of the City of Dublin gentleman and Rebecca (Gerrard) Hinds of Newtown Hill in the County of Kildare, widow, of the fourth part.4
Death*29 October 1846He died on 29 October 1846 at age 722
Burial* and was buried in St. James Churchyard, Athboy, County Meath, in his brother Thomas' family plot.2

Family

Emilia Adams

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1814; Film number 545070; Volume 672; Pages 321-323; Deed number 464033; on 2687 FHL microfilms, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Potterton, Memorial# 152908488, identifying Henry as his brother. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  4. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929: 1813; Film number 545087; Volume 663; Pages 573-575; Deed number 457689; on 2687 FHL microfilms.

Henry Potterton1

b. between 1821 and 1822
Relationships4th great-grandson of John Hinds
Grandnephew of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1777, d. 8 Nov 1847
Mother*Eleanora Anne Hinds1 b. 1788, d. 15 Aug 1874
Name-DescriptiveThe descriptive name used by the author of Potterton People and Places to clarify the identification of this Henry Potterton, and to place him correctly within the Potterton family, was Henry Potterton IV.1
Birth*between 1821 and 1822Henry Potterton may have been born between 1821 and 1822 in County Meath, Ireland.1
Biographical Info*26 February 1853 He was identified as the third son of his parents and was considered an adventurer because he didn't settle with his extended family in County Meath. Henry went to America and taught for a short while in a small school in New York state before heading west to seek his fortune in the California Gold Rush. On the eve of his departure through the Isthmus of Panama, Henry wrote a letter dated 26 February 1853 to his brother Frederic expressing his hopes and fears. That letter, which survives among the family's papers, is the last Henry was heard of -- or from. He just disappeared.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Henry Potterton1

d. 1782
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1701
Mother*______ Wilson1
Name-DescriptiveThe descriptive name used by the author of Potterton People and Places to clarify the identification of this Henry Potterton, and to place him correctly within the Potterton family, was Henry Potterton I.1
Birth*Henry Potterton was born in County Meath, Ireland, the eldest son of Thomas II.1
Inheritance*22 September 1756Henry inherited Moyrath, County Meath, by his father's will dated 22 September 1756.1
Marriage*1757He married Bridget Coates, daughter of Thomas Coates, in 1757.1
Death*1782He is believed to have died about 1782.1

Family

Bridget Coates
Children1.James Potterton1 d. 1 Apr 1807
2.Thomas Potterton+1 b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
3.Bridget Potterton1
4.John Potterton1 b. 1772, d. 14 Feb 1828

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Henry Potterton1

d. March 1862
Father*Thomas Potterton1 b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
Mother*Ann Wilson1
Name-DescriptiveThe descriptive name used by the author of Potterton People and Places to clarify the identification of this Henry Potterton, and to place him correctly within the Potterton family, was Henry Potterton III.1
Birth*Henry was described in his father's will as his eldest son.1
Marriage*before 4 May 1840He married Susan Tarrant, daughter of James Tarrant, in Mallow, County Cork, on or before 4 May 1840, the date their marriage was reported n the Limerick Standard.1
Will*4 February 1862He wrote his will dated 4 February 18621
Death*March 1862 and died in March 1862.1
Burial*He was buried at Ballivor, County Meath.1

Family

Susan Tarrant b. 1814, d. 6 Mar 1864

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

James Potterton1

d. 1 April 1807
Father*Henry Potterton1 d. 1782
Mother*Bridget Coates1
Name-DescriptiveThe descriptive name used by the author of Potterton People and Places to clarify the identification of this James Potterton, and to place him correctly within the Potterton family, was James Potterton I.1
Inheritance*James inherited Clarkstown, County Meath, from his maternal grandfather, Thomas Coates.1
Marriage*28 August 1797He married Dorothea Johnston of Hodgestown, Celbridge, County Kildare on 28 August 1797 in the Church of St. Marie, Dublin.1
Death*1 April 1807He died on 1 April 1807.1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Jane Potterton1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Thomas Potterton2 b. 1758, d. 12 Nov 1834
Mother*Ann Wilson2
Marriage License1828A marriage license bond was issued to Jane Potterton and John Hinds in Diocese of Meath, County Meath, Ireland, on 1828.3
Marriage*1828She married John Hinds, son of Richard John Hinds and Sarah Ann Wilson.1

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Family Tree prepared by Marguerite Clayton dated Dec 1997 and including the notation that the information is subject to change. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.
  3. [S1500] Ireland. Public Record Office, Index to Church of Ireland diocesan marriage licenses. Microfilm of original records at the Dublin Public Record Office. Although these licenses were issued by the established Church of Ireland, they were issued to Catholics as well as Protestants who chose to be married by license. Most of the actual licenses were destroyed in the 1922 fire at the Public Record Office; only the indexes survived: Film# 100869, Volume 5, Meath Diocese 1655, 1702-1845; on15 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Index to Church of Ireland diocesan marriage licenses.