Andrew "Andy" Potter and
Elizabeth "Betty" Bolling

Andrew "Andy" Potter b 4 Jun 1828 d 20 Oct 1904, s/o Richard Potter and Christina "Teeney" Ramey. Andrew "Andy" Potter m. 25 Jul 1858 in Pike Co KY to Elizabeth "Betty" Bolling b 5 Jan 1836 d 17 Sep 1912, d/o Ezekial Bolling and Sharon Nancy Carr Baker. Children of Andrew Potter and Elizabeth "Betty" Bolling;

1. Roland "Role" T Potter b Sep 1858 m. (1) to Elvena "El" Moore (aka Ellen); Roland "Role" T Potter m. 1888 to (2) Kisiah Emily Short b 1871 Wise Co VA, d/o Daniel Washington "Gopher Dan" Short and Charlotte Hollyfield.

2. Richard "Dick" Potter b 13 Nov 1861 d 29 Jul 1890 killed in an explosion at Pool Point Tunnel, m. Sarah Riddle.

3. Ezekiel "Zeke" Potter b 22 Dec 1863 d 28 Feb 1888.

4. James "Big Jim" Potter b 10 Jun 1866 Pike Co KY d 18 Jun 1953 Potter Flats, Pike Co KY, buried Elkhorn City Cemetery, m. 3 Aug 1889 to Rebecca Evelyn Short b 1874 VA d 24 Dec 1954 Potter Flats, KY, buried Elkhorn City Cemetery, Pike Co KY, d/o Daniel Washington "Gopher Dan" Short and Charlotte Hollyfield.

5. Martha Jane Potter b 11 Oct 1867 d 6 Jul 1960 m. age 14 20 Aug 1884 Pike Co KY to (1) Spencer Mullins b 1861 Dickenson Co VA. (No children from this marriage). Martha Jane Potter m. (2) to Jim Colley. Martha Jane Potter m. 1889 to (3) Walter Hiram Elam b 11 Sep 1865 d 25 May 1914 (tombstone date 20 Sep 1856), buried Elkhorn City Cemetery, Elkhorn City, KY.

6. Solomon "Sol" Potter b 30 Mar 1869 d 20 Feb 1925. m. 15 Jul 1894 Dickenson Co VA to (1) Cora L Wallis b 1878 Pike Co KY; Solomon "Sol" Potter m. 18 Apr 1898 to (2) Eliza Keen b 15 Sept 1883 Buchanan Co VA d 14 Dec 1914. Solomon often wore a black suit, white shirt and highly polished shoes prompting his father, James to laugh and say, Sol wants to be president. (Source).

7. Shadrach "Shade" Potter b 1872; m. 1895 to Rebecca Jane Reed b 1876 VA d 1963 Ecorse, Michigan, d/o Amos Reed and Sarah Ann Elam. (Source).

8. Levi Potter b 1873 d ? (killed while rafting logs); m. Rebecca Jane Reed.

9. Hannah Potter b 1875 m. 29 Dec 1893 to William Riley Ramey b 1849.

10. George Washington Potter b Feb 1877 Pike Co KY d 12 Feb 1956 Pike Co KY, m. (1) to Ida Potter b Jun 1883. George Washington Potter m. 30 Oct 1902 Buchanan Co VA to (2) Elizabeth Breeding b 1886 Pike Co KY, d/o Noah Breeding and Cynthia Unknown. Children of George Washington Potter and Elizabeth Breeding;

i. Jeanette "Net" Potter m. Earl Cure

ii. Granville Potter m. Goldie Mullins

iii. Minnie Pearl Potter m. Russell Vanover

iv. Geneva Potter

v. Bellden Potter

vi. Ballard Potter

After the death of George Washington Potter, Elizabeth Breeding married Charlie Vanover and moved to WV. Charlie Vanover's son Russell Vanover married Pearl Potter, the d/o George Washington Potter and Elizabeth Breeding. They also lived in WV.


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