Enoch Potter and
Josephine Bentley

L-R Back: Roosevelt, John Vent, Eura, Linda Ollie, Everett, Cora, and Sylvan Potter. L-R Front: Opal, Josephene Bentley, Chloe, and Enoch Potter. Photos from Tina Faye Phillips on Facebook 17 Nov 2013
L-R Back: John West Potter, Everett Potter, Josephene Bentley Potter, Roosevelt Potter and Sylvan Potter. L-R Front: Opal Seiber Potter, Eura Potter Moore, Linda Ollie Potter Boyd, Celesta Potter Dillion, Cloie Potter Hamey, and Cora Potter Childers.
Enoch Potter b 20 Mar 1867 Letcher Co KY d 29 Jan 1944 s/o John Boone Potter and Susannah Ellen Sanders. Enoch Potter m. (2) Josephine Bentley b 18 Jun 1873 Dairy Hollow, Jenkins, Letcher Co KY d 13 Feb 1954; buried Potter Cemetery, Hylton, KY; d/o John Martin Bentley and Malinda Addington. Children of Enoch Potter and Josephine Bentley;

1. Eura Potter 15 Dec 1899 Orb Knot, Pike Co KY d 3 Feb 1981 Orlando, Orange Co FL; m. 16 Dec 1916 to Varney Moore b 3 Dec 1896 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 13 Feb 1969 Hendricks, IN. Child of Varney Moore and Eura Potter; i. Josephine Moore b 21 Feb 1931 d 25 May 1993 FL

2. Roosevelt Potter b 10 Dec 1901 Letcher Co KY d 17 Jun 1975; m. (1) to Hattie Collier Letcher Co KY; d/o Enoch Irvin Collier and Cordelia Bell Bentley. Roosevelt Potter m. (2) to Laura Belcher. Roosevelt Potter m. Wise Co VA, (3) to Hazel Ogilvie.

3. Celesta Potter b abt 1904 KY d abt 1956; m. 30 Jul 1921 KY to Lewis Dillow b 30 Jul 1899 Greenup Co KY d 7 Apr 1960

4. Edward Everett Potter b 6 Mar 1905 Pike Co KY d 15 Aug 1966 Letcher Co KY; m. 1940 to Sarah Jane Unknown b abt 1911 VA. Children of Edward Everett Potter and Sarah Jane Unknown; i. Ronald Edward Potter b abt 1936 KY ii. Bert Leo Potter b abt 1938 KY iii. Mary Ann Potter b abt 1940 Letcher Co KY.

5. John Vent Potter b about 1907 KY d 5 Dec 1985 Pike Co KY

6. Ollie Potter b about 1908 KY; m. abt 1925 to Clarence Boyd b abt 1904 TN; occupation 1930, barber coal mine company. Children of Clarence Boyd and Ollie Potter; i. Phillip O Boyd b 22 Mar 1926 Letcher Co KY ii. Richard F Boyd b 15 Feb 1929 Letcher Co KY iii. Arnold W Boyd b 28 May 1935 Letcher Co KY d 29 Apr 1939 Letcher Co KY.

7. Sylvan Potter b 26 Apr 1909 KY d 9 Feb 1961 Letcher Co KY; m. Eva Holbrook b 25 Nov 1909 KY d 1 Sept 1985 Kenton, Hardin Co OH; d/o Randall Henry Holbrook and Louisa Adams. Children of Sylvan Potter and Eva Holbrook; i. Robert Paul Potter b 22 Nov 1932 Letcher Co KY d 6 Oct 2007 Elkhorn City, Pike Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. 1964 to Annette Johnson b abt 1939 Letcher Co KY d 4 Jul 2010 Huntington, Cabell Co WV; d/o Ellis Johnson and Sabrina Craft. ii. Betty Joe Potter b 15 Dec 1934 Sergent, Letcher Co KY d 15 Dec 1934 Serbent, Letcher Co KY; buried Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, Letcher Co KY.

8. Calvin Potter b abt 1911

9. Cora Potter b 18 May 1911 Ky d 10 Sept 1997 Pike Co KY; m. Male Childers

10. Opal R Potter b 6 Apr 1913 Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY d 25 Feb 2006 Huntington IN; m. (1) to Lee Seiber b 1911 Anderson TN d 25 Jan 1960 Randolph IN. Opal R Potter m. 1973 to Orville Fulton b 30 Nov 1904 d 1985 IN. Opal R Potter m. 1990 to Harry C Dill b 11 Jul 1920 d 25 Feb 2006 in a car wreck, Adams, IN.

11. Worley Cameron Potter b 10 Jan 1915 Pike Co KY

12. Chloe Potter b 19 Mar 1916 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 24 Sept 2008; m. Male Haney


Enoch Potter
and Emma Clark

Enoch Potter b 20 Mar 1867 Letcher Co KY d 29 Jan 1944 s/o John Boone Potter and Susannah Ellen Sanders. Enoch Potter m. 17 Sept 1892 to Emma Clark d 12 Jun 1897 at age 20 from Typhoid; d/o Lafayette Clark and Jane Unknown. Children of Enoch Potter and Emma Clark;

1. Elmon Grady Potter b 5 Oct 1894 KY d 29 Aug 1969; m. abt 1918 KY to Polly Ann Bentley 21 Nov 1905 Letcher Co KY d 27 Aug 1980; d/o Elbert Franklin Bentley and Sabrina Craft.

2. Savannah Pearl Potter b 6 Nov 1896 KY d 6 Dec 1983.


1870; Census Place: Precinct 2, Letcher, Kentucky; Roll: M593_481; Page: 365
John Potter 42 KY
Susanah Potter 39 KY
Arty Potter 19 KY
Bothny Potter 15 KY
Isom Potter 13 KY (indexed as James)
George Potter 11 KY
Hannah Potter 6 KY
Enoch Potter 4 KY
Martha Potter 1 KY

1880 census
John POTTER Self M Male W 52 KY Farming KY VA
Susanah POTTER Wife M Female W 49 KY Keeping House KY KY
Enoch POTTER Son S Male W 13 KY At Home KY KY
Martha POTTER Dau S Female W 11 KY KY KY
Susan E. POTTER Dau S Female W 9 KY KY KY
Didema POTTER Dau S Female W 6 KY KY KY
John M. POTTER Son S Male W 2 KY KY KY
Source Information:
Census Place Upper Elkhorn Creek, Pike, Kentucky
Family History Library Film 1254439
NA Film Number T9-0439
Page Number 689C

1900; Census Place: Magisterial District 2, Pike, Kentucky; Roll: T623_548 Page: 3A; En District: 7
Enoch Patter 28 mar 1872 m 8 yrs KY KY KY
Josephine Patter 26 jun 1873 m 8 yrs 1 born 1 living KY KY KY
Grady Patter 5 oct 1894 KY KY KY
Savanah Patter 3 nov 1896 KY KY KY
Virgie Patter 5/12 dec 1899 KY KY KY

1910; Census Place: Elkhorn City, Pike, Kentucky; Roll: T624_499; Page: 13A; En District: 165
Enoch Potter 43 m2 (or 3)x this time 11 yrs KY KY KY
Josephine Potter 35 m1x 11 yrs KY KY VA
Elmon G Potter 15 KY KY KY
Sauannah P Potter 13 KY KY KY
Ura Potter 10 KY KY KY
Roosevelt Potter 9 KY KY KY
Salesty Potter 6 KY KY KY
Everette Potter 5 KY KY KY
John V Potter 3 KY KY KY
Ollie Potter 2 KY KY KY
Sylvan Potter 11/12 KY KY KY

1920;Census Place: Sycamore, Pike, Kentucky; Roll: T625_596; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 116
Enoch Potter 52
Josephine Potter 42
Grandy Potter 25
Rosevelt Potter 19
Celesta Potter 17
Everett Potter 14
John V Potter 13
Ollie Potter 11
Cilvin Potter 9
Cora Potter 8
Opal Potter 6 KY KY KY
Cloa Potter 3

1930; Census Place: District 3, Pike, Kentucky; Roll: 775; Page: 27B; Enumeration District: 12
Enoch Petter 62 m@25 KY KY KY (indexed as Elmor)
Josephine Petter 55 m@25 KY KY VA
Cara Petter 18 KY KY KY
Everett Petter 24 KY KY KY
John Vince Petter 23 KY KY KY
Silvie Petter 21 KY KY KY
Opal Petter 17 KY KY KY
Chloe Petter 14 KY KY KY

KY Death index
Name: Enoch Potter
Death Date: 25 Jan 1944
Death Location: Pike
Residence Location: Pike
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1867
Birth Location: Letcher, Kentucky
Spouse's name: Josephine Potter
Spouse's Age: 70
Father's Name: John Potter
Father's Birth Location: Letcher, Kentucky
Mother's Name: Susannah Sanders
Mother's Birth Location: Pike, Kentucky

1930; Census Place: East Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky; Roll: 765; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 21
Clarence Boyd 26 m@21 TN TN TN barber coal mine company
Allie Boyd 22 m@17 KY KY KY
Phillip Boyd 4 KY TN KY
Richard Boyd 1 1/12 KY TN KY
Sylvan Patter 20 bro in law miner


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