Richard Potter 1792
and Christina "Teenie" Ramey

Richard Potter b 15 Feb 1792 NC d 2 Jan 1886 Buchanan Co VA, buried Breaks Interstate Park VA; s/o Abraham Potter and Lydia? Stewart?. (1850 Pike Co KY Census lists him age 50) Richard Potter m. 20 Jan 1825 Pike Co KY to (1) Mary Christine "Teenie" Ramey, b 1803 KY d about 1868; buried Elkhorn City Cemetery, Pike Co KY in an unmarked grave; d/o William Ramey and Anna Samlins. Children of Richard Potter and Mary Christine "Teenie" Ramey;

1. John Potter b Feb 1825 KY d 1885; m. 7 Jul 1848 Pike Co KY to Elizabeth Ramey b 1835; d/o Moses Ramey and Tabitha Fuller. A picture of John Potter can be found at The Potter Flats Site.

2. Andrew Andy Potter b 4 Jun 1828 d 20 Oct 1904; m. 25 Jul 1858 Pike Co KY to Elizabeth "Betty" Bolling b 15 Jan 1836 d 17 Sept 1912; d/o Ezekiel Bolling and Sharon Nancy Carr (Baker).

3. Mary "Polly" Potter b 1833 KY; m. 12 Jan 1859 Pike Co KY to David Stapleton. David Stapleton was shot and killed just above Eel Flats during a scouting mission by Yankee soldiers during the Civil War.

4. George Washington Potter b 25 Dec 1833/34 d 18 Apr 1925; m. 7 Mar 1856 Pike Co KY to (1) Mary Jane "Polly" Belcher b 1833 Russell Co VA; d/o William Belcher and Mary "Polly" Powell. George Washington Potter m. to (2) Marinda Wallace Colley b Mar 1857; d/o Joshua Colley and Elizabeth "Betty" Bolling.

5. Henry Potter b 1835 KY d 25 Apr 1919 Pike Co KY at age 94; m. 22 Jul 1855 Pike Co KY to Cynthia Mullins b 1834 VA d 1900, d/o Eli Mullins and Elizabeth Short.

6. Anna "Judy" Potter b 1838 KY; m. 1st to Jeems "James" Mullins. Anna "Judy" Potter m. 5 Jan 1860 Pike Co KY at the Richard Potter residence Pike Co KY, by Hughy Plymale, Justice of the Peace, witnessed by Abram Stewart, Smith Ramey and Tamara Potter, to (2) Andrew Ramey b Oct 1840 d 27 Jan 1909 Glendale Douglas Co OR; s/o Charles Ramey and Nancy Case Crase.

7. Tamaree "Tamry" Potter b 30 Apr 1842 d 14 Jul 1914 buried Elkhorn City Cemetery. Inscribed on her tombstone are the words, "Alas, she has fallen asleep, Spirit has fled Body now slumbers along with the dead" Tamaree Potter m. Unknown Mullins Child of Tamaree Tamry Potter and Male Mullins;

i. George Mullins b 1866 McLeod MN; m. 5 Mar 1903 at Tamry Potter's home Pike Co KY to Viney Mullins.

8. Malinda "Lindy" Potter b about 1842 KY; m. 20 Sept 1866 to James Swiney b 7 Jan 1844.

9. James Harvey "Harve" Potter b 1845 Pike Co KY; m. 10 May 1866 to Martha "Patsy" Ramey b 1847 in Yancy, NC d 19 Mar 1914; d/o Eli Ramey and Susan Unknown. James Harvey Potter m. 7 Jun 1883 to 2nd Jane Stiltner b 1856 Buchanan Co VA; d/o Elias Stiltner and Nancy Unknown.

10. Didema "Gal" Potter b 1847 Pike Co KY d 16 Jul 1914 Elkhorn City, Pike Co KY; m. Reuben "Rube" Potter b 1829 Pike Co KY; s/o Benjamin Potter and Susannah Hollingsworth.

11. Noah F Potter b 1850 KY; m. 1 Jan 1873 to Mahulda "Hulda" Francisco b 1855; d/o George W Francisco and Zarilda "Rilda" Osborne. Mahulda "Hulda" Francisco m. Samuel Ratliff; s/o Nathan Ratliff and Matilda Case.


Richard Potter and
and Mary "Polly" Wallace

Richard Potter b 15 Feb 1792 NC d 2 Jan 1886 Buchanan Co VA, buried Breaks Interstate Park VA; s/o Abraham Potter and Lydia? Stewart?. Richard Potter m. 15 May 1875 to (2) Mary "Polly" Wallace b 18 Mar 1853 Russell Co VA.


1850 Pike Co KY Census
37 214 214 Potter Richard 50 M Farmer 1,000 NC
38 214 214 Potter Mary 47 F KY
39 214 214 Potter Andrew 22 M KY
40 214 214 Potter Mary 17 F KY
41 214 214 Potter George 16 M KY
42 214 214 Potter Henery 15 M KY
1 214 214 Potter Anna 12 F KY
2 214 214 Potter Tammara 11 F KYc
3 214 214 Potter Malinda 8 F KY
4 214 214 Potter James H 5 M KY
5 214 214 Potter Dideu*a 3 F KY
6 214 214 Potter Noah 5/12 M KY


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