Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter
and Elizabeth Betty Anderson

L-R Back: Edmund, Kit, Lettie, Isaac Ikey, Cassie, George, Annie, Martin and John Potter. L-R Ftont: William Marion, Isaac Shooter Ike, Elizabeth Anderson and Mary Potter

Isaac Shooter Ike Potter
and Elizabeth Betty Anderson
Shooter Ike Potter
and Elizabeth Betty Anderson Family
Shooter Ike Potter
Photo From Tombstone
Shooter Ike Potter Tombstone
Potter Cemetery, Blaine, Lawrence Co KY
Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter b 4 Dec 1844 Potter's Fork, Letcher Co KY d 21 Mar 1925 Lawrence Co KY, buried Potter's Cemetery, Blaine, Lawrence Co KY; (Findagrave Memorial); s/o Isaac Potter and Mary Polly Huston Houston. Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter m. 16 Jan 1868 Pike Co KY to (2) Elizabeth "Betty" Anderson b 3 Dec 1844 Pike Co KY d 16 Jul 1925 Lawrence Co KY buried Potter's Cemetery, Catalpa, Lawrence Co KY; d/o Hiram Anderson and Spicy Tackett. (See 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter and Elizabeth Betty Anderson;

1. William Marion Potter b 15 Feb 1870 (Dan Mohn has him b 1869) Letcher Co KY; m. Sarah Sturdivant b 5 Dec 1875 Letcher Co KY; d/o Pleasant G Sturdivant and Manerva Hogg. William Marion Potter was elected sheriff of Letcher Co KY. William Marion Potter served as Sheriff of Washington Co CO.

2. Mary Potter b 6 Oct 1870 d 28 Oct 1961; (Dan Mohn has her b 6 Oct 1871 Letcher Co KY d 28 Oct 1961); m. 3 Jan 1895 (Dan Mohn has m. 3 Jan 1894) Letcher Co KY to Hartwell Hart Newsome b 27 Oct 1863 Letcher Co KY d 22 May 1937; s/o George W Newsome and Delilah Hughes. Mary Potter and Hartwell Newsome lost several children who all died at a very young age.

3. Isaac "Ikey" Potter b 9 Mar 1872 Letcher Co KY d 22 Jan 1943 Greenup Co KY; m. 20 Dec 1900 to Didema "Sissy" Bentley b 5 Mar 1885 Letcher Co KY d 24 Nov 1957 Load Greenup Co KY; d/o Daniel Bentley and Virginia Ruth "Jenny" Hall.

4. Spicey Potter b 27 Feb 1874 Letcher Co KY d 2 Aug 1881 at 7 years of age.

5. Anna E Potter b 7 Dec 1875; m. 5 Jan 1898 to (1) William Rice. Anna E Potter m. (2) to Will Rife.

6. Lettie Potter b 20 Dec 1882 Letcher Co KY d 16 Feb 1956 Boyd Co KY; m. 1906 Lawrence Co KY to Bascom Burke b 22 Mar 1881 Lawrence Co KY d 16 Apr 1932 Lawrence Co KY; s/o James Burke and Elizabeth Frances Smith.

7. Edmond Potter b 7 Jan 1880 d 29 Sept 1924; m. Luttie Potter. Child of Edmond Potter and Luttie Potter;

i. Mabel Narvel Potter born 18 Dec 1911.

8. Emily F Potter b 1881 d 1883 at age 2 years.

9. John M Potter b 10 Feb 1884 Letcher Co KY d 19 Apr 1936 Lawrence Co KY; m. Lizzie Reedy.

10. Kit Carson Potter b 23 Mar 1886 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY d 5 Dec 1954; buried Potter Cemetery, Blaine, Lawrence Co KY; m. 1906 to Carrie Soards Sowards b 1887 d 1958.

11. George P Potter b 10 Mar 1888 d 6 Sept 1930 Lawrence Co KY; m. (1) to Annie Davis 9 Apr 1898. Child of George P Potter and Annie Davis;

i. Hugh Isaac Potter

George P Potter m. (2) Pearl Quillen b 6 JUL 1899 Letcher Co, KY d 27 Jan 1919 Fallsburg, Lawrence Co KY; d/o Henry Quillen and Eveline Hall; Child of George P Potter and Pearl Quillen;

i. Virginia Charlene Potter b 27 Jan 1919; m. Leslie Earl Cole.

George P Potter m. (3) Elvira White b 27 Apr 1905 d 3 May 1985. Children of George P Potter and Elvira White;

i. Irene Potter

ii. George Potter Jr

iii. Martin Clifford Potter

Information submitted by Hazel Potter Thompson and Kathryn Burke. (Kathryn Burke is d/o William Lloyd Burke and Catherine Frances McGuire)

12. Unis Martin Potter b 5 Mar 1891 d 29 Jan 1950 Lawrence Co KY; m. Ethel Soards Sowards.


Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter
and Mary Polly Ison

Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter b 5 Dec 1845 Potter's Fork, Letcher Co KY d 21 Mar 1924 Lawrence Co KY, buried Potter's Cemetery, Catalpa, Lawrence Co KY; s/o Isaac Potter and Mary Polly Houston. Isaac was nick named "Shooter Ike" because of his capabilities with firearms. He won contests because he was proficient in the sport of shooting. Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter m. 21 Feb 1866 to (1) Mary "Polly" Ison; d/o Edmond Ison and Cassie Huff. These are the Great Grandparents of Louise Vanover Vore. Children of Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter and Mary "Polly" Ison;

1. Cassie Potter b 10 Oct 1865 d 18 Jul 1954; m. (1) to Felix Vanover. Cassie Potter m. (2) to Rans Smallwood. Cassie Potter m. 16 Oct 1892 to (3) William M Blankenship b about 1874 KY; s/o Barnett Blankenship and Sarah "Sallie" Huff.


Thanks to Kathryn Burke for her corrections: Removed from Lettie Potter the following 8-30-2015 as per descendant Kathryn Burke who wrote on Facebook at Potter Family and Friends on 8-30-2015 the following: My Grandmother was Lettie Ellen Potter Burke d/o Isaac "Shooter Ike" Potter and Elizabeth Betty Anderson-she is listed as being married twice-she was not. She died in Boyd Co. KY. Feb. 16, 1956. I remember my GrandMother very well and would like to have this corrected. Thank you.

Part removed as incorrect from Lettie Potter; d/o Isaac Shooter Ike Potter and Elizabeth Anderson, on 8-30-2015: (Lettie Potter m. Cuge Bentley b 13 Nov 1881 KY d 13 Jul 1962 Troy, Miami Co OH; s/o Daniel Bentley and Virginia Ruth Hall. Cuge Bentley m. 15 May 1909 Greenup Co KY to Nancy Jane Evans b 1893 Letcher Co KY d 12 Jul 1953 Troy OH; d/o Albert Newton Evans and Sarah E Holbrook)


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