William Potter
and Nancy Mullins

William Potter and Nancy Mullins
Nancy Mullins Potter
William Potter b 14 Apr 1849 KY d 9 Jan 1919; s/o Levi Monroe Potter and Sarah Sallie Kilgore. William Potter m. Nancy Mullins b 11 Jun 1852 d 16 Oct 1938; d/o John Mullins and Martha Patsy Potter. Children of William Potter and Nancy Mullins;

1. Floyd Potter b 11 Jan 1883 VA d 7 Dec 1960; m. Martha Jane Bentley b 3 Feb 1885 Letcher Co KY d about 1970; d/o John "J H" Bentley and Mary Elizabeth Mullins. (no children).

2. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Potter b about 1889; m. Joseph "Joe" Potter b 14 April 1895 d 12 Sept 1965 Pike Co KY; s/o James Potter and Louise Hall.

3. Roxie Potter b 10 Aug 1892 KY d 17 Dec 1980; m. 7 Mar 1912 Letcher Co KY to Benjamin Harrison Bentley b 29 Mar 1891 KY d 12 Oct 1984 Perry Co KY; s/o Joseph "Joe" Bentley and Sarah Elizabeth Potter. Children of Benjamin Harrison Bentley and Roxie Potter;

i. John L Bentley b 17 Jul 1918 Pike Co KY d 10 Jun 1999

ii. Roosevelt Bentley b 1924 KY

iii. 5 children died in infancy.

Obituary of Roxie Potter Bentley: Bentley, Roxie Potter B: 10 August 1892; D: 17 December 1980. Parents: Bill & Nancy Potter Married: Harrison Bentley. Children: John L. of Dorton, Ky; & Roosevelt of Jenkins, Ky. Five children died in infancy. 7 grandchildren; 8 gr-grandchildren. Sisters: Martha, Ellen, Mary, & Lizzie. Brothers: Floyd, Sam, & Melvin. Baptized: (No date) She was a member of the Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church for 63 years. Written by her family, assisted by Elder Charles V. Nitchie.

4. Samuel Sam Potter b 1 Apr 1882 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY d 7 Sept 1959 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; m. 2 Jan 1902 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY to Mary Polly Belle Rose b 12 May 1880 Dickson Co VA d 11 Feb 1944 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; d/o Henderson Rose and Martha Jane Smith.

5. Melvin Potter

6. Martha Potter

7. Ellen Potter

8. Mary Potter


Thanks to J C Potter Jr for submitting this wonderful photo and information on this family in August 2015 by email. Thanks also to Jay Potter for photos of this family uploaded on facebook August 2015.


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