My great grandmother was Sarah Elizabeth Pottswho married John Edward Talley of Leesville, Gonzales County, TX.She was the daughter of Zachariah Potts, b. 6/20/1825 in TN and Nancy Jennie Daimwood, b. 10/24/1832 in TN and died 5/4/1904, buried in Leesville Cemetary.Nancy's husband, Zach, was the Mayor of Corinth, Miss.He died in Rock Island Prison, ILL, as a prisoner of the Union Army, on 1/4/1865.They were living in Corinth, Miss. at the time and Sarah Elizabeth said they left in the middle of the night in a wagon as the city was being burned behind them by the Yankees.Nancy came to Texas with her brother (name unknown)and her children to escape the War Between the States.Sarah Elizabeth had a brother named Zach and one named James Walter.
My great grandmother said the Potts family was originally from Holland.
I hope this information is helpful.I would appreciate if you would share any information you have on the Potts family with me.