According to the Potter Book by Charles Potter, our Richard Potter was the son of Rufus Ephraim Potter, who was the son of Ephraim POTTER b ca 1745 and Sarah CORRY or COREY born ca 1750 both SC.They had Tillman b ca 1768 and Rufus Ephraim b ca 1770 and possibly daughters.Rufus Ephraim Potter married Sallie Turner b Sc ca 1770 dtr of George Turner.They were parents of James b ca 1790 died 1847 and married Marsha (?); John; William E; Richard b ca 1800 married Nancy Dobbins and moved to Texas; Abner, Robert - went West; Tillman and Cynthia (Sis) who married Joseph Hodge.
Ephraim Potter (Sr) was in the Rev. War.' issued 11 June 1786 to Ephraim Potter for 46 pounds 13 3/4 d for arrears of pay as private soldier in the South Carolina Continental Line.
Ephraim Potter (Sr) was in the Rev. War.' issued 11 June 1786 to Ephraim Potter for 46 pounds 13 3/4 d for arrears of pay as private soldier in the South Carolina Continental Line.James Potter, bro of our Richard; died ca 15 Nov/Sept 1848 in Spartanburg SC. - Estate Papers File 296 Spartanburg Co., SC.Children were:Cynthia "Sis" m John Hodge; Perry, Elizabeth, Arvilla; Martha Jane; John R; and Sibbon. comments powered by Disqus