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Very good book at least for what it is to me; a useful name, and date source for a beginner "genealogist" with ancestors included within this book. Some brief histories/stories are included for a handful of people.
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Abby Arnold Baptist Church Battey Bennett Benonie Berry Betsey born April 15th born August born December born February born in Scituate born January born July born March 7th born May 15th born November born October born September Brayton Burnt Hill Charles Coventry Cranston Curnell Cynthia daughter of John daughter of William died April died August died February died January died July died June died March died November died October died September Dorrance Eliza Elizabeth Knight Elizabeth Potter Ezra farmer and lives farmer and resided February 17th Fiske Freelove George W Harriet Hope village Information from Bible John and Lucy John Potter Joseph Potter June 3d King lived in Scituate Lydia Malbun married Mary Mary Potter Mathewson Matteson Mercy Penelope W Phebe Potter Ralph Ramsdell resided in Scituate Rhoda Potter Robert Potter Ruth Potter Samuel Sheldon Stephen Stephen Potter Sweet Taylor Thomas Thomas Potter Warwick West Greenwich William H Wright Yeaw
Page 5 - The name of his first wife, the mother of his children, is not known.
Page 12 - He was a farmer and lived on the homestead of his father, on Burnt Hill, Scituate.
Page 3 - There are, undoubtedly, some mistakes in a work so extensive, and yet the author feels gratified to think that he has collected so much that is reliable. No pains have been spared to make it what it...
Page 5 - In 1643 he was arrested, taken to Boston, tried for contumacy and convicted, but appealed to the British Council and the sentence was reversed and he was released and returned home in 1644.
Page 6 - Potter took his family to the island of Rhode Island and stayed there during' the Indian war, and soon after it returned to Warwick, where he died as above stated.
Page 5 - September 1631, but soon removed to Rhode Island. He was an inhabitant of Portsmouth for a time...
Page 90 - Baker, 1805, daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah Baker, of Scituate. Mr. Potter was a farmer. He built...