NINTH GENERATION
Married Nov 29, 1780 in Hopkinton, RI by the (Elder John Burdick)


256. Stephen Potter Jr. was born on Feb 8, 1759 in Richmond, RI and died on 12 Apr 1846 in Petersburg, NY.  He was buried at Reynolds.  According to DAR records, he served in the Revolutionary War. The Census of 1840 shows him in Petersburg, now Grafton, NY.



The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

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Mrs. Marie T. Lawton Emery.
DAR ID Number: 59077
Born in Rutland, Wis.
Wife of J. Q. Emery.
Descendant of Sergt. Stephen Potter.
Daughter of Giles F. Lawton and Sarah Potter, his wife.
Granddaughter of Joseph Ayers Potter and Rachel West, his wife.
Gr-granddaughter of Stephen Potter and Sarah Coon, his wife.
Stephen Potter (1759-1846) enlisted, 1776, as corporal in Capt. George
Thurston's company, Col. Joseph Noyes' regiment. In 1777 was sergeant
in Capt. Randall Wells' company. He was born in Richmond, R. I.; died
in Petersburg, N. Y.
Also No. 48264.

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[p.125] Mrs. Rachel Ann Lawton Latta.
DAR ID Number: 48264
Born in Albion, Wis.
Wife of George Washington Latta.
Descendant of Sergt. Stephen Potter.
Daughter of Alanson Billings Lawton and Abigail Potter, his wife.
Granddaughter of Joseph Potter and Rachel West, his wife.
Gr-granddaughter of Stephen Potter and Sarah Coon, his wife.
Stephen Potter (1759-1846) enlisted 1776 as corporal in Capt. George Thurston's company, Col. Joseph Noyes' regiment. In 1777 was sergeant in Capt. Randall Wells' company. He was born in Richmond, R. I.; died in Petersburg, N. Y.


Sources:

  1. Title: Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books
    Page: Stephen Potter Stephen Potter Sarah Potter 08 Feb 1759
  2. Title: www.rootsweb.com
    Page: Cemetary records:
    Interment Record for Stephen Potter
    Name: Stephen Potter
    Born:
    Died or Buried: 11 Apr 1846
    Age: 87y 2m 3d
    Buried: Reynolds
    County/State: Rensselaer, NY
    Notes: town: Petersburgh; wife: Sarah Potter 
  3. Title: 1840 NY Census
    Page: 1840 POTTER STEPHEN Rensselaer County NY 094 Age 81 Petersburg NY
    1840 Pensioners List NY39213481 
  4. Title: Vital Records of RI, Vol 5

### Sarah Coon

Children were:

257. Ezekiel G. Potter.
John S. POTTER
Joseph Ayers POTTER Deacon
Hannah POTTER
Susan POTTER
Polly POTTER
Prudence POTTER
daughter POTTER
Asa Coon POTTER
Fanny POTTER

 

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