Samuel Frederick POTTS

HAIRSTON.org ID#2478, b. 18 August 1858, d. 20 May 1916
Father*Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS1 b. 12 Mar 1818, d. b 1880
Mother*Narcissa Eliza GRAY1 b. a 1826
Birth*Samuel Frederick POTTS was born on 18 August 1858 in Mississippi, the cemetery marker shows 1859 as birth date and the Potts Bible and 1900 census show 1858.1,2,3 
He was the son of Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS and Narcissa Eliza GRAY.1 
Census 1860Samuel Frederick POTTS appeared on the 1860 census of William H. GRAY on 20 June 1860 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi; William H. Gray (head of household) 32 born in SC, Ella Gray 5 born MS, H. S. Potts 42 Physician South Carolina, Narcissa Potts 34 South Carolina, Margaret 14, Anna 11, Martha & Elvira 7 (twins). Sumner Hudson 9 and William Hudson 1.4


 
Census 1870Samuel Frederick POTTS appeared on the 1870 census of Narcissa Eliza GRAY on 16 June 1870 in Township 17, Lowndes County, Mississippi.5

 
Census 1880Samuel Frederick POTTS appeared on the 1880 census of Narcissa Eliza GRAY on 21 June 1880 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi.6

 
Marriage*Samuel Frederick POTTS married Blanche Brown MILLER on 12 September 1895.1,7 
Census 1900*Samuel Frederick POTTS appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 in Beat 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi, S F Potts farmer & merchant b. Aug 1858, wife Blanche B. b. Dec 1868, Hugh Swinton b. June 1895, Steven Miller b. Aug 1896. Living near his sister Anna Caroline Potts Hairston, wife of George Henry Hairston.2

Census 1910*He appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.7

 
Death*He died on 20 May 1916 at age 57.1,3 
Burial*He was buried in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.3 

Family

Blanche Brown MILLER b. 1 Dec 1868, d. 24 Oct 1935
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S136] Bible - Thomas Potts Family Bible - 1668-1893 , area covered is Charleston, South Carolina. Bible printed in 1740. other surnames mentioned: Akin, Burton, Gray, Hairston, Keelin, Smith, and Thornton. Library call number 24346, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  2. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S3231] Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lowndes Co., Mississippi.
  4. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  7. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited11 Jun 2017