Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS

HAIRSTON.org ID#992, b. 12 March 1818, d. before 1880
Father*Samuel Thomas POTTS1 b. 23 Sep 1789
Mother*Margaret SWINTON1 b. 1796
Birth*Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS was born on 12 March 1818 in South Carolina.2,3 
He was the son of Samuel Thomas POTTS and Margaret SWINTON.1 
College*In 1840 he was attending the Medical College of South Carolina and his residence is listed as Winston County, Mississippi.4 
Marriage*Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS married Narcissa Eliza GRAY, daughter of John Frederick GRAY and Sommer Fleming AIKIN, on 10 August 1844 in Winston County, Mississippi; Potts Bible shows marriage date of 14 May 1844.3,5,2 
Census 1850*Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 in Winston County, Mississippi, H.S. Potts 32 physician from SC, wife Narcissa 25 from SC, Margaret 5, Anna 1.

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Census 1860He 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 1.3


 
ProbateDr. Hugh Swinton POTTS was the executor of William H. GRAY's estate on 22 March 1862 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.6 
Death*Dr. Hugh Swinton POTTS died before 1880.7 

Family

Narcissa Eliza GRAY b. a 1826
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S130] College Student Lists. Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society.
  5. [S76] Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S3372] Mississippi, Wills and Probate Records, 1780-1982. Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited18 Mar 2019