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Robert Poteet
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1815
Rockcastle County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1898
DeKalb County
Missouri, USA

Robert's mother was Jane Brown Hamilton Poteet who died in 1824 in TN in or around the time she gave birth to Allen G. Poteet.

Robert was first married to a Miss Wilson ca 1846. They had 1 child: Benjamin Franklin Poteet, b. 12 Nov. 1847 in Gentry Co., Missouri.

1850 U.S. Census in Gentryville, Gentry Co., Missouri:
Robert Potteet M 34 Kentucky
Benjaman F Potteet M 2 Missouri

Robert was a farmer. He lived between an Albert & Redmond Whitton and their families. Albert & Redmond were both b. in TN. Albert was a merchant and Redmond a farmer. Albert's wife was Judith who was b. in KY. Robert's sister?

He married Artemesia Ellen Lyon, (b. ca 1817, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri. Her father was Humberson Lyon. She went by "Ellen".) 6 June 1852 in Andrew Co., MO. Her surname is shown as "Lyons".

1870 U.S. Census for Grant Township, DeKalb Co., MO (20 July):
Robert Poteete M 55y KENTUCKY; farmer
Ella Poteete F 35y Missouri
Benjamin, 22 yrs, b. MO; farmer
Robert, 16 yrs, b. MO
James, 13 yrs, b. MO
Martha, 11 yrs, b. MO
Mary, 8 yrs, b. MO
Amanda, 4 yrs, b. MO
Leonard Lyon, 29 yrs, b. 1841 MO; farmer; real estate valued at $2000, personal property, $1500. Probably Ellen's brother.

His real estate property is valued at $6200 and his personal property at $2000.

1880 U.S. Census for Grant, DeKalb Co., Missouri:
Robert Poteet M 64 yrs, b. 1816 Kentucky
Ellen Poteet F 44 yrs, b. 1836 Missouri
SON Robert H. Poteet M 24 Missouri
DAU Martha A. Poteet F 21 Missouri
DAU Mary C. Poteet F 19 Missouri
DAU Manda E. Poteet F 14 Missouri
Family links: 
  James H. Poteet (1784 - 1884)
  Ellen Lyon Poteet (1835 - 1907)*
  Benjamin F. Poteet (1847 - 1899)*
  Amanda E. Poteet Daniel (1866 - 1936)*
  Mary Catherine Poteet Dildine (1868 - 1952)*
  Cora Poteet (1871 - 1871)*
  Alva H. Poteet (1878 - 1878)*
  Robert Poteet (1815 - 1898)
  Allen G. Poteet (1823 - 1867)*
  Andrew Jackson Poteet (1853 - 1883)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairport Cemetery
DeKalb County
Missouri, USA
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
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