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William Potter
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1602
Kingsbridge
South Hams District
Devon, England
Death: Nov. 27, 1684
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

William's actual birthplace is Moreton, near Kingsbridge in Devonshire. He immigrated on the "Abigail" with his wife Frances in 1635-- they are on the ship's manifest, along with 4-month-old son Joseph, and their daughter Hannah was born the next year, in the New World. He was a founder of New Haven and signatory to the New Haven Covenant. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Frances Child Potter (1609 - 1680)
 
 Children:
  Hannah Potter Mead (1636 - 1700)*
  Hope Potter Robbins (1641 - 1687)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Bill Velde
Record added: May 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70381581
 


- Lanie
 Added: Apr. 4, 2017
I wish I'd known you, (10th) great grandfather.
- Debra
 Added: Feb. 22, 2016
For my 8th Great Grandfather, Peaceful Slumber
- Karen Law Cochran
 Added: Feb. 17, 2016
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