Robert Potts
(b. before 1717 - d. after 1769)
Lenoir-Onslow County, NC





Stringer's Ferry


The Story of Kinston & Lenoir County and Kinston-200 Year Anniversary.
Early Settlers in Lenoir County, NC were Robert Atkins, Francis Stringer, Lazarus Turner, John Gatlin, Thomas Dick, William Bond, Job Ives, Henry Owens, Thomas Box, Moses Tilghman, Robert Potts, Jonathan Bang, Michael Rasure, Jacob and Nathaniel Parrott, John Wiggins, the McIllweans, the Rouses, the Turners, the Ramseys, the Brights, the Carruthers, the Slocumbs, the Lintons, the Hayes, the Taylors and the Williamses.


The following map shows the general area on the northeast side of the Town of Kinston in Lenoir County, NC where the Potts families lived.

A - Briery Run
B - Loosing Swamp
C - Stonyton Creek
D - Faulkner Road
E - Jericho Run (Branch)
F - Walter Dunn Jr. Homeplace at time of death
G - Tower Hill
H - Flat Branch - deed mentions branch was "back of Pleasant Potts place"
I - Neuse River

A Dobbs County Deed references Robert Potts owned land "on the north side of Neuce River and on the east side of Jerico Branch conveyed to him by Francis Stringer" some time after November 1738.

Because of county changes over the years, the Lenoir County Potts lived in four counties without moving: Craven, Johnston, Dobbs and Lenoir. Dobbs and Lenoir County courthouses burned leaving few records for research.

Email any questions about this family to Guy Potts


Robert Potts, Lenoir-Onslow

Children

Stringer Potts, Lenoir-Onslow

Daniel Potts, Rutherford County, TN
Robert Potts, Tennessee-Illinois-Arkansas
Tombstones

Stephen Potts, Lenoir, Onslow

Pleasant Potts, Lenoir

Susanna Potts, Lenoir
Lucy Potts & Lewis Faulkner, Lenoir
James Potts, Lenoir
Mary Potts, Lenoir

Petition Naming Daughters

Priscilla Potts & Abraham Haney, Onslow

Mary Potts & John Jones, Onslow

Barshaba Potts, Onslow

Morris Potts, Onslow

Sophiah Potts, Onslow


Charity Potts, Lenoir

Newman Potts, Lenoir-Wayne
Lucius Potts, Lenoir-Jones
Hannah Potts Laroque, Lenoir
Walter Dunn Jr. & Sr., Lenoir
Newman Dunn, Craven


Potts Census & Neighbors

Dunn Census & Neighbors


Unknown Potts in eastern North Carolina

Charlotte (Charity?) Potts, Lenoir

Elizabeth & Mary E. Potts, Lenoir

Francis & Drury Ann Potts, Lenoir-Cumberland

Jesse Potts, Cumberland

John Pots, Northampton

John Potts, Johnston-Dobbs

John H. & Hannah Hubbard Potts, Craven

Joshua Potts, New Hanover

Joshua Potts, Northampton

Oswell Potts, Warren

Polley Potts, Lenoir

Ralph Potts, Beaufort

Robert Potts, Lenoir

Robert B., W. H. & J. D. Potts, Wayne

Selathial Potts, Lenoir-Onslow

William Potts, Lenoir

William A. Potts & Josephine C. Latham, Craven


Lenoir Co, NC History

County Formations

Cy Potts Surnames


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