Wayne County, NC
Benjamin Bryant & Mary Caroline Potts Jones
Mary was the daughter of Newman Potts Sr. and wife Susan Marinda Lewis of Brogden Township. She married Benjamin Bryant Jones and they had three sons: Benjamin B. (1891-1892), Matthew M. (1881-1883), and Newman P. (1878-1898).
Mary, Ben and son Newman "Newey" Potts Jones
A special thanks to Ouida Allison, granddaughter of Minnie Charity Potts and William L. Lewis, for sharing her family information.
Ben feeding his cows
1900 - Not found in the Greene or Wayne County, NC Census
1927 - Theodore Potts Note to Aunt Mary Caroline Potts Jones for a Ford touring 1924 model
1927 - Benjamin Bryant Jones died in 1927
Mary moved to Deep Run, Lenoir County, to be with the family of her sister Minnie Charity Potts Lewis who had died in 1923. She lived there until her death in 1933. Jasper and Urban Potts' letters to her above show her address as Deep Run, where her sister's family lived.
Mary died in 1933 leaving a will in Lenoir County and was brought back to Wayne County for burial.
Mary Caroline, husband and three sons are buried in Potts Cemetery.