(b. between 1785-1794)
Lenoir County, NC
Lenoir County 1810 Census
Neighbors: Isaac Engram, Robert Argoe, Nancy Vause, Eleanor Jackson, Thomas Budds, Markland Wooters, John Budds, Mary Potts, Susanna Potts, Stringer Potts, Dorothy Langston, Danl Harrison, Micajah Witherington, Ellenzer? Fife, William Phillips, Thos Phillips, Celia King, Mary Coleman.
In the 1800 Lenoir census Pleasant Potts had one female under 10, one female 10-15. Stringer Potts had two females under 10, two females 10-15, one female 16-25 one 26-44. In the 1790 census, Stringer had two females ages not given.
In the following deed Susanna's signature is Susan and is refered to as "the younger" meaning her mother was named Susan.
Lovit Hines Collection, 1737-1914 - NC Archives
This Indenture made this 28th day of November in the Year 1815. Between
Susanna Potts the younger of the County of Lenoir & State of No.
Carolina the one part and William Croom of the same County and State &
Town of Kinston of the other part Witnesseth – That the said Susanna
Potts for and inconsideration of the sum of Twenty three Dollars to me
in hand paid by the said William Croom the receipt whereof is hereby
fully acknowledged. I the said Susanna Potts haith therefore bargained
& Sold and I do hereby bargain & Sell assigns & Let over unto him the
said William Croom his Heirs assigns My undivided part or Share of the
Lands where Pleasant Potts lived (it being one seventh part of said
Lands & Estimated at Four Acres & Three Quarters more or less) and
bounded as follows. Begining at a pine in sd pond a corner of a patent
granted to Doctor F. Stringer for 640 acres and runs with the reverse
of that line 50 Et pole to Shade Loftins line then west with said
Loftins line [blank] poles to Wm Whites line then to the Beginning
containing thirty two acres & a Half more or less – To have and to hold
the aforesaid One seventh undivided part of the aforesaid Land &
premises unto the said William Croom his Heirs and assigns for Ever in
fee Simple. And I the said Susanna Potts doth hereby covenant & agree
to forever warrant & defend the Lawfull title of said Lands herby
bargained & sold unto him the said William Croom his Heirs & assigns.
And from me my Heirs Exr’s & admr’s and from the claim of all & Every
other person or persons whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have set my
hand & Seal the day and date above written.