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Desire Potter

Female 1729 - 1762  (32 years)


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  • Name Desire Potter  [1, 2
    Alternate birth 2 Jul 1729  [3
    Born 12 Sep 1729  [4
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Aug 1762  [3
    Person ID I34487  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2021 

    Father Nathaniel Potter,   b. 7 Jan 1709, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 7 Aug 1753 and 10 Sep 1754, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Mary Davol,   b. 4 Mar 1705, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Nov 1726  [4
    Family ID F20287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Macomber,   b. 8 Jan 1720, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Mar 1791  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1744  [3
    Children 
    +1. Nathaniel Macomber,   b. 7 Nov 1754, Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1839, Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F20285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[D]ied 18 Aug. 1762, having been a preacher among the Friends for over eight years." [Macomber Genealogy, citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3431] Massachusetts, town clerk and town records, 1626-2001, on familysearch.org., first name only.

    2. [S1818] Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records, 1745-1762, book 2, ed. H. L. Peter Rounds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988.

    3. [S5520] Macomber Genealogy by Everett S. Stackpole. Lewiston, Maine, 1907-09.

    4. [S399] The Settlers of the Beekman Patent by Frank J. Doherty. Ongoing multivolume series begun in 1990.