Twenty Generations of Potts - 1405 to 2001

Some Maury County (Tennessee) Descendants of John Pott of Cheshire, England

Compiled By: Christopher Perry Potts & Wilburn Allen Potts

Published: 2000, by the compilers, includes 2005 update

Format: Looseleaf Notebook, 8.5" x 11", 137 pages including index

Table of Contents:


This compilation begins with the birth of John John Pott in Cheshire, England in the year 1405, and traces generations of Pott to Derbyshire, England, and on to Richard Potts and spouse Anne Ashe of Derbyshire who's son Thomas Pott traveled to the American colonies aboard the Shield in 1677. He married four times, the third spouse Anne ca. 1701 in Pennsylvania. By his second wife Joan Platts he had children Henry Potts, John Potts and Thomas Potts who all emigrated to the colonies, settling in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In 1760 Potts familes from that area migrated to North Carolina because of the plague, and settled in Anson, Rowan and Mecklenburg counties. Later, descendants moved on to Tennessee and Kentucky. Focus in the book is centered around those descendants who settled in Maury County, Tennesse.


To Wilburn Leonard Potts of Santa Fe, Maury County, Tennessee

Custom Every Name Report (31 pages)

An alphabetical list of every individual in the book listed by first name, with birth and death dates and spouse's name included if known.

Outline Descendant Tree of John John Pott (15 pages)

Standard outline descendant tree is presented.

Register Report (49 pages)

Descendants of John John Pott.

Endnotes (21 pages)

References for 600 entries are noted.

Index of Individuals (16 pages)

Listed by surname in alphabetical sections.


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Note: This work is an extension of chapter III of The Potts Family (short title) compiled by Thomas Maxwell Potts and published by the compiler in 1901, and also an extension of Thomas Potts [Shield] ~ And Related Families by Gloria Potts Stracke.


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