Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Samuel Pottinger

Male 1693 - 1742  (48 years)


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  • Name Samuel Pottinger 
    Born 11 Apr 1693  Collington Branch, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Mar 1742  Marlborough, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007814  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father John Pottinger,   b. 1662, Lambourne, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1735, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Mills,   b. 1666, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1724, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt Oct 1687  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Tyler,   b. 22 Dec 1701, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 72 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1717  Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Pottinger,   b. 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)
     2. Samuel Pottinger,   b. 1718, Major's Lot, Prince George's County, , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1820, Cotton Run, Butler County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
     3. Susannah Pottinger,   b. Abt 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     4. Elizabeth Pottinger,   b. 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     5. Jemima Pottinger,   b. Abt 1723, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1785, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     6. Priscilla Pottinger,   b. Aft 1726, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Robert Pottinger,   b. 23 Sep 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1780, Frederick County, Virginia (now Berkeley County, West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     8. John Pottinger,   b. Abt 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F05118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • alt birth date 4 Nov 1693
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      Pottenger, Samuel, Prince George's County, 13th Jan., 1735; 25th March, 1742.
      To wife Elizabeth, extx.,, 1/3 per. estate and life int. in dwell. plan., this to pass to son Samuel.
      to son Robert, 200 A. "Wickhams and Pottenger's Discovery."
      to son John, 200 A. "Addition to First Purchase near Potomac R. which father bought from Nathaniel Wickham, Jr.
      to son Robert, land on which Thomas Wheeler lives, which father (in law- Robert ) Tyler promised him.
      to daus. Susannah, Elizabeth, and Jemima, 300 A.
      to daus. Mary Mullikin and Priscilla, 200 A. "Fellowship."
      To Rev. John Orme, personalty.
      Test. desires his children to be taught to read, write and do simple sums.
      Overseers: Father (in law) -- Tyler, John Lamar, James Mullikin, Jr.
      Test: Richard Dainty, Henry Bryant, David Henises. MCW 22.443.
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      Samuel Pottinger 27.51 PG 606.10.2 Apr 8 1742 Aug 25 1742
      Apraisers: William Smith, Thomas Harwood.
      Preditors: James Russell for P. Lee, self and company, Jeremiah Bell.
      Next of kin: Samuel Pottinger, Susannah Simmons.
      Executrix: Mrs. Eliza Pottinger.
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      Samuel Pottinger 19.436 A PG 606.10.2 178.9.0 Jul 28 1743
      Received from: James Mulliken, Abraham Green, John Mason, Robert Newton.
      Payments to: Dr. William Denune, Rev. John Orme, Francis Hall, Abell Adgate, James Russell & Co., Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. Peter Dent, James Baldwin who married Elisabeth (daughter, her portion), John Smith Prather, Maj. Jeremiah Belt for Charles Rogers.
      Legatees: Mary Mulliken wife of James Mulliken, wife (unnamed) of Henry Boon left her by John Pottinger.
      Executors: Elisabeth Drane, James Drane.
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      Samuel Pottinger 20.324 A PG 114.16.10 Aug 27 1744
      Received from; John Hanbury.
      Payments to: Virlinda Holms (legacy left children (unnamed) of William Holms Of John Pottinger (dead)), Mary Townley (administratrix of John Townley), Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Payments to (daughters, their portions): Susannah wife of Richard Simmons, Jemima wife of Henry Child, Elisabeth wife of James Baldin.
      Administrators: Elisabeth & James Drane.
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      John Pottenger 15.269 A PG 252.5.7 Mar 8 1736
      The amount of the accounts also included 58.7.0 sterling.
      Received from: John Digges, Jane Edmonston, James DeNune, John Riddle, Samuel Pottenger (accountant), Robert Pottenger (accountant).
      Payments to: Richard Isaac who married a daughter (unnamed), Richard Purnell who married a daughter (unnamed), Zephaniah Wade who married a daughter (unnamed), Hannah Ewing, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Peter Dent, Alexander Contee.
      Legatees: Samuel Pottenger (1/7th), Robert Pottenger (1/7th), Sarah Pottenger paid to her guardian Zephaniah Wade.
      Executors: Samuel Pottenger, Robert Pottenger.
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      John Pottenger 14.209 A PG 766.4.3 538.4.6 Mar 31 1736
      Payments to: Sarah Pottenger (granddaughter, orphan) paid to her guardian Zephaniah Wade, Mr. John Duneas, Mr. Thomas Shreve, Zephaniah Wade who married a daughter (unnamed, her portion), Richard Purnell who married a daughter (unnamed, her portion), Richard Isaac who married a daughter (unnamed, her portion).
      Legatees: accountants, Samuell Pottenger (grandson) & Robert Pottenger (grandson) (sons of Samuell Pottenger (accountant, son of deceased)), Mr. John Orme.
      Executors: Samuell Pottenger, Robert Pottenger.
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      John Pottingor, Jr. 4.49 PG 237.0.7
      Appraisers; Thomas ODell, Allexander Beall,
      creditors; Richard Lancaster, Pattrick Heppburn.
      Next of kin: Samuell Pottinger (brother), Robertt Pottinger (brother).
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      Samuel Pottinger 22.413 A PG 109.10.0 Nov 10 1746
      Payments to: Pricilla Pottinger (representative), Richard Isaac for Rachel Holmes (part of her legacy from her grandfather John Pottinger), John Pottinger (minor, legacy from his grandfather John Pottinger, accountant is guardian).
      Legatees: grandchild (unnamed) paid to Robert & Samuel Pottinger (executors of John Pottinger).
      Mentions: James Baldwin.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Drane, wife of James Drane
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      Ray, William, Prince George's County, 25th July, 1732; 12th Jan., 1737/8.
      To son William, daus, Elizabeth Boyd, Jane Ward. Magdalen Locker, Mary Swearingan, Francis Whittner and Anne Norris, 5s. each.
      To granddau. Francis Boyd, son Joseph, his son William, personalty.
      To son Joseph, ex., and hrs., residue of personal estate.
      To grandson John, son of son Joseph, and hrs., 60 A. of "Charles and Thomas," on W. side Rock Ck.
      To grandson William, son of son Joseph, and hrs., dwelling plantation "Beal's Hunting Quarter."
      Test: John Pottenger, Samuel Pottenger, Robert Pottenger, John Ridle. MCW 21. 846.
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      Holmes, Edward, Sr., Prince George's County, 19th Sept., 1736; 1st May, 1739.
      To wife Martha, 1/3 of personal estate both here and in Great Britain, absolutely, 1/3 of "Plummer's Pleasure" during life, at her decease to grandson Edward and hrs. grandson Edward and hrs., residue of afsd. tract, he dying without issue to pass to his youngest sister Elizabeth, she dying without issue to Rachel Holmes and so on.
      To son William, grand-daus. Mary, Sary, Jemima, Virginiarlinday,, Rachel and Elizabeth Holmes, grand-dau. Clara Mackeen, and Rev. John Orme, personalty. Legacies to granddaus. to be pd. them. at marriage. Residue of estate to grandson Edward, and hrs,
      Exs.: Wife Martha, grandson Edward Holmes, and Robert Pottenger.
      Overseers: Samuel Pottenger, Thomas Allen, John Bowie, Jr.
      Test: William Brewer, William Beall, Elizabeth Beall. MCW 22. 59.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 496
      Enrolled at request of Samuel Pottenger 30 Sep 1729:
      From John Pottenger, Gent., to his son Samuel Pottenger, planter; for love and affection; part of several tracts laid out in Major's Lott formerly taken up by Col. Ninian Beale; containing 180 acres; 18 Sep 1729; /s/ John Pottenger (mark "John Potinger"); wit- Jno. Magruder, Edw. Sprigg, Thos. Clagett, Jr., Saml. Magruder; ack. John Pottenger 18 Sep 1729

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      1720 - Samuel Pottinger is a Prince George's Co., Md. road overseer.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Court Records, Liber K, p. 7.

      Apr. 7, 1735 - Exhibited from Prince George's Co., administration bond of John Pottenger, Samuel and Robert Pottenger executors. Samuel & Robert Pottenger granted administration.
      Sureties: John Lemar, Rignall Odell.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 30, p. 30.

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