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

Robert Pottinger

Male 1729 - 1778  (48 years)


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  • Name Robert Pottinger 
    Birth 23 Sep 1729  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 28 Aug 1778  Berkeley County, West Virginia - appraisal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12856  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Samuel Pottinger,   b. 11 Apr 1693, Collington Branch, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Mar 1742, Marlborough, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Tyler,   b. 22 Dec 1701, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 11 Jul 1717  Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Willett,   b. 1 Apr 1738, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jun 1777, Frederick County, Virginia (now Berkeley County, West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage 19 Feb 1753  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Pottinger,   b. 29 Apr 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Mary Pottinger,   b. 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1800 (Age > 45 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elizabeth Pottinger,   b. 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. Jemima Pottinger,   b. 14 Jul 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     5. Susannah Pottinger,   b. 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1862, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 100 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. William Pottinger,   b. 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     7. Robert Pottinger,   b. 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     8. John Pottinger,   b. 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     9. Dennis Pottinger,   b. 14 Jul 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     10. Anne Pottinger,   b. 16 Aug 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     11. Eunice Pottinger,   b. 4 Jun 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F8867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • === Research notes from Debra Crawford

      Berkeley County, West Virginia, Will Book 1, Page 147
      28 Aug 1778, Appraisal of personal estate of Robert Pottinger, deceased, by David Fulton and William Grantham. Admin: James Kerchival. Rec. 16 Sep 1778

      Robert Pottenger was the vestryman of the Rock Creek Episcopal Church, one of the oldest churches in the District of Columbia.
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      Children
      Samuel Pottenger b: 29 APR 1754 in ,Prince George,Maryland,USA
      Mary Pottenger b: EST 1756 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      Elizabeth Pottenger b: EST 1758 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      Jemima Pottenger b: 14 JUL 1760 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      Susanna Pottenger b: EST 1762 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      William Pottenger b: EST 1765 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      Robert Pottenger b: 1767 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      John Pottenger b: 1768 in ,Prince George,Maryland,USA
      Dennis Pottenger b: 14 JUL 1770 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      Anne Pottenger b: 16 AUG 1773 in Of,,Maryland,USA
      Eunice Pottenger b: 4 JUN 1777 in Of,,Maryland,USA

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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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      Isaac Lansdale (merchant) 14.414 A PG £241.17.2 £20.0.0 Oct 14 1737
      The amount of the accounts also included £412.11.0 sterling.
      Received from: Elisabeth Wollingsford, Edward Doreen, Leonard Weyman, Samuell Waters, Henry Hall, William Ray, James Crawford, Richard Evans, Rignol Odle, John Eileen, John Turner, William Fowler, Mark Brown, James Mulliken, Richard Forster, Benjamin Hall, James Williams, Samuell Devall, John Rogers, John Bateman, William Green, Aaron Rawlings, William Deane, Samuel Plummer, John Joyce, Nathan Wells, William Denune, Mareene Devall, William Mockeboy, Charles Walker, James Holland, William Barshears, John Jackson, John Duckett, Robert Tyler, Jr., James Mullekin, Jacob Henderson, Elisabeth Tyler, Nicholas Wollingsford, Thomas Butt, Thomas Jones, Thomas Brown, Mehitabel Pierpoint, Samuel Tyler, Abraham Lee, Ben. Bell, Henry Wright, Isaac Hide, Richard Cutlep, John Banks, Francis Warman, John Selman, Joseph Norton, Thomas Heach, Richard Jones, William Cockron, John Perry, Robert Tyler, Benjamin Jacobs, Robert Thomas, Samuel Davis, John Wells, James Mason, Artin Mariartee, Henry Boulton, John Hall, Richard Moore, Benjamin Boyd, James Saunders, Richard Hill, Richard Simmons, John Riddle, Lewis Lee, Thomas Holland, Benjamin Lane, Matthew Elliot, John Boyd, Eliphaz Ryley, Lancet Wilson, Randal Johnson, Jonathon Wadams, Anne Gideons, Thomas Harwood, Thomas Prater, David Wimms, Philip Green, James Beck, John Brown, Vestry of Queen Anne Parish, William Mordaunt, William Pile, Edward Wilson, William Prater, William Bell, Robert Brown, William Davis, John Plummer, Francis Dorset, Nicholas St. Lawrence, Jonathon Simmonds, William Murdock, Joseph Brown, John Moor, Samuel Deval, Mary Butt, Priscilla Prater, John Brushers, John Curry, Jonathon Prater, Rachel Prater, Brook Mockeboy, Robert Wheeler, Richard Isaac, John Hammond, Turner Wotton, Thomas Hide, Benjamin Hasitt, George Cook, Richard Tucker, Joseph Williams, Thomas Laxen, Fra. Hardesty, Thomas Cockey, Dorcas Turner, Henry Dixon, John Sweringham, Arthur Nelson, John Prater, Samuel Brashiers, Samuel Farmer, John OulsterLoney, Margaret Moore, Isaac Downs, John Carrick, James Plummer, Thomas Lane, Meredith Davis, William Young, George Moore, John Lee, Samuel Evans, James Kingsberry, Elisabeth Wilemon, Moses Rawlins, Edward Gwyn, Larkin Pierpoint, Jane Pindle, Richard Snowden, Thomas Wells, Benjamin White, William Clark, William Holland, William Beckworth, Robert Pottenger, John Mitchel, John Moore, George Plummer, James Anderson, Samuel Idle, William
      Ducker, Jer. Fowler, John Locklin, John Childs, Daniel Dulany.
      Payments to: Thomas Lancaster, Richard Bennett, Esq.
      Administrator: Thomas Lancaster.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 395. At the request of Thomas Duckett the following Deed was recorded March 23, 1774
      Indenture made November 24, 1773; Samuel Pottinger of Virginia and Robert Pottinger of Maryland, planters in consideration of 255 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by Thomas Duckett, merchant of Maryland has sold part of a tract called "Howerton's Range" containing 100 acres that part of a tract given by grandfather Robert Tyler to our mother Elizabeth Pottinger. Signed Samuel Pottinger, Robert Pottinger in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Thomas Gantt, Jr.and at the same time Elizabeth Pottinger wife of Robert Pottinger relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 527. At the request of Robert Pottenger the following Deed was recorded November 21, 1778
      Indenture made November 21, 1778; David Lowe of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 642 pounds currency paid by Dr. Robert Pottenger of PGCo has sold a tract called the "First Lott" being deducted out of a tract called the "Beginning" containing 107 acres and beginning at a bounded hickory of "Majors Lott" and bounded by land of John Demall called "Something", Collington Branch. Signed David Lowe in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Macgill, James Mullikin and at the same time Margaret Lowe wife of David Lowe relinquished her right of dower

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