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Elijah W. Farley and Mary E. De Witt




Husband Elijah W. Farley

           Born: Abt 1820
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 13 Oct 1842




Wife Mary E. De Witt

            AKA: Farley
           Born: 17 Oct 1821 - , Boonville, Cooper, MO
     Christened: 
           Died: 19 Jan 1891 - , , Cooper, MO
         Buried:  - Potter Cemetery, , Cooper, MO


         Father: Larkin De Witt (1794-1873)
         Mother: Hannah Potter (1801-1837)




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Thomas P. De Witt and Rhoda A. Jennings




Husband Thomas P. De Witt

           Born: 27 Feb 1823 - , , Cooper, MO
     Christened: 
           Died: 24 Aug 1898 - , Irwin, Pettis, MO
         Buried: 


         Father: Larkin De Witt (1794-1873)
         Mother: Hannah Potter (1801-1837)


       Marriage: 




Wife Rhoda A. Jennings

            AKA: De Witt
           Born: Abt 1825
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


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Wesley Delaney and Malissa Kitts




Husband Wesley Delaney

           Born: Est 1838
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 10 Aug 1865 - , , Lawrence, OH




Wife Malissa Kitts 2,3,4

            AKA: Delaney
           Born: 1838 - , , Noble, OH
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: George Kitts\Goetz (1802-1875) 2,3,5
         Mother: Louisa (Lovey) Ayles (1803-1851) 2,4,5




General Notes (Wife)

!FAMILY BIO:KITTS FAMILY; 1802-1981; Family Group Sheets from Carl Murdock-2045
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William Potter and Nancy Dillard




Husband William Potter 1

           Born: 27 Sep 1798 - , , , Virginia
     Christened: 
           Died: 1845 - , , Cooper, MO
         Buried:  - Hail Ridge Cemetery, , Cooper, MO


         Father: George Potter (Abt 1755-1826)
         Mother: Hannah Fitzhugh (1758-1831) 12


       Marriage: 18 Nov 1819 - , , Cooper, MO

Noted events in his life were:
Research Note

Carter, Mrs. J. R., compiler, "Early Cooper County Pioneers-Cooper County, MO," GS 977.851 D2c, Salt Lake City. Three generation charts. :Will written 25 July 1844 :Recorded 19 Aug 1843 :Hall Ridge Cem - Cooper Co.

1830 Census, 1830 - , , Cooper, MO

On same page with Hannah

William L. Potter
males:
2(-5) Abraham, Thomas
1(5-10) James Dillard
1(30-40) William

females:
1(-5) Sarah Ann
1(5-10) unknown
1(15-20) unknown
1(40-50) Nancy

Male Slaves:
1(-10)
Female Slaves:
1(10-24)

A Few pages away.

William Potter
Males
2(-5)
2(5-10)
1(30-40)

Females
1(-5)
1(15-20)
1(20-30)

Will, 26 Jul 1844 - , , Cooper, MO

Last Will of William Potter
Executor to sell what of property is necessary to pay debts. In as much as real and personal estate is small and many of my children are still minors and having the utmost confidence in the fidelity, integrity, prudence and discretion of my wife Nancy Potter and that so long as my minor children shall be and remain prudent and obedient to the rule and government of my wife, their mother..she will carry on and manage the affairs and the business of the family..wife to have all of estate of every kind.

..wife to educate the children in a good country school, they to be educated as the older children..children while minors to remain with their mother.
Sons James D. Potter and Abraham Potter and Sarah Ann Potter all of whom are to have upon marriage property valued at $100.00.
Abraham has since died and left a widow with children yet unborn, the widow of Abraham is not to have any part of the estate whether begotten by Abraham or born of her body..he already has received a portion of the estate.
Wife Nancy when the minor children; Joseph A. Potter, Mary Potter, Major Ellen Potter, William S. Potter, Elizabeth Potter, John Potter, Stephen Cole Potter and Thomas Potter property valued at $100.00 at their marriage or as soon as convenient.

Executor: wife Nancy Potter
Signed: 26 July 1844
Witnesses: H.L. Pope, Ferry Rockwell, and P.R. Hayden
Probate: 19 August 1845

Source: Cooper County Missouri Probate Records 1818 - 1847 (by Carolyn M. Bartels)

Cemetery - Hail Ridge Cemetery, , Cooper, MO

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mocooper/Cemeteries/HAIL_RIDGE_CEMETERY.htm
William; born 1798; died 1845; husband of Nancy nee' Dillard Potter




Wife Nancy Dillard

           Born: 20 Dec 1802
     Christened: 
           Died: 14 Dec 1898 - , , Cooper, MO
         Buried:  - Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Cooper, MO

Noted events in her life were:
Research Note 1

Father: James Dillard (1770-1836)
Mother: Margaret Major Cole

Cemetery - Hail Ridge Cemetery, , Cooper, MO

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mocooper/Cemeteries/HAIL_RIDGE_CEMETERY.htm
Nancy nee' Dillard; born 02 Dec 1802; died 14 Dec 1898; daughter of James and m. Dillard; wife of William Potter

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mocooper/Cemeteries/WALNUT_GROVE_CEMETERY_P_SURNAMES.htm
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Boonville, Missouri

Nancy nee' Dillard; wife of William Potter; William Potter is buried in Hail Ridge Cemetery; from Memorabilia of Cooper County





Children
1 M James Dillard Potter 1

           Born: Abt 1820 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 



2 M Abraham Potter

           Born: Abt 1822 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1844
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Elizabeth (Betsy) Bennett (1827-      )
           Marr: 10 Nov 1842 - , , Cooper, MO



3 M Thomas Potter

           Born: 11 Aug 1825 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 1 Nov 1883 - , Boonville, Cooper, MO
         Buried: 2 Nov 1883 - Hail Ridge Cemetery, , Cooper, MO
         Spouse: Catharine (1831-      )



4 F Sarah Ann Potter

           Born: Abt 1828 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1860
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Peter McMickle (Est 1825-      )
           Marr: 20 Feb 1844 - , , Cooper, MO



5 F Mary Potter

            AKA: Robinson
           Born: Abt 1832 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 7 Jan 1912 - , Boonville, Cooper, MO
         Buried: 
         Spouse: John Robertson (1826-      )



6 F (Major) Ellen Potter

           Born: Abt 1834 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 



7 M William S. Potter

           Born: Abt 1836 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Martha L. George (Est 1835-      )
           Marr: 28 Apr 1863 - , , Cooper, MO



8 F Elizabeth (Betsy) Potter

           Born: Abt 1839 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Thomas B. Robertson (Est 1830-      )
           Marr: 8 May 1856 - , , Cooper, MO



9 M John Potter

           Born: After 1839 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 



10 M Stephen Cole Potter

           Born: 29 Jun 1842 - , , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 5 Apr 1845 - , Boonville, Cooper, MO
         Buried:  - Hail Ridge Cemetery, , Cooper, MO
         Spouse: Never Married


11 M Joseph Potter 1

           Born: 1830 - , , Cooper, MO
     Christened: 
           Died: 27 Jan 1899 - , Overton, Cooper, MO
         Buried:  - Hail Ridge Cemetery, , Cooper, MO
         Spouse: Mary Jane Kenrick (1831-      ) 1
           Marr: 7 Jul 1849 - , , Cooper, MO 1




Notes (Marriage)

Ancestry.com. Cooper County, Missouri: Marriages (1819-1850) & Wills (1820-1870). [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001. Original data: Ellsberry, Elizabeth Prather, comp. Marriage Records (1819-1850) and Will Records (1820-1870) of Cooper County, Missouri. Chillicothe, MO: Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, circa 1965.

William Potter to Nancy Dillard 18 Nov. 1819 7