James Potter was born on 10 Jun 1866 in Pike County, KY. He died on 18 Jun 1953 in Potter Flats, Pike County, KY.
He is buried in Elkhorn City Cemetery. He was a Farmer. He was called "Big Jim." To view a photo of their tombstone Click Here.
1920 Pike County Census:
Potter, James 54 Farm
Speed 22 single
Hay, Lizzie 14 ser House-kpr
James Potter was married to Rebecca Evelyn
Short (daughter of Daniel W. Short and
Charlotte Hollyfield) on 3 Aug 1889. Rebecca Evelyn Short was born in 1874 in VA. She died on 24 Dec 1954 in Potter Flats, KY. She is buried in Elkhorn City Cemetery. She was a Housewife. James Potter and Rebecca Evelyn
Short had the following children:
Cheece Malcolm Potter was born on 1 Jan 1900 in Potter Flats, Pike County, KY. He died on 17 Feb 1900 in Potter Flats, KY. He was buried on 18 Feb 1900 in the Elkhorn City Cemetery. Cheece was a "blue baby". His tombstone inscription reads: Our darling one hath gone before. To greet us on the blissful shore.
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