John Potter was born in Feb 1825. He died in 1885. The picture is circa 1870 when John Potter was a justice of The Peace. It is copyrighted 1996 by B.L. Williams and is used by permission. 1870 Pike County Census:

Potter, John age 45
William M., age 19 b. VA
Polly A., age 17
Levi, age 14
Tobitha, age 12
Richard, age 10 b. KY
Wallace, Samuel age 21
America, age 20
Helen, age 18

John Potter enlisted in the Confederate Army on 4 Jul 1863 at Liberty Hill, VA. John was a 2nd Lieutenant. John served with brothers James Harvey, Andrew, Henry and George W. in the Civil War. The brothers served in Co K, 14th Regiment Cavalry, KY Volunteers, CSA, formerly May's Battalion, KY & VA Mounted Rifles 10th Cavalry commanded by A. J. May (Col.)

He was married to Elizabeth Ramey (daughter of Moses Ramey and Tabitha ?) on 7 Jul 1848 in Pike County, Ky.. Elizabeth Ramey was born in 1835. John Potter and Elizabeth Ramey had the following children:

child Priscilla "Pricy"

child Mary C. ?America?

child William Morgan "Bill"

child Polly A.

child Levi

child Tobitha

child Richard

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