George Washington Potter was born on 25 Dec 1833. He died on 18 Apr 1925.

George W. Potter enlisted in the Confederate Army on 7 August 1863 at Liberty Hill, VA. He served with his brothers.

George W. married first Mary Jane "Polly" Belcher (daughter of William Belcher and Mary "Polly" Powell) on 7 Mar 1856 in Pike County, Ky.. Mary Jane "Polly" Belcher was born in 1833 in Russell County, VA. Pike County Marriage File # 1374, license issued 29 Jan 1856 (Certificate dated 7 Feb 1856). Married by John Cantrell and witnessess were Peter Adkins and Harvey Childers .

George Washington Potter and Mary Jane "Polly" Belcher had the following children:

child John

child Richard Potter was born in 1858.

child James Henry "Babe"

child Elizabetha "Liza" Potter was born on 23 Dec 1862. She died in 1871. Was 9 years old at time of death.

child Miles

George Washington married second Clarinda Colley (daughter of Joshua Colley and Elizabeth "Betty" Bolling) Clarinda was born in Mar 1857. To see a Picture of George and Clarinda click HERE. George Washington Potter and Clarinda Colley had the following children:


child Isaac

child Basil

child Baxter Potter was born on 1 Jul 1884 and died 23 Jul 1904.

child Alec

child James

childBetty Potter was born in 1892.

child Richard

child Bessie

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