James Harvey "Harve" Potter was born in 1845 in Pike County, Ky..

James Harvey and brothers John, Andrew, Henry and George W. were in the Civil War: Co. K 14th Regiment Cavalry, Ky. Voulunteers, CSA formerly May's Battalion KY & VA Mounted Rifles 10th Cavalry commanded by A. J. May (Col.),.
James Harvey was receiving Civil War pension 7/13/12 record number 0940. Wife Jane Stiltner was receiving pension 5/19/15 record number 3340.

1870 Pike County Census:

Potter,   James H., age 24

Martha, age 23
Tamsey, age 4
Margaret A., age 2
Noah F., age 5 months
Wallace, Elijah, age 16 farm laborer

The photo to the right is of seated left to right Martha (Stiltner) Potter and James Harvey Potter. Standing in back is Martha's sister. James Harvey Potter was married to Martha "Patsy" Ramey (daughter of Eli Ramey and Susan ?) on 10 May 1866. Martha "Patsy" Ramey was born in 1847 in Yancy, NC. She died on 19 Mar 1914. James Harvey "Harve" Potter and Martha "Patsy" Ramey had the following children:

childTamara Malissa

child Margaret A. Potter was born on 22 Feb 1863. She died on 27 Feb 1950.

childNoah F.

childWilliam O. B.


child Judy Potter was born in 1879.


childKentucky "Tuck"

childButler .

James Harvey Potter married second Jane Stiltner (daughter of Elias Stiltner and Nancy ? ) on 7 Jun 1883. Jane Stiltner was born in 1856 in Buchanan Co, VA. James Harvey Potter and Jane Stiltner had the following child:

child Caroline

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