Margaret Potts

Margaret Potts

Female 1821 - 1901  (79 years)

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  • Name Margaret Potts 
    Born 6 Oct 1821  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Feb 1901  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Wanless Cem, Cass, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Probate record of Elizabeth Potts lists dau. Margaret Wanless.

      1900 census (with son Charles), age 78, says she was born in Oct. 1822.
    Person ID I126  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2011 

    Father John Potts,   b. Abt 1797, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1856, Franklin Twp, Monroe Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dixon,   b. Abt 1798, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1867, Franklin Twp, Monroe Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1818  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F823  Group Sheet

    Family Andrew Wanless,   b. 4 Jun 1816, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1896, Wanless, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1840  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Rachel E. Wanless,   b. 13 Jun 1841, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     2. Nancy E. Wanless,   b. 7 Feb 1843, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     3. William Moffett Wanless,   b. 6 Nov 1844, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Newton Wanless,   b. 25 Oct 1846, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1892  (Age 46 years)
     5. Samuel Harper Wanless,   b. 16 Nov 1848, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, near Strome, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Mary Caroline Wanless,   b. 20 Oct 1850, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 79 years)
     7. George N. Wanless,   b. 11 Jun 1852, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     8. Hilda A. Wanless,   b. 22 Apr 1854, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     9. Sophia Alice "Allie" Wanless,   b. 29 Apr 1857, Back Allegheny, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1888, Driftwood, Pocahontas co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     10. Charles Cronan Wanless,   b. 20 Jul 1859, Back Allegheny, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1938 or 5 Apr 1938, Wanless, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Tombstone, TOMBSTONE & FAMILY BIBLE GIVES BIRTHDATE OF 6 OCT 1821. 1900 CENSUS (WITH SON CHARLES), AGE 78, SAYS SHE WAS BORN OCT. 1822. (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S96] Will Books - Monroe Co, IA, PROBATE RECORDS OF ELIZABETH POTTS NAMES DAU. MARGARET WANLESS, AGE 52 (SHE WAS REALLY ABOUT 46, BUT THE INFORMATION WAS SUPPLIED BY JACOB C. POTTS WHO PROBABLY HADN'T SEEN HER FOR SEVERAL YEARS.] (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S83] Tombstone, NEXT TO ANDREW WANLESS: MARGARET - WIFE - BORN OCT 6, 1821, DIED FEB 12, 1901 (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S5] Bath County Marriages, OCT 2, 1818 BOND FOR JOHN POTTS & ELIZABETH DIXON. SURETY, ROBERT DIXON. WILLIAM DIXON CONSENTS FOR DAU. BITSEY. WITNESS, ROBERT DIXON. RETURNED OCT 8, SPELLED DIXSON, BY OTHO WADE. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, 30 MAY 1840 BOND FOR ANDREW WANLESS & MARGARET POTTS. SURETY, ANDREW WANLESS & JOHN POTTS. RETURNED JUNE 4, 1840 BY JAMES WANLESS. (Reliability: 3).