John Potter


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Born: Abt. 1580 England    
Married: 6 Oct 1607 Lewes, Sussex, England Marriage William Potter to Ann Langford
William Potter marryed to Ann Langford 6 October 1607  LDS film 1067241

Died: Bef. 1622 


Hannah Langford


1. William Potter  b. Bef. 28 Aug 1608

2. John Potter b.  bef. 10 Jan 1608/9

Hannah married John Potter about 1607 and a son William was born the next year. Another son, John, was born several years later. Hannah's husband John died about 1620, and she married John Beecher in 1622. They had a son, Isaac. John Beecher was one of the seven men sent by Eaton to New Haven in advance of the colony. In 1635, William Potter, his wife Frances and a son Joseph arrived in Boston. Accompanying them were Hannah Beecher and her son Isaac. They all arrived in New Haven on June 26, 1638, but John Beecher had died the previous winter. They settled on Beecher's parcel of land, which Hannah was allowed to claim. Hannah died in New Haven on April 5, 1659. Her will, dated June 13, 1657, stipulated that son William should be executor, son Isaac should receive one third of the estate and William should control the other two thirds, in order to take care of his younger brother. She named all three children of John Potter, John, Samuel & Hannah Blackly, calling them her grandchildren.

Information from The New Haven (Conn.) Potters, 1639