Note: * m 2nd ? on 6 Decc 1676 * moved from Wallingford, CT to settle in Newark, NJ in1678 * From Hatfield's "History of Elizabeth, NJ," p 268 -269; "Samuel Potter (Deacon Samuel Potter,) was a grandson of John Potter, one of the first settlers of New Haven, CT, 1639, who had two sons, John and Samuel. The latter was babtised, Oct 17, 1641 and became one of the early settlers of Newark, NJ. " * Families of Ancient New Haven, p 1572, 1459, 1460 * Descendents of Deacon Samuel Potter p xv, 87 * Pioneer Settlers, with Genealogical Notices. (By Samuel H. Congar.): SAMUEL POTTER, from Wallingford, was son of John, of New Haven, and bapt. 1641; m. Anna only dau. of Wm. Russell, 1670; was admitted a planter in 1678; had a survey and patent 1679; was one of the three soldiers in 1601; d. ab. 1696. Deacon Samuel Potter d. 5th Feb. 1756, a. 84; possib. his son; was buried on the green by the church at Conn. Farms. Sam, son of John Potter, and neph. of Samuel, was b. 1675; deac. Sam. 1671. Justice Potter, at Court from 1725 to 1737, and deac. Sam. perh. the same?
Name: Samuel Potter, senior Date: 26 Jun 1696 Location: Newark Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730 Administration on the estate of, granted to John Condit and wife Deborah. 1696 Dec. 23. Inventory of the personal estate (�18.4.3); made by Ephraim Burwell senior and Robert Young.
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