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Elizabeth Ann Birch (1822-1899)
Arnold Potter (1804-1872)

Their children:

  Wallace Edwin Potter b 1850

  George A. Potter b 1853

  Mary Adaline Potter b 1854

  Eliza Ann Potter (Brown) b 1858


  Elizabeth made these quilt blocks. The note says:
    "My grandmother, my mother's mother made this. She is Elizabeth Birch Potter Brown. Mary A. Richey"

Mary Adaline Potter
married (their page)

Welcome Chapman Jr.
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Arnold Potter in Nauvoo
1840 census - Nauvoo, Hancock, IL
    Arnold Potter age 36 -
    woman over 40 less than 50 (not Elizabeth Ann Birch who was 17)
      children: two boys under age 10, four girls under age 15

Arnold and Elizabeth Potter in Salt Lake Valley
1850 census - Salt Lake City ?, Salt Lake, UT
    Arnold 46 - farmer
    wife Elizabeth 26
    (his) son John 17, laborer
    (their) son Wallace 1

  Where their children were born:
Wallace Edwin Potter b 1850, Mill Creek, UT
George A. Potter b 1853, San Bernardino, CA
Mary Adaline Potter b 1854, San Bernardino, CA
Eliza Ann Potter (Brown) b 1858, Beaver UT

Elizabeth Ann Birch divorced Arnold Potter.
She married Francis Brown in 1858

- research and history of Arnold Potter compiled by Alvin C. Rencher, Mary Ann Chapman Richey, An Arizona Pioneer, 2008
- Photos and census pages courtesy of Dwyn Larson   


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On This Page

    Elizabeth Ann Birch

    Mary Adaline Potter
    married Welcome Chapman Jr.

  More info - bottom of page

  Stories, etc.
   Arnold's History
   About Elizabeth

  Documents: census pages
     1840 Arnold
     1850 Arnold
     1860 Arnold
     1870 Arnold

     Elizabeth Birch pages PDF
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