Disproven Existence Notice: Mary (Beall) Pottenger

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One of the legends associated with Ninian Beall, Scottish immigrant to Maryland, is that he had two daughters, Mary and Sarah, who married, respectively, John Pottenger and Samuel Magruder.  In fact Ninian did have a daughter Mary, who married Andrew Hambleton.  

Mary Beall (Beall-332) is an existing profile.  It would be possible (and also reasonable) to merge her into the real daughter of Ninian Beall, or the Mary Bell who immigrated on her own to Maryland, or to the Mary, probably Mills, who did marry John Pottenger.  But there is enough popular genealogy out there referring to Mary Beall, daughter of Ninian and wife of John Pottenger, as a real person, that I propose to retain her profile, clearly marked "Disproven Existence", so that this nonexistent person does not inadvertently get re-created.

This is the one-week notice before Beall-332 is so designated.
WikiTree profile: Mary Pottenger
in Genealogy Help by Jack Day G2G6 Pilot (363k points)
As always, thanks Jack for your work on these profiles!

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