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Robert Potter (1566 - 1631)

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Robert Potter
Born in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Died in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Potter-37 created 6 Aug 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 6 Oct 2016
00:06: Steve Selbrede edited the Biography for Robert Potter. (Added Source.) [Thank Steve for this]
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S1. Potter, p.5 Descendants of Nicholas Potter of Lynn, Massachusetts : supplement to Part 9,

S2. Potter Register Report Robert Potter is the son of Nicholas Potter (born in 1577 in Newport-Pagnell, Buckinghamshire). Robert married Elizabeth Marshal in Newport-Pagnell on 4Nov1591 . They had 9 listed children, Thomas 1, Thomas 2, Thomas 3 (twin), John (twin), Nicholas, Robert, Mary, Ann, Susann.

S3. Ancestry Tree Ancestry Family Trees Publication:

S4. Geni. Robert Potter of Newport Pagnell, born ca 1558 in Newport Pagnell, died 2May1627 in Newport Pagnell. Husband of Elizabeth Marshall (born ca. 1574). "It is probable that Thomas and Isabel are the parents of Robert, but it can't really be proven." This source has considerable discussion and references.

S5. Ancestry-Vtdawn31. Robert Potter, born 1566 in Newport Pagnell, Buckingham, England. Died 16Mar1631 in Newport Pagnell. Son of Thomas Potter and Isabel Sumner. Husband of Elizabeth Marshall. Father of George Potter.


1. This person was created on 08 April 2011 through the import of Grant R. Phillips, Jr..ged.
2. Potter-2794 was created by Rich Howard through the import of Rich Howard Ancestors.ged on Jan 9, 2014.


1. This profile has Robert the son of Thomas and Isabel. Source S2 has him the son of Nicholas and Unknown. Source S4 has him the son of Thomas and Isabel.
2. OurFamilyHistories does not show this Robert Potter.
3. FamilySearch. A query for "Robert Potter, England, 1560-1570" returns 4 primary sources. These seem to be from 3 distinct Robert Potters, none with father = Thomas or Nicholas. 250 Trees contain Robert Potter. FamilySearch

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On 10 May 2016 at 17:44 GMT Steve Selbrede wrote:

I added sources S2 and S4 and the Notes. There seems to be some doubt about Robert's parents.

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