MS 1127. Literal transcription misspellings are left intact, xxx denotes illegible word, italicized items are my own comments for clarification. Please note that in some instances the letter s may have been replaced with the letter f, as was the custom at that time TG.
Potts Family Roll:
John Potts, Tanner of Trenton in the County of Hunterdon, State of New Jerfey Son of Ricd & Rebeca Potts of Arneytown, Was Married to Elizabeth Brearley Daughter of David & Elizabeth Brearley, On the Twenty Ninth Day of May Seventeen Hundred and ninety One ..1791
David B. Potts, Son of John & Elizabeth Potts Was Born the Twenty fifth Day of March about two Oclock in the Morning in the Year of Lord 1792.
David B. Potts the above Mentioned Departed this Life the 27 Day of July Aged four Months & 2 Days-
John Brearley Potts, Second Son was Born the Sixth Day ^at Seven afternoon of December in the Year of Our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Six .1796.
Edward Potts, Third, Son was Born the Twenty Eight Day of September at Eleven Oclock in the morning in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Eight 1798.
Elizabeth Potts Deceased July 16 @ 4 Oclock Aged 29 years 4 months & 16 Days ..1800
Married my Second wife Catharine Ridgway, Daughter of Joseph & Mary Ridgway of Mount Holly Decd December the 7. 1812 at Hattenfield .
Elizabeth Potts Daughter of John & Catharine Potts, was Born the 7 Day of Decr Ό past 12 Oclock in Morning 1815
Elizabeth Potts, Above Mentioned Departed this life the tenth of Jany Eleven Oclock Evening Aged 5 Week 1816
John Potts departed this life on the first day of November Eighteen hundred & twenty six, in the sixty fifth year of his age.
John Brearley Potts departed this life at Baton Rouge in the State of Louisiana on the 12th day of August Eighteen hundred & twenty seven. He died suddenly of the yellow fever taken, at New Orleans. He was in the legislature of Louisiana in Which capacity he was distinguished for his talents & inflexible integrity.
Edward Potts departed this life at his residence near Baton Rouge in the State of Louisiana on the 26th day of May 1831.
In pencil on verso:
John son of Richard / Rebeca Arney