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Enoch Potter and
Josephine Bentley

L-R Back: Roosevelt, John Vent, Eura, Linda Ollie, Everett, Cora, and Sylvan Potter. L-R Front: Opal, Josephene Bentley, Chloe, and Enoch Potter. Photos from Tina Faye Phillips on Facebook 17 Nov 2013
L-R Back: John West Potter, Everett Potter, Josephene Bentley Potter, Roosevelt Potter and Sylvan Potter. L-R Front: Opal Seiber Potter, Eura Potter Moore, Linda Ollie Potter Boyd, Celesta Potter Dillion, Cloie Potter Hamey, and Cora Potter Childers.
Enoch Potter b 20 Mar 1867 Letcher Co KY d 25 Jan 1944 Hylton, Pike Co KY; of heart failure; buried Hylton, KY; s/o John Boone Potter and Susannah Ellen Sanders. Enoch Potter m. (2) Josephine Bentley b 18 Jun 1873 Dairy Hollow, Jenkins, Letcher Co KY d 13 Feb 1954; buried Potter Cemetery, Hylton, KY; d/o John Martin Bentley and Malinda Addington. Children of Enoch Potter and Josephine Bentley;

1. Eura Virgie Potter b 15 Dec 1899 Orb Knot, Pike Co KY d 3 Feb 1981 Orlando, Orange Co FL; m. 16 Dec 1916 to Varney Moore b 3 Dec 1896 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 13 Feb 1969 Hendricks, IN; buried A. W. Childers Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY; s/o Alexander Moore and Kesiah Vanover. Children of Varney Moore and Eura Virgie Potter;

i. Carl Moore b 30 Oct 1917 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 30 Dec 1996; buried All Faiths Memorial Park, Casselberry, Seminole Co FL.

ii. Rena L Moore b 7 Jan 1920 d 16 Jun 2010; buried West Ridge Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co IN; m. Robert Fleming b 1917 d 2002; buried West Ridge Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co IN; s/o Ebie Garnet Fleming and Rosanna Mullins.

iii. Leonard Moore b 29 Apr 1924 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 25 Jul 1950 Letcher Co KY; buried A W Childers Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY.

iv. Helen May Moore b 25 May 1926 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 11 Mar 2010 Franklin, Johnson Co IN; buried All Faiths Memorial Park, Casselberry, Seminole Co FL;

v. Charles Moore b 26 Jul 1928 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 9 Jun 2011; buried West Ridge Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co IN; m. 4 Feb 1950 Wise Co VA to Louise Johnson b 1930 d 2008; buried West Ridge Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co IN; d/o J M Johnson and Rhoda Potter. Children of Charles Moore and Louise Johnson; I. Randy Moore II. Bruce Moore III. Jeff Moore

vi. Josephine Moore b 21 Feb 1931 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 25 May 1993 Orange Co FL; buried All Faiths Memorial Park, Casselberry, Seminole Co FL.

2. Roosevelt Potter b 10 Dec 1901 Letcher Co KY d 17 Jun 1975; m. (1) to Hattie Collier Letcher Co KY; d/o Enoch Irvin Collier and Cordelia Bell Bentley. Roosevelt Potter m. (2) to Laura Belcher. Roosevelt Potter m. Wise Co VA, (3) to Hazel Ogilvie.

3. Celesta Potter b 25 Apr 1902 Pike Co KY d 21 Jun 1958 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH; buried Siloam Cemtery, Siloam, Greenup Co KY; m. 30 Jul 1921 KY to Lewis Dillow b 30 Jul 1899 Greenup Co KY d 7 Apr 1960; buried Siloam Cemetery, Siloam, Greenup Co KY. Children of Lewis Dillow and Celesta Potter;

i. Mona Lea Dillow; m. Male Welch.

ii. Louise Dillow; m. Male Davis.

4. Edward Everett Potter b 6 Mar 1905 Pike Co KY d 15 Aug 1966 Letcher Co KY; m. 1940 to Sarah Jane Unknown b abt 1911 VA. Children of Edward Everett Potter and Sarah Jane Unknown;

i. Ronald Edward Potter b abt 1936 KY

ii. Bert Leo Potter b abt 1938 KY

iii. Mary Ann Potter b abt 1940 Letcher Co KY.

5. John Vent Potter b 13 Jun 1906 KY d 5 Dec 1985 Ashcamp, Pike Co KY; buried Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY; m. 7 Sept 1935 Pike Co KY to Martha Lee Bartley b 6 Jan 1919 Ashcamp, Pike Co KY d 16 Jun 2008 Ashcamp, Pike Co KY; buried Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY; d/o John Epp Bartley and Lucinda Sykes. Children of John Vent Potter and Martha Lee Bartley;

i. Josie Lou Potter b 4 Jun 1936 d 9 Jul 1941; buried Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY

ii. Herman Potter b 13 Jul 1938 Pike Co KY d 29 Mar 2020 Pike Co KY; buried Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY

iii. Lovella Potter b 26 Jun 1940 Pike Co KY d 2 Aug 2007 Elkhorn City, Pike Co KY; buried Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY; m. 24 Dec 1956 to Billy Joe Pierce b 16 Nov 1935 Ironton, Lawrence Co OH d 11 Dec 1992; buried Rob Ratliff Cemetery, Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY; s/o William Pierce and Stella Belcher.

6. Linda Ollie Potter b 6 Jan 1908 d 5 Sept 2002; age 94; buried Childers Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY; Findagrave 198767157; m. abt 1925 to Clarence Oscar Boyd b 7 Nov 1903 TN d 27 Oct 1951; age 47; buried Childers Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY; Findagrave 198767222; s/o Richard Asa Boyd and Susan Josephine Grimes. Clarence Oscar Boyd's occupation 1930, barber coal mine company. Linda Ollie Potter m. 3 Oct 1953 to John Wesley Sanders b 23 May 1891 Ashcamp, Pike Co KY d 12 Feb 1970 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; buried Sanders Cemetery, Ashcamp, Pike Co KY; s/o Hiram Hillard Sanders and Winnie Childers. John Wesley Sanders m. 18 Sept 1915 to (2) Parthenia Moore b 11 Nov 1899 VA d 26 Apr 1953 Letcher Co KY; d/o Madison Moore and Mary A Polly Mullins.

7. Sylvan Potter b 26 Apr 1909 KY d 9 Feb 1961 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, Letcher Co KY; m. Eva Holbrook b 25 Nov 1909 KY d 1 Sept 1985 Kenton, Hardin Co OH; d/o Randall Henry Holbrook and Louisa Adams. Children of Sylvan Potter and Eva Holbrook;

i. Robert Paul Potter b 22 Nov 1932 Letcher Co KY d 6 Oct 2007 Elkhorn City, Pike Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. 1964 to Annette Johnson b abt 1939 Letcher Co KY d 4 Jul 2010 Huntington, Cabell Co WV; d/o Ellis Johnson and Sabrina Craft.

ii. Betty Joe Potter b 15 Dec 1934 Sergent, Letcher Co KY d 15 Dec 1934 Serbent, Letcher Co KY; buried Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, Letcher Co KY.

iii. Christlene Potter b 25 Mar 1941 Letcher Co KY d 17 Jan 2010; buried Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill, Kenton Co KY; Eternity Mausoleum; m. Harlan West b 14 May 1937 KY d 15 Sept 2017 Cincinnati, Hamilton Co OH; buried Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill, Kenton Co KY, Eternity Mausoleum; s/o Leonard R West and Bertha Mae Alcorn Robinson Catching.

8. Calvin Potter b abt 1911

9. Cora Potter b 18 May 1911 Ky d 10 Sept 1997 Pike Co KY; buried A. W. Childers Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY; m. 6 Jan 1936 to Lawrence Childers b 20 May 1911 d 12 May 1988 Pike Co KY; buried A. W. Childers Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY; s/o Samuel Meredith Childers and Mellie Augusta Sanders Childers Fleming.

10. Opal Ruth Potter b 6 Apr 1913 Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY d 25 Feb 2006 Huntington IN; m. (1) Lee Seiber b 1911 Anderson TN d 25 Jan 1960 Randolph IN. Opal R Potter m. 1973 to Orville Fulton b 30 Nov 1904 d 1985 IN. Opal R Potter m. 1990 to Harry C Dill b 11 Jul 1920 d 25 Feb 2006 in a car wreck, Adams, IN.

11. Carson Potter b 28 Dec 1914 d 6 Jul 1916; buried Cantrell Family Cemetery, Hylton, Pike Co KY

11. Worley Cameron Potter b 10 Jan 1915 Pike Co KY

12. Chloe Potter b 19 Mar 1916 Hylton, Pike Co KY d 24 Sept 2008; m. Male Haney


Enoch Potter
and Emma Clark

Enoch Potter b 20 Mar 1867 Letcher Co KY d 29 Jan 1944; s/o John Boone Potter and Susannah Ellen Sanders. Enoch Potter m. 17 Sept 1892 to Emma Clark d 12 Jun 1897 at age 20 from Typhoid; d/o Lafayette Clark and Jane Unknown. Children of Enoch Potter and Emma Clark;

1. Elmon Grady Potter b 5 Oct 1894 KY d 29 Aug 1969; m. abt 1918 KY to Polly Ann Bentley 21 Nov 1905 Letcher Co KY d 27 Aug 1980; d/o Elbert Franklin Bentley and Sabrina Craft.

2. Savannah Pearl Potter b 6 Nov 1896 KY d 6 Dec 1983; m. Christopher Columbus Tucker b 6 Apr 1895 Millstone, Letcher Co KY d abt 1919 in WWI killed in action; s/o Alexander L Tucker and Martha Ann Bentley.


1870 Letcher Co KY Census
53 53 Potter John 42 M W Farmer 900 600 KY
53 53 Potter Susanah 39 F W Keeping House KY Can't read/write
53 53 Potter Arty 19 F W KY At School
53 53 Potter Bethny 15 F W KY At School
53 53 Potter Isom 13 M W KY At School (indexed as James)
53 53 Potter George 11 M W KY At School Can't read/write
53 53 Potter Hannah 6 F W KY
53 53 Potter Enoch 4 M W KY
53 53 Potter Martha 1 F W KY


1880 Pike Co KY Census Upper Elkhorn Creek 102
113 114 Potter John W M 52 Head M Farming KY KY VA
113 114 Potter Susanah W F 49 Wife M Keeping house Can't read/write KY KY KY
113 114 Potter Enoch W M 13 Son S At Home At School KY KY KY
113 114 Potter Martha W F 11 Daughter S Can't read/write KY KY KY
113 114 Potter Susan E. W F 9 Daughter S KY KY KY
113 114 Potter Didema W F 6 Daughter S KY KY KY
113 114 Potter John M W M 2 Son S KY KY KY


1900 Pike Co KY Census Magisterial District 02 District 0079
36 36 36 Potter Enoch Head W M Mar 1872 27 M 8 KY KY KY Farmer
36 36 36 Potter Josephine Wife W F June 1873 26 M 8 1 1 KY KY KY Housewife
36 36 36 Potter Grady Son W M Oct 1894 5 S KY KY KY
36 36 36 Potter Savanah Daughter W F Nov 1896 3 S KY KY KY
36 36 36 Potter Virgie Daughter W F Dec 1899 5/12 S KY KY KY


1910 Pike Co KY Census Elkhorn City District 0165
224 225 Potter Enoch Head M W 43 M2 11 KY KY KY Farmer General Farm
224 225 Potter Josephine Wife F W 35 M1 11 8 7 KY KY VA
224 225 Potter Elmon G Son M W 15 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer Home Farm
224 225 Potter Savannah P Daughter F W 13 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter Ura Daughter F W 10 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter Roosevelt Son M W 9 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter Salesty Daughter F W 6 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter Everette Son M W 5 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter John V Son M W 3 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter Ollie Daughter F W 2 S KY KY KY
224 225 Potter Sylvan Son M W 11/12 S KY KY KY


1920 Pike Co KY Census Sycamore District 0116
7 7 Potter Enoch Head M W 52 M KY KY KY Farmer Farm Work
7 7 Potter Josephine Wife F W 42 M KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Grady Son M W 25 S KY KY KY Farmer Home Farm
7 7 Potter Rosevelt Son M W 19 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Celesta Daughter F W 17 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Everett Son M W 14 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter John V Son M W 13 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Ollie Daughter F W 11 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Cilvin Son M W 9 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Cora Daughter F W 8 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Opal Daughter F W 6 S KY KY KY
7 7 Potter Cloa Daughter F W 3 S KY KY KY


1930 Pike Co KY Census District 3 District 0012
467 470 Potter Eanoc Head 200 M W 62 M 25 KY KY KY Farmer Ovvicer
467 470 Potter Josephine Wife F W 55 M 25 KY KY KY
467 470 Potter Cora Daughter F W 18 S KY KY KY
467 470 Potter Everett Son M W 24 S KY KY KY Miner Coal Loader
467 470 Potter John Vince Son M W 23 S KY KY KY Student
467 470 Potter Silva Son M W 21 S KY KY KY Miner Coal Loader
467 470 Potter Opal Daughter F W 17 S KY KY KY
467 470 Potter Chloe Daughter F W 14 S KY KY KY


1930 Letcher Co KY East Whitesburg District 0021
151 152 Boyd Clarence Head M W 26 M 21 TN TN TN Barber Coal Mine Company
151 152 Boyd Ollie Wife H F W 22 M 17 KY KY KY
151 152 Boyd Phillip Son M W 4 S KY TN KY
151 152 Boyd Richard Son M W 1 1/12 S KY TN KY
151 152 Potter Sylvan Bro-in-law M W 20 S KY KY KY Miner Coal Mine


KY Death Index
Name: Enoch Potter
Death Date: 25 Jan 1944
Death Location: Pike Co KY
Residence Location: Pike Co KY
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1867
Birth Location: Letcher, Kentucky
Spouse's name: Josephine Potter
Spouse's Age: 70
Father's Name: John Potter
Father's Birth Location: Letcher, Kentucky
Mother's Name: Susannah Sanders
Mother's Birth Location: Pike, Kentucky


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