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George Potter
and Cynthia Owsley

George Potter Home, Warnock, Greenup Co KY
George Potter Children 1984 L-R: Lunda Potter, Piney Potter Coburn, Mila Potter, Clyde Potter and Isabel Potter Miller
Hubert Potter, Sgt, 313th Infantry WWII Killed During Invasion of Normandy

George Potter b 21 May 1880 Spurlock, Floyd Co KY d 27 Oct 1962 Bellefonte Hospital, Greenup Co KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co KY; s/o James Potter and Cynthia Ann Allen. George Potter m. Floyd Co KY to Cynthia Ousley b 1886 Kenny, Floyd Co KY d Mar 1938 Greenup Co KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co KY; d/o Daniel Hager Ousley and Mary Ann Stephens. Children of George Potter and Cynthia Ann Ousley;

1. Raymond Potter b 13 Jun 1901 Floyd Co KY d Jul 1984 Jackson, OH; buried Jackson, OH; m. Ellie Adkins. Children of Raymond Potter and Ellie Adkins;

i. Maxine Potter

ii. Elmer Potter

iii. Kathlene Potter

iv. Glenn Potter

v. Cynthia Potter

2. Maudie Potter b 17 Dec 1902 Floyd Co KY d 23 Jun 1906; age 3 years 6 months.

3. Ben Potter b 28 Jul 1905 Floyd Co, KY d 15 Oct 1933 Boyd Co, KY; age 28; m. Ellie Boggs. Children of Ben Potter and Ellie Boggs;

i. Frank Potter

ii. Robert Potter

iii. Mary Potter

iv. Moni Potter

v. Marie Potter

vi. Ben Potter

4. Clyde Potter b 10 Jan 1908 d 31 Mar 1990 Greenup Co, KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co, KY; m. 30 Nov 1940 Wolfe Creek, Greenup Co KY to Martha Newman b 28 Aug 1922 Floyd Co KY d 29 Sept 2002 Wolfe Creek, Greenup Co KY; buried 2 Oct 2002 Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co KY; d/o John Newman and Elizabeth Bessie Cole. Children of Clyde Potter and Martha Newman;

i. Cynthia Ann Potter m. Zane Holt. Children of Zane Holt and Cynthia Ann Potter;

I. Sarah Ruth Holt

II. Joseph Zane Holt; m. Antoinette Fiorentino. Child;

II.i. Dylan Michael Holt.

ii. Tivis Potter; m. Ranca Lee Elswick. Child;

I. Melinda Lou Potter. Child;

I.i. Michael Tivis Clark.

5. Cleveland Potter b 24 Nov 1910 d 20 Nov 1911 just 4 days short of 1 year of age.

6. Mila Potter (m) b 2 Dec 1913 KY d 8 Aug 1987; m. Madge Lee Huffman b abt 1913 KY. Child of Mila Potter and Madge Lee Huffman;

i. Shirley Louise Potter b abt 1937 KY; m. Forrest Glenn Sonny Logan. Children of Forrest Glenn Sonny Logan and Shirley Louise Potter;

I. Glenn Paul Logan; m. Robin Kay Stephens. Child of Glenn Paul Logan and Robin Kay Stephens;

I.i. Christopher Ray Logan.

II. Eric Jamil Logan; m. Valerie Jan Frazier. Children of Eric Jamil Logan and Valerie Jan Frazier;

II.i. Erica Blain Logan

II.ii. Forrest Blake Logan

II.iii. Karrisa Raynelle Logan

II.iv. Lakota Marie Logan

7. Polina Piney Potter b 26 Nov 1916 Greenup Co, KY d 31 May 1997 Greenup Co, KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co, KY; m. Jay Bryan Coburn b 3 Apr 1917 d 9 Mar 1995 Greenup Co KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co KY; s/o John Coburn and Mary Allen. Children of Jay Bryan Coburn and Polina Piney Potter;

i. Hazel Coburn b 22 Jul 1937 d 25 Jul 1999 Lexington KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Greenup Co KY; m. Billy Earl Wolfe b 30 Jul 1934 Carter Co KY d 15 Jan 2006 Ashland, Boyd Co KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Warnock, Greenup Co KY

ii. Ernie Coburn; m. Phyllis Truitt. Child of Ernie Coburn and Phyllis Truitt;

I. Clay Coburn; m. Tonya Dick. Child of Clay Coburn and Tonya Dick;

I.i. Mason Clay Coburn

iii. Jerry Coburn b 1 Jan 1942 Greenup Co KY d 24 Oct 2009 Lexington, Fayett Co KY; buried Warnock Cemetery, Warnock, Greenup Co KY

iv. Delbert William Coburn died as infant

8. Lunda Potter b 15 May 1919 Warnock, Greenup Co KY d 25 Aug 2004 King's Daughters Hospital, Ashland, KY; buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Morehead, KY; m. 13 Mar 1942 Paris AR to Lucy Ellen Taylor b 1 Mar 1924 Charleston, Franklin Co Arkansas d 2013; buried Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Morehead, Rowan Co KY; d/o Jess William Taylor and Mary Sue Bagwell. Lunda Potter served in WWII and received the Silver Star which was presented to him by General Omar Nelson Bradley.

9. Hubert Potter b 13 Feb 1922 Greenup Co, KY, Sgt., 313th Infantry, World War II, killed 8 Jul 1944 in France at age 22, during the Invasion of Normandy.

10. Isabel Potter b 29 May 1926 Greenup Co, KY d Lakeland, Florida m. John J Miller who also died in Lakeland, Florida. Child of John J Miller and Isabel Potter;

i. Kimberly Jo Miller


Obituary: Madge Lee Huffman Potter
8 Feb 1914 - Abt 2009

Madge Lee Huffman Potter passed away on Friday after an extended illness at the age of ninety four. Born at Kehoe, Kentucky on February 8, 1914, the daughter of the late Milton Huffman and Winifred Lee Duncan Huffman. Her husband Mila Potter, son of the late George and Cynthia Ousley Potter preceded her in death. She lived in Greenup County all of her life and was lovingly nicknamed "Hollywood" by her friends. Madge is survived her daughter Shirley Louise Potter Logan and husband Forrest "Sonny" Logan of Warnock, two grandsons Glen Paul Logan and wife Robin Stephens Logan of Ashland, Eric Jamil Logan and wife Valerie Jan Frazier Logan of Warnock.

Madge had Five Great Grandchildren; Erica Blain Logan Robinson and husband Michael, Karissa Raynell Logan, Forrest Blake Logan, and Lakota Marie Logan all of Warnock, Christopher Ray Logan and wife Michelle of Georgetown. In addition, she had Four Great-Great Grandchildren; Hunter Logan of Georgetown, Jacob, Ethan and Aiden Robinson of Warnock. She attended Antioch Christian Church that her Great Grandparents helped establish it in 1892. Her funeral will be at 1:00 PM Monday at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup KY with Brother Kail Ruffner officiating. Burial will follow in the Warnock Cemetery in Warnock Kentucky. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM till the time of the service on Monday.


Obituary: Shirley Louise Potter Logan
29 Dec 1936 - 20 Mar 2012
Wed. 21 Mar 2012 The Independent
Ashland Kentucky

Shirley Louise Potter Logan passed away at her home on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, after an extended illness at the age of 75. She was born in Ashland on Dec. 29, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Mila Potter and Madge Lee Huffman Potter. Shirley was a life member of Electa 3, Order of Eastern Star, in Greenup and a mamber of Antioch Christian Church and the Kentucky State Poetry Society. She was a Kentucky colonel. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Forrest "Sonny" Logan; two sons, Eric J. Logan and his wife, Jan, of Warnock and Glen P. Logan and his wife, Robin, of AShland; two grandsons, Forrest Blake Logan of Warnock and Christopher R. Logan of Georgetown; three granddaughters, Erica B. Robinson and her husband, Michael, of Lloyd, Karissa R. Logan of Chesapeake and Lakota M. Logan of Warnock; and four great-grandchildren, Jacob, Ethan and Aidan Robinson of Lloyd and Hunter A. Logan of Georgetown.

There will be a celebration of Shirley's life at 1 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Kail Ruffner. Burial will be in Hall Cemetery at Warnock. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home Condolences may be sent to wrightsfuneralhome.com.


1940 Greenup Co KY Census
156 Potter George Head M W 58 Wd KY Farmer Own Farm
156 Potter Lunday Son M W 20 S KY Farmer Father's Farm
156 Potter Hubert Son M W 18 S KY Farmer Father's Farm
156 Potter Mila Son M W 26 M KY Farmer Father's Farm
156 Potter Madge Son's Wife F W 26 M KY
156 Potter Shirley L Granddaughter F W 3 S KY


Thanks to Linda Potter Whitt for corrections and additions to this family.


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