Luke/4a Potter

M, #3841, (18 March 1692/93 - 25 September 1784)
Father*Judah/2 Potter1 b. c 1657, d. 20 Jun 1731
Mother*Grace/3a Brooks1 b. 10 Mar 1660/61, d. 20 Apr 1753
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Grace/3a Brooks
Last Edited:19 Aug 2017
Luke/4a Potter was born 18 Mar 1692/93 at Concord, Massachusetts.1 The will of Dea. Luke Potter, dated 11 Jun 1695, leaves grandson Luke Potter son to my son Judah Potter the 4 acres of meadow at Rocky Island near Elmbrooke meadow in Concord.2 He died a bachelor at Concord, 25 Sep 1784, a. 91.3 Shattuck reports correct years of birth and death, but mistakenly gives Luke a wife and son.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 38, Luke Potter b.
  2. [S1405] John Brooks Threlfall, Ancestry of my Children, 258, Luke Potter.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 418, Mr. Luke Potter d.
  4. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 381, Potter genealogy.

Samuel/4a Potter

M, #3842, (2 January 1704/5 - 15 February 1800)
Father*Judah/2 Potter1 b. c 1657, d. 20 Jun 1731
Mother*Grace/3a Brooks1 b. 10 Mar 1660/61, d. 20 Apr 1753
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Grace/3a Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/4a Potter
Last Edited:23 Jul 2017

Children with Elizabeth (–?–):

  • Elizabeth/5a Potter6 b. 10 Oct 1727, d. 1 Jan 1729/30
  • Samuel/5a Potter7 b. 1 Dec 1729, d. 18 Dec 1729
  • Ephraim/5a Potter8 b. circa 27 Dec 1731
  • Lydia/5a Potter9 b. 7 Jun 1733, d. 17 Nov 1826
  • Elizabeth/5a Potter10 b. 15 Jun 1735, d. 19 Jul 1796
  • Samuel/5a Potter11 b. 26 Apr 1738, d. 21 Apr 1762
  • Jonas/5a Potter12 b. 6 Feb 1740, d. before 28 Jun 1786
  • Lois/5a Potter13 b. 2 May 1744, d. 12 Nov 1815
  • Grace/5a Potter14 b. 10 Aug 1746, d. 10 Mar 1827
Findagrave.com, memorial #32779073. Photo by Andrew Sapp.
Samuel/4a Potter, born 2 Jan 1704/5 at Concord, Massachusetts1, married, by 1727, Elizabeth (–?–).2 She died at Concord 28 Nov 1789, "aged 833," and he 15 Feb 1800, a. 95.4 They are interred in the South Burying Ground.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 62, Samll Potter b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 121, Elisabeth Potter d.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 420, Mrs. [Elizabeth] Potter d.
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 324, Samuel Potter d.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #32779073, #32778927.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 118, Elisabeth Potter b.; 121, d.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 122, Samuel Potter b., d.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 126, Ephraim Potter b. Dec 27. 17__.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 134, Lidia Potter b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 140, Elisabeth Potter b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 147, Samuel Potter b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 151 Jonas Potter b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 162, Lois Potter b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 167, Grace Potter b.

Benjamin/4a Whittemore

M, #3847, (9 April 1696 - 22 October 1734)
Father*Lt. Benjamin/3 Whittemore1 b. 1 Sep 1669, d. 8 Sep 1734
Mother*Esther/3a Brooks1 b. 4 Jul 1668, d. 11 Jan 1742/43
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Esther/3a Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/4a Whittemore
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Ruhamah/3 Locke:

  • Joel/5a Whittemore6 b. 15 Aug 1728
  • Sarah/5a Whittemore7 b. 22 Nov 1730
  • Ruhamah/5a Whittemore8 b. 22 Apr 1733, d. 3 Jan 1739/40
  • Submit/5a Whittemore9 b. 30 Jun 1735
Findagrave.com, memorial #24099789. Photo by Bill Boyington.
Benjamin/4a Whittemore Jr., born 9 Apr 1696 at Concord, Massachusetts1, married, 15 Jun 1726 at Woburn, Ruhamah/3 Locke of Woburn, daughter of James/2 Locke and Sarah Cutter.2 He died at Concord 22 Oct 1734, a. 383, and is interred in the Hill Burying Ground.4 His widow perhaps married, 1735, John Bond.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 41, Benjamin Whittemore b.
  2. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:167, Ruhamah Locke/Benjamin Whittemore m.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 128, Benjamin Whittemore d.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24099789.
  5. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 2:720.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 119, Joel Whittemore b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 125, Sarah Whittemore b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 134, Ruhamah Whittemore b.; 144, d.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 138, Submitt Whittemore b.

Nathaniel/4a Whittemore

M, #3848, (23 November 1698 - 31 January 1769)
Father*Lt. Benjamin/3 Whittemore1 b. 1 Sep 1669, d. 8 Sep 1734
Mother*Esther/3a Brooks1 b. 4 Jul 1668, d. 11 Jan 1742/43
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Esther/3a Brooks
Descendants of Nathaniel/4a Whittemore
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Abigail Blood:

  • Esther/5a Whittemore7 b. 30 Jun 1730, d. 1 Nov 1748
  • Abigail/5a Whittemore8 b. 20 Mar 1732
  • Huldah/5a Whittemore9 b. 25 Aug 1734
  • Benjamin/5a Whittemore10 b. 20 Jan 1736/37
  • Mary/5a Whittemore11 b. 22 Mar 1738/39
  • Nathaniel/5a Whittemore12 b. 4 Jul 1741
  • Sarah/5a Whittemore13 b. 4 Jul 1741, d. 9 Jul 1741
  • Mehitabel/5a Whittemore14 b. 26 May 1743, d. 21 Dec 1746
  • Sarah/5a Whittemore15 b. 9 Mar 1746
Nathaniel/4a Whittemore, born 23 Nov 1698 at Concord, Massachusetts1, married, by 1730, Abigail Blood.2 He was appointed, 24 Oct 1763, administrator of the estate of his deceased brother-in-law John Farr.3 He died at Harvard, Massachusetts, where he is buried, 31 Jan 1769, a. 70.2,4

Local Notes:

Property11 May 1720, Turkey Hills, MAConcord May the 11th 1720 | The Commtee Appointed, & fully Impowered by ye Great & Generill Court or Affembly of His Majesties Province of ye MaffachuSett Bay in New England at Their Feffion, On ye 7th of Decr. 1719 To Allott & Grant out ye Lands Contained, in Each of ye Two TownShips Laft Granted by ye Court Each Containing The Quantity of Six Miles Sqare Lying Weftward of, & Contiguous to ye Town of Groton &c.
     Mett at Concord in ye County of Middlesex On Wednesday the Eleventh Day of May 1720. At ye Houfe of Mr Jonth Hoberd, In Order to Grant out Said Townships, Agreeable to ye Order & Direction of ye General Court (The Whole of Sd Commtee Viz. | Mr Whittemor for his Son Nathll Concord | 2 10 005
Electedbetween 1743 and 1746, Concord, MASelectman6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 46, Nathanaell Whittemore b.
  2. [S135] Mariana B. Ruggles, citing NEHGR, 107:262.
  3. [S142] John R. Wood.
  4. [S197] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, To The Year 1850, 319, Nathaniel Whittemore d.
  5. [S570] Walter A. Davis, Early Records of Lunenburg, 12-15, Survey and Allotment of Turkey Hills.
  6. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 234, town officers.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 124, Esther Whittemore b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 137, Abigail Whittemore b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 137, Huldah Whittemore b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 141, Benjamin Whittemore b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 148, Mary Whittemore b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 153, Nathaniel Whittemore b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 153, Sarah Whittemore b., d.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 156, Mehitable Whittemore b.; 160, Mehittabel d.
  15. [S185] Concord BMD, 169, Sarah Whittemore b.