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 253. John-Henry (643), b. l. c., March 15, 1810; m. Mary Ann, dau. of Wm. 
        Mintzer. She d. at Pottstown, April 2, 1858, and is buried in the 
        family graveyard. (See inscriptions.) Gen. Hobart was educated as a 
        lawyer, and practised his profession at Norristown, and was appointed 
        district attorney in 1855. He resides in Pottstown. 
 254. Elizabeth-Potts, the second so named, b. at Pottstown, Aug. 11, 1811; 
        d. Aug. 18, 1824, and was buried in the family graveyard. (See inscriptions.) 
 255. Ellen Goodin, b. l. c., July 4, 1817; d. at Pottstown, Aug. 20, 1830. 

Children of [72] David and [66] Mary-Ann (Potts) Rutter.

 256. Margaretta (649), b. at Pine, Oct. 15, 1790; m. Dr. Samuel Heister. 
        She d. May 2, 1820. 
 257. Ruth-Anna (610), b. l. c., Aug. 12, 1792; m. [233] Samuel, son of [64] 
        Joseph and [78] Sarah (Potts) Potts, Nov. 15, 1813. 
 258. Thomas (651) b. l. c. March 7, 1795; m. first Catherine Boyer. He m. 
        for his second w. Catherine Ovenshine. 
 259. John-Potts (662), b. l. c., Jan. 30, 1797; m. by Rev. Dr. Bull, Jan. 22, 
        1824, to [238] Emily, dau. of [64] Joseph and [78] Sarah (Potts) Potts. 
At this date he owned and occupied Pine, and carried on that forge until it was sold in 1843, when he removed to Pottstown, where his w. d., March 30, 1867, and he survived her until April 13, 1870. Both are buried in the family graveyard. (See inscriptions.)

From the Montgomery Ledger, Pottstown, Pa., April 19, 1870.

"Died on the 12th instant, in this borough, John P. Rutter, aged seventythree years two months and twelve days.

"Released from the body, which because of infirmity had become a burden, our friend now, we trust, enjoys in spirit rest and peace in the Paradise of God.

"By his removal another link connecting the present with the past has been broken. It is with a feeling of sadness that we mark how rapidly the

 
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