William Potter (son of John Potter and Hannah Unknown) was born Abt. 1608 in Manchester Lancashire, England, and died date unknown in New Haven, CT.. He married Frances Childs on Bet. 1632 - 1634 in England.
Notes for William Potter: Cause of Death: Hanging Custom Field:<_FA#> 4 Jun 1639He and brother John signed the Plantation Covenant, New Haven Colony. Custom Field:<_FA#> More under Notes. Custom Field:<_FA#> 4 Jun 1662Executed (not positive this same William) William was one of the signers of the original agreement entered into by the first settlers of New Haven (Plantation Covenant). William was one of a group of people of left the Bay Colony in Aug. 1637 with Eaton and Davenport to go to New Haven. Uncertain if this is the William Potter who was hung forbestiality in 1662. There are two Wm. Potters during this period.
More About William Potter: Blessing: 17 Jun 1608, At St. Marys, Stockport Cheshire, England. Immigration: 01 Jul 1635, On board Abigail with wife Francis and son Joseph. Occupation: Farmer. Religion: First Church, New Haven, CT.. Residence 1: 1637, Left with Eaton and others to move from Bay Colony to New Haven.. Residence 2: 04 Jun 1639, Lived west side of Quinipiac River, Cedar Hill, Hew Haven, CT.. Unknown-Begin 1: Fined for offenses ranging from absence at military training, improper care of arms, failure to submit a timely iventory of taxaction.. Unknown-Begin 2: 06 Jun 1662, Hung William.
More About William Potter and Frances Childs: Marriage: Bet. 1632 - 1634, England.
Marriage Notes for William Potter and Frances Childs: Custom Field:<_FA#> 6 Jun 1662New Haven, Connecticut _MENDDeath of one spouse
Children of William Potter and Frances Childs are:
Joseph Potter, b. Abt. Nov 1635, England, d. 17 Aug 1669, New Haven, CT..