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Richard Potts - Revolutionary War Patriot

 
 
Richard Potts - Revolutionary War Patriot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, August 19, 2017
1. Richard Potts - Revolutionary War Patriot Marker
Inscription.  
Richard Potts
Member of the House of Delegates
Born 19 July 1753 in Upper Marlboro, MD
Died November 1808 in Frederick, MD
Marker placed by Carrollton Manor Chapter, NSDAR

Eleanor Murdoch Potts
2nd wife of
Richard Potts
Revolutionary War Patriot-MD
Born 2 November 1774
Died 1 October 1842

May 2, 2015
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(additional plaque)

Elizabeth Hughes Potts
1st wife of
Richard Potts
Revolutionary War
Patriot-MD
Born 1762
Died 28 October 1793

Marker placed by
Carrollton Manor Chapter, NSDAR
May 2, 2015

 
Erected 2015 by Carrollton Manor Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 2, 2015.
 
Location. 39° 14.499′ N, 77° 14.728′ 
Elizabeth Hughes Potts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, August 19, 2017
2. Elizabeth Hughes Potts Marker
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W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 South Market Street (Mount Olivet Cemetery), Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dowden’s Ordinary (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dowden's Ordinary: A French & Indian War Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); Archaeology at Dowden's Ordinary (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tavern Life at Dowden's Ordinary (approx. 1.8 miles away); Dowden's Ordinary: The Elephant Comes to Clarksburg (approx. 1.8 miles away); Welcome to Froggy Hollow (approx. 2.4 miles away); A Real Field of Dreams (approx. 3.4 miles away); Waters' Mill (approx. 3˝ miles away).
 
Richard Potts - Revolutionary War Patriot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Butler, November 9, 2021
3. Richard Potts - Revolutionary War Patriot Marker
Richard Potts Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, August 19, 2017
4. Richard Potts Grave
Richard Potts Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, August 19, 2017
5. Richard Potts Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2018. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 75 times this year. Last updated on November 16, 2021. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2018.   3. submitted on November 10, 2021, by Jordan Butler of Baltimore, Maryland, USA.   4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2018. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 4, 2022