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Francis (Frank) POTTS

Francis (Frank) POTTS

Male 1859 - 1917  (58 years)

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  • Name Francis (Frank) POTTS 
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 31 Jul 1859  Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • First to plant, and grow vineyards in Strathalbyn area in 1860's
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1917  Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-9297  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2020 

    Family Alice Elizabeth Bridgeman BRIDGEMAN,   b. 17 Nov 1868, North Sturt SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1935, Mount Barker SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1888  Blakiston SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Saint James church Blakiston SA
    Children 
    +1. Alice Elizabeth Bridgeman BRIDGEMAN,   b. 17 Nov 1868, North Sturt SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1935, Mount Barker SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  []
     2. Henry Leonard POTTS,   b. 1 Jun 1899, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1970, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  []
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2020 05:58:53 
    Family ID F-3084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents

    SIGNAGE - Frank Potts, father of Alice Augusta Potts (married Borrett family) were first people in Alexandrina region SA to grow vineyards from 1860's. Arrived in Langhorne Creek in 1850's

  • Sources 
    1. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Surname:POTTS Given Names: Frank Reginald Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1897 Gender:M Father: Frank POTTS Mother: Alice BRIDGEMAN
      Birth Residence: Langhornes Creek Book/Page: 599/107
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    2. [S-137] FS Mark Brabant, my heritage (with a log in), 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Alice Elizabeth Potts (born Bridgeman) Birth Nov 17 1868 Upper Stuart, Adelaide SA DeathSep 1 1935 Mount Barker SA Died at aged 66 years old Family members Husband Francis "Frank" Potts, Jr. 1859 - 1917 Son Henry Leonard Potts 1899 - 1970

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Groom Surname:POTTS Groom Given Names:Frank Bride Surname:BRIDGMAN Bride Given Names:Alice Elizabeth Marriage Date:06-Jun-1888 Marriage Place:St James Church Blakiston SA Groom Age: 29 Groom Marital Status:S Groom Father: Frank POTTS Bride Age:19 Bride Marital Status:S Bride Father: John BRIDGMAN District:Mount Barker SA Book/Page:155/899