Potter, Edward (Patter)
Flourished: 1834-05-05 Sangamon County, Illinois
Alternate name: Patter
"Ned" Potter was one of the earliest settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois, and owned a sugar camp where he and his wife made syrup. He lived there until at least 1838.
Benjamin P. Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1934), 7, 22; Petition of Michael Davis and Others to Illinois General Assembly.