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One of the first pioneers to settle in Breaks Canyon area, Richard Potter married Mary Ramey in 1821 and had 11 children; later married Mary "Polly" Wallace. He was a farmer, hunter, and a distillery operator. Richard acquired several thousand acres of land including present-day Breaks Interstate Park and Carson Island, formerly Potter Plantation.

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KY, Pike Co, Elkhorn City

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Richard Potter

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Updated: 7-27-2020