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Henry Potts biography: 10 things about Texas native

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Henry Buckner “Bucks” Potts was born in Texas, United States to Reverend Thomas Semmes Potts and Annie Henry Potts. Henry is the youngest among the three children of Thomas and Annie.

Annie gave birth to Thomas Semmes Potts Jr. in 1898. The baby passed away in 1900.

Henry and his wife Minna Treadwell Beasley Potts have three daughters. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. On November 13, 1917, his mother died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA at the age of 58.
  2. On January 19, 1921, his father died in Memphis at the age of 62.
  3. On June 19, 1921, he married Minna.
  4. In 1922, Minna gave birth to their daughter also named Minna Treadwell Potts in Tennessee.
  5. In 1927, Minna gave birth to their daughter Katherine Estes Potts. In 1951, Katherine married Harry Walker Wellford.
  6. In 1929, Minna gave birth to their daughter Anne Buckner Potts. In 1962, Anne gave birth to Katherine Buckner Eddins.
  7. On March 5, 1951, his older sister Ethelyn Potts Ware died in Memphis at the age of 65.
  8. On February 24, 1961, his older brother John Gano Potts died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA at the age of 65.
  9. On February 18, 1962, his older brother Ramsey Douglas Potts Sr. died in Memphis at the age of 74.
  10. On March 17, 1966, he died in Memphis at the age of 76.
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