Francis Poteet

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Born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA on 1640 to Giovanni Patitte. Francis married Elizabeth Carraway and had 4 children. He passed away on Nov 1692 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Poteet"

Said to be of French origin, this name is associated in the early 18th century with MD and subsequently with NC and SC. If it is French, it is probably a Huguenot name. It may be an altered form of French Petit, or possibly of French

, which is from a diminutive of pot ‘pot’, in any of several senses: a metonymic occupational name for a potter, a nickname for a market trader, or a nickname for a rotund individual.

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