The Washburns are descended from Joseph Washburn, 1649-1733 who married Hannah Latham in 1673. Their son Ebenezer Washburn was born 23 February 1690 and died in 1768 in Kent, Connecticut. Their son, Joseph Washburn was born 10 May 1727 in New Milford, CT and died about 1786 in Kent, CT. He married Mary Washburn on 14 May 1752 in Sharon, CT. Their son Joseph was born in 1750. He married Elizabeth Waller on 31 March 1775. She was born circa 1754. Their daughter Polly married John Potter, a son of Joseph Potter, circa 1778. 

Source: Potter Family Newsletter by Jeannette Brownell      

home     back    next