Julia Calvert Alexander Potts1

ID #607, (8 April 1844 - August 1908)


Father: Hezekiah Potts1,2 b. 8 Feb 1783, d. 11 Nov 1847
Mother: Ann Moore Price1 b. 25 Apr 1797, d. 21 Jul 1863

Key Events

Birth8 Apr 1844She was born on 8 Apr 1844 in King George County, Virginia.3,4,2
Marriage28 Sep 1871She married first Asbury Cookman Dishman, son of Addison Thornton Dishman and Mary Jane James, on 28 Sep 1871 in Pharsalia, King George County, Virginia.1,2
Marriage1880She married second James Edward Jones in 1880 in King George County, Virginia.5,4
DeathAug 1908She died in Aug 1908 in King George County, Virginia, at age 64.1,4,6
BurialShe was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, King George County, Virginia.1

Children with Asbury Cookman Dishman:

Lucy Burns Dishman1 (23 Jul 1872 - 7 Nov 1905)
Julia Asbury Dishman+1,8 (7 Mar 1875 - 23 Oct 1972)

Note - Living persons are excluded from this website so not all marriages or children may be listed above.


Census18801 Jun 1880She was listed as Thomas H. Bevan's aunt on the 1880 census in King George County, Virginia.7


Other information

Last Edited: 29 Dec 2016

Research Note

Most genealogies state that Julia C. Potts died on 8 Aug 1908, but an obituary in the Richmond Times-Dispatch dated 29 Aug 1908 states that she dies "this week", implying a death date between Aug 23rd and Aug 28th, 1908

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2014.


  1. [S4] Charles M. Marsteller, "The Dishman Family of Pine Hill."
  2. [S386] Historic Court Records, Court Record Data, Record ID 178-12, Mason vs Mason, Collection CR-CI-H, recorded 1878, mentions Julia C. Dishman born fall of 1844; A. C. Dishman married Julia C. Potts, daughter of H. Potts.
  3. [S104] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, King George Co. Va Loose Chancery Papers, Vol. I, p. 115.
  4. [S123] George Harrison Sanford King, Caroline Jackson Lee Family Tree, p. 80.
  5. [S181] Charles M. Marsteller and James Dallas Dishman, Dishman Index, Asbury Cookman Dishman family group sheet.
  6. [S793] The Times Dispatch, 30 Aug 1908, Mrs. Julia Jones, widow of James Jones, died this week, age 60, first husband F. A. Dishman of King George, survived by 5 daughters.
  7. [S45] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, Thomas H. Bevan household, ED 98, Sheet 6B, line 30 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 6 of 44.
  8. [S823] Abbie D. Arnold, Virginia Death Certificate, born 7 Mar 1875, Virginia, father Asbury C. Dishman, mother Julia C. Potts, spouse Isaac D. Arnold.


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