Jacob Bottenfield1

M, #1376, b. 1766, d. circa 1816
Last Edited=9 Mar 2009
     Jacob Bottenfield, son of Hans Adam Battenfeld and Maria Elizabeth Pauster, was born in 1766 at Manheim, York County, Pennsylvania.2,3 His surname may have been Potterfield.2,3 Jacob Bottenfield was the son of Hans Adam Battenfeld and Maria Elizabeth Pauster.2

Jacob Bottenfield married Elizabeth Emeris on 18 September 1798 at Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland.2,1

Jacob and Elizabeth (Emmerich) Potterfield had 7 children. See Richard Parks research.3

Jacob Bottenfield left a will on 11 February 1815 at Loudoun County, Virginia, His will lists his wife as Elizabeth and also lists 7 children: sons Samuel, Adam, and Jacob; daughters Viz (only an approximation because of poor copy), Mary, Elizabeth, Catharine, and Leah. His executor is listed as his brother Henry.4,5

Jacob Bottenfield died circa 1816 at Loudoun County, Virginia.3,4

Children of Jacob Bottenfield and Elizabeth Emeris


  1. [S210] Robert Barnes, compiler, Maryland Marriages, 1778 - 1800 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978). Hereinafter cited as MD Marriages 1778-1800.
  2. [S72] Tim Bottenfield, online http://www.forestry.auburn.edu/bottenfield/, Tim Bottenfield (Auburn, Alabama), downloaded 2000.
  3. [S106] Ancestry.com, online www//http.awt.ancestry.com.rrp023.ged, Richard R. Parks (Ancestry World Tree), downloaded 2002 and 2003.
  4. [S395] Patricia B. Duncan, compiler, Loudoun County Virginia Will Book Abstracts; Books A-Z Dec 1757 - Jun 1841 (Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books, 2000), page 239. Name is recorded as Jacob Pottenfield or Potterfield.. Hereinafter cited as Loudoun County Virginia Will Abstracts.
  5. [S85] Recorded Will, Loudoun County, Virginia, Will Book M, pages 44-45. Name is spelled Pottenfield and Potterfield. photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.