James C Potter

8 May 1837–14 October 1913 (Age 76)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James C

When James C Potter was born on 8 May 1837, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Potter, was 25 and his mother, Deborah Hagerman, was 21. He married Margaret Holland on 19 March 1867, in Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rich Pond, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 14 October 1913, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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James C Potter
Margaret Holland
Marriage: 19 March 1867
Infant Potter
Herschel E Potter
Bettie Potter
George Grundy Potter

Spouse and Children

19 March 1867
Warren, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 13

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 24

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jas C Potter in household of David Potter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James C Potter in household of David Potter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James C Potter, "United States Census, 1880"

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