Elisabeth Potter

17 July 1770–14 August 1775 (Age 5)
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Potter was born on 17 July 1770, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Theophilus Potter, was 45 and her mother, Lois Walker, was 40. She died on 14 August 1775, in her hometown, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

Theophilus Potter
1725–1814
Lois Walker
1730–1791
Silas Potter
1749–1828
Barnabas Potter
1751–1826
Ephraim Potter
1752–1830
Hannah Potter
1755–
Thomas Dwight Potter Sr.
1757–1845
Abijah Potter
1760–1842
Lois Potter
1762–1852
Thaddeaus Potter
1764–1844
Esther Potter
1767–1850
Elisabeth Potter
1770–1775
Luke Potter
1772–1812
Aaron Potter
1776–1798

Parents and Siblings

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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 (2)

  • Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Brookfield, Births, Marriages and Death
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elisabeth Potter -

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