Laura B Potter

14 January 1790–8 November 1877 (Age 87)
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Laura B

When Laura B Potter was born on 14 January 1790, in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Stephen Potter, was 15 and her mother, Lorana Mason, was 14. She married Isaac Mason on 8 August 1805. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 November 1877, in New Hartford, New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in French Cemetery, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Mason
Laura B Potter
Marriage: 8 August 1805
William Towner Mason
Euphrasian Mason
Lorana Jane Mason
Leonard Delosa Vandalson Mason
Erastus Buck Mason
Alexander E Mason

Spouse and Children

    Isaac Mason



8 August 1805


    William Towner Mason


    Lorana Jane Mason


    Leonard Delosa Vandalson Mason


    Erastus Buck Mason


    Alexander E Mason


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 7

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 29

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Laura Mason in household of Alexander Mason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Laury Potter, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Laura B. Mason, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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