Laura B Potter

Female14 January 1790–8 November 1877

Brief Life History 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 or Laura 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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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

Sources (8)

  • Laura Malon, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Laury Potter, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Laura Potter Mason, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1805
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries 1798: Oneida, New York, United States


    Age 25

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list

    Name Meaning

    English and Dutch; 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.

    In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Lončar ‘potter’ (see Loncar ), and probably also of cognates from some other languages, e.g. Czech Hrnčíř (see Hrncir ).

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

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