Mary Elizabeth Potter

Conway, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Potter was born in 1842, in Conway, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Elbridge Potter, was 26 and her mother, Mary F. Sarah Lewis, was 25. She married Lewis R. Allard about 1863.

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Justus Nason
Mary Elizabeth Potter
Marriage: 1868
Lelia May Nason
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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Mary E Nasen in household of Justin Nasen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Potter in household of Elbridge Potter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Potter in household of Elbridge Potter, "United States Census, 1850"

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