Mary Elizabeth Potter

1842–Female
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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Family Time Line

Justus Nason
1821–1910
Mary Elizabeth Potter
1842–
Marriage: 1868
Lelia May Nason
1869–
Wirt D Nason
1871–1965
N P Nason
1874–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1868
children

(3)

    Lelia May Nason

    Female1869–Female

    Male1871–1965Male

    N P Nason

    Male1874–1880Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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