Angelina Potter

1838–1918 (Age 80)
Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Angelina

When Angelina Potter was born on 18 January 1838, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, her father, John Potter, was 36 and her mother, Lucy Jenkins, was 35. She married Woodbury Stephen Grover on 25 February 1856. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Wilson, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. She died on 20 March 1918, in Ridgeland, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Angelina Potter
Woodbury Stephen Grover
Marriage: 25 February 1856
Florabelle Grover
Wilbur N Grover
Woodbury Freeman Grover
Stephen A. Douglas "Dudley" Grover
Warren P. Grover
Benjamin Arthur Grover
John Winter Grover
Sophia Lucy Grover
Fredrick William Grover
Wilbur Arthur Grover
Milton Grover
Clarence Grover
Leon Clinton Grover
Susie Smith-Grover

Spouse & Children

25 February 1856


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World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 4

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Age 8

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

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Angeline Grover in household of Woodbury S Grover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Angeline Grover in household of Wm S Grover, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Angeline Grover in household of Woodbury S Grover, "United States Census, 1880"

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