Jane Potter

about 1732–
High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane Potter was born about 1732, in High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Lansdown about 1753, in High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Lansdown
1728–1788
Jane Potter
1732–
Marriage: about 1753
Lawrence Lansdown
1752–1815
Mary Lansdown
1754–
Thomas Lansdon
1757–
Marth Lansdown
1762–
Betty Lansdown
1755–1826
Ann Lansdown
1758–1827

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1753
High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 69

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 83

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 91

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (1)

  • Jane Kingman in entry for Thos. Lansdown, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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