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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Thomas Lansdown
Jane Potter
Marriage: about 1753
Lawrence Lansdown
Mary Lansdown
Thomas Lansdon
Marth Lansdown
Betty Lansdown
Ann Lansdown

Spouse and Children

about 1753
High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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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.

Age 83

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

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.

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Sources (1)

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

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