Herbert Eugene Potter

15 November 1912–20 June 1985 (Age 72)
Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Herbert Eugene

When Herbert Eugene Potter was born on 15 November 1912, in Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Herbert Eugene Potter, was 35 and his mother, Estella B Atkinson, was 24. He had at least 1 daughter with Jean G Troske. He lived in Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1940 and Bethany, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1985. He died on 20 June 1985, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Eugene Potter
1912–1985
Jean G Troske
1914–2004
Nancy Potter
1933–2020

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Nancy Potter

    Female1933–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

    Herbert Eugene Potter

    Male1877–1963Male

    Estella B Atkinson

    Female1888–1961Female

siblings

(5)

    William J Potter

    Male1907–1978Male

    Edward Potter

    Male1911–1973Male

    Male1912–1985Male

    Elizabeth Clara Potter

    Female1918–2004Female

    Mary Potter

    Female1926–2016Female

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 14

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1932

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Herbert Potter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Potter Jr. in household of Herbert Potter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert E Potter, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

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