Joseph A. Potter

1865–1943 (Age 77)
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph A.

When Joseph A. Potter was born on 6 July 1865, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Garrett Potter, was 42 and his mother, Sarah J Grimsley, was 34. He married Laura B. Austin on 15 April 1897, in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 1 East, Simpson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 25 March 1943, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Joseph A. Potter
1865–1943
Laura B. Austin
1876–1954
Marriage: 15 April 1897
Hubert B Potter
1893–
John Walls Potter
1902–1991
Claude Potter
1903–
Jesse Potter
1907–
Jessie M Potter
1907–1979
Lucile Potter
1909–1989
Joe Potter
1913–
James P Potter
1914–1921
Edna Mae Potter
1918–1988
Edna Mae
1919–2004

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 April 1897
Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

  • Hubert B Potter

    Male1893–Male

  • John Walls Potter

    Male1902–1991Male

  • Claude Potter

    Male1903–Male

  • Jesse Potter

    Male1907–Male

  • Jessie M Potter

    Male1907–1979Male

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 13

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Joe Poller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joe Potter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joe Potter, "United States Census, 1930"

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