Joseph Aubrey Potter Sr

1889–1958 (Age 68)
Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph Aubrey

When Joseph Aubrey Potter Sr was born on 1 December 1889, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Edward Potter, was 29 and his mother, Serena J Allen, was 31. He married Beatrice Angelin Watson on 24 August 1910, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Beverly, Northampton, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 7 April 1958, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Joseph Aubrey Potter Sr
Beatrice Angelin Watson
Marriage: 24 August 1910
Beatrice Arline Potter

Spouse & Children

24 August 1910
Washington, District of Columbia, United States


  • Beatrice Arline Potter


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Edward Potter


  • Serena J Allen




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 5

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Joseph Potter in household of Joseph E Potter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Aubrey J Potter in household of Joseph E Potter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J A Potter in entry for Mr Joseph Edward Staunton Potter, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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