Jennett Potter

21 October 1816–19 May 1885 (Age 68)
Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jennett

When Jennett Potter was born on 21 October 1816, in Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Potter, was 26 and her mother, Phoebe Ratcliffe, was 22. She married Joseph Oxborrow Sr on 25 December 1849, in Stepney, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 19 May 1885, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Oxborrow Sr
Jennett Potter
Marriage: 25 December 1849
Anna Oxborough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1849Stepney, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English and Dutch; 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.In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Lončar ‘potter’ (see Loncar ), and probably also of cognates from some other languages, e.g. Czech Hrnčíř (see Hrncir ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (25)

    • Jennette Robinson in household of Joseph Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jenet Potter, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Legacy NFS Source: Jennett Potter - Cemetery record or headstone: death: 19 May 1885; Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States

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