Joseph Potter

1913–2002 (Age 89)
Backworth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Potter was born on 14 September 1913, in Backworth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Henry Potter, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Moody, was 37. He married Catherine Nichols on 28 December 1935, in Seghill, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 28 September 2002, in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89, and was buried in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Potter
1913–2002
Catherine Nichols
1914–1992
Marriage: 28 December 1935
Maurice Potter
1937–2004
Marlene Potter
1938–1986

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1935
Seghill, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1914

Age 1

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 1

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 26

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

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.

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