Cornelis Potter

7 June 1918–27 August 1926 (Age 8)
Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Cornelis

When Cornelis Potter was born on 7 June 1918, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Marinus Potter, was 35 and his mother, Johanna de Vriend, was 32. He died on 27 August 1926, in Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 8, and was buried in Wildwood Cemetery, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.

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Marinus Potter
Johanna de Vriend
Jacob Potter
Marie Elizabeth Potter
Johannes John Potter
Cornelis Potter

Parents and Siblings



    Jacob Potter


    Marie Elizabeth Potter






World Events (4)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 1

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 5

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelius Potter in household of Martin Potter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cornelus Potter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Cornelus Potter in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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