Effie Clemens Potter

Female28 February 1852–13 July 1928

Brief Life History of Effie Clemens

When Effie Clemens Potter was born on 28 February 1852, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Pleasant J Potter, was 31 and her mother, Julia Frances Hill, was 31. She married Elijah Prophet Faulconer on 27 October 1875, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 4, Boyle, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3, Boyle, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 13 July 1928, in Boyle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Boyle, Kentucky, United States.

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Elijah Prophet Faulconer
Effie Clemens Potter
Marriage: 27 October 1875
Pleasant J Faulconer
William J. Faulconer
Pearl Potter Faulconer
Clifford Faulconer
Thomas Nichols Faulconer
Elijah Potter Faulconer Jr.

Sources (13)

  • E C Potter in household of P J Potter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Potter, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • Mrs. Effie Potter Faulconer, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1875Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 20

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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