Martha Potter

1755–June 1829 (Age 74)
Mixbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Potter was born in 1755, in Mixbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Potter, was 55 and her mother, Ann Roff, was 51. She married Peter Waring in 1776, in Mixbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in June 1829, in Hardwick, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hardwick, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Peter Waring
1750–
Martha Potter
1755–1829
Marriage: 1776
Peter Waring
1777–1851
Lucy
1786–
Elizabeth Waring
1779–
Edmond Waring
1784–1814
Henry Waring
1797–1866

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1776
Mixbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 46

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 53

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Potter in entry for Peter Wanig, "England, Oxfordshire Parish Registers 1538-1904"
  • Martha Potter in entry for Peter Wanng, "England, Oxfordshire Parish Registers 1538-1904"
  • Martha Potter, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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