Phoebe Ritter Potter

17 October 1899–23 February 1986 (Age 86)
Of Germantown, Pa

The Life of Phoebe Ritter

When Phoebe Ritter Potter was born on 17 October 1899, her father, Robert Bail Potter, was 35 and her mother, Susan DANA Tidball, was 29. She lived in Passaic, Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Livingston Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 1986, at the age of 86, and was buried in East Farmingdale, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Benjamin Turck
Phoebe Ritter Potter

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Bail Potter


    Susan DANA Tidball




    David Wentworth Potter


    Robert Bail Potter


    Dorothy Langdon Potter


    Robert Dana Potter




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 4

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phoebe R Potter in household of Robert B Potter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phoebe Turck in household of Benjamin Turck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Phoebe R Turck, "Find A Grave Index"

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