Sarah C Potter

11 September 1849–24 January 1925 (Age 75)
Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah C

When Sarah C Potter was born on 11 September 1849, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, her father, Jonathan Walton Potter, was 37 and her mother, Eliza Pace, was 34. She married Lorenzo Dow Evans on 10 February 1873, in Jackson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Langston, Jackson, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died on 24 January 1925, at the age of 75, and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Wininger, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Dow Evans
Sarah C Potter
Marriage: 10 February 1873
Mary Eliza Evans
Julia A Evans
Martha M. Evans
John Wesley Evans
Charlie Evans
Addie Evans
Eva Evans

Spouse and Children

    Lorenzo Dow Evans



10 February 1873
Jackson, Alabama, United States



    Julia A Evans


    Martha M. Evans


    John Wesley Evans


    Charlie Evans


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Sarah Potter in household of Jonathan Potter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah C Evans in household of Loranza D. Evans, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Evins in household of Dow Evins, "United States Census, 1880"

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