Thomas Henry Potts

18 September 1862–31 August 1894 (Age 31)
Sweetwater Crossing, Fremont, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Potts was born on 18 September 1862, in Sweetwater Crossing, Fremont, Wyoming, United States, his father, Thomas Pullen Potts, was 22 and his mother, Julia Jane Jemmett, was 21. He married Lovinia Helen Lefler on 25 December 1884, in Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870 and Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 31 August 1894, in Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Potts
Lovinia Helen Lefler
Marriage: 25 December 1884
Julia Ellen Nellie Potts
Thomas Alfred Potts
Albert P Potts
Blanch Josephine Potts
Flora Belle Potts
Lavina Isabell Potts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1884Woodland, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Cornerstone is Laid for the Tabernacle
    Age 3
    In May 1865, Brigham Young placed the cornerstone for the Tabernacle building. The work was delayed because of the construction the railroad. The walls of the Tabernacle begun in 1876. The building was first used in 1881.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 10
    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: variant of Pott , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, in the former case denoting a Pot(t)'s son, relative or servant.Americanized form of German Botz .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Thomas Potts in entry for Flora Belle Dillon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas H Potts in household of Thomas Potts, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Thomas Potts in entry for Blanch Josephine Atkinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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