Lafayette Lamar Potter

1915–1942 (Age 26)
Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States

The Life of Lafayette Lamar

When Lafayette Lamar Potter was born on 2 November 1915, in Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States, his father, Timothy Potter, was 25 and his mother, Bertha Nelson, was 17. He lived in Washam, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years and Election District 3 Washam, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 26 September 1942, at the age of 26, and was buried in Manila Cemetery, Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Potter
1890–1976
Bertha Nelson
1898–1975
Timothy Elijah Potter
1914–1914
Lafayette Lamar Potter
1915–1942
Fontella Potter
1917–2012
Eleanor Bertha Potter
1919–2007
Thomas Everett Potter
1923–1977
Calvin Dee Potter Sr
1926–2009
Von Nelson Potter
1928–2013
Rena Fay Potter
1934–2017
Vern W Potter
1942–1977

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1920

Age 5

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 8

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lafaette Potter in household of Timothy Potter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lafayette Potter in household of Timothy Potter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lafayette Potter in household of Timothy Potter, "United States Census, 1940"

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