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
Bertha Nelson
Timothy Elijah Potter
Lafayette Lamar Potter
Fontella Potter
Eleanor Bertha Potter
Thomas Everett Potter
Calvin Dee Potter Sr
Von Nelson Potter
Rena Fay Potter
Vern W Potter

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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.

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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