When Vienna Potter was born on 22 August 1825, in Avon Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, David Potter, was 32 and her mother, Charlotte Osborn, was 30. She married Allen Madison Green about 1843, in Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Pima, Arizona, United States in 1880. She died on 18 April 1904, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.
English and Dutch; 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.
In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Lončar ‘potter’ (see Loncar ), and probably also of cognates from some other languages, e.g. Czech Hrnčíř (see Hrncir ).
I dedicate a photo to Allen Madison Green(e) my Great Great Grandfather. In memory of his passage through the "City of Rocks" Almo, Idaho while traveling the California trail and in memory of his son …