John Derrell Potter

30 September 1911–3 October 1986 (Age 75)
Dempsey, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of John Derrell

When John Derrell Potter was born on 30 September 1911, in Dempsey, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, John Willard Potter, was 31 and his mother, Martha Lucinda Allen, was 24. He married Lillian Blanche Blackburn on 9 July 1945, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in World for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 3 October 1986, in Lava Hot Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lava Hot Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Derrell Potter
1911–1986
Lillian Blanche Blackburn
1926–2002
Marriage: 9 July 1945
Martha Jane Potter
1948–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 July 1945
Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1931

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • John Denall Potter in household of John Willards Potter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Derrell Potter in household of John Willard Potter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Derrell Potter in household of John Willard Potter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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