Marjorie Ruth Potter

29 December 1905–21 December 1995 (Age 89)
New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Marjorie Ruth

When Marjorie Ruth Potter was born on 29 December 1905, in New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Roy Hillary Potter, was 23 and her mother, Bessie Louisa Barrows, was 18. She married John Martin Girtler Jr on 2 January 1931, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. She died on 21 December 1995, in Palm Springs, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Martin Girtler Jr
1908–
Marjorie Ruth Potter
1905–1995
Marriage: 2 January 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1931
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Female1905–1995Female

    Female1907–1992Female

    Roy Hugh J. Potter

    Male1908–1996Male

    Wayne W Potter

    Male1916–1995Male

    Norma E Potter

    Female1919–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1909: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
1929

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Majory R Patten in household of Roy H Patten, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margory R Potter in household of Juliette L Potter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marjory Ruth Potter, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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