Josephine Elizabeth "Josie" Poteet

Female29 April 1876–26 December 1956

Brief Life History of Josephine Elizabeth "Josie"

Josephine Elizabeth "Josie" Poteet was born on 29 April 1876, in Grandview, Gray, Texas, United States as the daughter of Frank Poteet. She married Samuel Abraham York on 24 October 1897, in Johnson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1930 and Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1950. She died on 26 December 1956, in Godley, Johnson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Abraham York
Josephine Elizabeth "Josie" Poteet
Marriage: 24 October 1897
Joseph Andrew York
Maude Belle York
Robert H. York
Samuel Austin York
Ida Mae York
Mary Ann York
Sadie Pearl York
Willard Oscar York
Grady Lewis York

Sources (22)

  • Josie P York, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Josie Poteet, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Josie Elizabeth York, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1897Johnson, Texas, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries 1886: Johnson, Texas, United States

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 22

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Anglicized form of Italian Potito . Compare Perteet , Poteat , and Poteete .

    History: Francis Poteet, from England, reportedly born in a family of Italian origin, is recorded in MD in 1667.

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

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