James Stephen Potter

1879–1948 (Age 69)
Queensland, Australia

The Life of James Stephen

James Stephen Potter was born in 1879, in Queensland, Australia as the son of Samuel Potter and Dorcas Barter. He married Mary Ellen Clayton in 1898, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1948, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Stephen Potter
1879–1948
Mary Ellen Clayton
–1952
Marriage: 1898
Ivy May Potter
1899–1976
Roy Stephen Potter
1900–1983
Victor Norman Potter
1902–1986
Edna Mearl Potter
1905–
Vera Ethel Potter
1907–
Thelma Muriel Potter
1911–1912
Clifford Vernon James Potter
1915–1974

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1898
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
children

(7)

  • Female1899–1976Female

  • Male1900–1983Male

  • Victor Norman Potter

    Male1902–1986Male

  • Edna Mearl Potter

    Female1905–Female

  • Vera Ethel Potter

    Female1907–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Potter

    Male–1878Male

  • Dorcas Barter

    Female1853–1884Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (7)

1892

Age 13

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 22

First Federal election.
1901

Age 22

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

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.

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