Carrie Sophia Potthoff

1883–1973 (Age 90)
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of Carrie Sophia

When Carrie Sophia Potthoff was born on 17 February 1883, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, her father, Frederick H Fritz Potthoff, was 25 and her mother, Louise Henrietta Hinrichsen, was 20. She married Reverend Edward Ammen Konken on 6 August 1914, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. She died on 6 November 1973, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carrie Sophia Potthoff
Reverend Edward Ammen Konken
Marriage: 6 August 1914

Spouse & Children

6 August 1914
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Frederick H Fritz Potthoff


  • Louise Henrietta Hinrichsen




  • Female1883–1973Female

  • Annie Henrietta Potthoff


  • George Edward Potthoff


  • Edna Margaret Potthoff


  • Katherine Louise Potthoff


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 11

Earliest recorded burial date, 1894.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

North German: perhaps a habitational name from a place in Westphalia named as Pothof ‘(plant) nursery’, from Middle Low German pote ‘seedling’, ‘young plant’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘courtyard’, or, more likely, a variant of Puthoff .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Carrie E Konkin in household of Edward A Konkin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carrie Potthoff in household of Frederick Potthoff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carrie S A Potthoff in household of Fritz H Potthoff, "United States Census, 1900"

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