McDonough Pottenger

30 June 1851–
Reily, Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life of McDonough

When McDonough Pottenger was born on 30 June 1851, in Reily, Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, Wilson Pottenger, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Mary Rees, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Jenette Hillhouse. He lived in Somers Township, Preble, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Solomon Township, Cloud, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

McDonough Pottenger
1851–
Jenette Hillhouse
1856–1937
Frank W Pottenger
1875–1906
Margaret M Pottenger
1878–1942
Alice Pottenger
1885–1953

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Frank W Pottenger

    Male1875–1906Male

    Margaret M Pottenger

    Female1878–1942Female

    Female1885–1953Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 9

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Pottinger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mc Donnough Pottenger in household of Wilson Pottenger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mc Donough Pottenger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mack Pottenger in entry for Margaret Holland, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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