Joseph C Potter

1895–1965 (Age 70)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph C

When Joseph C Potter was born on 14 April 1895, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Issac Potter, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Hall, was 22. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Elizabeth Potter. He lived in Pike, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 2, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 12 September 1965, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jenkins, Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph C Potter
Elizabeth Potter
William F. Potter
James Potter
Rosie Potter
Delia Potter
Mary B Potter
J C Potter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1895–1965Male

  • Elizabeth Potter




  • Male1914–1989Male

  • James Potter


  • Female1919–2004Female

  • Delia Potter


  • Mary B Potter


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • James Issac Potter


  • Female1872–1953Female



  • Female1890–1957Female

  • Ransy Potter


  • Male1895–1965Male

  • John Potter


  • Cyntha A Potter


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Joe Patter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Potter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joe Potter, "United States Census, 1940"

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