Orla C. Potter

Male 1874 - 1951  (76 years)


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  • Name Orla C. Potter 
    Born 24 May 1874 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1951 
    Person ID I13730  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Jay Grant Potter,   b. 6 Jan 1842, Orwell, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1917, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Corsanda Shumway,   b. 8 Oct 1847,   d. 19 Jul 1917  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Minnie E. Patch,   b. 1884,   d. Nov 1917  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1907 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. John Grant Potter,   b. 12 Mar 1914, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1983  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Adelaide C. Potter,   b. 20 Mar 1909,   d. 20 Oct 1939  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
     3. Miles F. Potter  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Masonic rites for Orla C. Potter, 76, former Pulaski business man, who died early Friday morning at the Crandall nursing home in Whitney Point, were held from the Taylor funeral home at 8 p.m. Saturday evening. Funeral services were held from the funeral home on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. F.L. Anderson, pastor of the Baptist church officiating. Interment was made in the Pulaski cemetery.

      Mr. Potter had been a patient at the nursing home for the past two months, and had been in poor health the past five years.

      Surviving are two sons, Miles Potter of Niagara Falls with whom he had made his home for a number of years, and Grant Potter of Fulton; and a sister, Mrs. Frank [Laura G.] Walton, Watertown.

      A daughter, Adelaide, died a number of years ago.

      Mr. Potter was born in Orwell on May 21, 1874, a son of Grant and Corsanda Potter who were among the first settlers in this area. He attended the Orwell school and after working in Malone for a time was employed in the Frank Walton department store in Pulaski for several years. Later he operated a farm on the Syracuse road and after selling the farm became a partner in the clothing business with the late George Lindo.

      He served as welfare commissioner for the town of Richland for several years, was a member of the Pulaski Baptist church, a 60 year member of Pulaski Masonic lodge No. 415 F.& A.M. and of the Shrine in Watertown. His wife, the former Minnie Patch of Depauville, died many years ago

      Source: The Pulaski Democrat, Mar 22, 1951