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John Wiggins Potter

John Wiggins Potter

Male 1884 - 1947  (63 years)


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  • Name John Wiggins Potter  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Born 27 Jul 1884  Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Nov 1947  Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Age 63 years 
    Buried 15 Nov 1947  Orwell, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 10
    • Evergreen Cemetery
    Person ID I13869  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Ancestors Adin Milford Potter,   b. 22 May 1861, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1926, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Amelia Philisann Hilton,   b. 16 Nov 1864, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1954, Orwell, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1881 
    Family ID F378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Pearl Elizabeth Colvin,   b. 21 Aug 1887, Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1962, Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1905  Pulaski Village, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Wednesday, June 14, 1905 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Personal -The marriage of Miss Pearl Colvin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orrin H. Colvin, of Pulaski, to John W. Potter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adin M. Potter, of Orwell, will occur at the bride's home, this evening.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday, June 21, 1905 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Potter-Colvin - At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orrin H. Colvin on Thursday at 10 o'clock a.m., occurred the marriage of Miss Pearl E. Colvin and John W. Potter, of Orwell, by Rev. B. DeForest Snyder. The bridesmaid was Miss Viola Potter, and the best man was Earl Tucker both young people of Orwell. [Line unreadable.] A wedding dinner was served [line unreadable.] Mr. and Mrs. Potter went to Rochester and other points for a wedding journey and on their return were given a _ at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adin M. Potter, of Orwell, at which village the newly wedded couple will reside.
    Children 
     1. Parker John Potter,   b. 29 May 1922, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1984, Rome, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     2. Henry Albert Potter,   b. 5 Dec 1920,   d. 1920  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Violette Lucille Potter,   b. 17 Apr 1908, Verona, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1986, Altmar, Oswego, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Adin M. Potter,   b. 2 Dec 1911, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1989, Crouse-Irving Hospital, Syracuse, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x5. Lucy Margaret Potter,   b. 25 Jul 1916, Orwell, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1996, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x6. Grace C. Potter,   b. 9 Nov 1914, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1974, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F4402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Nov 1947 - Orwell, Oswego County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, November 20, 1947 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, Oswego Co., NY - LONG ILLNESS FATAL TO JOHN W. POTTER - John W. Potter, 63, of Orwell died last Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph's hospital in Syracuse, just a few hours after he was admitted as a patient, following a long illness at home. He was born on July 27, 1884 in Orwell, the son of Adin and Amelia Hilton Potter. He was a life resident and a descendant of the pioneer families of Orwell. He was married to Miss Pearl Colvin of Pulaski, and the couple spent their married life on a farm on the Salmon River Falls rd. The ski tow and runs of the Pulaski Ski club had been located here for a number of years with his home as the headquarters at the head of the run. Surviving Mr. Potter are his mother, Mrs. Amelia Potter; his wife, Mrs. Pearl Potter; three daughters, Mrs. George Plummer of Altmar, Mrs. Grace Sanderson of Rome, Mrs. Frank E. Sanderson of Orwell; two sons, Adin M. Potter, Lee Center, and Parker J. Potter, Orwell; a sister, Mrs. Viola Tubbs, Orwell; a brother, R. H. Potter, Orwell; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Potter was a member of the Welcome Lodge, No. 680, I. O. O. F., Orwell Rebekah Lodge, No. 236, and also of the Pulaski grange. Funeral services were held at his late home on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 2:00 p. m. with Rev. Robert Rowsam officiating. He was buried at the Evergreen cemetery in Orwell, where the Orwell I. O. O. F. held services.

  • Sources 
    1. [S552] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Registration State: New York; Registration County: Oswego; Roll: 1818708; Draft Board: 3.

    2. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Pearl Elizabeth Colvin

    3. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for John W. Potter

    4. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Adin M Potter

    5. [S1718] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Pearl Elizabeth Colvin

    6. [S1718] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for John W. Potter

    7. [S1718] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Adin M Potter

    8. [S1754] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Adin M Potter

    9. [S1754] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;), Database online.
      Record for John W. Potter

    10. [S1754] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;;;), Database online.
      Record for Pearl Elizabeth Colvin

    11. [S1759] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;;;), Registration State: New York; Registration County: Oswego; Roll: 1818708; Draft Board: 3.