Potter Family Photograph


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Potter Family Photograph from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Potter Family Photograph. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Potter Family Photograph is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 4.64 in. x 7.07 in..

It was created in 1890.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This photograph of the extended Potter family dates to about 1890. Seated front and center is the matriarch, "Grandmother Potter". Elizabeth Potter was born 1/6/1794 in Cranley Sussex County, England. Following the death of her husband she and her six children, Jane, John, Susan, Ellen, Caleb, and Alfred emigrated from Sussex, England to the United States ca. 1854. The family purchased a farm in Flint, Ohio ca. 1856.

Family members pictured are; (front row l-r) Harriet Gardner Potter (b. 1824, d. 1910), Jane Potter (b. 1822, d. 1921), Elizabeth Potter (b. 1794, d. 1894), Susan Potter Impett (b. 1827), and Ellen Potter Gardner (b. 1829, d. 1918); (second row l-r) John Potter (b. 1824, d. 1908), Ada Case (b. 1863), Emily Potter (b. 1826, d. 1923), Jennie Ellis, Lucy Potter (b. 1834, d. 1896), Caleb Potter (b. 1831, d. 1911), Thomas Impett (b. 1831), and "Leon" Leonidas Gardner (b. 1853); (third row l-r) Delia Case Potter (b. 1851, d. 1922), Alfred Potter (b. 1838, d. 1926), Edith Gardner (b. 1867), Lizzie Gardner Butler (b. 1864), Ernest Butler (b. 1887, d. 1951), William Butler (d. 1931), and Bessie Impett (b. 1864).

Relations of family members are as follows; Elizabeth was the mother of Jane, John, Susan, Ellen, Caleb, and Alfred; John Potter and Harriet Gardner Potter were husband and wife, Emily Potter was their daughter; Thomas Impett and Susan Potter Impett were husband and wife, Bessie Impett was their daughter; Leonidas Gardner and Ellen Potter Gardner were husband and wife, Edith Gardner and Lizzie Gardner Butler were their daughters; William Butler and Lizzie Gardner Butler were husband and wife, Ernest Butler was their son (became Post Office supervisor in adulthood); Caleb Potter and Lucy Potter were husband and wife; Alfred Potter and Delia Case Potter were husband and wife, Ada Case was Delia's sister; Jennie Ellis was a cousin from England.

It covers the topic immigrants.

It features the person Elizabeth Potter (née King), 1794-?.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 74-L-34 (box 810CB).

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0823.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 26, 2006. It was last updated May 26, 2022.