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Jacob Potter

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  • Name Jacob Potter 
    Born 20 Dec 1884  Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    WW I Draft Registration Card 12 Sep 1918  Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1920 United States Federal Census 1920  109 Middle Street, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1930 United States Federal Census 1930  46 Noorwood Street, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Jan 1957  Miami, Dade County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age 72 years 
    Buried Aft 31 Jan 1957  Mount Sinai Cemetery, 267 Congress Street, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Jacob Potter (1885 - 1957) Find A Grave Memorial
    Jacob Potter (1885 - 1957) Find A Grave Memorial
    Plot: F93-F8
    Family Marker of Potter Family
    Family Marker of Potter Family
    Person ID I5039  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2017 

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Katherine Epstein,   b. 30 May 1894, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1973, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1912  Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Maine Marriage Record of Jacob Potter and Katherine Epstein
    Maine Marriage Record of Jacob Potter and Katherine Epstein
    Children 
    +1. Newell Leonard Potter Married: 2x2x ,   b. 18 Jul 1913, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 2004, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Married: 1x2. Harold Jerome Potter,   b. 29 Jul 1914, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Married: 1x3. Lillian Ruth Potter,   b. 4 Jun 1916, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1962, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Married: 1x4. Yoland Payson Potter,   b. 18 Dec 1920, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 2007, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F2013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1884 - Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jul 1912 - Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Newell Leonard Potter - 18 Jul 1913 - Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Harold Jerome Potter - 29 Jul 1914 - Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lillian Ruth Potter - 4 Jun 1916 - Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWW I Draft Registration Card - 12 Sep 1918 - Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 United States Federal Census - 1920 - 109 Middle Street, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Yoland Payson Potter - 18 Dec 1920 - Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 United States Federal Census - 1930 - 46 Noorwood Street, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jan 1957 - Miami, Dade County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 31 Jan 1957 - Mount Sinai Cemetery, 267 Congress Street, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S366] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line].
      Name: Jacob Potter
      City: Portland
      County: Cumberland
      State: Maine
      Birth Date: 20 Dec 1884
      Race: White
      Draft Board: 1
    2. [S580] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
      Name: Jacob Potter
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Death Date: Jan 1957
      Death Place: Dade, Florida, United States
    3. [S806] Find a Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com/).
      Birth: Jan. 18, 1885, Russian Federation
      Death: Jan. 31, 1957
      Miami
      Miami-Dade County
      Florida, USA
      Jacob was born in Pinsk, Russia and immigranted to America as a young boy. He meet and married Katherine Epstein July 30, 1912 in Bangor, Maine. They had the following children:
      *Lillian Ruth Potter
      *Harold Jerome Potter
      *Newell Leonard Potter
      *Yoland P Potter
      Jacob was the founding director of the Temple Beth El in Portland in 1942 and Jewish Federation of Southern Maine in 1947.
      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Katherine Epstein Potter (1894 - 1973)
      Children:
      Lillian Ruth Potter Issokson (1910 - 1962)*
      Newell Leonard Potter (1913 - 2004)*
      Harold Jerome Potter (1914 - 1961)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      Mount Sinai Cemetery
      Portland
      Cumberland County
      Maine, USA
      Plot: F93-F8
      Created by: Debbie
      Record added: Feb 21, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 48412389
    4. [S775] JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR), (Ancestry.com.).
      Name: Jacob Potter
      Hebrew Name: Yaakov ben Yechiel Michael HaCohen
      Birth Date: 18 Jan 1885
      Birth Place: Pinsk
      Death Date: 31 Jan 1957 / 29 SHEVAT 5717
      Death Place: Miami, Florida
      Age at Death: 72
      Burial Plot: F93-F8
      Burial Place: Portland, Maine, USA
      Cemetery ID: USA-03056
      Spouse Name: Potter, Katherine
      Other Surnames: Ploshchok (ploshchuk)
      Comments: inscription (English) : 'Beloved Husband and Father' / Some of the information for this record may have come from sources other than the actual headstone or cemetery records.
      Cemetery: Mt. Sinai Cemetery Association
      Cemetery Address: Hicks St (off Warren Ave)
    5. [S887] Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937.
      Name: Jacob Potter
      Gender: Male
      Age: 26
      Birth Date: abt 1886
      Spouse: Katherine Epstein
      Spouse Age: 18
      Marriage Date: 30 Jul 1912
      Marriage Place: Bangor
      Registration Place: Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, USA
      Father: Michael
      Spouse Father: Max B
      Spouse Mother: Sarah
    6. [S887] Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937.
      Name: Katherine Epstein
      Gender: Female
      Age: 18
      Birth Date: abt 1894
      Spouse: Jacob Potter
      Spouse Age: 26
      Marriage Date: 30 Jul 1912
      Marriage Place: Bangor
      Registration Place: Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, USA
      Father: Max B
      Mother: Sarah
      Spouse Father: Michael
    7. [S585] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996 [database online], (Maine Department of the Secretary of State, Maine State Archive, Augusta, Maine, 2003).
      Name: Jacob Potter
      Gender: Male
      Residence: Bangor, ME
      Spouse's Name: Katherine Epstein
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Residence: Bangor, ME
      Marriage Date: 30 Jul 1912
      Marriage Place: Maine, USA