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Silas Finch Potter

Male 1865 - 1928  (62 years)


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  • Name Silas Finch Potter  [1
    Born 23 Oct 1865  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Vestryman and Senior Warden 
    Residence 1875 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • April 1911 - S.F. Potter and family arrived here last week from their winter home at Garden City, L.I. and are again occupying their summer residence on East Lake Street. [6]
    Occupation 1881  Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Glass Factory Worker 
    • 10/29/1881 - Silas Potter has found a job at the Union glass works; and young Whearty takes his place as paper carrier. [7]
    • 12/24/1881 - Henry Long has taken the place of Silas Potter at the Union Factory. [8]
    Occupation 1881  Cheap Cash Store, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Head Clerk 
    • Silas Potter is officiating as head clerk at the Cheap Cash store for a limited time. [9]
    Occupation 1913 - 1916  Cleveland Water Company, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Board of Directors 
    19130127 - Water Company Directors
    19130127 - Water Company Directors
    Oswego Daily Times
    01/27/1913, p.4
    19160309 - Cleveland Water Company
    19160309 - Cleveland Water Company
    Camden Advance-Journal
    03/09/2016, p.2
    Died 22 Sep 1928  [4, 5
    19280927 - Former Supervisor of Vienna Passes Away
    19280927 - Former Supervisor of Vienna Passes Away
    Camden Advance-Journal
    09/27/1928, p.2
    Buried Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    20081020 - Headstone, Silas F. Potter
    20081020 - Headstone, Silas F. Potter
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID I503  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2019 

    Father Asher Smith Potter,   b. 26 Jan 1805, Camden, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1881  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Altay Dutton,   b. 20 Jun 1833, Chautauqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1911  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Y  [12
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillie B. Peachin,   b. Jan 1872, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 12 May 1888  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Lois E. Potter,   b. 1908,   d. 1980  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 8 (Reliability: 2), 3 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/03/1875; Page: 8; Lines: 13

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 31 (Reliability: 2), 17 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/17/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 31; Line No: 1-3

    3. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 1), 13 Mar 2017.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Silas F. Potter

    4. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=721&GScid=2221626&GRid=29851501& (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Silas F. Potter

    5. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 2 (Reliability: 1), 27 Sep 1928.
      Former Supervisor of Vienna Passes Away

    6. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press, 3 (Reliability: 2), 7 Apr 1911.
      Local and Personal

    7. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 29 Oct 1881.

    8. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 24 Dec 1881.

    9. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 10 Sep 1881.

    10. [S36] Oswego Daily Times, 4 (Reliability: 1), 27 Jan 1915.
      Water Company Directors

    11. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 2 (Reliability: 1), 9 Mar 1916.
      Cleveland Water Company

    12. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 8 (Reliability: 2), 3 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/03/1875; Page: 8; Lines: 8-9