Lester Farin Potter

Lester Farin Potter

Male 1838 - 1919  (80 years)

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  • Name Lester Farin Potter 
    Born 6 Aug 1838  Bangor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Moved 1 Mar 1874  Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Moved from Bangor, NY 
    Died 1 Mar 1919  Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2080  Clark-Hart
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2017 

    Father Orson Potter,   b. 24 Oct 1805, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1880, Worth County, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Caroline Nutting,   b. VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1875 
    Family ID F1283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarissa Costa Clark,   b. 1 Oct 1840, Franklin Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1897, Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1859  Bangor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lena Charlotte Potter,   b. 1877,   d. 1935  (Age 58 years)
     2. Orson William Potter,   b. 20 Aug 1866, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1931  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Ova Hoyt Potter,   b. 12 Oct 1861, Bangor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1923, Winfred, SD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Caroline Carrie DY Potter,   b. 1860, Bangor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Bangor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Linda B Potter,   b. 3 Nov 1868, Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1954, Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Carly Potter,   b. 25 Jul 17874, Bangor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1879, Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Locke Sargent Potter,   b. 2 Oct 1882, Nashua, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1952  (Age 70 years)
     8. Lindon Bertron Potter,   b. 3 Nov 1868, Horton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1937, Winfred, Lake County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1838 - Bangor, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Sep 1859 - Bangor, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - Moved from Bangor, NY - 1 Mar 1874 - Nashua, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1919 - Nashua, IA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Lester Farin Potter - Nashua, IA
    Lester Farin Potter - Nashua, IA
    Husband of Clarissa C Clark
    Potter Family - Iowa (date unknown)
    Potter Family - Iowa (date unknown)
    Seated l-r Orson, Mary Conklin Potter, Lester, Ova Standing-Rose Schnurr Potter, Lindon, Suzie Ransom Potter
    Potter-Clark Family Tree (from Ancestry)
    Potter-Clark Family Tree (from Ancestry)
    Descendants of Orson Potter

    Documents
    Family of Lester F Potter
    Family of Lester F Potter
    1919 - Obituary- Lester F Potter (March 1)
    1919 - Obituary- Lester F Potter (March 1)
    From Find A Grave

    Histories
    Gravesite - Lester Farin Poter
    Gravesite - Lester Farin Poter
    Oak Hill Cemetery Nashua Chickasaw County Iowa, USA
    Descendants of Robert Potter
    Descendants of Robert Potter
    From Genealogy.com

  • Notes 
    • Lester was the fourth child of Orson and Caroline (Nutting) Potter. On September 12, 1859 he married Clarissa Clark in Bangor, New York. He enlisted in the 142nd New York Volunteer Infantry in 1862, was severely injured at Drewry's Bluff, VA and was discharged in 1865.
      After the war, he moved his family to Iowa, where he and Clarissa raised six children - Ova, Orson, Lindon, Linda, Carly and Lena. (From notes on the Find-a Grave site)
    • Civil War service - Sgt - 142nd NY Infantry

      Potter, Lester Dickinson,NY 1838 Dickinson Orson Potter Caroline Nutting 142nd NY Co. F Sgt. Aug., 1862 Farmer

      severely wounded at the battle of Drewry's Bluff, VA May 16, 1864.

      Discharged June, 1865.

      PO address: Horton, Bremer Co. Iowa. d. 1919 at Nashua, IA.

      from website:

      http://franklin.nygenweb.net/military/CWfull_n.html