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Gasper T Potterff
Birth: Jun. 27, 1833
Preble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1898
Preble County
Ohio, USA

Son of Gasper and Nancy Longnecker Potterf
Husband of Julia Ann (Leach) Potterf, married Dec. 28, 1854, Preble Co OH
Father of Francis Marion Potterf, William H. Potterf, Clara Potterf Acton, Luella Potterf, Gasper T. Potterf, Jr., Nancy M. Potterf Morrow, James E. Potterf, George H. Potterf, Mattie E. Potterf Hemp, Eva Potterf Wenger, Bertha Potterf

(Preble County, Ohio, Obituaries, Vol. III, pg. 3)
POTTERF, Gasper - died at his home November 26, 1898, of heart trouble. Born June 27, 1833, eldest son of Gasper who was of German descent and born in Virginia in 1754. Married Susan Ridenour in 1784, had first mill in Gasper Township in 1808. Became wealthy during War of 1812; erected second mill in 1820. First wife died in 1831, and he then married Nancy J. Longnecker and three children by his second marriage: Gasper t., James and Jane. James is the only survivor, living in Dayton. Gasper, Sr., died October 4, 1836. His second wife died in 1876. Gasper, Jr., married Julia A. Leach Decem ber 28, 1854; had eleven children--five sons and six daughters. Three daughters are deceased, and and a son, Gasper T.,, Jr., died three weeks ago. Served in Co. E, 156th O.V.I. Wife died in 1896. Gasper died November 26, 1898, leaves half brothers, J.N. and T.J. Longnecker of Eaton.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Julia Ann Leach Potterf (1836 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  Francis Marion Potterf (1855 - 1919)*
  William H. Potterf (1857 - 1913)*
  Clara B. Potterf Acton (1859 - 1944)*
  Gasper T. Potterff (1863 - 1898)*
  Nancy Matilda Potterf Morrow (1865 - 1959)*
  James E. Potterf (1867 - 1932)*
  George H Potterf (1868 - 1917)*
  Mattie Potterf Hemp (1872 - 1893)*
  Eva Lena Potterf Wenger (1874 - 1932)*
  Luella Potterf (1881 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mound Hill Cemetery
Eaton (Preble County)
Preble County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Alberta Pottorf
Record added: Jul 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39156079
Gasper T Potterff
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