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Seldon Samuel Potter
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1897
Green Grove (Lackawanna County)
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1973
Westfield
Chautauqua County
New York, USA


Seldon married Edith L. Hurd in 1917 in Buffalo, New York. To this union were born four child. Seldon George, Robert Earl, Donald Eugene, and Helen L.


WAR DRAFT INFORMATION (Sept 12, 1918)

Seldon Samuel Potter
Height: Tall
Built: Medium
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
Address: 272 Riley
Town: Buffalo
County: Erie
State: New York
Occupation: Inspector at Lackawanna Steele Co.
Nearest Relative: Edith L. Potter (Wife)


1900 CENSUS: GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA, PENNSYLVANIA

(1)Devan Potter ~ Head, B: May 1973, Pennsylvania, Married: 3y abt. 1897, Father's B.P: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: Pennsylvania
(2)Ellen Potter ~ Wife, B: Feb. 1878, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Father's B.PL:, Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: Pennsylvania
(3)Seldon E. Potter ~ Son, B: Nov. 1897, B.PL: Pennsylvania

1910 CENSUS: FELL LACKAWANNA, PENNSYLVANIA

(1)Dever Potter ~ Head, Age: 37y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Married, Race: White
(2)Ella Potter ~ Wife, Age: 31y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Married, Race: White
(3)Seldon Potter ~ Son, Age: 12y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White
(4) Emery Potter ~Son, Age: 9y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race White

1920 Census: ?, LACKAWANNA, PENNSYLVANIA

(1)Seldon Potter ~ Head, Age: 22y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White, Married, Father's B.PL: Connecticut, Mother's B.PL: Connecticut
(2)Edith Potter ~ Wife, Age: 19y, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Father's B.PL: New York, Mother's B.PL: New York
(3)Seldon Potter ~ Son, Age: 1y, B.PL: New York, Race, White, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL:, New York
(3)Ella Robbins ~ Mother, Age: 42y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White, Divorce, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: Pennsylvania
(4)Winfred Robbins ~ Step-Brother, Age: 8y, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White


1925 NEW YORK CENSUS: BUFFALO, ERIE CO., NEW YORK

(1)Seldon Potter ~ Head, Age: 27y., B: abt 1898, Race: White
(2)Edith Potter ~ Wife, Age: 24y., B: abt 1901, Race: White
(3)Seldon Potter ~ Son, Age: 7y., B: abt 1918, Race: White
(4)Helen Potter ~ Daughter, Age: 5y, B: abt 1920, Race: White
(5)Robert Potter ~ Son, Age: 2y, B: abt 1923, Race: White


1930 CESUS: AMHERST, ERIE CO., NEW YORK

(1)Seldon S. Potter ~ Head, Age: 32y, B: abt 1898, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White, Married, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's Pennsylvania,
(2)Edith L. Potter ~ Wife, Age: 29y, B: abt 1901, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Married, Father's B.PL: New York, Mother's B.PL: New York
(3)Seldon G. Potter ~ Son, Age: 11y, B: abt 1919, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: New York
(4)Helen L. Potter ~ Daughter, Age: 9y, B: abt 1921. B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White, Father's B.PL: Pensylvania, Mother's B.PL: New York
(5)Robert E. Potter ~ Son, Age: 6y, B: abt 1924, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: New York
(6)Donald E. Potter ~ Son, Age: 3y, B: abt 1927, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: New York
(7)Wilfred Robbins ~ Step-Brother, Age: 17y, B: abt 1913, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White, Single, Father's B.PL: Pennsylvania, Mother's B.PL: Pennsylvania


1940 LANCASTER, ERIE CO., NEW YORK

(1)Seldon Potter ~ Head, Age: 42y, B: abt 1898, B.PL: Pennsylvania, Race: White, Married
(2)Edith Potter ~ Wife, Age: 39y, B: abt 1901, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Married
(3)Robert Potter ~ Son, Age: 17y, B: abt 1923, B.PL: New York, Race: White, Single
(4)Donald Potter ~ Son, Age: 14y, B: abt 1926, B.PL: New York, Race: White
Lived on: Harris Drive
 
 
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 Parents:
  Devan Potter (1873 - 1910)
  Ella (Goodrich) Potter Robbins (1878 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Seldon George Potter (1918 - 2004)*
  Helen Edith Potter Davis (1921 - 1984)*
  Robert Earl Potter (1923 - ____)*
  Donald Eugene Potter (1926 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Seldon Samuel Potter (1897 - 1973)
  Emery Potter (1900 - ____)*
  Winfred Robbins (1912 - 1981)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Barnes Cemetery
Chautauqua
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Athena
Record added: Jan 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46983355
 


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