Obit: Potter, Oren Raney Capt. (1814 - 1900)

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Surnames: Potter, Mabie, Webster

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/15/1900

Potter, Oren Raney Capt. (15 Feb 1814 - 9 Nov. 1900)

Capt. O. R. Potter died at his home, in Calumet county, last Friday, about 87 years of age. Mr. Potter was at one time largely interested here, having at one time owned and run the Commercial House, and has owned a saw mill or two, in this vicinity; and a grist mill in this city. The old gentleman had hosts of friends, here, who will regret to learn of his death. His only son, Legare Potter, resides at Neillsville, a wife and two daughters also survive him.

1855 Wisconsin State Census, Taycheedah town, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Oren R Potter
number of white males: 4
number of white females: 4
foreign born: 1
line number: 14

Wisconsin Death Record

Oren Raney Potter
gender: Male
burial date: 1900
burial place: Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin
death date: 09 Nov 1900
death place: Potter, Calumet, Wisconsin
age: 86
birth date: 15 Feb 1814
birthplace: Coberg, Canada
occupation: Farmer
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Eliza Potter

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1900 Federal Census, ED 9 Rantoul town Hilbert village, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 12, family 203


O. R. Potter, (Potter, Oren Raney) white, married, male
father's birthplace: Connecticut
mother's birthplace: Connecticut
years married: 42
estimated marriage year: 1858
immigration year: 1836

Household Member
head O R Potter M 86 (Feb 1814) Canada Eng
wife Eliza Potter F 59 (Apr 1841) Ireland
daughter May Maibe F 34 (Jan 1866) Wisconsin
son-in-law Herbert Maibe M 29 (Oct 1871) Wisconsin
grandson Orin Webster M 11 (Jul 1889) Wisconsin
grandson Earl Webster M 7 (Oct 1893) Wisconsin



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