William POTTER
(1796-1877)
Rachel WELLS

Alice POTTER
(1823-1905)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Jacob SILVERNAIL

Alice POTTER 98

  • Born: 30 Oct 1823, New Jersey 261
  • Marriage: Jacob SILVERNAIL on 23 Apr 1842 in Fulton County, Illinois 98
  • Died: 16 Mar 1905, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA at age 81 262
  • Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois 253
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Residence, 1836, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 261 Moved with parents from New Jersey to Canton, Fulton County, Illinois

Religion, 1849, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 254 and was a member of the Baptist Church for 30 years.

Residence, 1850, Orion Township, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 255

Residence, 1860, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 105

Occupation, 1870, Fulton County, Illinois. 98 Keeps house

Residence, 1880, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 259 where she was a home maker. She is listed as Potter, not Alice, in the census.

Residence, 1900, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 263 at 206 South ____ Street, living in the household of her granddaughter, Ida Silvernail-Blakemore. Five of her nine children were living at the time of the census.

Residence, 15 Mar 1905, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 261,262 311 West Locust St

Illness, 15 Mar 1905, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 261 Cause of Death: "grip" and advanced old age.

Obituary, 17 Mar 1905, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 264 Canton Daily Register, Friday, March 17, 1905, page 8 (Canton township, Fulton County, Illinois) - Death of Mrs. Alice Silvernail

Mrs. Alice Silvernail, widow of Jacob Silvernail, and resident of Canton for nearly 70 years, died at 8:00 Thursday evening at her home, 311 West Locust St. About a month ago Mrs. Silvernail was taken seriously ill of grip, and this, together with the infirmities of advanced age, was cause of death. Alice Potter was born Oct. 30, 1823, in NJ, and came to Canton with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Potter in 1836. She was married April 26, 1842, to Jacob Silvernail, who death occurred in Dec. 1899. Of the family of nine children, five daughters survive. They are Mrs. Mary Chenoweth, of Rannth, Colorado, Mrs. John Ryno of Breed; Mrs. SM Russom, of Fullerton, Neb; Mrs. JC Whitehall** of Farragut, Iowa, and Mrs John Elwell of Table Grove. Two sons and two daughters are dead. Mrs. Susan Brebner, of Farmington and Mrs. Jo(e)nnie of Chicago, sisters of Mrs. Silvernail, are only living members of her immediate family. In the late years of her life Mrs. Silvernail was cared for by a granddaughter, Mrs.I. M. Blakemore, who resides with her at the old home on Locust Street.

**Should be Whitehill - Ruth Moss.

Cemetery, 1905, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA. 32 Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois


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Alice married Jacob SILVERNAIL, son of Andrew SILVERNAIL and Susan SITTS, on 23 Apr 1842 in Fulton County, Illinois.98 (Jacob SILVERNAIL was born on 10 Aug 1820 in Chenango, New York,32 died on 12 Dec 1899 in Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA 253 and was buried on 14 Dec 1899 in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois 20,253.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Fact, 28 Apr 1942, Fulton County, Illinois. Vol 00A, Page 0096, License # 00000043




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