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A T Potter

POTTER, ELY, EVANS

Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/9/2006 at 14:47:02

A T Potter, passenger conductor on the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, was born in Tompkins county, New York on June 7, 1830, he was raised a farmer and lived there until twenty-four years of age, in 1856 he emigrated to Dodge county, Wisconsin, and followed his chosen avocation, in May 1863 he entered the employ of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, and made his home at Minnesota Junction, he came to this county in 1868 and since that period has been running on the western division and is one of the popular employees, for which the road is noted, he was married to Miss A M Ely in March 1854, she is also a native of Tompkins county, they have a family of four children: Flora (now Mrs W T Evans), Fred E (train dispatcher at Brainard, Minnesota), Andy J (grocer in Boone) and Hattie S

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