Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

One Township's Yesterdays Chapter XXIX


Associated with the early history of the community that is now Culver was the POTTER family. Old JOE POTTER, as he was familiarly known, is remembered by not a few today.

He was the harness maker of the old town, operating his shop in the horse and vehicle days the 'eighties.

Old JOE POTTER was an uncle of JOSEPH H. POTTER, who died at the Kelly hospital, Argos, December 11, 1934, at the age of seventy-eight.
JOSEPH H. POTTER's father was a carpet weaver by trade at the time rag carpets were woven. His name was JOHN H. POTTER, and he never lived here in this section, but old Joe did. He used to live in Plymouth. His second wife was LAURA PEEPLES.

Surviving the late JOSEPH H. POTTER are his brother, John, of Hamilton, Ohio, and a nephew, JOHN GORDON, of Columbus, Ohio. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.