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Married Nov 25 1876.

32. Dr. Leman W. Potter was born on Apr 26 1853 in Scott, NY. He was a Doctor.

Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929
Died: Oct 11, 1924 in: Homer, NY
Born: 1853
Type of practice: Allopath
State/year of licenses: NY
Places/dates of practice: Homer, NY, 1881
Medical school: New York Medical College, Flower & Fifth
Avenues Hospitals New York: Homeopathic Med. Coll of NY, 1881,(G)
Cause of demise: cerebral hemorrhage
Death notice info: Cortland, NY, Jun 14, 1926, Dr. C. E. Chapin

From The History of Homeopathy and its institutions in America

LEMAN W. POTTER, Homer, New York, born Scott, Cortland county, N. Y., April 26, 1853 ; literary education, Cortland Normal School and Alfred University, Alfred, N. Y., from which he graduated in 1876 ; attended' the New York Homœopathic Medical College and was licensed to practice in 1881 ; has practiced in Homer continuously since 1881, with the exception of six months spent in Scott, N. Y. ; was president of Homer board of education eleven years.

An extensive biography of Leman was found in the book
Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Courtland County, N.Y.

He died in 1924 in Homer, NY.

Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, New York)•
16 Oct 1924, Thu•
Page 16

33. Penelope Bethsheba Phillips was born on Jul 31 1856 in Richmond, RI.(5) She was also known as Nellie.   She died in Cortland in 1938 on January 26th. (New York, Death Index, 1880-1956)

Glenwood Cemetery

At the time of the 1900 census, Leman and Nellie live in "Homer Town" in Cortland County NY.  They have a daughter Bertha (12) and a Son Carrell (18) living with them.Leman gives his profession as "Physician Surgeon."  Leman is 47 and Penelope is 43.

At the time of the 1920 Census, Leman is 66 and Nellie is 63.  Leman is a Physician - General Practice and they have, living with them their daughter Bertha (Now 32) and her son Phillips W. age 5.

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