H. Potter left his wife and eloped with a young girl, reported the Lancaster Daily Intelligencer On This Day in 1881.
Horatio Potter came to
–giving his name as Gleason - with a young girl of approximately 16 years of
age who he claimed was his wife. The two came from Bethlehem and were returned there on Saturday,
5 November by Deputy Sheriff Bortree. Scranton
The girl is the daughter of a deceased soldier named Schwartz. Potter left a wife and child in
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015