Phyllis (Baker) Astaire

Phyllis Livingston (Baker) Astaire (1908 - 1954)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Phyllis Livingston Astaire formerly Baker aka Potter
Born in Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of [private husband (unknown - unknown)]
Wife of — married (to ) in New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private son (1920s - unknown)] and [private son (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Apr 2013
This page has been accessed 30,692 times.

Contents

Biography

Her parents separated and her father remarried. At the age of ten, after her parents separation, Phyllis lived with her aunt and uncle, Maud Livingston and Henry Worthington Bull. He was a senior partner at Harriman and Company, New York. When she separated from her husband Eliphalet Potter, she began to date Fred Astaire. He was playing in The Band Wagon in NY at the time. They had been introduced at a golf luncheon at the home of Mrs. Graham Fair Vanderbilt. He had previously noticed her at the horse races at Belmont Park. After pursuing her ardently for roughly two years, and despite the objections of his mother and sister. Fred Astaire married Phyllis Potter in 1933. She was born 1908, died September 13, 1954, was a Boston born New York socialite and former wife of Eliphalet Nott Potter III (1906–1981). Phyllis's death from lung cancer, at the age of 46, ended 21-years of a blissful marriage and left Astaire devastated.


Name

Phyllis Livingston /Baker/[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]
Phyllis /Potter/[8]

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using Phyllis Livingston /Baker/.

Birth

4 May 1908
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Death

Birth: May 4,1908-Boston,Suffolk,Massachusetts-Death:Sep.13,1954-Los Angeles,California-Wife of Actor/Dancer Fred Astaire-Burial:Oakwood Memorial Park,Chatsworth,Los Angeles, CA-FG 7025279
13 Sep 1954
Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, CA[17][18]
Phyllis Livingston Baker
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=a37aea47-86f2-4cb1-9a4e-ac57480fa7fb&tid=354886&pid=1080

Residence

1 Apr 1940
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States[19]
1910
Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[20]
abt 1932[21]
abt 1926[22]

Event

Arrival
04 Sep 1936
New York, New York[23]
Departure
Southampton, England[24]
Arrival
16 Sep 1932
New York, New York[25]
Departure
Southampton, England[26]
Arrival
11 Oct 1933
Southampton, England[27]
Departure
New York, New York, United States[28]
Arrival
5 May 1926
New York, New York[29]
Departure
Southampton, England[30]
Ancestry Family Trees
http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=354886&pid=1080
Ancestry Family Trees
http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=354886&pid=1080

Note

Phyliss Livingston Baker
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=691176a1-5782-4672-807f-366dd5f30619&tid=354886&pid=1080
Phyllis Livingston (Baker) Astaire
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=afd4157d-afa1-4d7a-98bb-3f20977bcaeb&tid=354886&pid=1080
Phyllis Livingston Baker
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=a37aea47-86f2-4cb1-9a4e-ac57480fa7fb&tid=354886&pid=1080
Fred and Phyllis
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=95c33ebb-4ef0-4b35-8672-eeb2666bfe0c&tid=354886&pid=1080

Marriage

12 Jul 1933
New York, United States[31]

Sources

  • "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPFT-5LR : 26 November 2014), Phyllis Baker Astaire, 13 Sep 1954; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  • "BillionGraves Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF6R-BGK : 1 July 2016), Phyllis Livingston Astaire, died 13 Sep 1954; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Oakwood Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  • Source: S-1732031451 Repository: #R-2145663130 Title: United Kingdom and Ireland Obituary Collection Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry. Note: APID: 1,8960::0
  • Repository: R-2145663130 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:
  • Source: S-1792560609 Repository: #R-2145663130 Title: 1940 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627 Note: APID: 1,2442::0
  • Source: S-1795315907 "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVS-DVYB : 11 July 2016), Phyllis Livingston Astaire, 1954; Burial, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Oakwood Memorial Park; citing record ID 7025279, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  • Source: S-2113062662 Repository: #R-2145663130 Title: UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.Original data - Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). Series BT26, Note: APID: 1,1518::0
  • Source: S-2119501728 Repository: #R-2145663130 Title: California Death Index, 1940-1997 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data - State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.Original d Note: APID: 1,5180::0
  • Source: S-2119503149 Repository: #R-2145663130 Title: 1910 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the Unit Note: APID: 1,7884::0
  • Source: S-2119503305 Repository: #R-2145663130 Title: New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, R Note: APID: 1,7488::0
  1. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1926; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_3843; Line: 4; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2002269985&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1909 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1926 Residence place: Arrival date: 5 May 1926 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2002269985
  2. Source: #S-2113062662 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=bt26&h=6095088&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Arrival date: 11 Oct 1933 Arrival place: Southampton, England Departure date: Departure place: New York, New York, United States APID: 1,1518::6095088
  3. Source: #S-2119501728 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=cadeath1940&h=248071&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Death date: 13 Sep 1954 Death place: Los Angeles, California APID: 1,5180::248071
  4. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1936; Arrival: New York, United States; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5860; Line: 11; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=21302441&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Arrival date: 04 Sep 1936 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::21302441
  5. Source: #S-1795315907 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=websearch-3892&h=1603780&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Death date: 13 Sep 1954 Death place: APID: 1,70500::1603780
  6. Source: #S-2119503149 Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_609; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 1125; Image: ; FHL microfilm: 1374622. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1910uscenindex&h=134117338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts APID: 1,7884::134117338
  7. Source: #S-1792560609 Page: Year: 1940; Census Place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 19-36. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1940usfedcen&h=69792811&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: New York Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States APID: 1,2442::69792811
  8. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1932; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5227; Line: 18; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2015435537&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1932 Residence place: Arrival date: 16 Sep 1932 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2015435537
  9. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1926; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_3843; Line: 4; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2002269985&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1909 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1926 Residence place: Arrival date: 5 May 1926 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2002269985
  10. Source: #S-2113062662 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=bt26&h=6095088&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Arrival date: 11 Oct 1933 Arrival place: Southampton, England Departure date: Departure place: New York, New York, United States APID: 1,1518::6095088
  11. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1932; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5227; Line: 18; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2015435537&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1932 Residence place: Arrival date: 16 Sep 1932 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2015435537
  12. Source: #S-2119501728 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=cadeath1940&h=248071&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Death date: 13 Sep 1954 Death place: Los Angeles, California APID: 1,5180::248071
  13. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1936; Arrival: New York, United States; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5860; Line: 11; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=21302441&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Arrival date: 04 Sep 1936 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::21302441
  14. Source: #S-1795315907 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=websearch-3892&h=1603780&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Death date: 13 Sep 1954 Death place: APID: 1,70500::1603780
  15. Source: #S-2119503149 Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_609; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 1125; Image: ; FHL microfilm: 1374622. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1910uscenindex&h=134117338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts APID: 1,7884::134117338
  16. Source: #S-1792560609 Page: Year: 1940; Census Place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 19-36. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1940usfedcen&h=69792811&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: New York Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States APID: 1,2442::69792811
  17. Source: #S-2119501728 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=cadeath1940&h=248071&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Death date: 13 Sep 1954 Death place: Los Angeles, California APID: 1,5180::248071
  18. Source: #S-1795315907 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=websearch-3892&h=1603780&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Death date: 13 Sep 1954 Death place: APID: 1,70500::1603780
  19. Source: #S-1792560609 Page: Year: 1940; Census Place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 19-36. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1940usfedcen&h=69792811&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: New York Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States APID: 1,2442::69792811
  20. Source: #S-2119503149 Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_609; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 1125; Image: ; FHL microfilm: 1374622. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1910uscenindex&h=134117338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts APID: 1,7884::134117338
  21. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1932; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5227; Line: 18; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2015435537&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1932 Residence place: Arrival date: 16 Sep 1932 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2015435537
  22. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1926; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_3843; Line: 4; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2002269985&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1909 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1926 Residence place: Arrival date: 5 May 1926 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2002269985
  23. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1936; Arrival: New York, United States; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5860; Line: 11; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=21302441&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Arrival date: 04 Sep 1936 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::21302441
  24. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1936; Arrival: New York, United States; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5860; Line: 11; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=21302441&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Arrival date: 04 Sep 1936 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::21302441
  25. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1932; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5227; Line: 18; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2015435537&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1932 Residence place: Arrival date: 16 Sep 1932 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2015435537
  26. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1932; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_5227; Line: 18; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2015435537&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1908 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1932 Residence place: Arrival date: 16 Sep 1932 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2015435537
  27. Source: #S-2113062662 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=bt26&h=6095088&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Arrival date: 11 Oct 1933 Arrival place: Southampton, England Departure date: Departure place: New York, New York, United States APID: 1,1518::6095088
  28. Source: #S-2113062662 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=bt26&h=6095088&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1908 Birth place: Arrival date: 11 Oct 1933 Arrival place: Southampton, England Departure date: Departure place: New York, New York, United States APID: 1,1518::6095088
  29. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1926; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_3843; Line: 4; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2002269985&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1909 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1926 Residence place: Arrival date: 5 May 1926 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2002269985
  30. Source: #S-2119503305 Page: Year: 1926; Arrival: , ; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_3843; Line: 4; List number: . Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=nypl&h=2002269985&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 4 May 1909 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: abt 1926 Residence place: Arrival date: 5 May 1926 Arrival place: New York, New York Departure date: Departure place: Southampton, England APID: 1,7488::2002269985
  31. Source: #S-1732031451 Page: Newspaper: Gloucestershire; Publication Date: 18 Dec 2010; Publication Place: Cheltenham , Cheltenham , England. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ukiobit&h=23701482&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Data: Text: Birth date: 05/10/1899 Birth place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA Death date: 06/22/1987 Death place: Los Angeleson Marriage date: Marriage place: Flying Down To Rio Residence date: Residence place: Los Angeleson APID: 1,8960::23701482

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Jackie Overland for creating WikiTree profile Baker-8955 through the import of Munn-Overland Family.ged on Apr 15, 2013.

Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Jackie and others.




More Genealogy Tools



Sponsored Search




Search
Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

DNA
No known carriers of Phyllis's mitochondrial DNA have taken an mtDNA test and no close relatives have taken a 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA "Family Finder" test.

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.



Images: 1
Phyllis Astaire Image 1
Phyllis Astaire Image 1

Collaboration

Phyllis is 25 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 23 degrees from Burl Ives and 11 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

B  >  Baker  |  A  >  Astaire  >  Phyllis Livingston (Baker) Astaire