Thomas Tranter

4 December 1817–6 April 1884 (Age 66)
Codsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Tranter was born on 4 December 1817, in Codsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Tranter, was 30 and his mother, Mary Shirley, was 34. He married Mary Yates on 30 December 1843, in St George, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 6 April 1884, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tranter
1817–1884
Sarah Collins
1829–1906
Marriage: 19 March 1854
Mary Tranter
1855–1928
Eleanor Tranter
1857–1934
Elizabeth Anderson Tranter
1858–1934
Sarah Lucretia Tranter
1860–1869
Martha Tranter
1862–1862
Thomas William Tranter
1863–1912
Daniel Bell Tranter
1865–1931
Alice Jane Tranter
1868–1951

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): occupational name for a peddler or hawker, especially one equipped with a horse and cart, Middle English traunter, traventer (from Late Latin travetarius).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    Sarah Collins' story taken from the notes section on the details page

    Note Drumcree (West Portadown), Armagh, Ireland Virginia Grover Carlston informed me that Sarah had a sister who was very pretty. Sarah persuaded her to leave Ireland with her and come to the United …

    Sources (45)

    • Thomas Leanter, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas Tranter in entry for Eleanor Tranter Robinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Thomas Franter, "United States Census, 1880"

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