Frederic C Tanner

1810–1854 (Age 43)
Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Frederic C

When Frederic C Tanner was born on 27 September 1810, in Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathan Tanner, was 31 and his mother, Charlotte Palmer, was 27. He married Almira Morgan on 12 July 1840. He died in 1854, at the age of 44.

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Frederic C Tanner
1810–1854
Almira Morgan
Marriage: 12 July 1840

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MARRIAGE
12 July 1840

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World Events (7)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: occupational name for a tanner of skins, Middle English tanner, Middle Dutch taenre. (The Middle English form derives from Old English tannere, from Late Latin tannarius, reinforced by Old French taneor, from Late Latin tannator; both Late Latin forms derive from a verb tannare, possibly from a Celtic word for the oak, whose bark was used in the process.)2 Swiss and German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Tanne (in the Harz Mountains and Silesia) or Tann (southern Germany).3 Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from Finnish tanner ‘open field’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Frederic C Tanner, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Frederic C Tanner, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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