Nephi Tarbet

22 June 1843–19 March 1901 (Age 57)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nephi

When Nephi Tarbet was born on 22 June 1843, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Tarbet, was 30 and his mother, Eleanor Kelly, was 24. He married Sarah Florence Smith on 16 November 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. In 1870, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as freighter. He died on 19 March 1901, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nephi Tarbet
1843–1901
Deborah Ann Smith
1859–1928
Marriage: 7 March 1880
Thomas Tarbet
1881–1913
Ether Tarbet
1882–1943
Boyd Tarbet
1884–1942
Delilah Deborah Tarbet
1886–1937
Kumen Tarbet
1888–1971
Emma Tarbet
1890–1968
Anne Tarbet
1892–1892
Zella May Tarbet
1893–1976
Edna Deborah Tarbet
1897–1981
Bourke Dewain Tarbet
1900–1972

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1880Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1856
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 16
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from one or more places called with Gaelic tairbeart ‘narrow isthmus, portage’, such as Tarbat (Ross and Cromarty).English (Lancashire): variant of Torbet .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Torbet
    Tarbert

    Story Highlight

    Short History of Nephi Tarbet

    Nephi Tarbet was born the 22nd day of June, 1843 in Hancock County, Macedonia, Illinois. He was the 4th child born to Thomas & Eleanor Kelly Tarbet, and was the 1st child born in America to the Tarbe …

    Sources (67)

    • Nephi Tarbet in entry for Kate Hendricks, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Tarbet, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Nephi Tarbet in entry for Lester Erastus Peterson and Edna Deborah Tarbet, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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