Nephi Tarbet

Male22 June 1843–19 March 1901

Brief Life History 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
Deborah Ann Smith
Marriage: 7 March 1880
Thomas Tarbet
Ether Tarbet
Boyd Tarbet
Delilah Deborah Tarbet
Kumen Tarbet
Emma Tarbet
Anne Tarbet
Zella May Tarbet
Edna Deborah Tarbet
Bourke Dewain Tarbet

Sources (69)

  • 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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1880Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    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.

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    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 …

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