John Tarbet

5 January 1841–11 April 1911 (Age 70)
Douglas, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of John

When John Tarbet was born on 5 January 1841, in Douglas, Isle of Man, his father, Thomas Tarbet, was 28 and his mother, Eleanor Kelly, was 21. He married Eunice Irene Thompson about 1865, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 11 April 1911, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Tarbet
Eunice Irene Thompson
Marriage: about 1865
John Seth Tarbet
William Thompson Tarbet
Joseph Harris Tarbet
Carl Tarbet
Arthur Tarbet
Elizabeth Irene Tarbet
Eugene Tarbet

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1865Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 18
    \"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.\"
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (21)

    • Jno Turbit in household of Thos Turbit, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Tarbett in entry for John S. Tarbett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Tarbet, "United States Census, 1880"

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