Mary Louisa Tanner

4 September 1837–18 November 1923 (Age 86)
Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Louisa

When Mary Louisa Tanner was born on 4 September 1837, in Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, her father, Sidney Tanner, was 28 and her mother, Louisa Conlee, was 26. She married George C. Crismon on 22 December 1856, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 18 November 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George C. Crismon
Mary Louisa Tanner
Marriage: 22 December 1856
Eloise Crismon
Alice Crismon
Ann Isabel Crismon
George Leonard Crismon
Mary Evaline Crismon
Margaret Louisa Crismon
Emily Jean Crismon
Sidney Charles Crismon
Franklin Winford Tanner Crismon
Dudley Newton Crismon
Arthur Owen Crismon
Sarah Foster Crismon
Mildred Elsie Crismon
Beatrice Cynthia Crismon
Kenneth Allen Crismon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1856San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 2
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern) 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.German: topographic name from Middle High German tan ‘woods, pine forest’ for someone who lived near such terrain.German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Tanne (in the Harz Mountains, Bavaria, East Prussia, Switzerland) or Tann (Hesse, Bavaria), Thann (Bavaria, Austria, Alsace), Tannen (southern Germany, Switzerland), Thannen (Bavaria).

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

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    Sources (72)

    • Mary L Crisman in household of George Crisman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Tanner in entry for Nathan A Thomas and Beatrice Crismon, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Mary Louisa Crismon in entry for Hildred E Crismon, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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