Alma Cruse Tanner

7 May 1847–8 November 1925 (Age 78)
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alma Cruse

When Alma Cruse Tanner was born on 7 May 1847, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Tanner Jr, was 39 and his mother, Mary Cruse, was 34. He married Annie Elizabeth Lee on 2 January 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Grouse Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 8 November 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Cruse Tanner
Annie Elizabeth Lee
Marriage: 2 January 1871
Alma Cruse Tanner Jr.
Samuel Tanner
Annie Elizabeth Tanner
Emma Vilate Tanner
Lottie May Tanner
Ella Tanner
Joseph White Tanner
Ebenezer Tanner
Arthur Lee Tanner
Edna May Tanner
Hattie Tanner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *Renamed Salt Lake in 1868
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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 (43)

    • Almer Tanner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Alma C. Tanner in entry for Earl Wood Musgrave and Hattie Tanner Dolan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Alma C Tanner in entry for Annie Elizabeth Tanner, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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