David Dan Tanner

Brief Life History of David Dan

When David Dan Tanner was born on 8 February 1838, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, John Tanner, was 59 and his mother, Elizabeth Beswick, was 34. He married Rebecca Estella Moore on 10 January 1861, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. His occupation is listed as dairyman and raised live stock in Indianola, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 19 October 1918, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Dan Tanner
1838–1918
Rebecca Estella Moore
1844–1929
Marriage: 10 January 1861
David Everton Tanner
1861–1904
Amasa Marion Tanner
1864–1948
John Myron Tanner
1866–1948
Harvey Moore Tanner
1869–1920
Daniel Louis Tanner
1872–1936
Charles Burton Tanner
1874–1958
Ivan Lee Tanner
1875–1958
Eliza Estella Tanner
1877–1910
Luna Jane Tanner
1879–1972
Rhoda Annetta Tanner
1881–1902
Annie Clara Tanner
1883–1956
Zenobia Melinda Tanner
1885–1941
Hettie Rebecca Tanner
1887–1961
Arnold W Tanner
1889–1889

Sources (97)

  • David D Tanner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1846

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

1849

Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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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Elizabeth Beswick Tanner - Part II

We were there six years in March and left in May. We were camped out at Winter Quarters where we had our cabin where we had most of things burnt. The boys on the range with the cattle had some …

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