David Dan Tanner

8 February 1838–19 October 1918 (Age 80)
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary 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 City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Dan Tanner
Rebecca Estella Moore
Marriage: 10 January 1861
David Everton Tanner
Amasa Marion Tanner
John Myron Tanner
Harvey Moore Tanner
Daniel Louis Tanner
Charles Burton Tanner
Ivan Lee Tanner
Eliza Estella Tanner
Luna Jane Tanner
Rhoda Annetta Tanner
Annie Clara Tanner
Zenobia Melinda Tanner
Hettie Rebecca Tanner
Arnold W Tanner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1861Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 22
    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.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    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 …

    Sources (64)

    • 1936: David D Tanner in entry for Dan L Tanner, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • David D Tanner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • David Dan Tanner in entry for Dan L Tanner, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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