Persis Pansy Tippets

15 March 1821–6 July 1903 (Age 82)
Lewis, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Persis Pansy

When Persis Pansy Tippets was born on 15 March 1821, in Lewis, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States, her father, John Tippets IV, was 39 and her mother, Abigail Pierce, was 40. She married Nathan Tanner on 10 April 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 6 July 1903, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Tanner
Persis Pansy Tippets
Marriage: 10 April 1849
Alva Amasa Tanner
Martin Henry Tanner
Harriet Persis Tanner
Abigail Lodicia Tanner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1849Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 6
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): variant of Tippetts . This form of the surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    PERSIS TIPPETTS TANNER Compiled by Sherryl Crockett

    PERSIS TIPPETTS TANNER Compiled by Sherryl Crockett 374 E. 700 S. Farmington, UT 84025 (801)451-7608 1997 Persis Tippets, known to some as Pansy, was born on March 15, 1821 in Lewis, Essex County, …

    Sources (20)

    • Mary Tanner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Persis Tibbits in entry for Abigail Lodicy Tanner Thompson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Persis Tibbits in household of Mary R Baker, "United States Census, 1850"

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