Ella Penrod

2 October 1918–14 November 2006 (Age 88)
Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Penrod was born on 2 October 1918, in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States, her father, Liona Penrod, was 47 and her mother, Marcena Hansen, was 36. She married Chester Miller Tanner on 20 July 1935. She lived in World for about 20 years. She died on 14 November 2006, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Show Low Cemetery, Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Miller Tanner
1916–2003
Ella Penrod
1918–2006
Marriage: 20 July 1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 July 1935

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Liona Penrod

    Male1901–1901Male

    Male1903–1984Male

    Female1905–2005Female

    Dorothy Pearl Penrod

    Female1908–1992Female

    Dewey Grant Penrod

    Male1910–1911Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 1

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly English, but the name is rare in England. It may equally well be an altered form of an unidentified German or Dutch habitational name.

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

Story Highlight

“Our Golden Heritage” Compiled by Show Low First Ward Young Women 1997

My name is Ella Penrod Tanner. I was born in Show Low, Arizona on October 2, 1918. I think the modern convenience that charged the world the most, especially for women, is the clothes dryer. If I c …

Sources (3)

  • Ella Penrod in household of Liona Penrod, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ella Penrod Tanner in household of Chester Milton Tanner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ella Penrod Tanner in household of Chester Miller Tanner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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