Philip Tanner Sr.

24 December 1692–6 May 1751 (Age 58)
Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Philip

Philip Tanner Sr. was born on 24 December 1692, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America as the son of You. He married Mary Elizabeth Dickey in 1715. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 6 May 1751, in Nottingham Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 58, and was buried in Stone Graveyard, Lewisville, Elk Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Tanner Sr.
1692–1751
Mary Elizabeth Dickey
1696–1761
Marriage: 1715
Philip Tanner Jr.
1716–1795
James Tanner
1732–
Joseph Tanner
1720–1779
Rachel Tanner
1724–1789
Hannah Tanner
1725–1782
Rebecca Tanner
1730–1790

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1715
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    You

    Male1670–1767Male

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

1 English 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.)2 Swiss and German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Tanne (in the Harz Mountains and Silesia) or Tann (southern Germany).3 Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from Finnish tanner ‘open field’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phillip Tanner, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Philip Tanner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Cougar Attacks: Encounters of the Worst Kind by Kathy Etling, pg 33

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