Frank W Tanner

1880–1958 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Frank W

When Frank W Tanner was born on 6 October 1880, in Missouri, United States, his father, Frank W Tanner, was 32 and his mother, Hattie Belle Hosier, was 14. He died on 3 February 1958, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Frank W Tanner
1880–1958
Olga Petra Bache
1888–1972

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Frank W Tanner

    Male1848–1924Male

  • Hattie Belle Hosier

    Female1866–Female

siblings

(2)

  • Male1880–1958Male

  • Gladys Mary Tanner

    Female1890–Female

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 24

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • F W Tanner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Tanner Jr. in household of Chris Bache, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank W Tanner in household of Chris Bache, "United States Census, 1930"

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