John Tarrants

1836–
Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

When John Tarrants was born in 1836, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Leonard Tarrant, was 25 and his mother, Martha Ann W. Otey, was 29. He married Ruth Kerr on 15 May 1857, in White, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in White, Illinois, United States in 1860.

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John Tarrants
1836–
Ruth Kerr
1839–1880
Marriage: 15 May 1857
John Tarrants
1863–
Mary Tarrants
1865–
Annie Rebecca Tarrants
1867–1935
William Tarrants
1880–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 May 1857
White, Illinois, United States
children

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siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 3

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 31

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Torrence in household of Leonard Torence, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Tarrents in household of Leonard Tarrents, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Tarrant, "United States Census, 1880"

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