When Sariah Tanner was born on 19 July 1840, in Montrose Township, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, John Tanner, was 61 and her mother, Elizabeth Beswick, was 36. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 12 March 1853, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 12, and was buried in San Bernardino, California, United States.
English (southern) 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.
German: topographic name from Middle High German tan ‘woods, pine forest’ for someone who lived near such terrain.
German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Tanne (in the Harz Mountains, Bavaria, East Prussia, Switzerland) or Tann (Hesse, Bavaria), Thann (Bavaria, Austria, Alsace), Tannen (southern Germany, Switzerland), Thannen (Bavaria).
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