Therezia Theresa


The Life of Theresa

Therezia Theresa married John "The Falcon" Tanner about 1830. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died after 1860.

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Therezia Theresa
John "The Falcon" Tanner
Marriage: about 1830
James Tanner
John J Tanner
Martha Ann Tanner
Mary Elizabeth Tanner

Spouse & Children

about 1830
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Territory, United States


Name Meaning

The origin of this female name is unsure. It could come from the name Tarasia or the male name Tarasius. Others derive the name Theresa from a Greek word meaning "to hunt." The name might also be derived from Therasia, an island near Crete, or from another island named Therasia first called Lipara and finally Hiera. A nickname is Tracy.

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  • Book: The Family of Rev. John Tanner - Baptist Preacher/Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky and Missouri

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