Elizabeth Beswick

28 November 1803–8 June 1890 (Age 86)
Bolton, Bolton, Warren, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Beswick was born on 28 November 1803, in Bolton, Bolton, Warren, New York, United States, her father, Everton Beswick, was 30 and her mother, Anna Lamb, was 34. She married John Tanner on 3 November 1825, in Bolton, Bolton, Warren, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 8 June 1890, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Tanner
Elizabeth Beswick
Marriage: 3 November 1825
Myron Tanner Sr.
Seth Benjamin Tanner
Freeman Everton Tanner
Joseph Smith Tanner
Philomelia Tanner
David Dan Tanner
Sariah Tanner
Francis Tanner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1825Bolton, Bolton, Warren, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    Age 22
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire and East Yorkshire named Beswick. The second element is Old English wīc ‘outlying (dairy) farm’ (see Wick ). The first element of the Lancashire name may be an Old English personal name Bēac; that of the Yorkshire name is possibly an Old Norse personal name Bōsi or Besi.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Beswick Tanner - Part II

    We were there six years in March and left in May. We were camped out at Winter Quarters where we had our cabin where we had most of things burnt. The boys on the range with the cattle had some …

    Sources (55)

    • Elizabeth Tanner, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elizabeth Rice in entry for James Edward Haley and Nellen Dale Boyd, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Elizabeth Beswick in entry for Joseph Smith Tanner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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