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
1778–1850
Elizabeth Beswick
1803–1890
Marriage: 3 November 1825
Myron Tanner Sr.
1826–1903
Seth Benjamin Tanner
1828–1918
Freeman Everton Tanner
1830–1918
Joseph Smith Tanner
1833–1910
Philomelia Tanner
1835–1838
David Dan Tanner
1838–1918
Sariah Tanner
1840–1853
Francis Tanner
1843–1844

Spouse and Children

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

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1804
    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    1825
    Age 22
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1827
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wick
    Bestwick

    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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