Adelia E Tanning

26 November 1907–7 August 1980 (Age 72)
Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Adelia E

When Adelia E Tanning was born on 26 November 1907, in Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States, her father, August Andersson Tanning, was 33 and her mother, Thea Ann Larson, was 31. She lived in Siren, Burnett, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Douglas, Wisconsin, United States in 1980. She died on 7 August 1980, in Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Andersson Tanning
Thea Ann Larson
Myrtle Lorraine Tanning
Alice Sophie Tanning
Arnold Marshall Tanning
Adelia E Tanning
Edwin Merle "Bud" Tanning
Ervin Morgan Tanning

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 12

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 German: patronymic from a personal name formed with Ban- ‘decree’, ‘command’ or Band- ‘band’, ‘tie’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adella Tanning in household of August Tanning, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adelia Tanning in household of Thea Tanning, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delia Tenning in household of August Tenning, "United States Census, 1920"

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