John William Tarrants

1892–1970 (Age 78)
Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Tarrants was born on 22 July 1892, in Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry J. Tarrants, was 26 and his mother, Susie Vinson, was 15. He married Lella Ura Griffin on 14 March 1915, in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wilson Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 December 1970, at the age of 78, and was buried in East Lawn Memorial Park, Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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John William Tarrants
Lella Ura Griffin
Marriage: 14 March 1915
Carl Austin Tarrants
Margaret Louise Tarrants
John G. Tarrants
Kenneth Estel Tarrants

Spouse & Children

14 March 1915
Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry J. Tarrants


  • Susie Vinson




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John W Tarrants, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Tarrents, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John W Tarrants, "United States Census, 1920"

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