Thomas Belvie Tanner

1897–1952 (Age 54)
Washington, Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas Belvie

Thomas Belvie Tanner was born on 23 August 1897, in Washington, Georgia, United States. He had at least 1 daughter with Evella M Hains. He lived in District 88, Washington, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 2 May 1952, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Sandy Springs, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Thomas Belvie Tanner
1897–1952
Evella M Hains
1901–1995
Elnora Tanner
1928–2011

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 9

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: occupational name for a tanner of skins, Middle English tanner, Middle Dutch taenre. (The Middle English form derives from Old English tannere, from Late Latin tannarius, reinforced by Old French taneor, from Late Latin tannator; both Late Latin forms derive from a verb tannare, possibly from a Celtic word for the oak, whose bark was used in the process.)2 Swiss and German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Tanne (in the Harz Mountains and Silesia) or Tann (southern Germany).3 Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from Finnish tanner ‘open field’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thomas B Tanner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Belvie Tanner, "Find A Grave Index"

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