Joseph Butler Tarr

13 May 1899–23 March 1998 (Age 98)
Manuelito, McKinley, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Butler

When Joseph Butler Tarr was born on 13 May 1899, in Manuelito, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, his father, William Allen Legge Tarr Sr, was 49 and his mother, Adeline (Addie) Cyrene Wyman, was 42. He married Gertrude Lillian Stroebel on 18 November 1919, in Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 5 South Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States in 1982. He died on 23 March 1998, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Butler Tarr
Gertrude Lillian Stroebel
Marriage: 18 November 1919
Blanche Eldora Tarr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1919Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1901 · City Hall Built
    Age 2
    The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
    Age 28
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Devon and Somerset): habitational name from Tarr in Hawkridge, or Tarr in Lydeard Saint Lawrence (both in Somerset). The placenames may derive from Old English torr ‘rock, rocky peak’, though this cannot be certain as early forms of the placenames have not been found.English: metonymic occupational name from Middle English tar(re) ‘tar’ (Old English teoru), for someone who worked with tar, such as a person who tarred ships to keep them watertight.Possibly also an altered form of German Tharr, unexplained.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Joe B Tarr, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joseph Butler Tarr, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • Joseph Butler Tarr, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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