John Tanner

Male 1778 - 1850  (71 years)


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  • Name John Tanner 
    Born 15 Aug 1778  Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Endowed (LDS) 23 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Apr 1850  Salt Lake City Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 23923  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I132732  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 

    Father John Joshua Tanner,   b. 27 Jul 1757, Hopkinton, , Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1807, Reed's Corner, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Thankful Tefft,   b. 21 Mar 1757, Hopkinton, , Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1823  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1775  Hopkinton, , Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33616  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Tabitha Bentley 
    Married Jan 1800 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F33618  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Lydia Stewart,   b. 18 Nov 1783, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1825, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Jan 1802 
    Children 
     1. Sydney Tanner,   b. 1 Apr 1809, Greenwich, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1895, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. John Joshua Tanner,   b. 19 Dec 1811, Greenwich, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1896, South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Nathan James Tanner,   b. 14 May 1815, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1910, Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Mariah Loisa Tanner,   b. 28 Nov 1818, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1906, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Albert M. Tanner,   b. 4 Apr 1825, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1879, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F26096  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Elizabeth Beswick,   b. 28 Nov 1803, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1890, Payson, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1825  Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Myron Tanner,   b. 7 Jun 1826, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1903, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Seth Benjamin Tanner,   b. 6 Mar 1828, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1918, Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Freeman Everton Tanner,   b. 3 Jan 1830, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Smith Tanner,   b. 11 Jun 1833, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. David Dan Tanner,   b. 8 Feb 1838, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1918, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Sariah Tanner,   b. 19 Jul 1840,   d. 12 Mar 1853  (Age 12 years)
     7. Francis Tanner,   b. 10 Mar 1843, , Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1844  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F29508  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Wells: Block 12, Lot 3
      Wells: Block 17, Lot 4
      Wells: Block 26, Lots 1 and 2
      Nauvoo: Block 71, Lot 2 and 3
      Half-Breed Tract: 1840 Census and map, 2 pages
      Deed Indenture, 2 pages
      A History of the Half-Breed Tract: 3 pages
      Property Transactions, Hancock County, Black, Black and Plewe, pages 3977-3978
      Property Records, Nauvoo Restoration, Inc: 2 pages
      Hancock County Land Records 1840+: 1 page

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Record, page 49
      Early 70’s and High Priest Index, LDS Archives, page 139
      High Priest of Nauvoo and SLC, LDS Archives, page 134
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 42 pages 500-505
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, Black and Black Vol 6 pages 3564-3567


      HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, page 1198
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Kate Carter, Vol 2 pages 228, 240; Vol 4 page 518
      Nauvoo Journal, Vol 2 1990 No 4 page 122
      History of the Church, Joseph Smith, Vol 1 page 410; Vol 2 page 205; Vol 6 pages 335-336
      Conquerors of the West, SUP 1999, Vol 4 pages 2520-2523
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jensen, Vol 2 pages 799-802
      Mormon Redress Petition, Clark Johnson, pages 19, 626
      Far West Record, Cannon and Cook, page 67


      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 1 page
      Kirtland Member Records, pages 70, 99, 122, 128, 162
      "Genealogical: Father John Tanner," The Improvement Era, September, 1943: 2 pages
      "The John Tanner Family," The Ensign, March 1979, pages 46-51
      "What Price Mormonism," From the Story of John Tanner: 10 pages
      History of Tanner Family; Biography of John Tanner: 8 pages
      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org: 1 page
      new.familysearch.org: 2 pages
      rootsweb.com: WorldConnect, 2 pages
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 3 pages
      ancestry.com: 5 pages
      findagrave.com: 1 page

      VARIANTS:
      Name: John Sanner
      Marriage date: Elizabeth Beswick, 13 Nov 1825

      BURIAL: Salt Lake City Cemetery