Sydney Tanner[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1809 - 1895  (86 years)


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  • Name Sydney Tanner 
    Born 1 Apr 1809  Greenwich, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1833 
    Endowed (LDS) 30 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Pottawattamie, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Died 5 Dec 1895  Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23791  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father John Tanner,   b. 15 Aug 1778, Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Sealed P (LDS) 9 Nov 1936  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Louisa Conley,   b. 5 Feb 1811, Greenwich, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1846, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1830  Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 23 Jan 1992  LVEGA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Lydia Tanner,   b. 3 Nov 1832, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1910, Minersville, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Elsie Elizabeth Tanner,   b. 14 May 1840, Liberty, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1903  (Age 62 years)
     3. James M. Tanner,   b. 30 Jul 1844, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1846, Richardson's Point, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Allen Benedict Tanner,   b. 2 Mar 1831, Bolton, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Emma Smith Tanner,   b. 1 Jun 1835, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Louise Tanner,   b. 4 Sep 1837, Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Sidney C. Tanner,   b. 6 Mar 1842, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1848, (near), Fort Laramie, Goshen, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     8. Mason A. Tanner,   b. Jul 1846, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1846  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Family ID F3338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia Ann Shepherd 
    Family ID F12832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Rachel Neyman,   b. 27 May 1832, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1912, Circleville, Piute, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1859 
    Family ID F13123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      66.5 acres Half Breed Tract, Lee County, Iowa
      Nauvoo : Block 146, Lot 4 part

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 76
      70's Record,s, p 728
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 42, pp 573-577
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, by Black and Black, Vol 6, pp 3569-70

      HISTORY:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, pp 37-38, 436, 437
      Stories and documentation of the burial of Sydney's son, James Monroe Tanner
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah page 1198

      NAME VARIANT: Sidney

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

      Note: Stated in record above, "Priesthood: Bishop,24 July 1846, V. 1 p. 4"

      Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a Commencement to bury in the burying ground at Winter Quarters, North West Corner. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above for Mason A. Tanner son of Sidney Tanner, "Mason A. Tanner; age 4 mos., 29 days; son of Sidney and Loisa Tanner; deceased Nov. 30, 1846; disease Chills and Canker; birhtplace Council Bluffs, Camp of Israel; birthdate July, 1846; grave no. 18."

      Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a "List of the Deaths and Burials in the Camp of Israel at Cutler's Park, after Sept, 1846. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above for Louisa Tanner wife of Sidney Tanner, "Louisa Tanner; 35 yrs. 7 mos. 24 days; Wife of Sidney Tanner; deceased Sept. 29 1846; disease fever; birthplace Washington Co., N. Y.; grave no. 16"

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] LDS - Seventies: Early Seventies, Black, Harvey Bischoff, Compiler and Editor, ,s, p 728.

    2. [S4] Book - Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, 7 vols., Black, Susan Easton, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602), , by Black and Black, Vol 6, pp 3569-70.

    3. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 42, pp 573-577.

    4. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 76.

    5. [S8] Book - Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols., Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, (Salt Lake City: 1958-1977), , pp 37-38, 436, 437.

    6. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), page 1198.

    7. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Biography.
      An Enduring Legacy, Volume Twelve, p.311

    8. [S325] Book - An Enduring Legacy, Pearce, Louise B., Editor, (Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1985), , Volume Twelve, p.311.

    9. [S492] Internet Link - "A Room of Round Logs with a Dirt Roof: Ute Perkins' Stewardship to Look after Mormon Battalion Families, Eugene H. Perkins and Waldo C. Perkins, (Mormon Historical Studies, Vol 1, No. 1, Spring 2000), Mormon Historical Studies, Spring 2000, p. 61-72.

    10. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    11. [S10] Periodical - The Nauvoo Journal, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1989-1999), Willard Richards Company, 1848.

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    13. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).

    14. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.