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William Tanner

Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in South Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
Place of Burial: Usequepaugh, Washington or Kent, Rhode Island, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of General Francis Tanner and Elizabeth Tanner
Husband of Hannah Tanner; Mary Tanner and Elizabeth Cottrell; Tanner; Gardner
Father of William Tanner, II; Phillip Tanner; Benjamin Tanner; Jane West; Thomas Tanner and 9 others

Occupation: Cabin Boy 1678 to RI USA
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About William Tanner

William Tanner b 1660 Eng, d S Kingstown, RI. He m1 Hannah Tibbetts, dtr of Henry Tibbetts & Sara Stanton. She b 1664 Kingstown, RI, d S Kingstown, RI. He m2 Mary Babcock. He m3 Elizabeth Cottrill. Earliest record found was when William Tanner witnessed deed in May 1682 in S Kingstown, RI. It’s believed he emigrated from western Eng or Wales, some conjecture Swansea as this is where most Eng Baptists were from & Tanners were ‘good Baptists.'

Child of William Tanner & Hannah Tibbetts:

i. William, b 1687, S Kingstown, RI; d 1757, N Kingstown, RI

Children of William Tanner & Mary Babcock:

ii. Benjamin, b 24 Dec 1692

iii. Thomas

iv. John

v. Avis

Children of William Tanner & Elizabeth Cottrill:

vi. Francis, b 3 Jul 1708

vii. Nathan, b 20 Feb 1710

viii. Anna, b 14 Mar 1712

ix. Rebecca, b 2 Jul 1714

x. Elizabeth, b 14 Nov 1717

xi. Abigail, b 17 Oct 1719 -------------------- 29. Mary BABCOCK 1 (Job , James ) was born about 1675 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island. She died about 1697 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 212.

   30. Mary, b. ____, m. _____ Tanner, ____.

Mary married William TANNER 1 on 1690 in Kingstown, Kings Co., Rhode Island. William was born about 1660 in England. He died about 1715/1718 in Kingstown, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 212.

   30. Mary, b. ____, m. _____ Tanner, ____.

They had the following children:

+ 122 M i Benjamin TANNER was born 24 Dec 1692 and died Jun 1767.

+ 123 M ii John TANNER was born about 1694 and died 1741.

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William Tanner's Timeline

1660
1660
England
1686
1686
Age 26
Of South Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
1687
1687
Age 27
South Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
1690
1690
Age 30
South Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
1692
December 24, 1692
Age 32
Kingstown, Kings, Rhode Island, United States
1693
1693
Age 33
1694
1694
Age 34
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1694
Age 34
South Kingstown, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1695
1695
Age 35
Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
1696
1696
Age 36
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island