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James Tanner

Death: July 20, 1813 (53)
Franklin Township, Coshocton County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Tanner
Husband of Margaret Robinson
Brother of Nancy Tanner
Half brother of Grace Hughes; Elizabeth Cain; Samuel Tanner; Rachel McDade; Edward Tanner and 1 other

Managed by: Robert Alan Vargo
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About James Tanner

Land grant

#8 Edward Tanner ...July 22, 1788 (1782?)
Harrison Co. 1,000 acres In the forks of the West fork of the Little
Kenhawa. Grants 18, pg. 173
Militia from Hackers Creek Area in Dunsmore's War - 1774:
Capt. William Lowther's Company:
Pvt Edward Tanner served 132 days
Harrison County Tithable List 1784-1800:
1784 William Tanner
James Tanner
Edward Tanner
1785 James Tanner
1786 James Tanner
William Tanner
1787 William Tanner
James Tanner
1788 Tanner, William
1789 Tanner, James
1790 Tanner, Edward Jr.
Tanner, Edward, Sr.
1791 Tanner, Edward Jr.
Tanner, James
Tanner, Edward Sr
1792 Tanner, James
Tanner, Edward
Harrison county deeds
July 1798, page 97. James & Margaret Tanner, Arnold & Elizabeth (can't
see it but he signs later as Cain), George and Nancy Hyde, Jesse & Grace
Hewes, James & Rachel McDade, Edward & Wife Tanner, and Samuel & Wife
Tanner, all of Harrison co, Virginia, to Alexander Sleeth for $1000.00,
1000 Acres. . in the forks of the west fork of the Little Kanawha River.
. . signed James Tanner, Edward Tanner, Samuel Tanner, Jesse Hewes,
James McDade, Arnold Cain. Recorded January 1799.
March 1797, page 98. James & Rachel McDade, of Covington Co, Virginia,
appoints Alexander Sleeth his attorney, to receive of the heirs of
Edward Tanner, deceased, 125 acres of land, his part of 1000 acres just
described. Signed James (X) McDade and Rachel (X) McDade, Wit: James and
Margaret Tanner. Recorded January 1799
[If each child received 1/8, where is the 8th child? Only 7 signed. Did one of them get 2 parts? Or was the 8th, William, and his children received the money - but who signed for them?!? . .bb]
History of Harrison county:
Land Grant certificates issued in 1781:
George Peck, assignne to Edward Tanner, 400 acres on the Buckhannon, adjoining lands of George Jackson, to include his settlement in 1774.
Edward Tanner, 300 acres on Buckhannon River, on the bottom called Grannery Bottom to include his improvement made in 1773.
Edward Tanner, 400 acres on the Buckhannon River, adjoining lands of Elias Panter to include his improvements made in 1776.
1782 Monongalia County, Virginia
Tanner, William 02
Tanner, Edward 06 whites
Henry Flesher was in between them
1785 Harrison County
Tanner, William, 3
Tanner, James, 1
Tanner, Edward, 5
Hacker's Creek Journal: Vol XV Issue 4 pg 206
Harrison Co Court Minutes Vol 2, 1792-1797
pg 106 3rd Mon Feb 1794
Jesse Hughes, Thomas Hughes, & Wm. Racliff came into court and entered into bond in due form in the sum of £100 for said Jesse Hughes administrator of the estate of EDWARD TANNER, deceased. Said Jesse Hughes took the oath required by law.. . .
From Vol XV Issue 2 pg 88
Harrison Co Court records Vol.1,1784-1792
pg 590 21 March 1792
ordered that WILLIAM TANNER son of WILLIAM TANNER be bound an apprentice to Thomas McCann until he arrives to the age of 21 yrs he being of the age of four years the 22d day of this present month & to be taught the occuption of a farmer and have learning and freedom according to law.
John Simms came into court & proved one days attendance as a witness, Edmond West Sr. JAMES TANNER, EDWARD TANNER and Mary Campbell one day as a witness between Simon Arnold and Jesse Hughes.
EDWARD TANNER came into court & proved 3 days attendance as a witness in a suit between Simon Arnold & Jesse Hughes at last March court. That Sarah Richard dau of Arnold dec'd be bound to Thomas McCann according to law.
Harrison Co Court Order Book #1 1784-1792
3rd Tues Nov 1784
Jacob Westfall vs Edward Tanner, con't
James Tanner vs John Vandering. Attachment, judgement is granted plaintiff.
William Radcliff issued a summons to suppoene James Tanner to appear at next court and answer complaint of land dispute
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James Tanner's Timeline

July 20, 1813
Age 53
Coshocton County, Ohio, United States