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William Smith Tanner

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Pope, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Joshua Tanner and Rebecca Archibald Tanner
Husband of Clarisa Jane Tanner
Father of DeLos Franklyn Tanner; Flora Tanner; Julia Louisa Tanner; William Frederick Tanner; Nellie Geneva Tanner and 10 others
Brother of Lydia Jane Titcomb

Managed by: Frank Tanner
Last Updated:

About William Smith Tanner

(son of John J. Tanner and Rebecca A. Smith). Born March 28, 1839, New Liberty, Adams county, Illinois. Crossed plains to Utah 1851, Isaac Allred company.

   Married:	Clarissa Jane Moore January 19, 1868, Payson, Utah (daughter of John Harvey Moore and Clarissa J. Drollinger), who was born October 7, 1849, in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.
   Their children:
           Delos Franklin born November 5, 1868, married Armina Ellsworth March 6, 1890;
           William Frederick born January 2, 1873, married Minnie Inez Winward January 2, 1901;
           Julia Louisa born May 10, 1871;
           Nellie Geneva born September 25, 1874, and Annie Estella born July 10, 1876, died;
           Leone Smith born April 9, 1878, married Jessie Graham December 21, 1898;
           Owen Emery born June 25, 1880, married Levee Vilate Hjorth March 19, 1902;
           Ezra Lyle born March 16, 1882, married Etta Goddard December 4, 1912;
           Clarissa Jane born October 4, 1884, died;
           Mabel Rebecca born February 5, 1886, married Nephi Stewart November 28, 1906;
           Emma Elena born December 18, 1888, married William Madsen February 5, 1913;
           Harold K. born July 8, 1890, married Myrtle Monk November 16, 1910;
           Kenneth J. born January 12, 1892;
           Olive Augusta born August 16, 1894.
   Family home Payson, Utah.
   Married:	Susan Burgess November 3, 1909, Salt Lake City (daughter of Horace Burgess and Almira Pulsipher), who was born October 5, 1846, Florence, Douglass County, Iowa.

Ordained elder March 31, 1867; missionary to Great Britain 1882-83; president high priests quorum 1874; high councilor; ordained a patriarch October 20, 1890. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 163
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1199

Birth: Mar. 28, 1839 Adams County Illinois, USA Death: Aug. 6, 1910 Payson Utah County Utah, USA


Family links:

Parents:
 John Joshua Tanner (1811 - 1896)
 Rebecca Archibald Smith Tanner (1816 - 1854)

Spouses:
 Susan Burgess Tanner (1846 - 1922)*
 Clarissa Jane Moore Tanner (1849 - 1907)*

Children:
 DeLos Franklin Tanner (1868 - 1905)*
 Julia Louisa Tanner (1871 - 1877)*
 William Frederick Tanner (1873 - 1965)*
 Nellie Geneva Tanner (1874 - 1877)*
 Anna Estella Tanner (1876 - 1877)*
 Leone Smith Tanner (1878 - 1964)*
 Ezra Lyle Tanner (1882 - 1949)*
 Clarissa Jane Tanner (1884 - 1886)*
 Mabel Rebecca Tanner Stewart (1886 - 1951)*
 Kenneth J Tanner (1892 - 1975)*
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Burial: Payson City Cemetery Payson Utah County Utah, USA


Created by: Mary S. Scott Record added: Apr 05, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 10723171



            
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William Smith Tanner's Timeline

1839
March 28, 1839
Pope, Illinois, United States
1859
February 14, 1859
Age 19
Utah, United States
1868
November 5, 1868
Age 29
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
1871
May 10, 1871
Age 32
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
1873
January 2, 1873
Age 33
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
1874
September 25, 1874
Age 35
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
1876
July 10, 1876
Age 37
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
1878
April 9, 1878
Age 39
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
1880
June 25, 1880
Age 41
Utah, United States
1882
March 16, 1882
Age 42
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States