John Joshua Tanner

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About John Joshua Tanner

(son of John Tanner and Lydia Stewart). Born December 19, 1811, Bolton, Warren county, New York. Came to Utah in 1852.

   Married:	Rebecca A. Smith (daughter of William Smith and Jane Calkins), who was born March 17, 1816.
   Their children:
           Lydia Jane born November 28, 1836, married Luke Titcomb;
           William Smith born March 28, 1839, married Clarissa J. Moore January 19, 1868; married Susan Burgess November 3, 1909;
           Marquis D. born October 1, 1840, married Emily Ralphs September 4, 1871;
           Edward Orlando born January 20, 1843, married Mary B. Grigg February 24, 1870;
           Cynthia Maria born March 12, 1845;
           John Henry born March 10, 1847, married Mary Melissa Colvin November 21, 1869;
           Elsie born September 22, 1849, married David Lant April 5, 1869;
           Esther born January 4, 1853.
   Family home Cottonwood, Utah.
   Married:	Mary Anna Neyman.
   Married:	Mahala Jane Chase March 13, 1856, Salt Lake City.
   Their children:
           Albert Joshua born December 14, 1859;
           Nathan Chauncy born February 8, 1865;
           Mahala born March 31, 1867.
   Married:	Augusta Ferguson March 13, 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Ferguson and Almera Foote).
   Their children:
           Almira Artimisia born December 13, 1860;
           Isaac William born January 19, 1863;
           Warren Foote born December 8, 1864;
           Rebecca Augusta born October 21, 1866;
           Freeman Everton born February 22, 1869;
           Horace Greeley born November 22, 1872;
           Ona Eugene born July 17, 1876;
           Clarence Leverne born July 3, 1878;
           Ethel May born May 2, 1882;
           Arthur Lyman born June 18, 1887.

Died September 9, 1897. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 163
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1198
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John Joshua Tanner's Timeline

1811
December 19, 1811
Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States
1832
March 31, 1832
Age 20
1836
November 28, 1836
Age 24
Gallatin, Daviess County, Missouri, United States
1839
March 28, 1839
Age 27
New Liberty, Pope, Illinois, United States
1840
October 1, 1840
Age 28
Montrose, Lee, Iowa
1841
1841
Age 29
IL, United States
1843
January 22, 1843
Age 31
Montrose, Lee, Iowa
1845
March 12, 1845
Age 33
December 30, 1845
Age 34