John Joshua Tanner

Is your surname Tanner?

Research the Tanner family

John Joshua Tanner's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Related Projects

John Joshua Tanner

Birthplace: Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States
Death: Died in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Ut
Place of Burial: Murray Cemetary, South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah
Immediate Family:

Son of John Tanner and Lydia Tanner
Husband of Mahalie Jane Chase; Rebecca Archibald Smith; Nancy Augusta Ferguson and Rebecca Archibald Tanner
Ex-husband of Mary Ann Nickerson
Father of Lydia Jane Titcomb and William Smith Tanner
Brother of Sidney Tanner; Nathan Tanner; Maria Louisa Lyman (Tanner); Pardon Tanner; Martin Henry Tanner and 6 others
Half brother of Elisha Bently Tanner; Elisha Bentley Tanner; Myron Tanner; Seth Benjamin Tanner; Freeman Everton Tanner and 6 others

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

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
view all 18

John Joshua Tanner's Timeline

December 19, 1811
Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States
March 31, 1832
Age 20
November 28, 1836
Age 24
March 28, 1839
Age 27
Pope, Illinois, United States
December 30, 1845
Age 34
December 30, 1845
Age 34