John Tanner

John Tanner

Birth
Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 13 Apr 1850 (aged 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Grave C-1-4
Memorial ID 10779121 · View Source
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"Tanner, John [1778-1850], farmer; born at Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island. Living in Bolton, Warren County, New York when converted through the miraculous healing of his leg by Mormon missionaries in 1832. Contributed substantial of his wealth for the benefit of the Church. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1835, and Missouri, 1838, where he suffered mob violence. Settled at Montrose, Iowa, 1840-46. Crossed the plains to Utah in 1848 and settled at South Cottonwood, where he died.
SOURCES: Jesse, Dean C., ed. "The Papers of Joseph Smith", Vol. I: Autobiographical and Historical Writings. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1989. Includes Biographical Register. [Jesse's work credits two references: Jenson, "Biographical Encyclopedia", 2:799-802; Maurice Tanner, "Descendants of John Tanner" (n.p.: The Tanner Family Association, 1942), 14-23.];



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  • Created by: Mary S. Scott
  • Added: 12 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10779121
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Tanner (15 Aug 1778–13 Apr 1850), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10779121, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mary S. Scott (contributor 46546972) .