John Tanner

John Tanner

Rhode Island, USA
Death unknown
Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 89006990 · View Source
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John Tanner, b. ca. 1694; d. prob. Hopkinton RI after 9 Sep 1777 (before 1782); son of William and Mary (Babcock) Tanner.

John Tanner married:
(1) ca. 1718 Jane Shelley

(2) SUSANNA WEST(Mayflower Descendant of George Soule) dau. of Francis West, Jr. and Sarah (Downing?)on 9 May 1723 in North Kingstown, RI

(3) Widow Susanna Hall (wife of Joseph Hall)on 14 Aug. 1759 in Richmond, RI

According to the Mayflower Society - William Tanner, his wife Mary (Babcock), and his son John Tanner and his wives Susannah (West) and Jane/Jean (Shelley) are buried in South Kingstown RI Historical Cemetery #129 (also known as the William Tanner Lot).

Note: "...near the river, and hard by an inclosed burial place, may still be seen the graves of two or three generations, including the grave of William Tanner and two of his wives, marked as follows: The one at the left, W.T.; the first on the right, M.T.; the next, E.T. At the foot of these are four small graves... In the same burial place, near the graves of William and his wives, and at the foot of the four little graves, are two graves, the one at the right marked J.T. and the other S.T. These no doubt are the graves of John Tanner, son of William, who lived on the opposite side of the River, and Susannah, his second wife. At the foot of these last are two small graves, and at the right of these, a short space away, are two other graves - seventeen altogether, and all unmarked with the exception of those named."
Source: "William Tanner of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and his Descendants" by George C. Tanner (1905)

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 89006990
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Tanner (1694–unknown), Find a Grave Memorial no. 89006990, citing Tanner Cemetery, South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Chris G. (contributor 47341730) .