West Virginia Pioneers

John A Tanner

Male Abt 1828 - 1892  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name John A Tanner 
    Born Abt 1828  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Oct 1892  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • 1850 Braxton, VA # 542
      John Tanner 22
      Margaret 22
      James 2
    Person ID I5678  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father James Tanner,   b. Abt 1802, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Nancy [Tanner],   b. 1805, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1820 Wood Co index, pg 194
      TANNER, James - 1A,1D,1G,1J
      1m 0-10
      1m 16-26
      1f 0-10
      1f 16-26

      1830 Wood Co:
      Tanner, James - 1a, 3b, 1f, 1n, 1s
      1m 0-5
      3m 5-10
      1m 30-40
      1f 0-5
      1f 20-30

      1840 Jackson, VA - with 10 kids???
      James Tanner
      3m 0-5 Noah, Dixon, ?
      3m 5-10 GW, Elijah, ?
      1m 10-15 Jefferson
      1m 15-20 John
      1m 40-50
      1f 5-10 ?
      1f 10-15 Melinda
      1f 30-40
      8 slaves

      1850 Gilmer, VA # 255 all born VA
      James Tanner 48
      Nancy 45
      Jefferson 22
      Washington 18
      Noah 14
      Dixon 12 idiotic
      Joshua 8
      Eliza 7
      Susan Dunbar 34

      1860 Clay, VA # 81 all born Va
      James Tanner 60 Ohio
      Nancy 40 Oh
      Dixon 20 idiot Oh

      1880 Census Place: Holly, Braxton, West Virginia ???
      James T. FRAME Self M M W 33 VA
      Occ: Jailor Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Rebecca L. FRAME Wife F M W 25 VA
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      John P. B. FRAME Son M S W 6 WV
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Annie L. FRAME Dau F S W 2 WV
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      James TANNER Other M W W 90 VA
      Occ: In Jail-Insane Fa: VA Mo: VA
    Family ID F1468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Martha Wayne\McElwain,   b. Abt 1828, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1847  [1
    Divorced 13 Sep 1860  Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • 1850 Braxton, VA # 543
      John Tanner 22
      Margaret 22
      James 2

      1860 Clay, VA # 76 all born Va
      Margaret Tanner 30
      Nancy 8
      Louisa 5
      Joshua Tanner 19

      1870 Lee, Calhoun, WV # 378-379
      Tanner, Margaret 38 VA
      Nancy E 15 Va
      Eliza J 13 VA
      Alice V 10 Va
      Barhaba 2 f WV
    Children 
     1. James Tanner,   b. 3 Jun 1848, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1854, Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     2. Nancy Jane Tanner,   b. 28 Sep 1854, Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Louisa Lydia Tanner,   b. 23 Apr 1857, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F1974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Loretta Jane Lyons Mace,   b. Jun 1843, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Mar 1859  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 

    • Gallia Co marriages
      John A Tanner to Lauretta Jane Mace 3/27/1859

      1870 Charleston, Kanawha, WV # 474-489
      Tanner, John 40 Va now WV
      Jane 26 Va now WV
      Missouria 9 Ky
      John 7 Va now WV
      Granville 6 WV
      Malinda 4 WV

      1880 Census Place: Lee, Calhoun, West Virginia #62
      Tanner, John Self M M W 50 WVWVWV
      Jane Wife F M W 36 WV MO OH
      John D Son M S W 16 WV
      Granvil Son M S W 13 WV
      Malinda Dau F S W 12 WV
      Lee Son M S W 4 WV
      Ransom Son M S W 2 WV
      No name Dau F S W 2M WV born March
      Washington Nep M S W 18 WV
      Lorenza Bro M S W 35 WV

      1900 Charleston Ward 2. Kanawha, WV # 499
      Tanner, Jane 6/1843 wd 14-8 children WVWVOH
      Hays son 1/1878 WVWVWV
      Horner son 4/1881
      Cleveland son 12/1884

      Braxton Co Births
      Name: Tanner
      Note: Dead
      Birth Date: Jul 1874
      Birth Place: Calhoun, West Virginia
      Sex: Female
      Mother: Lauretta Jane Tanner
      Father: Jas. A. Tanner
    Children 
     1. Missouri Laurana Tanner,   b. 5 Nov 1859, Clay County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1941, Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +2. Granville Tanner,   b. Jan 1864, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1927, Clay County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    +3. John D Tanner,   b. Abt 1864, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Malinda Tanner,   b. 22 Apr 1866, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1941, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Elijah Tanner,   b. 14 Aug 1870, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1870, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Joker Lee Tanner,   b. 1875, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 85 years)
     7. Hays Ransom Tanner,   b. Jan 1878, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Daughter Tanner,   b. 1880, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Horner Tanner,   b. Apr 1881, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Grover Cleveland Tanner,   b. Dec 1884, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F1975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1828 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1859 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Oct 1892 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Bob Tanner.

    2. [S89] Fran Green Daniels.

    3. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.