West Virginia Pioneers

Dewey Orville Tanner

Male 1907 - 1971  (63 years)


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  • Name Dewey Orville Tanner 
    Born 6 Dec 1907  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1971  [2
    Person ID I9935  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2019 

    Father Marion Preston Tanner,   b. 26 Jul 1876, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1951, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Ella Mae Runnion,   b. 2 May 1883, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1951, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1901  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1910 Spencer, Roane, WV # 86 all WVWVWV
      Tanner, Pres 33 m1- 9y
      May 27 m1- 9y 4-3 children
      Allie da 7
      Dewy son 2
      Madaline da 1/12
      [missing child may have been born 22 Feb 1905 - date given for birth of Alice, but her age on censuses show she was more likely to have been born in 1901 as her cemetery record shows. I cannot find a death for their Tanner child before 1910]
      Birth Record
      Name: Alice Jane Tanner [starts with M.P. which is crossed out - father or the missing child?]
      Birth Date: 22 Feb 1905
      Birth Place: Roane Co, WV
      Sex: Female 2nd child
      Mother: Mae Runnion, 21, born Roane Co, WV
      Father: M P Tanner, 28, born Roane Co, WV
      Reported by Jane Tanner, Aunt's Affidavit

      1920 Spencer, Roane, WV #431 all WVWVWV
      Tanner, Presley 41
      Mae 37
      Allie da 17
      Deuey son 12
      Madaline da 10
      Denver son 7
      Jessie da 5
      Grover son 3.4
      Emma da 3/12
      Loss father 82
      Jane mother 77

      1940 Spencer, Roane, West Virginia
      Tanner, Preston 63 WV 1935: lived same place
      Mae wife 56 WV 1935: lived same place
      Denver son 28 WV 1935: lived same place
      Grover son 23 WV 1935: lived same place
      Emma da 20 WV 1935: lived same place
      Ashby son 16 WV 1935: lived same place
    Family ID F3268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kathleen Isabell Walls,   b. 7 Jun 1914, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1936  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 4/18/1936
      Place: Roane, West Virginia, United States
      Dewey Orville Tanner, 28, Roane, Spencer
      Kathaleen Isabelle Walls, 21, Roane, Spencer
    Children 
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    Family ID F19935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1907 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1936 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Birth Records, Roane Co, WV.

    2. [S7] Gravestone.

    3. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.