Tanner, Alfred[1]

Male 1840 - 1912  (71 years)


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  • Name Tanner, Alfred  
    Born 23 Aug 1840  Otsego , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1912  [2, 3
    Buried Oakland Cemetery, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Alfred was the youngest of six children, all born in Otsego County, New York. His family moved to Illinois in 1844. In 1850 he was living with his father, mother, brother James and sister Euphemia in St. Paul, Minnesota (1850 Minnesota Territorial Census).

      LFM wrote that "he farmed in Swan River Township, near Little Falls, Minnesota, from 1869-1876, then ran the Vasaly Hotel in Little Falls, a general mercantile store, and built and operated a flour mill called the Little Falls Milling, Co. (They once shipped a carload of flour to Hull, England, via Duluth and the Great Lakes.) He was elected Mayor of Little Falls in 1897. " [4]
    Person ID I109  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2010 

    Father Tanner, John,   b. 14 Dec 1802, Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1873, Herseyville, Monroe, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Willse, Catherine Elizabeth,   b. 22 Aug 1806, Otsego , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1888, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1828  Otsego , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Marriage place is assumed not documented.
    Separated circa 1855  St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet

    Family Simmons, Mary Jane,   b. 3 Feb 1848, Westfield, Medina, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1916, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1868  Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Tanner, Laura May,   b. 25 Dec 1868, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1917  (Age 48 years)
    +2. Tanner, Herbert Horatio,   b. 29 Dec 1870, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1935, Todd , Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Tanner, Lottie Lee,   b. 2 May 1874, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1971, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +4. Tanner, Addie Olevia,   b. 19 Apr 1876, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1964, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Tanner, Leigh Vergne,   b. 9 May 1878, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1928, Morrison County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     6. Tanner, Cora Edna,   b. 20 Nov 1880, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1954  (Age 73 years)
     7. Tanner, Clarence Leslie,   b. 20 Oct 1883, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1948  (Age 65 years)
     8. Tanner, Martha Washington,   b. 22 Feb 1886, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1900, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     9. Tanner, Louis Russell,   b. 25 Jul 1888, Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1958, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Photos
    Tanner Family Portrait
    Tanner Family Portrait
    L to R. Back: Leigh (Vergne), Laura, Herbert, Addie, Lottie

    Middle: Clarence, Alfred, Martha (Kitty), Mary Jane (May), Cora

    Front: Louis
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Tanner, Alfred about 18 years old
    Alfred Tanner about 18 years old

    Documents
    Tanner, John: 1849 Minnesota Territorial Census for Stillwater, St. Croix (now Washington) County.
    Tanner, John: 1849 Minnesota Territorial Census for Stillwater, St. Croix (now Washington) County.
    John's name is marked with a red asterisk. His family comprised 4 males (John, Ulysses, James, Alfred) and 2 females (Catherine, Euphemia). Census date: 11 Jun 1849.

    Headstones
    Tanner, Alfred
    Tanner, Alfred
    Gravestone.
    Tanner, Alfred
    Tanner, Alfred
    Family Stone

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] 1850 Minnesota Territorial Census, Ramsey, St. Paul.

    2. [S5] William Tanner , Sr. of South Kingstown, Rhode Island and His Descendants, Rev George C. Tanner, D.D., (published by the author, 1910, Faribault, MN), p 452.

    3. [S34] L. Frederick Martin's family records, L. Frederick Martin, MartinTannerHeadstoneDates.pdf.

    4. [S29] L. Frederick Martin's papers, p.4.

    5. [S34] L. Frederick Martin's family records, L. Frederick Martin, MartinGenealogyLFM.pdf, p. 5.

    6. [S47] Simmons Family Record , Unknown author (found in family documents), p. 2.


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