William S. Tanner

28 Mar 1839 - 6 Apr 1910

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William S. Tanner

28 Mar 1839 - 6 Apr 1910
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History of Olive Augusta Tanner Bott Written by Emma Madson and Betty Hurst Olive Augusta Tanner was born 8 August 16, 1894 in Payson, Utah. She was the 14th child and seventh daughter of William Smith and Clarissa Jane Moore Tanner. A beautiful, blonde, curly-headed girl, she was the pet and pride

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William S. Tanner


Payson City Cemetery

901 E 400 N
Payson, Utah, Utah
United States


July 18, 2011


April 3, 2020


April 16, 2020


July 18, 2011

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Olive Augusta Tanner History

Contributor: SouthPawPhilly Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

History of Olive Augusta Tanner Bott Written by Emma Madson and Betty Hurst Olive Augusta Tanner was born 8 August 16, 1894 in Payson, Utah. She was the 14th child and seventh daughter of William Smith and Clarissa Jane Moore Tanner. A beautiful, blonde, curly-headed girl, she was the pet and pride of the entire family. Olive had the usual diseases of children. At the age of six years, she started school in what is now the Taylor School building in Payson. Olive’s mother died when she was 13 or 14 years of age. She was sent home from school to get a book she had forgotten. When she arrived, her sister Emma told her to stay as her mother was very ill and so many things were needed to be done. The teacher made such a fuss about her not returning, and then felt rather squelched when she found out that her mother had died that day. Olive had many girlfriends including Veatus Bingham, Viola Brewerton, Zelpha Tanner and many other girls. She graduated from the Payson Junior and Senior High Schools. She attended Brigham Young University. While at BYU she studied piano. While attending BYU, she lived with a family by the name of Ingram, and with Mrs. Taylor, the wife of apostle John Taylor. She went with Joe Taylor, their son, for some time. He died with the flu the same time she did. In 1915, Olive taught one year of school at Howell, Utah, a small town near Logan, Utah. She also taught primary, mutual, and kindergarten groups in Sunday School. Olive married Harry Bott, June 6, 1917 in the Salt Lake Temple. They lived in Provo, Utah while Harry worked for ZCMI wholesale warehouse. Harry was called into the service during World War One. Olive went to live with her Sister Emma and her husband William Madson in Payson, Utah while Harry served in the war. She contracted the flu in November, 1918, during the epidemic. Dr. Hasler of Provo was her Dr. and Hannah Bigelow, her nurse. They delivered a baby girl on November 2, 1918 and named her Betty Olive. Olive died of the flu on November 6, 1918. Harry was serving in France when she passed away, and returned six months later. No public funerals were held. A short service at the grave was given with the Bishop of the Provo Ward giving a talk. Burial was in the Payson City Cemetery on her parent’s lot.

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William S. Tanner was born on 28 Mar 1839
William S. Tanner was 1 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
William S. Tanner was 21 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
William S. Tanner was 22 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
William S. Tanner was 39 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
William S. Tanner was 48 years old when Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in Le Claire, Iowa Territory, but he lived for several years in his father's hometown in Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada, before the family returned to the Midwest and settled in the Kansas Territory.
William S. Tanner was 55 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
William S. Tanner was 67 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
William S. Tanner died on 6 Apr 1910 at the age of 71
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