Henry Lewis Tanner and Carrie Neomi (nee Vaughan) Tanner and some of their children
Picture taken sometime before 1914 at their house under the Grape Arbor

Henry Lewis Tanner 7 (William Henry6, Llewellyn5, Jacob4, Frederick3, Christopher Sr.2, Robert1)
was born 03 Jul 1857 in Gunpowder Creek Area, Boone County, Ky,
and died 29 Oct 1931 in Florence, Boone County, Kentucky.

He married (1) Carrie Neomi Vaughan 22 Feb 1877
in Aaron Zimmerman's house by W.C. Barnett, M.G., daughter of John Vaughan and Talitha Reed.
She was born 24 Nov 1858 in Boone County, Ky, and died 17 May 1914 in Florence, Boone County, Kentucky.

He married (2) Martha Guy 26 Jul 1916 in Kenton County, Ky.

The above picture is a copy of one found in my Aunt Naomi’s old scrapbook.
Per Paul Tanner’s notes (who also had a copy of this picture), he describes it as the below:
“I do have a picture of the house taken about 1910
with he, Carrie, Ethel, Kittie, Lloyd, Fitzhugh lined up in their Sunday best by the grape arbor.
It was a square frame house with a half upstairs, presumably a window at each end.”

It was an 102 acre farm located on Hopeful Lane, Florence, Ky.
Directions and description per the October 1, 1932 auction (sold due to Henry’s failing health) per Paul Tanner’s notes were:
“Drive to Florence, turn right about a mile on Burlington road, turn left to Hopeful Church, turn right ˝ mile to farm.
(The house was located down by the creek because the old Limaburg-Gunpowder road followed the creek.)
7 room house in good condition, barn, smoke house, washroom, hen house, garages, large fruit cellar,
plenty of fruit trees, water in house, plenty of shade trees.
This farm has had wonderful care, practically all in grass, all can be plowed with tractor;
this is one of the best producing farms in the county and without a doubt the best watered. ˝ mile frontage on road.
It brought $45 an acre at the sale.”

Henry Lewis Tanner
was born 3 Jul 1857 born in the Gunpowder Area, Boone County, Ky.
and died 29 Oct 1931 at 74 yrs old.
Per Paul Tanner’s notes: “ In my early years, I was a little awed by him.
He was one of the tallest people I knew (about 6’3”) with a black beard.
Until near the end of his days, he was an imposing figure.”

Carrie Naomi Vaughn 5 (John G.4, William3, Abraham2, unknown1)
was born 24 Nov 1858 in Boone County, Ky,
and died 17 May 1914 in Florence, Boone County, Kentucky. at 56 yrs old
Per Paul Tanner's Notes :
She was the third child of John G. and Talitha Vaughn.
The family soon thereafter moved to Campbell County.
In 1872, her father brought his family back to Boone County from Campbell County?
Carrie was a hard-working farm wife. In pictures, she did come to Henry's shoulder.
She bore him eleven children --two died in infancy and one (Carlos) died young.
Carrie was attending a Hopeful Church service and became ill. She was carried by friends across the street
to the home of Ernest Horton where she died in a very few minutes about 8 p.m.

The 11 Children of Henry Tanner and Carrie Vaughan were:

Infant Child Tanner, died in died as infant.

Infant Child Tanner, died in died as infant.

Carlos Tanner, died at 2 years old.

Linnie Francis Tanner, born 03 Dec 1877 in Boone County, Ky; died 22 Sep 1958 Florence, Ky
She married Ambros Easton 08 Apr 1901 in Kenton County, Ky

David Irvin Tanner, born 19 Jan 1880 in Ky; died 13 Mar 1947 in Boone County, Ky.
He married (1) Hattie 04 Nov 1899. He married (2) Marie Lipschitz Abt. 1904.

Edna Ethel Tanner, born 28 Feb 1883 in Florence, Boone County, Ky; died 20 Sep 1935 in Kenton County, Ky.
She married (1) William H. "Bill" Rouse 1908. She married (2) Edward Hermann Aft. 1910

Kittie Leona Tanner, born 03 Jan 1885 in Ky; died 04 Mar 1973 in Boone County, Ky
She married Thomas E. McHenry 31 Dec 1912

Chester Louis Tanner, born 17 Jul 1887 in Ky; died 11 Sep 1943 in Boone County, Ky.
He married Sadie Beemon.

Alonzo (Lonnie) Grover Tanner, born 01 Jun 1889 in Ky; died 20 Jan 1955 in Boone County, Ky.
He married Iantha Beulah Utz 29 Jun 1911

Lloyd Ellis Tanner, born 02 Aug 1896 in Ky; died 23 Feb 1958 in Kenton County, Ky.
He married (2) Dorothy Rae Stevenson 14 Feb 1917.

Fitzhugh Lee Tanner, born 11 May 1899 in Ky; died 06 Nov 1977 in Boone County, Ky.
married Liberty Stevenson Abt. 1918.

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