Jennie Harrington Tanner

November 7, 1857–June 12, 1916

Born at American Fork, Utah County, Utah Territory; daughter of Lois Russell and Leonard Ellsworth Harrington. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 4.15)


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