Facts and Events
There are 2 vital records available on MyHeritage for Robert Tanner, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
Robert Tanner was one of the Early Settlers of Germanna Colony
Immigration to Germanna Colony
Robert Tanner (Gerber) is listed amoung the settlers that migrated from Germany to Germanna Colony in Virginia abt. 1720.
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Disposition of Land in Orange County, VA:
Records of Robert Tanner in Orange County, VA
Information on Robert Tanner
From Virginia Vital Records, pg. 320:
Christopher (Tanner) Gerber was undoubtedly the son of Robert Turner (thus in the original record but certainly meant for Tanner), who on Nov. 8, 1727 proved his importation, claiming that he came to this country in 1720 and brought with him wife Mary and children Christopher, Christiana, Kathrina, Mary and Parva.