- Birth Date
- 28 March 1839
- Death Date
- 6 August 1910
William Smith Tanner
Son of John Joshua and Rebecca Archibald Smith Tanner
- Age at Departure: 12
- 1850 Iowa Census
- Andrew Jenson, "Tanner, William Smith," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson History Company, 1971), 151.
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913), 1199.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1851, 5.
- "Recent Deaths," Deseret Evening News, 8 Aug. 1910, 3.
- Utah County, Utah Cemetery Index.
- Utah Death Registers, 1847-1966.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.