William  Tennant Ennis

William Tennant Ennis (1826 - 1862)

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William Tennant Ennis
Born in Warren Co., Kymap
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Husband of — married 1 Aug 1850 in Sumner Co., Tennesseemap
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Died in Warren Co., Kymap
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William Tennant Ennis Birth: Aug. 20, 1826 Death: Jan. 30, 1862

William Tennant was the 2nd son of George Ennis and Matilda Allcock. His paternal grandparents were John Ennis and Mary Ann Whitlock. His maternal grandparents were Joseph Reynolds Allcock and Martha Ann "Stilley" Campbell. His older brother was Joseph Reynolds Ennis also interred here. In 1851 he married Nancy Mandane Gatewood. They were the parents of six children. He died in 1862 during the Civil War. He is interred in Campbell-Shield Cemetery in Warren Co., Ky with his mother, his brother J. R. Ennis, his half-brother G. W. Phelps and his daughter Mary Thomas Ennis. His wife Nancy Mandane is interred in Fairview Cemetery with the rest of their children. His tombstone is the source of his birthdate. Family links: Parents: George W Ennis (1770 - 1835) Matilda Allcock Ennis Phelps (1796 - 1858)

Spouse: Nancy Mandane Gatewood Ennis (1831 - 1902)*

Children: Victoria Josephine Ennis Ennis (1851 - 1923)* Joseph Marshall Ennis (1852 - 1930)* Mary Thomas Ennis (1854 - 1855)* William Franklin Ennis (1856 - 1939)* Emma Belle Ennis (1858 - 1908)* Emma Belle Ennis Ennis (1858 - 1908)* John Willis Ennis (1861 - 1862)*

Siblings: Margaret Ennis Dishman (1808 - 1888)** Joseph Reynolds Ennis (1825 - 1848)* William Tennant Ennis (1826 - 1862) George Washington Phelps (1840 - 1867)** Martha Ann Phelps Bayless (1843 - 1916)**

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Burial: Campbell-Shields Cemetery , Warren County, Kentucky

Maintained by: Myrtle Ennis Originally Created by: Mary Coursey Record added: Jan 04, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 12887746

William Tennant Ennis Birth 20 Aug 1826 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky Death January 30, 1862 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky died at 36 years He married Nancy Mandane Gatewood, daughter of Fullington Gatewood and Margaret Franklin Hensley Hatcher Gatewood. W T and Nancy Mandane were married 1 Aug 1850 in Sumner Co., Tennessee.He was 23 and she was 18. They were the parents of six children; 2 died in infancy and 4 lived to adulthood. They are my great grandparents. William Tennant was buried at Campbell-Shields Cemetery. Nancy Mandane was buried at Fairview Cemetery. She died 40 years after her husband; She never remarried.

Children of William Tennant Ennis and Nancy Mandane Gatewood

1) VICTORIA JOSEPHINE "Aunt Joe" ENNIS Birth 5 May 1851 in Warren, Kentucky Death 17 June 1923 in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky never married, fiancee killed on his job--Aunt Joe was buried in Fairview Cemetery.

2) Joseph Marshall Ennis aka "M M" Birth 31 August 1852 in Warren, KY Death 7 December 1930 in Warren, Kentucky, married his cousin Nancy "Nannie" Dishman-1 child Harry Watterson Ennis both Uncle Marshall and Aunt Nan are buried Fairview Cemetery as is their son and his family.

Mary Thomas Ennis Birth 14 June 1854 in Warren Co, KY Death 18 July 1855 in Warren Co., Kentucky died in infancy -Mary Thomas is buried at the Campbell-Shields Cemetery

William Franklin "WFE" Ennis Sr. my grandfather Birth 13 April 1856 in Warren County, Kentucky Death 3 April 1939 in Bowling Green, Warren, KY he and wife, Beulah Jane Holman, and children are buried in Fairview Cemetery

Emma Belle "Aunt Belle" Ennis Birth 19 Nov 1858 in Warren, KY Death 12 Sep 1908 in Bowling Green, Warren, KY never married her fiancee drowned crossing a flooded field. Aunt Belle was buried in Fairview Cemetery.

John Willis Ennis Birth 3 October 1861 in Warren Co., Kentucky Death 28 September 1862 in Warren Co, KY died in infancy---John Willis is buried at the Campbell-Shields Cemetery 1861 – 1862 Campbell-Shields Cemetery believe he was buried here as he died same year as his father who was buried in Campbell-Shields Cemetery but can not find stone----notes of Jesse Mandane Ennis Hobson stated J W Ennis was buried in Campbell-Shields Cemetery.

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