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John Tenney (1779 - 1845)

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John Tenney
Born in Great Diamond Island, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Raymond, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2012 | Last significant change: 30 Sep 2018
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John Tenney was born on 1 July 1779 on Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay, Maine. His parents were Samuel Tenney and Elizabeth (Atwood) Tenney.

He married Sally Stinchfield in April 1803. Their children were as follows:

1. Judith, born 26 January 1804
2. Keziah, born 16 October 1805
3. Esther S., born 5 February 1808
4. Ephraim S., born 15 July 1810
5. Reuben, born 31 July 1812
6. George, born 14 March 1815
7. Job, born 14 March 1815
8. Stephen, born 19 February 1817
9. Cyrus, born 29 March 1819
10. Elizabeth A., born 1 August 1821
11. Hannah J., born 9 August 1824

John passed away on 17 September 1845 and is buried in Raymond Hill Cemetery in Raymond, Maine[1].


  1. Find A Grave Index, database with images ([1]: accessed 30 Sep 2018), memorial 54601947, John Tenney (1779-1845), Raymond Hill Cemetery, Raymond, Cumberland, Maine.

See also:

  • Tenney, Martha Jane. The Tenney Family: or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890. Boston: American Printing and Engraving, 1891. Pages 78-79.

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