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Oliver Tenney (abt. 1723)

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Oliver Tenney
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Husband of — married in Newbury, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Biography

Oliver was born about 1723. He is the son of William Tenney and Mehitable Pearson. [1]

123- IV.- 50.

OLIVER TENNEY, born in Newbury, Mass., 17 March, 1723-4, son of William and Mehitable (Pearson) Tenney; married 30 April, 1752, Betty Jewett of Newbury. (Town Record.) They resided in Byfield parish, Rowley, Mass. At a town meeting held 17 March, 1770, he was appointed to consider measures proper to prevent importation and encourage home manufacture. (Hist, of Rowley.)

In December, 1778, he was appointed to take action to prevent the spread of the small pox. (Gage's Hist.) In 1784 he was appointed the executor of his father's estate. Mrs. Tenney died 9 January, 1818, "of old age," aged eighty-five. The date of his death has not been obtained. His will, dated 2 March, 1808, was proved 7 April, 1812, and mentions "wife Betty, son David, son Benjamin, son Samuel, daughter Mehitable Belcher, and her children (Harriet and Oliver), daughter Ruth Burbank, daughter Jane Young, daughter Olive Tenney, daughter Lois Foss, granddaughter Mary Taylor, granddaughter Betty Sawyer." Sons Moses and Oliver were to have all the real estate and to be the executors. (Essex Probate, 382 : 181.)

CHILDREN : —

256 Mehitable, b. 6 Nov., 1752; bapt. 4 Feb., 1753.

257 * Moses, b. 8 Sept., 1754; bapt. 15 Sept., 1754.

258 Betty, b. 31 July, 1756; bapt. 1 Aug., 1756; m. 23 Dec, 1777,

Samuel Sawyer of Hopkinton, N. H.

259 * David, b. 9 Dec, 1758; bapt. 11 Dec, 1758.

260 * Benjamin, b. 9 Jan., 1761 ; bapt. 11 Jan., 1761.

261 Ruth, b. 12 Mch., 1763; bapt. 24 Apr., 1763; m. r6 Nov., 1784,

David Burbank.

262 * Hannah, b. 15 Mch., 1765; d. 26 Aug., 1783, of consumption.

263 J * Oliver, b. 27 Mch., 1767 ; bapt. 29 Mch., 1767.

264 ( Olive, b. 27 Mch., 1767; bapt. 29 Mch., 1767.

265 * Samuel, b. 17 Mch., 1769; bapt. 19 Mch., 1769.

266 Jennie, b. 24 Feb., 1771 ; bapt. 17 Mch., 1771 ; m. Mr. Young.

267 Lois, b. 27 July, 1773; bapt. 5 Sept., 1773. (Names and dates,

Town and Church Record.)


The Tenney family, or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890 (1904), pp. 39-40. [1]

Sources

The Tenney family, or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890 (1904), pp. 39-40. [2]


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  1. Entered by Steven Marsden, Jan 27, 2013

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