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Moses Tenney (1777 - 1859)

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Moses Tenney
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Moses Tenney, born in Rowley, Mass., 24 Nov. 1776-7, son of Capt. Moses and Lucy (Stickney) ; married 6 June, 1797, Hannah Whitaker from Weare, N. H., who was born 31 May, 1777. Residence, Newbury, Mass.; removed to Georgetown, Mass. A most excellent old-fashioned farmer, a good citizen, honest and upright; of a genial and kindly temperament. Mrs. Tenney was tall, thin, rather grave, speaking in a quiet tone of voice, pleasing in her close muslin cap and steel-rimmed spectacles, sitting very erect in her place at the table serving the grandchildren, who were delighted with the small green-handled knives and forks never seen elsewhere. She died 21 Sept., 1856. Mr. Tenney died in the home of his son Caleb, 18 Jan., 1859.


1904 Oliver, b. 21 June, 1798; m. Emma Emmons. He d. in New York state 1854.

1905 Francis, b. 5 Mch., 1800; d. young.

1906 Susannah, b. 9 Sept., 1801; d. young.

1907 Lucy, b. 28 Nov., 1802; d. 25 Dec, 1835; was engaged to Mr. Ordway of West Newbury; buried in his family lot.

1908 *Caleb, b. 38 Nov., 1804. ,

1909 Moses; d. in infancy.

1910 *Moses, b. 18 June, 1808.

1911 *Elbridge, b. 24 May, 1810.

1913 *Luther, b. 10 June, 1813.

1913 Hannah, b. 30 Sept., 1815; m. Benjamin Franklin Tenney.

1914 *Elizabeth, b. 19 May, 1831.

The Tenney family; or, The descendants of Thomas Tenney of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1904, p. 179. [1]


The Tenney family; or, The descendants of Thomas Tenney of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1904, p. 179. [2]

The Wilkins Family of MA [3]


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