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Moses Tenney (1777 - 1859)

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Moses Tenney
Born in Rowley, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

800.— VI.— 333.

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.

Children:

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]

Sources

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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