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Ammon Meshach Tenney (1844 - 1925)

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Ammon Meshach Tenney
Born in Rand, Lee, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [father unknown] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USAmap
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Colonia Diaz, Chihuahua, Mexicomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United Statesmap
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Categories: Willard Richards Company 1848 | Nathan C. Tenney Company 1858 | LDS Pioneers | LDS Mexican Colonias.

Ammon Tenney is an LDS pioneer.


  • Convicted of polygamy 1884; pardoned by President Grover Cleveland after serving 2 years of 3 1/2 year sentence.
  • Moved to Mexico to avoid additional prosecution when he took a third wife 1890
  • Second wife separated from him due to domestic violence in 1892


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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Ammon by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Ammon:

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Ammon is 16 degrees from Claude Monet, 17 degrees from Gigi Tanksley and 20 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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