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George Washington Tenney (1824 - abt. 1909)

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George Washington Tenney
Born [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Lewis County, VAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Tallmansville, Upshur County, WVmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Mar 2014
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George was born in 1824. He is the son of Samuel Tenney and Dorcas Rohrbough. [1]

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George Washington Tenney married Catherine Barb on October 28, 1847 in Lewis County, VA (now WV) [2]

Death and Burial

George died on September 18, 1909 in Tallmansville, WV. [3]

He is buried in the Tenney Family Cemetery in Tallmansville, WV. [4]


  1. First-hand information as remembered by Mary Ann Turner-Cutright, Saturday, March 29, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
  2. Marriage Record for G W Tenney & Catherine Barb [1]
  3. Death Register for Upshur County, WV, 1909 [2]
  4. Find A Grave for G W Tenney [3]

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On 17 Apr 2016 at 22:11 GMT Sandy (Craig) Patak wrote:

My records show that George's brother, Watson, married Elizabeth Radenbaker in 1863. George W. married Catherine Ruhame Barbe in 1847. I can't find any documentation of George having more than one wife.

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