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Amos Tenney (1761 - 1848)

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Amos Tenney
Born in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Died in Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USAmap
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Amos Tenney, bom in Littleton, Mass., 23 Nov., 1761, son of Samuel and Sarah (Tyler) ; married 7 Jan., 1783, Mary Chapin of Acton, Mass., who was bom 25 Oct., 1762, and died in Hancock, N. H., 12 Mch^ 1829. They resided at Acton, Mass.; removed in 1786 to Hancock, N. H.

From a letter written by him at North Charlestown, 28 Apr., 1835 : " I have lived in Hancock about forty-six years. My wife died 12 Mch., 1829 ; she left one daughter, unmarried, who kept my house until 9 Sept., 1830, at which time she married and I quit keeping house, and hired my board. I enjoyed myself very well. I am neither poor nor rich, but I have enough for this world ; and I think, as I have for many years, that the religion of Jesus is the one thing needful; and may we all so live as to meet in the bright realms of glory." He died 1 Apr., 1848, "realizing in himself that the path of the just is as the shining light that shineth more and more unto the perfect day."

Amos Tenney lived to see fifty-five grandchildren, thirty-one of whom were married and had forty-one children.

Sources

The Tenney Family https://archive.org/stream/tenneyfamilyord01tenngoog/tenneyfamilyord01tenngoog_djvu.txt


  • * ROBERT CHAFFIN AND HIS DESCENDANTS

HISTORY OF ROBERT CHAFFIN AND HIS DESCENDANTS AND OF THE OTHER CHAFFINS IN AMERICA By WILLIAM L. CHAFFIN Author of "The History of Easton, Massachusetts" and "Robert Randall and His Descendants" FREDERICK H. HITCHCOCK GENEALOGICAL PUBLISHER 105 WEST FORTIETH STREET NEW YORK


Biography

  • Fact: Burial Pine Ridge Cemetery, Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA

Sources

  • Find A Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com : accessed 19 December 2016), memorial page for Amos Tenney (1761 - 1848) - Find A Grave Memorial.


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