James  Tenney

James Tenney (1765 - 1841)

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James Tenney
Born in Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Charlemont, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Upshire County, WVmap
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Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed 03-22-2017), "Record of James Tenney", Ancestor # AA113498.

Biography

  • James Tenney was born in Charlemont Massachusetts, 21 December, 1765.
  • He married Thankful Shippee 14 April 1785 in Charlemont Massachusetts.
  • He served Massachusetts as a Private in the Revolutionary War in Captain Frances Green's Co. for 3 years. He enlisted August 1781.
  • Sometime before 1820 he moved his family to Virginia, and eventually settled in Upshire County, Virginia, now WV.
  • He founded the Mt Carmel Church, the oldest chuch in Tallmansville, Upshire County, WV.
  • He owned many acres of property in and around Upshire, WV.
  • He passed to his reward at the age of 81 on 30 December 1841.
  • Revolutionary War Pension File

Name: James Tenney Pension Year: 1833 Application State: Virginia Applicant Designation: Widow's Pension Application File Second Applicant Name: Thankful Tenney Second Applicant Pension Year: 1849 Second Applicant Application State: Virginia Archive Publication Number: M804 Archive Roll Number: 2357 Total Pages in Packet: 45

  • Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850

VIEW RECORD Name James Tinny Gender Male Spouse Thankful Shippee Marriage Date 14 Apr 1785 City Charlemont County Franklin Source Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0823648 item 5.



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