United States, Bureau of Land Management. Michigan Pre-1908 Homestead & Cash Entry Patent and Cadastral Survey Plat Index. General Land Office Automated Records Project, 1994. http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx. Name: Alvah Tenny; Land Office: Detroit; Document Number: 7883; Total Acres: 160; Signature: Yes; Canceled Document: No; Issue Date: 10 Sep 1834; Mineral Rights Reserved: No; Metes and Bounds: No; Survey Date: Sep 1834;Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566; Multiple Warantee Names: No; Act or Treaty: 24 Apr 1820; Multiple Patentee Names: No; Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries; Land Description: 1 SE MICHIGAN-TOLEDO STRIP No 3 N 7 E 3. TENNY, ALVAH MI Oakland 9/10/1834 Detroit 7883 MI0160__.419; TENNY, ALVAH MI Oakland 9/10/1834 Detroit 7884 MI0160__.420; TENNY, ALVAH MI Livingston 9/10/1834 Detroit 7887 MI0160__.423 This was purchased with Rufus Tenny.
"New Hampshire Birth Records, early to 1900." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009. New Hampshire Registrar of Vital Statistics. "Index to births, early to 1900." New Hampshire Registrar of Vital Statistics, Concord, New Hampshire. Name: Alvah Tenney; Birth Date: 17 Oct 1803; Birth Place:Groton, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA; Father's Name: William Tenney; Mother's name: Judith; FHL Film Number: 1001047.
Year: 1860; Census Place: Marengo, Calhoun, Michigan; Roll: M653_539; Page: 613; Image: 610; Family History Library Film: 803539. Name: Alvah Tinney; Age in 1860: 56; Birth Year: abt 1804; Birthplace: New Hampshire;Home in 1860: Marengo, Calhoun, MI; Gender: Male; Post Office: Marshall
Year: 1870; Census Place: Bellevue, Eaton, Michigan; Roll: M593_670; Page: 38B; Image: 80; Family History Library Film: 552169.
Year: 1880; Census Place: Bellevue, Eaton, Michigan; Roll: 578; Family History Film: 1254578; Page: 279D; Enumeration District: 075; Image: 0326. Name: Alva Tenney; Age: 76; Birth Year: abt 1804; Birthplace: New Hampshire; Home in 1880: Bellevue, Eaton, Michigan; Race: White; Gender: Male; relation to Head of House: Father-in-law; Marital Status: Widower; Father's Birthplace: New Hampshire; Mother's Birthplace: New Hampshire; Occupation: At Home; Household Members: Nathan M. Norton, 61; Ruth Norton, 42; Ella Rice, 16; William H. Rice, 14; Alva Tenney, 76.
Riverside Cemetery Records. Bellevue, Eaton, Michigan. Death 1892.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Alvah 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 Alvah: