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Note N141WILLIAM HAMILTON TENNEY, born in Georgetown, D. C., 13 March., 1815,
son of Isaac and Anna (-"Mitchell) Tenney;
married in 1842, Eliza Cropley, who was born in Boston, England, 19 Feb., 1818
and died 10 Aug., 1882.
Residence, Georgetown. For several years he was in the grocery business; a merchant miller after 1870; a member of the Common Council, also of Levy Court and the " Old Inhabitants' Society;" trustee for the Presbyterian Church, of which he was a valuable member.
President Lincoln appointed him commissioner of the metropolitan police. He was a popular
and successful business man, and died 5 Dec., 1888 ; interred at Oak Hill cemetery.
William Mitchell, b. 12 Jan., 1843.
Samuel Cropley, b. 18 May, 1844; d. 1850.
Katharine, b. 4 Feb., 1846; d. 1850.
George, b. 8 Mch., 1848; d. 1850.
Bobert Barnard, b. 28 Oct., 1850.
John, b. 19 June, 1852; d. 1876.
Frank, b. 28 Mch., 1854; d. 1868.
Annie, b. 15 Mch., 1856.
Louise, b. 4 Apr., 1858; the family historian; res. Scranton,Pa.
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