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William Hamilton Tenney (1815 - 1888)

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William Hamilton Tenney
Born in Georgetown, D. C/map
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Washington City, District Of Columbia, District of Columbia, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in District Of Columbia, District of Columbia, USAmap
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  1. Tenney-351 was created by Clarke Goodman through the import of GoodmanBarnrdBriggs.ged on Dec 28, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.


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.
Children :
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.
Edward Everett, b. 8 Sept., 1860; d. in 1862.

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