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George Sherman Tenney (1864 - 1896)

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George Sherman Tenney
Born in Upshur County, WVmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Barbour County, WVmap
[children unknown]
Died in Upshur County, WVmap
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Categories: West Virginia, Typhoid.



George S Tenney was born in 1864 to George W Tenney and Catherine Barbe [1]


Phebe Lance married George Sherman Tenney on March 4, 1885 in Barbour County, WV [2]


George and Phebe had three children. [3]

David Arthur
Fred Isaac

Death and Burial

George passed away on May 6, 1896 due to Typhoid Fever. [4]

He is buried in the Tenney Family Cemetery in Tallsmanville, WV. [5]


  1. WV Birth Register, 1864 [1]
  2. Marriage Certificate for George & Phebe [2]
  3. 1900 Census, Washington, Upshur County, WV. Roll 1773, Page 1A
  4. Death Certificate for George S Tenney [3]
  5. Find A Grave for George S Tenney [4]

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