James Newton Tenney was born on September 7, 1859, in Jackson, West Virginia, to Jemima Westfall and Chester S. Tenney. James Newton Tenney died in 1934 in Jackson, West Virginia, when he was 75 years old and is buried in White Pine Cemetery there. 
James Newton Tenney and Penelope Alice Cobb married on 12 Dec 1879 in Jackson, West Virginia, United States. 
William Arthur Tenney (1892–1987) • LK3J-KFK
Fact: Residence (1900) Washington district (north side), Jackson, West Virginia, United States
Fact: Residence (1920) Wolf Camp, Roane, West Virginia, United States
Fact: Burial White Pine Cemetery, Jackson, West Virginia, United States
↑ "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FB6M-S4K : 4 December 2014), Newton Tenny and Penelopy A Cobb, 1879; citing Jackson, West Virginia, United States, , county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 567,217.
↑ "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9CL-8RY : accessed 25 March 2017), James Tinney, Washington district (north side), Jackson, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 38, sheet 5B, family 86, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,760.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with James 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 James: