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James Newton Tenney (1857 - 1935)

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James Newton Tenney
Born in Jackson, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Husband of — married in Jackson, West Virginia, United Statesmap
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Died in Jackson, West Virginia, United Statesmap
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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. [1]

James Newton Tenney and Penelope Alice Cobb married on 12 Dec 1879 in Jackson, West Virginia, United States. [2]


  1. William Arthur Tenney (1892–1987) • LK3J-KFK
  • Fact: Residence (1900) Washington district (north side), Jackson, West Virginia, United States[3]
  • Fact: Residence (1920) Wolf Camp, Roane, West Virginia, United States
  • Fact: Burial White Pine Cemetery, Jackson, West Virginia, United States


  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), James Newton Tenney, ; Burial, , Jackson, West Virginia, United States of America, White Pine Cemetery; citing record ID 67937116, Find a Grave,
  2. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Newton Tenny and Penelopy A Cobb, 1879; citing Jackson, West Virginia, United States, , county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 567,217.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 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.

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