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James Tenney (abt. 1764 - 1841)

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James Tenney
Born about in Palmer, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
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Died in Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Sep 2012
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Samuel was born in 1764. Samuel Tenney ... He passed away in 1841. [1]

253.— V.— 97.

Samuel Tenney, son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Atwood) of Great Diamond Island, in Casco Bay, married Deborah Wilbur who was born 16 Aug., 1765. They resided at East Raymond, Me., until after the birth of the children, when they removed to Phillips, Me., and occupied a farm which is now used as a pasture and known as the Tenney lot. The cellar to their house may still be seen in said lot. The family left the town and located not far distant, as they frequently visited the place.

Adjoining the farm in Phillips lived one Thomas Wilbur, who married Deborah Tenney, who may have been a sister to Samuel Tenney. Mr. Tenney died 28 June, 1841. Children:

635 *Samuel, b. 11 Feb., 1787.

636 Mary, b. 18 June, 1788.

637 Elizabeth, b. 3 Aug., 1790 ; m. Mr. Wood ; had dau. Sarah.

638 Merrill, b. 5 May, 1792.

639 John, b. 24 Sept., 1797.

640 Daniel, b. 27 Mch. , 1801 ; m. Almira Bradley ; res., Raymond ; son Daniel, m. ; res., Raymond.

641 Deborah, b. 8 Feb., 1805.

642 *Zachariah, b. in May, 1807.



The Tenney Family, p. 78 [1]

  1. Entered by Steven Marsden, Sep 10, 2012

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