Samuel Tenney was born on 17 August 1719 in Rowley, Massachusetts. His parents were Samuel Tenney and Sarah (Duty) Tenney.
He married Elizabeth Atwood in 1762 in Portland, Maine. Samuel was in the fishing and whale oil business, and they lived on Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay until moving to Raymond, Maine, in the early 1800s. They were one of the first families to settle in the town.
Tenney, Martha Jane. The Tenney Family: or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890. Boston: American Printing and Engraving, 1891. Page 44.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Samuel 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 Samuel: