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Samuel Tenney (1692 - abt. 1746)

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Samuel Tenney
Born in Rowley, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married in Rowley, Massachusettsmap
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Died about in Rowley, Massachusettsmap
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Samuel Tenney was born on 21 August 1692 in Rowley, Massachusetts. His parents were Thomas Tenney and Margaret (Hidden) Tenney.

Samuel married first Ann Cressey in 1712. Samuel and Ann were first cousins. She passed away in 1717 "of palsy or apoplexy." They had one child, Elizabeth, born 15 January 1713, who was the 1st wife of Richard Lowell, Jr. and died in childbirth.

Samuel married second Sarah Duty on 18 December 1718. Their children were as follows:

1. Samuel, born 17 August 1719
2. Thomas, born 7 July 1721
3. Ann, born 1723; died 1728
4. Sarah, born 1726; died 1728
5. Moses, born 1728; died 1730
6. Sarah, born and died 1731

Samuel died suddenly on 28 January 1746.


  • Tenney, Martha Jane. The Tenney Family: or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890. Boston: American Printing and Engraving, 1891. Pages 27-28.

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