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Thomas Tenney (1648 - 1730)

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Thomas Tenney aka Tenny
Born in Rowley, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
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Categories: Rowley, Massachusetts.


Thomas Tenney was born on 16 July 1648 in Rowley, Massachusetts. His parents were Thomas Tenney and Ann (Mighill) Tenney.

He married Margaret Hidden at Rowley on 8 September 1680. Their children were as follows:

1. Margaret, born November 1681
2. Ann, born 26 August 1683
3. Sarah, born May 1685; married Thomas Tenney
4. Elizabeth, born 23 April 1687; married John Sawyer
5. Hannah, born 27 January 1689
6. Samuel, born 21 August 1692
7. Ruth, born 26 February 1694
8. Mehitable, born 29 July 1699; married Jonathan Shepherd

Thomas died at Rowley, Massachusetts, on 7 August 1730, described as "an old man."


  • Tenney, Martha Jane. The Tenney Family: or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890. Boston: American Printing and Engraving, 1891. Page 18.
  • Richardson, Douglas. The Tenney Family of Lincolnshire and Rowley, Massachusetts. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 151 (1997). page 340.

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