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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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Biography

Thomas was born in 1648. Thomas Tenney ... He passed away in 1730. [1]

THOMAS TENNEY, born in Rowley, Mass., 16 July, 1648, son of Thomas and Ann ( ) Tenney; married 8 September, 1680, Margaret Hidden, daughter of Andrew and Sarah ( ) Hidden of Rowley. Residence, Rowley. The soldiers under ye command of Captain Thomas Lathrop's company in the " flower of Essex at Hatfield, Aug., 1675, for "work Done," etc., include " Thomas Tenney, a pouch and belt, and mending of shoes, 1s. 3d. and 2s." By vote of the Court to pay loss at Narragansett under Major Appleton, "Thomas Tenney, £3.18s." In pay-roll of Captain Joseph Gardner, dated 29 February, 1675-6, "Thomas Tenney, £2.14s." (Archives, Vol. 69-44, Vol. 68-93, Vol. 68-97.) In 1691 he paid a tax of £2.7s. (Gage Hist. Rowley, 400.) For £5 he deeds to Thomas Jewett of Rowley one acre of marsh land in Rowley. Wife Margaret signs 17 July, 1707. Witnessed by Thomas Tenney, Junior, and Samuel Tenney. (Essex Deeds, 39: 148.) He deeds for £10.11s. to Mrs. Mary Spofford of Rowley one and one-half acres in Rowley, said land called " Polipod lot," and transferred with the consent of his wife Margaret, the 15 September, 1709. Acknowledged, 9 October, 1 713. (Essex Deeds, 26: 213.) "Thomas Tenney gives to his son and daughter, Samuel and Ruth Duty, his home- stead and all other land in Rowley, 30 January, 1726-7." (Essex Deeds, 39:213.) (See Essex Deeds, 70 : 64.) He died 7 August, 1730. (Church Record.) She was born 28 July, 1659. " After the death of her husband, she returned to Newbury, Mass."

CHILDREN : —

30 * Margaret; bapt. 13 Nov., 1681.

31 * Ann, b. 26 Aug., 1683; bapt. 2 Sept., 1683.

32 Sarah; bapt. 24 May, 1685 ; m. Thomas Tenney.

33 Elizabeth, b. 23 Apr., 1687; bapt. 1 May, 1687; owned ye cov- enant 27 Aug., 1706; m. 23 May, 17 10, John Sawyer of Rowley. She d. 6 Oct., 1710.

34 * Hannah, b. 27 Jan., 1689-90; bapt. 2 Feb., 1689-90.

35 * Samuel, b. 21 Aug., 1692; bapt. 21 Aug., 1692.

36 *Ruth, b. 26 Feb., 1694.

37 Mehitable, b. 29 July, 1699; bapt. 27 Aug., 1699; m - 5 Feb., 1722-3, Jonathan Shephard. She "owned ye covenant" 15 Jan., 1720-1.

The Tenney family, or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890 (1904), pp. 16-17 [1]

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The Tenney family, or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890 (1904), pp. 16-17 [2]

  1. Entered by Steven Marsden, Sep 10, 2012




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