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Henry Tenney (1772 - 1853)

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Henry Tenney
Born in Great Diamond Island, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in Gray, Mainemap
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Father of
Died in Raymond, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2012 | Last significant change: 30 Sep 2018
12:38: Liat Boucher edited the Biography, Death Date, Birth Place and Death Place for Henry Tenney. [Thank Liat for this]
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Henry Tenney was born on 1 June 1772 at Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay, Maine. His parents were Samuel Tenney and Elizabeth (Atwood) Tenney.

He married Mary Hayden on 8 May 1797 in Gray, Maine[1]. Their children were as follows:

1. Annie, born 1796
2. John, born 1798
3. Thankful, born 1799
4. Samuel, born 1801
5. David, born 1803
6. Mary, born 1806
7. Sallie, born 1808
8. Henry, born 1810

Henry passed away on 23 November 1853 in Raymond, Maine[2].


  1. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Henry Tenney and Polly Hayden, 08 May 1797; citing Gray,Cumberland,Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 10,932.
  2. "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Henry Tenney, 1853; citing Burial, Raymond, Cumberland, Maine, United States, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,787,559.

See also:

  • Tenney, Martha Jane. The Tenney Family: or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890. Boston: American Printing and Engraving, 1891. Page 78.

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