John Tennant (1725 - 1810) MP

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Nicknames: ""Auld Glen""
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Birthplace: Glenconner, Ochitree, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Ayrshire, Scotland
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About John Tennant

When asked by an inquisitive friend which of his three wives he had liked best, he replied "Indeed, if the first one had lived, I would never have looked for another" from Memorials of Ochiltree

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1291628/My-family-aristos-How-Tennant-family-rose-simple-farmers-making-fortune-wildest-dreams.html

Alternate birth place in merges - Laigh Corton, Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland,

Need to establish correct one CJB

Children

First Marriage to Jean McClure (1729-1757) m. 12 12 1748 Ayr

  1. William Tennant Son b. 14 May 1751 Ayr, Ayrshire,Scotland; d. 5 May 1756 Ayr, Ayrshire,Scotland
  2. James Tennant Son b c. 1754 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d c. 1835 Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotland
  3. Jean Tennant Daughter b. 1756 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 26 Mar 1811 Ochiltree, Ayrshire , Scotland

2nd Marriage Margaret McClure (1738-1784) m 23 Aug 1757 Ayr

  1. William Tennant Son b. 1 Nov 1758 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 29 May 1813 Scotland
  2. John Tennant Son b. 28 Jul 1760 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 20 Jul 1853 Scotland
  3. Capt David Tennant Son b. 5 May 1762 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 3 Aug 1839 Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
  4. Agnes Tennant Daughter b. 30 Apr 1764 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 14 Jun 1787 Scotland
  5. Janet Tennant Daughter b. 30 May 1766 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 1 Feb 1845 Scotland
  6. Sir Charles Tennant Son b. 3 Mar 1768 Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland; d. 1 Oct 1838 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  7. Margaret Tennant Daughter b. 22 Apr 1770 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, , Scotland; d. 19 Oct 1836 Scotland
  8. Alexander Tennant Son b. 23 May 1772 Ochitree, Scotland; d. 15 May 1814 Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
  9. Robert Tennant Son b. 31 Aug 1774 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, , Scotland; d. 11 Aug 1841 Scotland
  10. Elizabeth Tennant Daughter b. 11 Jun 1776 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland; d. 28 Feb 1813 Scotland
  11. Katherine Tennant Daughter b. 24 Jul 1778 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland; d. 2 Jan 1848 Scotland
  12. Sarah Tennant Daughter b. 18 Apr 1780 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, , Scotland; d. 1864
  13. Charlotte Tennant Daughter b. 13 Sep 1782 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland; 4 Dec 1859 Scotland

3rd wife Jean McWilliams (1744-1798) m. 6 Jan 1787

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John Tennant of Glenconner's Timeline

1725
October 12, 1725
Ayrshire, Scotland
1748
December 22, 1748
Age 23
Ayr, South Ayrshire, UK
1751
May 9, 1751
Age 25
Ochiltree, East Ayrshire, UK
1754
May 5, 1754
Age 28
Ayr, South Ayrshire, UK
1756
1756
Age 30
Ayr, South Ayrshire, UK
1757
August 23, 1757
Age 31
Ayrshire, Scotland
1758
1758
Age 32
1760
July 28, 1760
Age 34
Ayr, South Ayrshire, UK
1762
May 5, 1762
Age 36
1764
April 30, 1764
Age 38
Ayr, South Ayrshire, UK