Deacon Samuel Tenney

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Samuel Tenney

Also Known As: "Lt. in Continental Army - against the King's Charter"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Bradford, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon John C. Tenney; *John Tenney; Mercy Tenney and *Mercy Parrat
Husband of Sarah Tenney (Boynton); Abigail Tenney (Bailey) and Hannah Tenney (Moody)
Father of Deacon Jonathan Tenney; Susannah Bayley; Ann Kimball; Daniel Tenney; Mercy Worcester and 8 others
Brother of Sarah Atwood
Half brother of Susannah Tenney and Dorothy Tenney

Occupation: Deacon
Managed by: Daniel Carter
Last Updated:

About Deacon Samuel Tenney

Samuel was the son of Deacon John Tenney & Mercy Parrat.

He was first married to Abigail Bailey. They had one child born 22NOV1689. Abigail died six days later on 28NOV1689 and was buried in the Old Bradford Burial Ground.

He married second, Sarah Boynton, and together they had 11 children: Mercy, John, Susannah, Sarah, Samuel, Joseph, Anna, Daniel, Jonathan, Dorothy, & Philip. Sarah died on 3APR1709 and was buried in the Old Bradford Burial Ground.

He married third, Hannah Moody. They had no children. She died on 29OCT1745 and is buried alongside Samuel in the Riverview Cemetery in Groveland, MA.

Samuel was a Lieutenant in the Continental Army; a member of the Mass. Provincial Assembly at Boston in 1725 when, 50 years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, he was one of 30 who voted against receiving the King's Charter. He lived in Bradford and was deacon of the church there. Inscription:

"_____________ED

   THE BODY OF
ELDER SAMUEL TENNEY
 WHO DIED FEBRUARY
3 1747/8 IN THE 81st
  YEAR OF HIS AGE"

Note: Unfortunately, the photo of headstones entered by Joy C. is incorrect! I have no way of easily deleting it. Also there are duplicate memorials for both the first and second wives of Samuel due to spelling variation.

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Deacon Samuel Tenney's Timeline

1667
November 2, 1667
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
November 23, 1667
1691
October 23, 1691
Age 23
Bradford, Essex, Mass.
1691
Age 23
Bradford, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1692
December 8, 1692
Age 25
Haverhill, MA, USA
1693
1693
Age 25
Bradford, Essex, Mass.
1693
Age 25
1695
February 5, 1695
Age 27
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts
1695
Age 27
Bradford, Essex, Mass.