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Samuel Tenney, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Samuel Tenney and Sarah Tenney (Boynton)
Husband of Elizabeth Tenney and Sarah Tenney
Father of William Tenney; Parrat Tenney; Sarah Chamberlain; Cheney Tenney; Oliver Tenney and 3 others
Brother of Deacon Jonathan Tenney; Susannah Bayley; Ann Kimball; Daniel Tenney; Mercy Worcester and 5 others
Half brother of Abigail Tenney

Occupation: Deacon
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About Samuel Tenney, Jr.

SAMUEL TENNEY, born in Bradford, Mass. (now Groveland), 17 December, 1697, son of Elder Samuel and Sarah (Boynton) Tenney; married in Bradford 5 January, 1719-20, Sarah Worcester, daughter of William Worcester 1661 – 1706 and Martha Cheney 1673 – 1729 of Bradford. Mrs. Sarah Tenney was born II Feb., 1697-8. and died 24 May 1749 in Littleton. They united in the First Church 24 April, 1720 (Church Manual.)

He sold to his brother, Daniel Tenney for 17lbs,, five acres in the Bailey meadow in Bradford, which he bought of Ebenezer Burbank in partnership with brother John Tenney; date, i November, 1726. Witnesses, Samuel Tenney, Senior, and Philip Tenney. (Essex Deeds, 49: 262.)

" Samuel Tenney and Caleb Hopkinson, of full age, depose that they and several others were chosen by East precinct of Bradford to dispose of some land belonging to Bradford in 1727, etc. Sworn to 27 November, 1728." (Essex Deeds, 50: 258.)

He removed to Littleton, Mass., about 1727-8, where Mrs. Tenney died.

He married in Bradford, 28 December, 1749, a second wife, Elizabeth Fales of Bradford, " daughter of ye widow." She united with the First Church 2 November, 1746. He and his wife Elizabeth of Littleton sold Thomas Cross of Haverhill, Mass., land in Bradford. Dated 12 January, 1749. (Essex Deeds, 99: 218.) He died in 1777. The first three children were born in Bradford ; the others were born at Littleton, eleven children, it is said.

children:

William, b. 20 Jan., 1 720-1 – 1804

Parrat, b. 12 Nov., 1723 – 1790

Samuel, b. 24 May, 1725 – 1795

Martha, b. 8 May, 1729 – 1765

Sarah, b. 30 July, 1731 – 1782

Dorothy, b. 5 July, 1734

Oliver, b. 12 Sept., 1736 – 1787

Hattie, b. 17 May, 1738 d. when nine weeks old.

Cheney, b. 2 Oct., 1739 – 1814

Hannah, b. 8 Jan., 1741

Burial of Mrs. Sarah Tenney

Inscription: Here Lies Buried ye Body of Mrs Sarah Tenney Wife of Mr Samuel Tenney who Dec'd MAY ye 24th A.D. 1749 in ye 51st year of her age

Inscription: Here Lies ye body of / Mr Samuel Tenny / who departed this / Life April ye 30 1776 / Aged 78 years 5 / months & 3 Days Calculated birth is Saturday, November 27, 1697 Julian i.e. they didn't adjust for the Gregorian to Julian conversion

By Roland Henry Baker, III

Sources

Tenney Family bible was given to Chadbourne Family

DNA research by Roland Henry Baker, III

http://records.ancestry.com/Sarah_Worcester_records.ashx?pid=12251607

The Tenney Family: https://archive.org/stream/tenneyfamilyorde00tenn/tenneyfamilyorde00tenn_djvu.txt

Find A Grave Memorial# 16532355 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16532355

Find A Grave actual photo of burial monument: Find A Grave Memorial# 16532356 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16532356

Essex County, Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850: Newburyport

   1 citation provides evidence for Name, Birth

Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850

   1 citation provides evidence for Name, Marriage

Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850

   1 citation provides evidence for Name, Marriage

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

   1 citation provides evidence for Name, Birth

The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011

   1 citation provides evidence for Name, Marriage

Church Manual Essex Deeds, 50: 258. Essex Deeds, 49: 262.


Husband of Sarah Woster [Worcester]. They wed in Bradford, MA, on Jan. 5, 1719-20. Son of Samuel and Sarah (Boynton) Tenney.

____________ Bradford Vital Records, births, pg 158 TENNY Samuel, s. Samuel and Sarah, Dec. 17, 1697.

Bradford Vital Records, marriages, pg 277 TENNY Samuel and Sarah WOSTER, Inscription: Here lies ye body of Mr Samuel Tenny who departed this Life April ye 30 1776 Aged 78 years 5 months & 3 Days.

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Samuel Tenney, Jr.'s Timeline

1697
December 17, 1697
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
December 1697
1720
January 20, 1720
Age 22
Bradford, MA
1723
November 12, 1723
Age 25
1731
July 30, 1731
Age 33
Littleton, MA, USA
1736
September 12, 1736
Age 38
Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1739
October 2, 1739
Age 41
Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1776
April 30, 1776
Age 78
Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States