Sosa :1,044
  • Born December 14, 1640 - of,Bradford,Essex,Ma
  • Deceased April 13, 1722 - Bradford,Essex,Ma,aged 81 years old

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Individual Note

Ellery Bicknell Crane, Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester Co., Massachusetts, Vol. 1, p. 284 (1907)

(II) Deacon John Tenney, son of Thomas Tenney (1), was born in Rowley, Massachusetts, December 14, 1640. He married, in Rowley, December 14, 1663, Mercy Parrat, daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Parrat, of Rowley. She was born July 23, 1646, and died November 27, 1667. He married (second), in Merrimac, now Bradford, Massachusetts, December 2, 1668, Susannah Woodbury, daughter of Humphrey and Elizabeth Woodbury, of Beverly, Massachusetts.
John Tenney settled at Rowley, later at Bradford. Susannah, his wife, was born February 4, 1648. She was dismissed from the Beverly church to the First Church at Bradford in 1682-3. She died April 9, 1716. He bought one hundred acres of land of Edward Hazen, of Rowley, May 20, 1664. He was moderator of the first town meeting ever held in the town of Bradford, Massachusetts, February 2, 1668. In 1668 he was clerk of writs and in 1669 selectman. He was on the school committee and on the first list of deacons of the church, dated December 13, 1702. He was one of a committee to hire the minister June 28, 1705, and on an important committee appointed to heal differences in the church, showing that he must have been a person of tact and discretion. He was one of the committee that invited Rev. Thomas Symmes to become the Bradord pastor, June 14, 1708. John Tenney made a large number of real estate deals at Rowley. He died April 13, 1722. Of his children there are records only of two: Sarah, born October 17, 1665, baptized January 8, 1666; Samuel, November 20, 1667, baptized November 23, 1687.

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  • Individual: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester Co., Massachusetts - Ellery Bicknell Crane - Vol. 1, p. 284 (1907)
    (II) Deacon John Tenney, son of Thomas Tenney (1), was born in Rowley, Massachusetts, December 14, 1640. He married, in Rowley, December 14, 1663, Mercy Parrat, daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Parrat, of Rowley. She was born July 23, 1646, and died November 27, 1667. He married (second), in Merrimac, now Bradford, Massachusetts, December 2, 1668, Susannah Woodbury, daughter of Humphrey and Elizabeth Woodbury, of Beverly, Massachusetts.
    John Tenney settled at Rowley, later at Bradford. Susannah, his wife, was born February 4, 1648. She was dismissed from the Beverly church to the First Church at Bradford in 1682-3. She died April 9, 1716. He bought one hundred acres of land of Edward Hazen, of Rowley, May 20, 1664. He was moderator of the first town meeting ever held in the town of Bradford, Massachusetts, February 2, 1668. In 1668 he was clerk of writs and in 1669 selectman. He was on the school committee and on the first list of deacons of the church, dated December 13, 1702. He was one of a committee to hire the minister June 28, 1705, and on an important committee appointed to heal differences in the church, showing that he must have been a person of tact and discretion. He was one of the committee that invited Rev. Thomas Symmes to become the Bradord pastor, June 14, 1708. John Tenney made a large number of real estate deals at Rowley. He died April 13, 1722. Of his children there are records only of two: Sarah, born October 17, 1665, baptized January 8, 1666; Samuel, November 20, 1667, baptized November 23, 1687.

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