Uriah Nash Tenney

about 1804–9 April 1875 (Age 71)
Columbia, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Uriah Nash

When Uriah Nash Tenney was born about 1804, in Columbia, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Elisha Tenney, was 32 and his mother, Lydia Colson, was 30. He married Phebe Ingersoll about 1823, in Columbia Falls, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 9 April 1875, in Columbia Falls, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Centerville, Washington, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Uriah Nash Tenney
Phebe Ingersoll
Marriage: about 1823
Phidelia R Tenney

Spouse and Children

about 1823
Columbia Falls, Washington, Maine, United States


    Phidelia R Tenney


Parents and Siblings

    Elisha Tenney





World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 0

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Dennis 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Uriah N Tenney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Uriah Tenny, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Uriah Tinney in household of Samuel Tinney, "United States Census, 1850"

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