Uriah Nash Tenney

Maleabout 1804–9 April 1875

Brief Life History of Uriah Nash

When Uriah Nash Tenney was born about 1804, in Columbia, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Elisha Tenney, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Colson, was 31. 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 72, and was buried in Centerville, Washington, Maine, United States.

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Uriah Nash Tenney
Mercy S Tenney
Marriage: 18 April 1830
Esther B. Tenney
Amanda M Tenney
Timothy Tenney
Augustus H Tenney
Henry A Tenney

Sources (14)

  • Uriah N Tenney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Uriah Tenny, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Uriah N. Tinney, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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  • Marriage
    18 April 1830
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1842: Washington, Maine, United States

    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 (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Tenny, of uncertain origin.

    English: in southwestern England, occasionally a variant of Tinney .

    History: This name was brought to America in 1638 by Thomas Tenney, a member of a party led by the Rev. Ezekiel Rogers from Rowley, east Yorkshire, England, to found Rowley, MA. Most (probably all) modern American families with this name are descended from him.

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

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