Uriah Nash Tenney

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

The Life Summary 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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Uriah Nash Tenney
Mercy S Tenney
Marriage: 18 April 1830
Esther B. Tenney
Amanda M Tenney
Timothy Tenney
Augustus E Tenney
Henry A Tenney

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

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

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Sources (14)

  • 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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