Melissa Roxena Tenney

21 January 1840–10 January 1918 (Age 78)
Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Melissa Roxena

When Melissa Roxena Tenney was born on 21 January 1840, in Amherst, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, Dr. Luman Tenney, was 30 and her mother, Charity Emeline Harris, was 30. She married Alvred Bayard Nettleton on 8 January 1863, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. She died on 10 January 1918, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvred Bayard Nettleton
1838–1911
Melissa Roxena Tenney
1840–1918
Marriage: 8 January 1863
Caroline Melissa Nettleton
1863–1950
Ruth Tenney Nettleton
1877–1955
Ralph Bayard Nettleton
1881–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1863
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Minerva Emeline Tenney Daniels

    Female1837–1927Female

    Female1840–1918Female

    Maj Luman Harris Tenney

    Male1841–1880Male

    Theodore Albert Tenney

    Male1843–1865Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • M T Nettleton in household of H B Nettleton, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Kellissa Nettletan in household of Alhrow B Nettletan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Melissia Tenney in entry for Ralph B Nettleton and Margaret D King, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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