Lewis Noble Tenney Sr.

3 December 1912–16 March 2000 (Age 87)
Alpine, Apache, Arizona, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Noble

When Lewis Noble Tenney Sr. was born on 3 December 1912, in Alpine, Apache, Arizona, United States, his father, Warren Moroni Tenney Jr, was 27 and his mother, Armeda Noble, was 25. He married Wanda Peterson on 1 June 1938, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 March 2000, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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Lewis Noble Tenney Sr.
Wanda Peterson
Marriage: 1 June 1938
William Fa'asefulu Tenney Sr
Lewis Noble Tenney Jr
Amanda Eileen Tenney
Son Tenney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1938Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 23
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Velma Westover and Lewis Tenney

    Unflinching Courage pp. 594-596 Velma Westover and Lewis N. Tenney Velma Joanna Westover, the granddaughter of Joanna Erickson Westover, attended Joseph City and Holbrook schools graduating from Holbr …

    Sources (25)

    • Lewis Tenney, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Lewis Noble Tenney in household of Warren M Tenney, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lewis Noble Tenney, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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