Echo Tenney

11 September 1905–22 April 1982 (Age 76)
Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Echo

When Echo Tenney was born on 11 September 1905, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Samuel Benjamin Tenney Jr., was 25 and her mother, Anna Christina Skousen, was 25. She married Ruel Granville Wilkins on 11 May 1926, in Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Graham, Arizona, United States in 1910 and Supervisorial District 1, Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 22 April 1982, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruel Granville Wilkins
Echo Tenney
Marriage: 11 May 1926
Virgil Ruel Wilkins
Baby Boy Wilkins

Spouse and Children

11 May 1926
Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 1

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Peggy Echo Tenney Wilkins in household of Ruel Wilkins, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Peggy Wilkins in household of Ruel G Wilkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Echo Tenney in household of Samuel B Tenney Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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