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Thomas TENNEY Sr. and Ann Mighill

HUSBAND:
Thomas TENNEY Sr. [Familytree].
Born (about 1614-S?)(in 1614-S4) at Rowley, Yorkshire, England; son of Francis TENNEY and Jane.

He married (1) Ann MIGHILL. He and his wife Ann came from Rowley, England in the company of Reverend Ezekiel Rogers, and arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in December 1638. Source 3 and 4 say they were married in December 1638, at Salem, Essex, Massachusetts. They settled at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts in April 1639, which was first called Rogers Plantation in honor of its spiritual leader, but then Rowley after their home in England.

In 1643 he received a grant of a house and lot.

He was a warner of town meetings in 1650 and 1653. He was called an ensign and marshal in 1653.

He was an overseer of plains in 1656.

His wife Ann died in 1657.

He married (2) Elizabeth (NORTHEND?) on 24 February 1657. (S2).

He married (2) 24 February 1658 to Elizabeth, widow of Francis Parrat of Rowley. (S1). [NOTE: This may be confusion with Thomas Mighill].

He was a warner of town meetings and a selectman in 1660 and 1661. He was a overseer of plains in 1664. He was a constable in 1665 and 1666, and was also called an ensign and marshal. He was a warner of town meetings in 1666. He received a grant in 1667. The early church records were lost, but he was listed as a member in 1669. He was a viewer of fences, highways, and chimneys in 1669. He received a grant in 1670. He was also a selectman in 1670. He was an overseer of plains in 1671.

He received a grant in 1673. He received a grant in 1674.
On 4 May 1680 he made a deposition at Ipswich, Massachusetts in which he said his age was 66 years old.

He was a tithing man in 1680.

He spent the last years of his life at Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts, as appears from a deed to his son John dated 15 June 1694. He died there on 20 February 1699-1700. (S4) and was buried in the old cemetery at Bradford, where his grave is marked by a slate stone.

WIFE (1):
Ann MIGHILL.
Born in 1618 in England; daughter of O.K. MIGHILL and Ellen. She was of Rowley, Yorkshire, England.

She married Thomas TENNEY Sr. in England, and came with him to New England in the company of Rev. Ezekiel Rogers. They arrived at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts in December 1638. It is also said that they were married in that month, December 1638 (S3,S4). They moved to Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts in April 1639.

She died in 1657 and was buried on 26 September 1657, probably at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.

CHILDREN of Thomas TENNEY Sr. and Ann MIGHILL:
  1. John TENNEY. Born 14 December 1640 in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married (1) 26 February 1663 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts to Mercy PARRAT, dau. of Francis PARRAT and Elizabeth. She was born 23 July 1646 and died 27 NOV 1667. He married (2) 2 December 1668 in Merrimack Village, now Bradford, Massachusetts to Susanna WOODBURY, dau. of Humphrey WOODBURY and Elizabeth of Beverly, Massachusetts. She was born 4 February 1648 and died 9 April 1716. John died 13 April 1722 at Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  2. Hannah TENNEY. Born 15 March 1642 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  3. Mercy TENNEY. Born 17 June 1644 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. She married Thomas HARDY (c1635-1716) on 22 September 1664 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Mercy died 15 August 1716, Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  4. Thomas TENNEY. Born 16 July 1648 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  5. James TENNEY. Born 15 August 1650 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  6. Daniel TENNEY. [Familytree]. Born 16 July 1653 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married (1) Elizabeth STICKNEY on 21 July 1680 in Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts. He married (2) Mary HARDY on 22 May 1695 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married (3) Mary Elizabeth WOODMAN on 17 May 1712. He died about 1747-1748 at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts.


WIFE (2):
Elizabeth (NORTHEND?)


CHILDREN of Thomas TENNEY and Elizabeth (NORTHEND?):


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