Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Asahel Fenner & Hannah Knight, Marcelia Fisk

 

[b ca. Jan. 1792 at Providence, RI; d 4 Oct. 1846, age 54 yrs., 9 mos.] Asahel Fenner m 1st Hannah F. Knight [b Mar. 1803 at Providence, RI; d 22 June 1838, age 35 yrs., 3 mos.], daughter of Richard Knight, ca. 1821 at Providence, RI. At the time, Asahel was living at 43 Stony Acre Drive, Cranston, RI. Asahel m 2nd Marcelia (Fisk) Fenner [b 18 Aug. 1811; d 4 Jan. 1885], widow of William A. Fenner [1812-1839], on 14 Aug. 1842. In 1880, Marcelia was living with Francis, her son by William. Asahel and Marcelia are buried in Pocassett Cemetery, RI CR002, in Cranston, RI.

Children by Hannah F. Knight:

1. Infant [b/d 19 Feb. 1822 at Providence, RI].
2. Horatio F. [b Sept. 1822; d 1 Oct. 1823, age 13 mos.].
3. Leander [b July 1825; d 30 Oct. 1903] m Emeline Amanda Potter [b 25 Apr. 1824].
4. Ann Maria [b 1828; d 4 Dec. 1878] m Lemuel S. Proctor [b 1824 in RI; d 17 Apr. 1890] on 22 Nov. 1847. They had Asahel F. [b ca. 1849] and Anne Carnes [b 4 Mar. 1856; d 23 Apr. 1936], who m Alfred U. Eddy.
5. Sarah R. [b July 1830; d 11 Oct. 1830, age 3 mos.].
6. Mary Jane [b May 1833; d 11 Sept. 1912] m Samuel R. Simmons on 4 Mar. 1856.
7. Caroline [b 24 June 1836; d 9 Oct. 1836, age 3 mos., 15 days].
8. James [b 14 Mar. 1838; d 5 Sept. 1838, age 5 mos., 22 days].

Child by Marcelia (Fisk) Fenner:

9. James Henry [b Dec. 1842; d 13 Mar. 1854, age 11 yrs., 4 mos.].


Lineage:
Arthur | Thomas | Joseph | Asahel | James | Asahel

Sources:
a. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), p. 45.
b. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 17 Jan. 2008. Richard lists Asahel's death as 4 Dec. 1846.
c Eva Fenner, The Fenner Family. Eva shows Asahel's birth as 1795 and his age at death as 51.