Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Daniel Fenner & Jane Roberts, Sarah Haynes

 

[b 1710 at Providence, RI; d 5 Feb. 1803] Major Daniel Fenner m 1st Jane Roberts [b 1712; d 17 Feb. 1762 in her 50th yr.], daughter of William & Amey Roberts, on 24 Sept. 1732. He m 2nd Sarah Haynes [b 12 Jan. 1735], daughter of William of Warwick, on 3 Oct. 1762. Daniel was born at Capt. Arthur Fenner's 'Castle.'

Children by Jane Roberts:
1. Daniel [b 22 Feb. 1734; d 18 Apr. 1736, age 2 yrs., 2 mo., 24 days].
2. Samuel [b 25 Oct. 1736; d 1811] m Amey Fiske.
3. Sarah [b 11 Sept. 1737; d 22 June 1740, age 2 yrs., 9 mo., 11 days].
4. Sarah [b 22 Sept. 1742]; m Israel Randall on 5 Apr. 1762 at Cranston, RI.
5. Thomas [b 30 July 1744; d 11 Feb. 1827]; m Phebe Haynes.
6. Daniel Jr. [b 18 June 1745; d 06 July 1780] ; m Martha Bessel.

Child by Sarah Haynes:
7. George Abbott [b Apr. 1769; d before 1775].


Lineage:
Arthur | Thomas | Thomas | Daniel

Sources:
a. Daniel's memorial at FindAGrave.com, no 21805216
b. RI Historical Magazine, vol. 1: 175.
c.Eva Fenner, Notes, 502-503; letter to Lawrence Myron Fenner from Edward Blaine Fenner, 6 Feb. 1927.
d. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), pp. 7, 15.
e. Eva Fenner, Notes, 322. In a letter from Richard Corydon Fenner, who had visited the library in Providence and had also visited the RI Historical Society, Phebe’s last name was spelled Haynes. Same spelling in Benns, 7, and Cafferty, 29. Spelled Haines in Root, 35 (PDF).
f. In Eva Fenner's original manuscript, she shows Sarah's (3) birth as 11 Sept. 1738 and Daniel's (1) as 7 Jan 1734. Calculations based on the date of death would yield different dates.