Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Howard Fenner
& Cora Harris, Eva Howarth


Howard Irving Fenner [b 13 Jan. 1875 in Johnston, RI; d 27 Aug. 1971 in RI] m 1st Cora Wade Harris [b19 Feb. 1887 in Providence; d 8 Apr. 1918 in RI], daughter of Henry B. Harris and Elizabeth, on 20 Aug. 1904 in Providence, RI. He m 2nd Eva Viola Howarth [b 10 Dec. 1904 in RI; d Apr. 1954], daughter of Wilfred James Howarth and Ellen Berry, on 6 June 1922 in Providence, RI. Howard fought in the Spanish-American War (1898-1901) and the Philippine-American War (1901-1902). 

Children of Howard and Cora:

1. Howard Irving [b 8 Apr. 1905 in RI; d 26 May 1946 in Fort Lewis, WA] m Helga Kristina Laursen.
2. Ruth Amy [b 9 May 1907 at Providence, RI; d 8 July 1958] m William Lariviere. 
3. Dorothy W. [b 1910; d 1912].

Children of Howard and Eva:

4. Irving A. [b ca. 1923].
5. Ellen Berry "Dolly" [b 15 July 1925 at Providence, RI; d 2 Sept. 1961 at Providence, RI] m William Clarence Duffy [1921-1996].
6. Viola May [b 1 Mar. 1926 at Providence, RI; d 23 Nov. 2005 at Johnston, RI] m Alphonse F. Dionne [1918-1981].
7. Charles Henry [b 28 June 1927 at Providence, RI; d 12 May 1970 at Ashford, CT; bur Johnston, RI] m 1st Helen, m 2nd Mary ("Gloria").
8. Emma [b ca. 1930].
9. Doris [1934-2003].
10. Amey [b ca. 1936].
11. Thomas [b ca. 1939].
12. Ernest Leroy [b 30 Mar. 1941 at Johnston, RI; d 10 Apr. 1998 at Corinth, VT] m Sandra Drew.
13. MaryAnn m Don Kirby.


Sources:
1. Material from Richard Arthur Fenner, 3 Mar. 2016.
2. Material from MaryAnn (Fenner) Kirby via Facebook, 15 June 2016.
3. U.S. Census, 1920, Providence, RI.
4. Death certificate of Ernest Leroy Fenner, Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KN99-Z5B)
5. U.S. Census, 1940, Johnston, RI.
6. Howard's memorial at FindAGrave.com, no. 
46796840
7. Charles Henry Fenner, Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZPZ-QTJ)

Lineage:
Arthur | Arthur | Edward | Stephen | James | Stephen | Henry | Howard

Howard Irving Fenner, ca. 1965. Photo courtesy of MaryAnn (Fenner) Kirby.

Howard Irving Fenner, ca. 1965. Photo courtesy of MaryAnn (Fenner) Kirby.

Eva Viola Fenner. Photo courtesy of MaryAnn (Fenner) Kirby.

Eva Viola Fenner. Photo courtesy of MaryAnn (Fenner) Kirby.

L to R back row: Lizzie Hopkins Harris, Susan E. Hopkins Harris, Harriet Hopkins (daughters of Susan & Ira Hopkins). Front row: Ira W. Hopkins, Susan D. (Harris) Hopkins, probably Howard Fenner Jr., Cora Wade (Harris) Fenner, Howard Fenner. Photo courtesy of Tammy Vincent.