Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Joseph Fenner & Ruth Potter

 

[b 10 Apr. 1753 at Coventry, RI; d 7 Feb. 1796 aged 42 yrs. 9 mos. 28 days] Joseph Fenner m Ruth Potter [b 1 May 1756 at Newport, RI; d 11 Apr. 1844 at Woodstock, CT] on 28 Dec. 1775 in Warwick, Kent Co., RI. Ruth was the daughter of Stephen Potter and Mary Freeborn.

1. Polly [b 1 Jan. 1777 at Providence, RI; d 30 Aug. 1778 at Providence].
2. Abigail [b 25 Mar. 1780 at Providence, RI d 03 May 1853 Thompsonville PA] m John Tomkins.
3. Amy [b 11 Dec. 1783 at Providence; d 17 July 1784 at Providence].
4. Richard [b 6 Aug. 1789; d 12 Feb. 1805] buried in Fenner cemetery, Scituate.
5. Joseph [b 7 Oct. 1793 at Providence, RI; d 3 Feb. 1805 at Scituate].
6. Samuel [b 11 Apr. 1796 at Scituate RI; d 21 June 1874 at Scituate] married twice.


Lineage:
Arthur | Thomas | Richard | Jeremiah | Joseph

Sources:
a. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), p. 39. Martha shows Samuel's death as 21 Feb. 1874 and his wife as Emily Russell.