Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Joseph J. Fenner & Harriet Manchester

 

[b 23 Nov. 1781; d 3 Aug 1856] Joseph J. Fenner m Harriet Dana Manchester [b 1771; d 14 July 1839 at Providence in her 69th yr.]. The document below is from Joseph's work as a stone cutter.

1. Edmund A. [b ca. 1807;* d 9 Dec. 1824 in his 18th yr.].
2. Harriet D. [b 13 July 1809;* d 16 May 1856, age 46 yrs., 10 mos., 3 days].
3. Hepza Ann [b 3 Sept. 1811;* d 20 May 1856, age 44 yrs., 8 mos., 17 days].
4. Albert [b 12 Nov. 1814; d 1 Dec. 1834].
5. Charles O. [b ca. 1818;* d 13 July 1877, age 59].
6. Cornelia Hastings [b 19 Dec. 1825; d 4 Aug. 1826].

*Date of birth calculated from death record.

Bill for a gravestone inscription, 1820. Image courtesy of Tony Fenner.


Lineage:
Arthur | Thomas | Richard | Richard | Richard | Joseph

Sources:
1. Joseph's memorial at FindAGrave.com, no. 19392153
2. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), pp. 35, 53. In Martha's manuscript, the name Harriet is scratched out and the name Helpsibeth (?) is given as a replacement.