Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Thomas Fenner & Mary Olney

 

[b ca. 1791 at Providence, RI; d 6 Nov. 1824 at Cranston, RI in his 33rd yr.] Thomas Fenner m Mary Alice Olney [b 7 Oct. 1789 at Providence, RI; d 24 Feb. 1850], daugher of Jabez Olney and Hannah Pitcher, on 20 Nov. 1814. Mary is a descendant of Roger Williams through Mary (Williams) Sayles. By 1820, Thomas had moved from 1538 Plainfield Road to 43 Stony Acre Drive in Cranston. On 27 Nov. 1824, Mary appointed William Pitcher Olney as guardian for her children. Between 1825 and 1844, Mary lived at 120 High Street in Providence. Thomas is buried in the James Fenner Lot, RI CR095, in Cranston, RI.

1. James Madison [b 13 Mar. 1815; d 17 June 1875] m Sarah A. —. 
2. Thomas R. [b 30 Aug. 1816] m Marcelia [b ca. 1820]. 
3. Joseph [b 1818; d before 1849].
4. Alexander W. [b 1 Jan. 1820; d 12 Jan. 1885] m Sarah Cragin. 
5. Edwin Elisha [b ca. 1821-3; d before 1881] m Mary E. 


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

Sources:
a. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), p. 30, 65.
b. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 17 Jan. 2008.