Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Welcome Fenner and Eliza Williams


[b 30 July 1797 at Providence, RI; d 8 Nov. 1854] Col. Welcome Fenner m Eliza Williams [b 31 May 1796 at Providence, RI; d 1 Jan. 1873], daughter of Caleb Williams and Tabitha Fenner. Welcome co-owned Fenner's Ledge with his brother Jeremiah.

1. Henry Earl [b 19 Apr. 1817 at Providence, RI; d 4 Sept. 1881] m Caroline Prior. 
2. Richard [b 1820 at Providence, RI; d 14 Feb. 1898] married twice. 
3. Eliza [b 1822 at Providence, RI; d 5 June 1843].
4. Welcome [b 1829 at Providence, RI; d 9 Mar. 1832].
5. Sarah M. [b 1831 at Providence, RI; d 17 Apr. 1881] m Edwin A. Briggs [1831-1912], son of Alfred and Candace Briggs, on 17 Sept. 1860 at Pawtucket, RI.
6. Amelia Maria [b 1834; d 2 May 1872] m George Alfred Rickard [1834-1898] on 21 May 1858.

 


Lineage:
Arthur | Thomas | Richard | Richard | Richard | Welcome

Sources:
1. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), pp. 35, 52. Martha shows Welcome's death as 10 Nov. 1854.
2. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner, 21 January 2008.
3. Welcome's memorial at Findagrave.com, no. 15452132