Descendants of George Fenner

William Edwin Fenner

 

[b 17 May 1872 in PA; d 27 Dec. 1951 at Long Beach, CA] William Edwin Fenner worked as a blacksmith for the New York Central Railroad. At age 21, he m 1st Elizabeth Udora “Lizzie” Walker [b 29 Apr. 1874; d 12 Apr. 1917 at Penside, PA] in Jefferson Twp., Ashtabula Co., Ohio on 20 May 1893. After battling breast cancer, Elizabeth died in Penside, Erie Co., PA. Her parents were Edward Walker of New York and Nancy Smith of MI. William married his daughter-in-law Clara’s widowed mother, Mrs. Anna Augusta “Gussie” (Swanson) Northrup, but had no more children. He died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA after having moved there just two months previously. He was buried there.

  1. Oscar Clifford [b 9 Oct. 1895; d 11 Mar. 1951] m Clara Mae Northrup. 
  2. Hester Amelia [b 27 April 1904; d 17 June 1934] m Ernest Swanson; had Carl [1921-1940], Edith [1923-1962], and Elsie [1926-1926].
  3. Edythe Elizabeth [b 5 June 1907; d 9 Nov. 1990] m Elden Walker. 
  4. William Edward [b 23 Sept. 1909; d 27 May 1992] m Margaret Cartland. 
  5. James Elory [b 23 July 1911; d 25 Nov. 1961] married twice. 
  6. Florence Marian [b 4 Oct. 1913; d 14 Mar. 1997] married twice. 

Lineage:
George | Seth | Morgan | James | William

Notes:
1. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner, 28 Jan. 2009
2. Jim Fenner, Fenner-Broughton Family History, pp. 123-5.
3. Eva Fenner, Notes, 32. In a letter from Oscar Morris and Birdella Fenner, 31 Oct. 1956, William’s date of death is given as 28 Dec. 1951.
4. William's memorial at FindaGrave.com, no. 122154109