Fenner Trees of Unknown Origin

 

A—Lorey Fenner and Robey Fenner, Harriet Burton
B—Alexander Hamilton Fenner
C—Jeremiah Fenner and Peniah Thornton
E—Luther Fenner and Ida Bitgood
F—Joseph Fenner and Clarissa Galpin


A—Lorey Fenner and Robey Fenner, Harriet Burton


A-1   LOREY FENNER  AND  1, ROBEY FENNER;  2, HARRIET BURTON

[b 1764; d 8 June 1831] Lorey Fenner m 1st Robey Fenner [b ca. 1769*; d 29 Sept. 1798 in her 30th yr. at Cranston], a descendant of Captain Arthur. Lorey's will in 1810 names Prudence as an heir. Lorey m 2nd Harriet Burton [d 14 July 1835], ca. 1800.

Child by Lorey and Robey Fenner
1. Robey; m William Kent on 11 June 1846.

Children by Lorey Fenner and Harriet Burton
2. Harriet [b 1801; d 25 July 1856, age 63?].
3. Samuel W. [b 1803; d 1880]; m Almira Boss. > A-13


A-13   SAMUEL W. FENNER AND ALMIRA BOSS
[b 1803; d 1880] Samuel Fenner m Almira Boss [b 1820; d 1912], daughter of Charles Boss, on 15 Aug. 1841 at Warwick, RI.
1. Maria D. [b 1843; d 1907].
2. Sterry “Sandy” Arnold [b 1845 at Warwick, RI; d 28 Nov. 1917]. > A-132
3. Mercy [b ca. 1844].
4. Stacy [b ca. 1845].
5. John J. [b 1850; d 24 Aug. 1878].
6. Lizzie [b 1851].
7. Diana [b 1854; d 1908].
8. Samuel [b 1856; d 20 Feb. 1859, age 3 yrs., 11 mos., 21 days].
9. Martha [b 1860]. 


Sandy Fenner Hotel, 976 Park Street, Cranston, RI (June 4, 1934)

A-132   STERRY ARNOLD FENNER  
AND  1, HARRIET H.;  2, SUSAN L. GROUARD
[b 1845 at Warwick, RI; d 28 Nov. 1917] Sterry (“Sandy”) was owner of the Sandy Fenner Hotel (right). He m 1st Harriet H. [b 1861; d 1890]; m 2nd Susan L. Grouard [b 1856 in MA] on 20 Dec. 1876. In 1880, he was listed as a liqour dealer. In 1913, he lived at 976 Park Street, Cranston, RI (the hotel). He served in the Cival War as a private, 12th Infantry, Company C. Sterry and Harriet are buried in Pocasset Cemetery, Providence, RI. The hotel was demolished in 1934.

Notes on the descendants of Lorey Fenner

1. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), pp. 14, 58.
2. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 28 Aug. 2004.
3. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 5 March 2008. 
(*) Date of birth calculated from death record. 

 


B—Alexander Hamilton Fenner

 

ALEXANDER HAMILTON FENNER (1811-1850)

1. Daniel
2. Elhanen

A. George.
B. Frank [d ca. 1902]; m Mary Nichols.

i. Claude; lived in Flushing, MI.
ii. Alton; lived in Mt. Morris, MI.
iii. Margaret; lived in Flint, MI.
iv. Luella; lived in Flint, MI.
v. Homer [b 1897; d Feb. 1962, age 62 in Flint, MI]; m Maude.

a. Ruth; lived in Flint, MI.
b. Homer Clayton; lived in Flint, MI. Had Homer K.

Sources:
1. Eva Fenner, Notes, p. 879, letter to Eva Fenner from Maude Fenner
2. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner, 10 Jan. 2016, gives three other children of Alexander: Olive, James, Orlando.



C—Jeremiah Fenner and Peniah Thornton

 

C-1   JEREMIAH FENNER AND PENIAH THORNTON

[b 8 Nov. 1761; d 8 Dec. 1830 age 69 yrs., 30 days] Jeremiah Fenner m Peniah Thornton [b 14 Feb. 1767; d 27 Oct. 1809], daughter of Richard and Meribah Thornton. His will is dated 8 June 1830. Jeremian and Peniah are buried in Rhode Island Historical Cemetery No. 12 (Providence, RI).

In 1790, he is listed with one male under 16 and two females (Peniah, Meribah). In 1800, he is listed with one male age 10-15 (Asa), one male 26-44 (himself),  four females under age 10 (Maria, Sophia, Abby, Eliza?), one female 10-15 (Meribah), and one female 26-44 (Peniah). In 1830, he was living with one female 20-29 (probably Lucina), one female 30-39 (probably Abby).

1. Asa [b 20 Apr. 1786; d 21 June 1856]; m Rebecca Allen. > C-11
2. Meribah [b ca. 1789;* d Aug. 1863 age 74]; m Nehemiah Waterman [b ca. 1785;* d 14 Aug. 1819 in his 35th yr.].
3. Maria [b ca. 1791; d 23 Apr. 1806 age 15].
4. Sophia [b Aug. 1796; d 24 Nov. 1807 age 11 yrs., 3 mos.].
5. Abby [b 1798; d 13 Aug. 1887 in her 90th yr.]; m Caleb Hathaway [b ca. 1803;* d 18 Aug. 1869 in his 67th yr.] on 15 Aug. 1830.
6. Eliza [b ca. 1800]; m Laban Thornton [b before 1800]. They had Edmund [b 1823; d 20 Feb. 1863] and Albert A. [b 1824; d 22 Sept. 1859].
7. Richard J. [b 1804; d 24 Apr. 1860 age 55]; married three times. > C-17
8. Lucina.

Sources for this family and their descendants below:
1. FindAGrave, no. 19401668
2. U.S. Census, 1790, Cranston, RI; 1800, 1830, Johnston, Providence, RI.
3. Eva Fenner, Notes, 967-982.
4. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), pp. 63, 70.

 

C-11   ASA FENNER AND REBECCA ALLEN

[b 20 Apr. 1786 at Johnston, RI; d 21 June 1856 at Center Lisle, NY] Asa Fenner m Rebecca Allen [b 20 June 1790 at Bristol, RI], daughter of James and Sarah Allen, on 9 May 1808. In 1820, he had two males under 10 (William, James), one male under 16 (Allen), one male 26-44 (himself), one female under 10 (Rebecca), and one female 26-44 (his wife), 

1. Sally [b 1809; d 27 Feb. 1810 at Providence, RI]
2. Allen [b 1810; d 3 Sept. 1885 in Center Lisle, NY]; m Rhoda — [b 1812; d 6 May 1885 in Center Lisle, NY].
3. William [b 19 Sept. 1811; d 23 Aug. 1882]; married three times. > C-113
4. Rebecca [b 5 Sept. 1813 at Bristol, RI; d 28 July 1855]; m Brigham Livermore on 9 Feb. 1832.
5. James A. [b 10 Nov. 1813 in NY; d 12 Sept. 1906 in NY]; m Rachel H. Taylor [b 25 Feb. 1832 in NY; d 11 May 1909 in NY].
6. Francis [b 1822; d 3 Sept. 1892]; m Mary Brooks. > C-116
7. Henry Alfred [b 1825]; m Mary. > C-117

Sources:
1. U.S. Census, 1820, Bristol, RI; 1880, Lisle, NY

 

C-17   RICHARD J. FENNER  AND  1, LYDIA ALLEN;  2, MARY N. NORTHRUP;  3, SOPHRONIA ESTABROOKS

[b 1804; d 24 Apr. 1860 age 55] Richard J. Fenner m 1st Lydia Allen [b ca. 1808;* d 29 Jan. 1848 age 40], daughter of James and Sarah Allen, on 4 Oct. 1826. He m 2nd Mary N. Northrup [b ca. 1812;* d 1 Feb. 1853 age 41] on 6 Jan. 1850. He m 3rd Sophronia Estabrooks on 28 May 1854. Richard’s will, dated 23 Apr. 1860 and proved 30 Apr. 1860, mentions wife Sophronia and unnamed children, except Jeremiah.

Children by Lydia Allen:
1. Sarah [b ca. 1832;* d 21 Feb. 1850 age 18].
2. Leander [b May 1834;* d 14 Nov. 1836 age 2 yrs., 6 mos.].
3. Amey E. [b ca. 1840;* d 19 Dec. 1898 age 58 at Scituate].

Child by Sophronia:
4. Jeremiah; lived in Lisle, NY.

 

C-113   WILLIAM FENNER  AND  1, ADELINE LIVERMORE;  2, MARTHA J. WHITCOMB

[b 19 Sept. 1811 in Bristol, RI; d 23 Aug. 1882 at Homer, NY] William m 1st Adeline Livermore [d 17 May 1845] on 19 Dec. 1832. He m 2nd Martha J. Whitcomb [b Apr. 1823; d 18 Dec. 1857].

Children by Adeline:
1. George Livermore [b 1836; d 8 Apr. 1862]. Unmarried.
2. Ann Eliza [b 18 Feb. 1838; d 14 Mar. 1878]; m George Brigham Livermore, son of Brigham Livermore. Two children.
3. Leander [b 1840; d 24 Dec. 1861]. Unmarried.
4. Charles W. [b 1842; d 9 Feb. 1862]. Unmarried.
5. Frederick [b 17 May 1844]; m Hattie VanHorn.

Children by Martha:
6. William [b 1849; d 13 Feb. 1862].
7. Adaline W. [b 1851; d 31 Mar. 1862].
8. Calvin [b 1855; d 11 Feb. 1862].
9. James Whitcomb [b 1 July 1856 at Center Lisle, NY; d 24 Mar. 1902 at Fitzgerald, GA]; m Jennie Dennison [b 1859 at Homer, NY; d 1897 at Holly, NY]. They had Earl William [b 25 Feb. 1890 at Homer, NY; d 4 July 1928], who m Eva Elnora Jerrett [b 25 Aug. 1893 at Scriba, NY; d 5 Jan. 1958 at Syracuse, NY] on 25 Jan. 1912.

 

C-116   FRANCES FENNER AND MARY BROOKS

[b1822; d 3 Sept. 1892] Francis m Mary Brooks, daughter of Rev. Bethuel Brooks.

1. Jeremiah [b 19 Dec. 1849 at Centre Lisle, NY]; m Harriet Braw.
2. Idelina [b 8 May 1855]; m Walter Bronson.
3. Earlman [b 4 Nov. 1860; d 27 June 1935]; m 1st Maude Smith, daughter of Merritt F. Smith and Mary Minor. He m 2nd Cora Howard, daughter of Thomas and Mary Howard.

 

C-117   HENRY ALFRED AND MARY A. —

Henry [b 1825 in NY] m Mary A. [b 1827 in NY].

1. Sarah Adeline [b 28 Nov. 1850 in Broome Co., NY; d 10 Feb. 1862 in Broome Co., NY]; died of diptheria.
2. Lyman C. [b 30 Nov. 1855 in Broome Co., NY; d 10 Feb. 1862 in Broome Co., NY]; died of diptheria.
3. Arthur D. [b 5 Feb. 1859; d 23 Jan. 1924 in Ithaca, NY]; m Anna A. — [b 1855; d 24 Apr. 1941].

Sources:
FindAGrave, No. 96314790


E—Luther Fenner and Ida Bitgood

 

E-1   LUTHER FENNER AND LUCY IDA BITGOOD

[b 1817] Luther m Lucy Ida Bitgood [b 10 June 1825 at Voluntown, CT], daughter of Samuel Bitgood and Susan Clark.

1. Susan Ann [b 1845].
2. James [b ca. 1847].
3. John Luther [b 30 May 1850; d 1853].
4. Mary Ida [b 1859].
5. Abbie Jane [b 1860].
6. Charles [b 13 Sept. 1862].
7. Jennie [b 22 Dec. 1864].
8. Henry Eugene [b 26 March 1868; d 1 May 1905 at Spencer, MA]. > E-18

Sources:
Information on Luther and his descendants from Therese Fenner Boucher [E-18311 below].

 

E-18   HENRY EUGENE FENNER AND JULIA E. MCKERNAN

[b 26 Mar. 1868 in CT; d 1 May 1905 at Spencer, MA] Henry Eugene m Julia E. McKernan [b 2 June 1874 at Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada; d 22 July 1940 in Worcester, MA] on 28 June 1890 at Monson, MA. She was the daughter of Charles McKernan and Catherine McDonnell. Henry Eugene died of pneumonia at age 36. The children were kept in an orphanage until the mother remarried.

1. Jennie [b Jan. 1892; d 15 Mar. 1973].
2. Charles Frances [b Dec. 1896]; died in WWII.
3. Harry James [b 17 Dec. 1897 at Spencer, MA; d 20 Oct. 1966 at Worchester, MA]. > E-183
4. Edward Raymond [b Apr. 1899; d Mar. 1975].
5. Essex William [b 1902; d Mar. 1970].
6. Luther [b 1903]. Adopted.

 

E-183   HARRY JAMES FENNER AND LAURA JULIA BARTON

[b 17 Dec. 1897 at Spencer, MA; d 20 Oct. 1966 at Worcester, MA] Harry m Laura Julia Barton [b 27 Nov. 1903 at Malone, Franklin, NY; d 4 May 1958 at Worcester, MA], daughter of George Bertrand and Mary Tebo, on 27 Dec. 1920 in Worcester, MA.

1. Harry George [b 1 Dec. 1921; d 12 Oct. 2003]; m Claire Lois Young. > E-1831
2. Barbara Julia [b 31 Mar. 1923; d 2009]; m Wilfred Chenard [b 1914; d 5 May 1969] on 31 May 1941. They had Joan [1942], Janet [1944-2005], and Janice [1944].
3. Irene Gloria [b 21 April 1924; d 14 July 2001 at Medford, MA]; m Maurice Gibeault [d 20 Jan. 1990]. They had Marie (m Doug Whitman), Richard, and Donna.
4. Lillian June [b 11 Apr. 1926 at Worcester, MA]; m Joseph Mason [b 14 May 1922 at Worcester, MA; d 13 June 1997]. They had Joseph Michael [b 1949], Sandra [b 1951] (m Michael Horan), and Gail (married her cousin Robert Harry Fenner [E-18314]).
5. Raymond Felix [b 28 Feb. 1929; d September 1976].
6. Glen Edward [b 17 July 1931; d June 1996]; m Ethel B. Seagrave [b 1934]. > E-1836
7. Robert James [b 17 Aug. 1932; d Oct. 1987].
8. Claire Ruth [b 18 Sept. 1934 at Worcester, MA; d 4 June 1989]; m John F. Harrington. They had Edward Paul [1952-2009], Robert [1953-1953], Timothy [1954-], Kathleen Julia [1956-], Linda Ann [1957-1988] (m Glen Waller), and John F. [1959-].
9. Nancy Virginia [b 7 May 1936 at Worcester, MA; d November 1995 at Worcester]; m Robert H. Thienel [b 1933]. They had Laura [b 1960] and Robert [b 1961].
10. Charlotte Mary [b 9 October 1937]; had Robin Fenner [b 1955] by George N. Bakerlis [b 1931; d 1990]. She later m Alton Frederick Chase III [b 1933; d 16 Sept. 1988].
11. Charles Francis [b 9 October 1937 at Wor., MA; d March 1988]; m Shirley —. > E-183[11]
12. Baby boy [b/d 1938]; buried at Notre Dame Cemetery.
13. Baby girl [b/d 1939]; buried at Notre Dame Cemetery.
14. Richard Edward [b 4 March 1941]; m Ruth May Warren [b 1948]. They had Jason Raymond [b 1976].

 

E-1831   HARRY GEORGE FENNER AND CLAIRE LOIS YOUNG

[b 1 Dec. 1921 at Leicester, MA; d 12 October 2003 at Worcester, MA] Harry George Fenner m Claire Lois Young [b 28 February 1921 at East Brookfield, Worcester, MA; d 22 July 1975 at Worcester, MA] on 20 February 1943 at Worcester, MA. She was the daughter of Walter Young and Jeannia Derosier.

1. Therese Mary [b 16 Nov. 1947 at Worcester, MA]. > E-18311
2. Claire Lois [b 30 Jan. 1949 at Worcester, MA]; had Michelle Fenner [b 23 July 1989].
3. Jean Harriet [b 20 Feb. 1950 at Worcester, MA]; had David Walter (Beale) [b 1972], then m Thomas Beale. They had Moira Celia [b 1986], and Jonathan [b 1988].
4. Robert Harry [b 16 Jan. 1954 at Worcester, MA]; m Gail Mason. > E-18314
5. Susan Anne [b 8 July 1955]; m Mark Tougas.
6. Anne Barbara [b 10 October 1961 at Worcester, MA]; m Robert Moquin. They had Susan [b 5 Jan. 1979].

 

E-1836   GLEN EDWARD FENNER AND ETHEL SEAGRAVE

Glen Edward [b 17 July 1931; d June 1996] m Ethel B. Seagrave [b 1934].

1. James Robert [b 1953; d 2000]; m Kathy Bruzas. They had James R., Jason P., and Michelle L.
2. Walter Albertus [b 1955].
3. Raymond E. [b 1960]
4. Leo Edward [b 1962; d 2009].
5. Glenn Edward [b 1957].
6. Bernice Ann [b 1956].

 

E-183[11]   CHARLES FRANCIS FENNER AND SHIRLEY

Charles Francis [b 9 October 1937 at Wor., MA; d March 1988] m Shirley —. Not all the children were fathered by Charles.

1. James Michael [b 1959].
2. Charles Robert [b 1960].
3. Lynn Anne [b 1962].
4. Paul Joseph [b 1967].
5. Steven [b 1968].

 

E-18311   THERESE MARY FENNER AND JOHN JOSEPH BOUCHER

[b 16 Nov. 1947 at Worcester, MA] She m John Joseph Boucher [b 29 June 1948 at Worcester, MA] on 30 October 1970 at Worcester, MA. He was the son of Louis Boucher and Mary O’Connor.

1. Rachel Anne [b 7 Aug. 1971 at Worcester, MA]; m Paul Edward Monaghan [b 8 April 1971] on 7 October 2001 at Northport, NY; had Michael E. [b 2005].
2. Peter John [b 19 August 1972 at Worcester, MA].
3. Mary Claire [b 24 December 1975 at Worcester, MA]; m Frank Michael Douglas [b 1 Sept. 1967] on 28 March 1998 at Melville, NY; had Brenna P. [b 2003], Keira A. [b 2006], and Nolan R. [b 2008].
4. Timothy Stephen [b 5 January 1980].
5. Catherine Lillian [b 23 September 1988].


E-18314   ROBERT HARRY FENNER AND GAIL A. MASON

[b 16 January 1954 at Worcester, MA] Robert m Gail A. Mason [b 2 June 1954 at Worcester, MA] on 8 June 1974 at Worcester, MA. Gail was his cousin, the daughter of Joseph Mason and Lillian Fenner.

1. Christopher [b 31 October 1976].
2. Tiffany [b 6 Nov. 1988].


F—Joseph Fenner & Clarissa Galpin

 

F-1   JOSEPH FENNER AND CLARISSA GALPIN

Joseph Fenner [b 16 May 1794 in RI; d 11 Jun. 1877 in Meriden, CT] m Clarissa Galpin [b 20 Feb. 1804; d 7 Dec. 1865]. 

1. Nathan G. [b 4 Aug. 1826; d 29 May 1902].
2. Lucy M. [b 9 July 1828 in NY; d 29 July 1909 in Springfield, MA] m John H. Spencer [1827-1909].
3. Jerry Booth [b 27 June 1834; d 12 June 1903] m Mary J. Mitchell [1837-1874]. > 13

Sources:
a. Joseph's memorial at FindaGrave.com, no. 10579842
b. U.S. Census, 1860 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHRH-WKN)
c. U.S. Census, 1870 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD34-6S9)

 

F-13   JERRY BOOTH FENNER AND MARY J. MITCHELL

Jerry Booth Fenner [b 27 Jun. 1834; d 12 Jun. 1903 at Meriden, CT] m Mary J Mitchell [b 1 May 1837; d 4 May 1874].
 
1. William J. [b 1865 in CT; d 27 Apr. 1930 in Lynn, MA] m Jennie Moore [1865-1949].
2. Charles B. [b 6 Mar. 1867; d 30 Dec. 1883].
3. Frederick P. [Aug. 1871; d 28 Mar. 1949 at Meriden, CT] m Catherine Moon [1866-1936]. They had Laura [1898-1984], who m Arch Tremayne, and Charles M. [1903-1990].

Sources:
a. FindAGrave memorial, no. 10579839