TENNISON John Washington b. 15 Jun 1809 North Carolina d. 1898 Choctaw Co, Mississippi: The Dennis-Tennison Family
TENNISON John Washington

TENNISON John Washington

Male 1809 - 1898  (88 years)

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  • Name TENNISON John Washington 
    Title 1809 
    Prefix [Ig.25] 
    Born 15 Jun 1809  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1898  Choctaw Co, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I145  Dennis/Tennison Families | Ignatius Nevitte Tennison, son John Tennison
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2020 

    Father TENNISON John B.  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother TENNISON (Mnu) Nancy  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married ca 1798  North Carolina (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Moved to Green Co., KY in 1817. John H. and sons moved on to Lauderdale Co., AL. Several of female children and families also relocated there.
    Family ID F3405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TENNISON (Biggers) Ann Malinda  (Age 77 years) 
    Married bet. 1835-1841  Lauderdale Co, Alabama (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. HOGAN (Tennison) Cynthia A  (Age 98 years)BORN: 13 Dec 1843 DIED: Mar 1942
     2. TENNISON James S.BORN: 1843
     3. TENNISON William J. H. BORN: 1843
     4. TENNISON HenryBORN: 1859
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Washington Tennyson married after the family moved from Green Co., Ky to Lauderdale Co., AL. (1833) He was listed in the 1850 census as a Physician at the Lauderdale Factory. In 1860 census finds him in Pontotoc Co., MS. His last two children were listed as born in MS indicates a move between 1853 and 1856. John's older sister Nancy M Tennison had never married and was living with the family in the 1860 census.
      John W served with the Company F 17 Mississippi INF Confederacy as a Pvt.
      In 1882 John W applied for a medical license in the state of Mississippi . He stated that he had practice medicine for 41 years.
      Some researchers claim Kenneth L. Tennison b. 14 Jan 1862 Pontotoc Co., MS; and d. 1954 as a son of the doctor John Tennison. Kenneth was buried in Choctaw Co. MS at the Providence Baptist Church. He married 29 Feb 1882 Choctow Co., MS to Georgia Ann TRUSSELL b. 17 Apr. 1863-64; d. 10 Sept 1905. 9 children. males William John b 1887. m Juanita Miller; James b. 1891; Curry L. b. 1893; Walsey b. 1895; Edwin b. 1890