TENNISON Joseph William b. 1824 Green Co, Kentucky d. 1880 Hart Co, Kentucky: The Dennis-Tennison Family
TENNISON Joseph William

TENNISON Joseph William

Male 1824 - 1880  (56 years)

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  • Name TENNISON Joseph William 
    Title 1824 
    Prefix [JS-LE.11] 
    Born 1824  Green Co, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1880  Hart Co, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Tennison Cemetery, Hart Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I202  Dennis/Tennison Families | John Sims, son of Henry Tennison
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2021 

    Father TENNISON Willis W. -> [JS-LE.1]    (B: ca 1795    Amherst Co, VA)    (D: 2 Jan 1875    Taylor Co, KY) 
    Mother TENNISON (Spears) Maragret  -> [JS-LE.1x]    (B: ca 1794    Unk)    (D: 1829    Green Co, KY) 
    Married 12 Aug 1817 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Bond posted by James Bond
    Family ID F217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 TENNISON (Anderson) Mary Ann -> [JS-LE.11x]    (B: ca 1818    Unk)    (D: bef 1858    Unk) 
    Married 18 Nov 1837  Green Co, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children                          
    +1. TENNISON James William[JS-LE.11-1]B: 30 Sept 1840Green Co, KY D: 24 Apr 1907Hart Co, KY
    +2. TENNISON William Henry[JS-LE.11-2]B: Dec 1843Taylor Co, KY D: 23 Feb 1917Hart Co, KY
     3. TENNISON Paton Stewart[JS-LE.11-3]
     4. TENNISON Mary Elizabeth[JS-LE.11-4]B: 1848 (1865)Green Co, KY
     5. TENNISON Mille B (or H.)[JS-LE.11-5] D: 3 Aug 1856Kentucky
     6. TENNISON Maragaret[JS-LE.11-6]B: ca 1853Unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 TENNISON (Bowen) Mary Ann -> [JS-LE.11xx]    (B: 22 Feb 1836    Kentucky)    (D: 11 Jul 1924    Hart Co, KY) 
    Married 20 Dec 1858 
    Notes 
    • Marriage license for Joseph's marriage to Mary Ann Bowen states marriage date as 20 Dec. 1858 in Taylor Co., KY. Joseph's residence was listed as Hart County and Mary Ann's as Taylor County. Some family trees on Ancestry show their marriage date as 1 SEPT 1858.
      Two years later the family is listed in the 1860 census of Hart County, KY.
      In the 1880 census Joseph age 62 and Mary Ann age 41 have 5 children ages 17 to age 2.
    Children                          
     1. TENNISON Nancy[JS-LE.11-7]B: 9 Oct 1859Hart Co, KY
     2. TENNISON George[JS-LE.11-8]B: 10 Jun 1862Kentucky D: 11 Jun, 1910Hart Co, KY
     3. TENNISON Mary S[JS-LE.11-9]B: 1865Kentucky
    +4. TENNISON Joseph Lee[JS-LE.11-(10)]B: 11 Sep 1868Kentucky D: 28 Apr 1945Hart Co, KY
     5. TENNISON Henry S[JS-LE.11-(11)]B: 22 Jun 1876Kentucky
     6. TENNISON Sarah J.[JS-LE.11-(12)]B: 1878Kentucky
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Some researchers cite Joseph birth place as MO. I think KY is more likely, given that Joseph lived in KY.
      Note: The three ANDERSON females living in household are sisters and mother of Mary Anderson Tennison
      1850 Census Hart Co., KY Family 408; House 407. (pg. 66)
      Joseph Tennison age 31 b. KY
      Mary Tennison age 32. b. KY
      James T 10 yr. b. KY
      William T 7 yr. b.KY
      Stewart T., 4 yrs. b. KY
      Elizabeth Anderson. age 29. b. VA
      Mary E Anderson age 21 b. VA
      Martha Anderson age 55 b/ VA
      1858 Marriage License Taylor Co., KY Joseph Tennison to Mary Ann Bowen [Ancestry-Film Number 000983728
      1860 Census; Dist 2; Munfordville, Hart Co., KY;
      Note 2nd Wife is listed
      Joseph Tennison. age 42
      Polly Tennison. age 21
      Elizabeth. 14
      Margaret. 6
      Nancy. 8/12
      1880 Census Hart Co., Delling 17; Home is Hammonville, Hart Co., KY
      Joseph's father b. VA; Mother born KY
      Occupation - Farmer; sick - "Broken Ribs"
      Cannot read -yes; cannot- write -Yes
      Mary S Tennison; age 15
      Joseph L Tennison. age 12
      Henry S. Tennison age 4
      Sarah Tennison. age 2
      Home is Hammonville, Hart Co., KY
      Joseph's father b. VA; Mother born KY
      Occupation - Farmer
      Listed next on census is the family of William H. Tennison, age 36 (b. 1844) and wife Mary E Tennison age 36. Also listed are their 5 children.

      Marriage license. Hart Co., KY Film # 000983728
      (Additional Info from June Hines)