TENNISON,  [T-76.4] Absalom Conifer (Absolom)

TENNISON, [T-76.4] Absalom Conifer (Absolom)

Male Aft 1800 - 1854  (~ 53 years)

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  • Name TENNISON, Absalom Conifer (Absolom) 
    Prefix [T-76.4] 
    Born Aft 1800  Charles Co, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1854  Charles Co, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Saint Marys Catholic Church Cemetery, Newport, Charles Co, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I270  Dennis/Tennison Families | Unknow relationship
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2019 

    Father TENNISON, [T-76] Absalom (Absolam) #76  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother TENNISON (Farr/morgan), [T-76x] Eleanor  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Jan 1799  Saint Mary`s Co, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TENNISON (Higdon), [T-76.4x] Joanna Harriet  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married bef. 1826  Charles Co, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • This family is related to #76 Absalom Tennison. Names Edward Francis and John Edmund in his will 1830

      == Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      ANN PAMELIA TENNISON OF ST. MARY'S CO., MD. - #2a(1)(g)

      May 24, 1844 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. will of Ann P. Tennison, probated Mar. 12, 1845, leaves to:
      --brother Absalom C. Tennison, all of my estate both real and personal with the exception of my bed.
      --niece Ann E. Milburn, my bed.
      --sister Margaret Tennison, $20 which is to be paid to her by my brother.
      Executor: brother Absalom C. Tennison.
      Witnesses: William M. Hall, John H. Holmes, George N. White.
      Source: Reno, Linda D., "St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1836-1857," pp. 65-6.

    Children 
     1. TENNISON, [T-76.41] Edward Francis  (Age 41 years)BORN: 1828 DIED: 1869
     2. TENNISON, [T-76.42] Mary Ann H  (Age 73 years)BORN: 28 Feb., 1830 DIED: 6 Nov.1903
     3. TENNISON, [T-75.43] John Francis Summers  (Age 18 years)BORN: 1829 - 1833 DIED: aft 1850
     4. TENNISON, [T-76.44] John Edmund (Edward)  (Age 34 years)BORN: 1835 DIED: 1869
    +5. TENNISON, [T-76.45] Zachariah Bernard  (Age 40 years)BORN: 16 May 1838 DIED: 12 Jul 1878
     6. TENNISON, [T-76.46] James Thomas SemmesBORN: 5 Aug 1833
     7. TENNISON, [T-76.47] Jane T  (Age 9 years)BORN: 1841 DIED: at 1850
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • *relationship to his father proven by father's will which names his two oldest sons.
      *father know as #76 Absalson Tennison in Ralph Smith’s Books

      Charles County Maryland Will Book WDM-15, 1825-1833; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 351.
      Absalom Tennison, Will, February 2, 1830; March 28, 1830
      I, Absalom Tennison of CC, being at present in a sickly state of health, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To daughter Maria Shercliff during her life, 1/3 part of two tracts of land lying adjacent each other in St. Mary's County called "Shercliff" containing 150 acres and the other a mill seat containing about 20 acres but by me of Joseph Howard.
      To three daughters of daughter Maria Shercliff, namely Elizabeth Shercliff, John Francis Shercliff and Clarissa Shercliff the profits of the other 2/3 of aforesaid land during their minority and then to them at age.
      To son Absalom Tennison, negro Louis now in his possession.
      To daughter Elizabeth Tennison, negro Mary.
      To daughter Ann Tennison, negro Louisa.
      To grandson, Edward Francis Tennison, negro George.
      To grandson, John Edmund Tennison, negro Thomas.
      To daughter Henrietta Knight, negro Jim.
      To wife Eleanor during her life, all the residue of my personal property and then to my children and grandchildren.
      Item: son Absalom to be guardian of my grandchildren Edward Francis Tennison and John Edmund Tennison.
      Executor: son Absalom Tennison
      Signed: February 2, 1830 Absalom Tennison
      Wit: George D. Parnham, Samuel J. Briscoe, Calistus Lancaster

      Death year cited by fmorgan. As 1869 at his residence near Smith Creek.
      Assumed to be. Charles co., MD

      Sister is Ann Pamela Tennison. Her will names brother, Absolom C Tennison, and niece Ann E. Tennison.
      May 24, 1844 the St. Mary’s Co., MD will probated 12, Mar. 1845 leaves to:
      - brother Absalom C Tennison, all of my estate both real and personal with