The TENNEY Family of Rowley

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MERCY TENNEY m. Thomas Hardy

First Generation


Parents: Unkown

Thomas Tenney married Ann Unknown. Ann was buried on 26 (7) 1657 in Rowley. [Ref, s. Samuel]

Children of Thomas Tenney:

  1. Mercy Tenney was born on 17 Jun 1644 in Rowley. She died on 15 Aug 1716 in Bradford. She married Thomas Hardy.
  2. Thomas Tenney married Margaret Hidden. [Ref, p. 16]
    some descendants of Thomas Tenney
  3. Daniel Tenney was born on 16 (1) 1653 in Rowley. [Ref, s. Thomas and Ann] He married Elizabeth Stickney on 21 Jul 1680. [Ref, p. 18] Daniel married second Mary Unknown. [Ref, p. 18] He married third Elizabeth Woodman after Nov 1712 (int.). [Ref, p. 18] Elizabeth was the daughter of Joshua Woodman. [Ref, p. 18]
    some descendants of Daniel Tenney

Second Generation


Parents: Thomas Tenney [Ref, p. 372]

Mercy Tenney was born on 17 Jun 1644 in Rowley. [Ref, p. 372] She died on 15 Aug 1716 [Ref, p. 372], age 72, in Bradford. [Ref][Ref] She is buried in the old burying ground in Bradford. [Ref] She married Thomas Hardy on 22 (9) 1664 in Rowley. [Ref][Ref, p. 372]


Editors, "Bradford Inscriptions," Essex Antiquarian 5, 1901, 17-22, 41-48, 58-60.

Hardy, H. Claude, Hardy and Hardie, Past and Present, unknown, unknown, 1935.

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007.

Tenney, M. J., The Tenney Family, or the descendants of Thomas Tenney of Rowley, Mass., 1638 - 1690, Boston, American Printing and Engraving Co., 1891.