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Sarah Tennison

Sarah Tennison
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MarriageJohn NoeView this family
before 1703

Death of a husbandJohn Noe
about 1725
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Mr. TENNIS/TENNISON had children: 1. John TENNISON b. ca. 16281 Holland;2 m. Elizabeth, d. Jan. 1682/3 St. Mary's Co., MD3 2. Justinian TENNISON born ca. 16295 Weymouth4 or Yarmouth,2 England; m. Katherine GRESHAM;6 d. between 23 Jan.7 (or Feb.)8 and 8 July 1699 Charles. Co., MD7,8 That Justinian, brother of John, and Justinian, son of John both died about 1699 has caused confusion for some researchers. Justinian, brother of John died testate in Charles County. He made his wife (not named) his executrix. That she was Katherine was shown in that in July 1699 in Charles County the will of Justinian TENNIS was proved by the three witnesses, and Katherine TENNIS, executrix, posted testamentary bond of 60 pounds sterling with Thomas CLAXON and Thomas SIMSON as security.9 Justinian, son of John died ca. 1699 in St. Mary's County. In May 1699 in St. Mary's County Eliza: TENNISON posted administrative bond of 150 pounds with John SHANKES and Danl: HENLY as security.10 John TENNISON and Elizabeth had children: 1. John11 TENNISON d. before 169812 2. Mary11 TENNISON m. William CHESHIRE11 3. Matthew11 TENNISON 4. Justinian11 TENNISON m. Elizabeth SHANKS;13 d. ca. 1699 St. Mary's Co., MD10 5. Absolom11 TENNISON Justinian TENNIS the elder was in Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA by 1650, at which time John MOTTROM patented 250 acres who had the rights on assignment from Justinian TENNIS who transported 5 persons into the colony.14 Justinian TENNIS is last found in Northumberland Co. on 10 April 1666 when he was appointed a constable.15 In Sep. 1668 Justinian DENNIS of St. Mary's Co., MD demanded a warrant for 350 acres for having transported himself, Katherine his wife, Jane/Jean (spelled both ways), Barbara, Justinian, and Mary his children and William SOMERSETT his servant into the province.16 Justinian TENNISON (TENNIS) and wife Katherine GRESHAM had children: 1. Jane16 TENNISON b. say 1657 Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA;17 m. Vincent MANSELL/MANSFIELD18 d. between 22 June 168719 and 18 Jan. 1687/8 St. Mary's Co., MD18 2. Barbara7,8,16 TENNISON b. say 1660 Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA;17 m. Oliver BURCH;20,21 died between 15 Feb. 1726/7 and Aug. 1743 Charles Co., MD 3. Justinian16 TENNISON b. say 1663 Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA;17 never married died 15 July 1686 St. Mary's Co., MD26 4. Mary TENNISON7,8,16 b. say 1666 Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA;17 She did NOT marry George DEMENT/DIAMOND. His wife was Mary, daughter of William TYMOTHY.22 5. John7,8 TENNISON b. say 1668 Charles Co., MD;17 m. Sarah24 LEMASTER;23 d. between 12 Apr. 174324 and 24 July 174525 Charles Co., MD 6. Catherine7,8 TENNISON b. say 1670 Charles Co. MD;17 m. John SCOTT;21,27 living 19 Apr. 172528 7. Elizabeth7,8 TENNISON b. say 1673 Charles Co., MD;17 m. James WILLIAMS;27,30 living 27 Aug. 172429 8. Sarah7,8 TENNISON b. say 1676 Charles Co., MD;17 possibly m. John NOE33 9. Diana7,8 TENNISON b. say 1678 Charles Co., MD17 10. Christian7,8,32 TENNISON b. say 1680;17 m.1. Samuel COOKSEY;30,31 m.2. John LEMASTER;20,27,31 d. spring 1759 Charles Co., MD32 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Archives of Maryland 10:289. 2. Charles Co., MD land records H2:366, FHL microfilm 0,013,753. 3. Archives of Maryland 17:132. 4. Charles Co., MD land records H2:415, FHL microfilm 0,013,753. 5. Source 2 shows Justinian was younger than John. Source 14, shows Justinian was of age in 1650. 6. Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA 1652-1665 Court Order Book:126 (bottom #'s) FHL microfilm 0,032,648. 7. Gustinian Tennis will, Maryland wills 6:251-252, FHL microfilm 0,012,843. 8. Gustenan Tennis will, Charles Co., MD wills A2:222-223, FHL microfilm 0,013,761. 9. MD Testamentary Proceedings 17:347, FHL microfilm 0,012,934. 10. MD Testamentary Proceedings 17: 293, FHL microfilm 0,012,934. 11. John Tennison will, MD wills 4:16-17, FHL microfilm 0,012,843. 12. MD Testatmentary Proceedings 18B:21, FHL microfilm 0,012,934. 13. John Shanks will, MD wills 4:91-82, FHL microfilm 0,012,843. 14. Beverly Fleet, Virginia, USA Colinial Abstracts, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1988), 1:390. 15. Northumberland Co., Virginia, USA 1652-1665 court order book:437 (bottoms #'s), FHL microfilm 0,032,648. 16. MD Patents 11: 526, FHL microfilm 0,013,068. 17. Date estimates from record 16 and residences before and after that time. 18. Maryland Testamentary Proceedings 14:37-38, FHL microfilm 0,012,934. 19. Maryland Tesatmentary Proceedings 13:490, 492-493, FHL microfilm 0,012,933. 20. Charles Co., MD land records Z3:5, FHL microfilm 0,013,758. 1782 Deposition of Susannah (Burch) Smallwood, daughter of Justinian Burch [son of Oliver], showed that her father's aunt was Christian [Tennison] Lemaster. 21. Henry C. Peden, Jr. Maryland Deponents 1634-1776, (Westminster, MD: 3:38 quoting CCLR M3:354. Deposition of Thomas Burch [son of Oliver] in 1763 mentioned his "uncle John Scott" [John Scott married Katherine Tennison, see #27]. 22. Charles Co., MD land records, D2:15-16, FHL microfilm 0,013,752. 23. Abraham Lemaster will, Maryland wills 18:10-11, FHL microfilm 0,012,847. 24. Charles Co., MD land records O2:541-542, FHL microfilm 0,013,754. 25. Charles Co., MD land records Z2:67-69, FHL microfilm 0,013,754. [John's widow] Sarah Tennison, to live for her natural life on land sold by her sons, without being put to her "third part" [dower]. 26. Justinian Tennison inventory, MD inventories and accounts 9:341-342, FHL microfilm 0,012,920. 27. James Williams inventory, MD inventories 9:340-341, FHL microfilm 0,012,863. John Lemaster [who married Christain Tennison] and John Scott [who married Katherine Tennison] signed as next of kin to inventory of James Williams [who married Elizabeth Tennison]. 28. John Scott, Sr. inventory, MD inventories 10:437-350, FHL microfilm 0,012,864. 29. James Williams account, MD accounts 6:122-123, FHL microfilm 0,012,901. 30. Samuel Cooks[ey] inventory, MD inventories and accounts 29:245-246, FHL microfilm 0,012,924. James Williams signed inventory (as kin?). 31. Samuel Cooksey account, MD inventories and accounts, 32B:267-268, FHL microfilm 0,012,925. 32. Charles Co., MD land records Z3:3, FHL microfilm 0,013,758, William Simpson deposition. 33. Ralph D. Smith, The Tennison Family of Southern Maryland, (Daytona Beach, FL: by author, 1997), 106-107.