John Manley Tenney1

M, b. 2 June 1886, d. 8 June 1967
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     John Manley Tenney was born on 2 June 1886 in Upshur, West Virginia.1 He was the son of James Benjamin Tenney and Mary Margaret Wilfong.2 John Manley Tenney married Lilly "Lillie" Howes, daughter of John "Johnny" Howes and Susan (?), on 2 July 1905 in Upshur, West Virginia.3 John Manley Tenney married Aletta Pearl "Leta" Bryon on 12 April 1918 in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia.4,5 John Manley Tenney died on 8 June 1967 in French Creek, Upshur, West Virginia, at age 81.2
Last Edited1 Sep 2010
Father*James Benjamin Tenney2 b. 25 Oct 1837
Mother*Mary Margaret Wilfong2 b. 17 Oct 1846, d. 1913

Family: John Manley Tenney and Lilly "Lillie" Howes

Child of John Manley Tenney and Aletta Pearl "Leta" Bryon

Citations

  1. [S104] Sherri Phipps: Website Gencircles.com, http://www.gencircles.com/users/westfall/1/data/7831
  2. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: John Manley Tenney
    Death Date: 08 Jun 1967
    Death Place: French Creek, Upshur, West Virginia
    Gender: Male
    Age: 81 years
    Estimated Birth Year: 1886
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    Father's Name: James B. Tenney
    Father's Birthplace:
    Mother's Name: Margaret Wilfong
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    Film Number: 816156
    Digital Folder Number: 4229108
    Image Number: 305
    Source: County Records
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    Collection: West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1970.
  3. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, July 2, 1905 at John Howe's residence in Upshur County, West Virginia by Jacob Read
    Tenney, John M., 19, single, b. Upshur County, West Virginia, resides Nixon, Upshur County, West Virginia, s/o James B. & Margaret Tenney
    Howes, Lillie, 24, single, b. Upshur County, West Virginia, resides Nixon, Upshur County, West Virginia, d/o Johnny & Susan Howes.
  4. [S2484] Obit: Luther B. Tenney, The Rev. Luther B. Tenney, 88, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon.

    He was born July 21, 1920, at Big Bend, a son of the late John and Letta Bryon Tenney.

    On Feb. 22, 1969, he married Glenna L. Wilfong, who survives.

    Also surviving are three stepdaughters, Helen Toth and husband, Dan, of Cleveland, Ohio, Betty Tsuldin of Cleveland and Rosemary Thompson and husband, Joseph, of Yakima, Wash.; four stepsons, Merrill McCray and wife, Jiana, of Jacksonville, Fla., Franklin and Walter McCray, both of Cleveland and Danny McCray and wife, Mary, of Canton, Ohio; 18 stepgrandchildren; and several stepgreat-grandchildren.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Carolyn Caputo; three brothers, Wilbert, Dana and Jason Tenney; and one sister, Loretta Casto.

    He was a minister and a member of the Faith Tabernacle Church.

    Friends will be received Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jimmy Russell officiating. Burial will follow in the Reger Cemetery at Teter.

    Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
  5. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, April 12, 1918 in Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia by Curtis Robinson
    Tenney, John M., 31, widower, b. Upshur County, West Virginia, resides Ours Mill, Upshur County, West Virginia
    Bryan, Leta Pearl, 21, single, b. Upshur County, West Virginia, resides Ours Mill, Upshur County, West Virginia.

Louisa Tenney1

F, b. 30 April 1888
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Louisa Tenney was born on 30 April 1888 in Upshur, West Virginia.2 She was the daughter of James Benjamin Tenney and Mary Margaret Wilfong.1
Last Edited1 Jul 2007
Father*James Benjamin Tenney1 b. 25 Oct 1837
Mother*Mary Margaret Wilfong1 b. 17 Oct 1846, d. 1913

Citations

  1. [S104] Sherri Phipps: Website Gencircles.com, http://www.gencircles.com/users/westfall/1/data/7831
  2. [S6] Upshur County, West Virginia, Births, 1853-1897, Tenney, Louisa Apr 30, 1888 d/o J. B. & Mary M. Wilfong 2-24.

Annellie Tenney1

F, b. 25 November 1890
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Annellie Tenney was born on 25 November 1890 in Upshur, West Virginia.2,1 She was the daughter of James Benjamin Tenney and Mary Margaret Wilfong.2
Last Edited1 Jul 2007
Father*James Benjamin Tenney2 b. 25 Oct 1837
Mother*Mary Margaret Wilfong2 b. 17 Oct 1846, d. 1913

Citations

  1. [S6] Upshur County, West Virginia, Births, 1853-1897, Tenney, Annellie Nov 25, 1890 d/o J. B. & Mary Margaret Wilfong 2-116.
  2. [S104] Sherri Phipps: Website Gencircles.com, http://www.gencircles.com/users/westfall/1/data/7831

Ingaby Simons1

F, b. 1865
     Ingaby Simons was born in 1865 in Upshur, West Virginia.1 She married Abel Sylvester Tenney, son of James Benjamin Tenney and Mary Margaret Wilfong, on 10 February 1887 in Upshur, West Virginia.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Child of Ingaby Simons and Abel Sylvester Tenney

Citations

  1. [S104] Sherri Phipps: Website Gencircles.com, http://www.gencircles.com/users/westfall/1/data/7832

Rosie Tenney1

F, b. 6 December 1887
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Rosie Tenney was born on 6 December 1887 in Upshur, West Virginia.1,2 She was the daughter of Abel Sylvester Tenney and Ingaby Simons.1
Last Edited1 Jul 2007
Father*Abel Sylvester Tenney1 b. 24 Nov 1866
Mother*Ingaby Simons1 b. 1865

Citations

  1. [S104] Sherri Phipps: Website Gencircles.com, http://www.gencircles.com/users/westfall/1/data/7832
  2. [S6] Upshur County, West Virginia, Births, 1853-1897.

Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]1

M, b. circa 1695, d. circa 1769
     Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] married Maria Elisabetha Gruber in Pennsylvania.2,1 Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] was born circa 1695 in Pirna East, Germany.3,1 He was buried circa 1769; possibly under the surname Wolfgang?1 He died circa 1769 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1,3
Last Edited5 May 2016

Children of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] and Maria Elisabetha Gruber

     He arrived in Philadelphia Sept. 22, 1734 on the ship St. Andrew.1

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p.67.
  2. [S140] Marriage Records: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Johannes Wilfong
    in the U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

    Name:     Johannes Wilfong
    Gender:     Male
    Spouse Name:     Elizabeth
    Marriage State:     of PA
    Number Pages:     3

    Source Citation
    Source number: 6495.003; Source type: Pedigree chart; Number of Pages: 3
    Source Information
    Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
    Original data: This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.
  3. [S1669] Ancestry.com: Sharp Family Project, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx, Johannes, Wildfang
    Birth: ABT 1695
    Pirna East, Germany
    Death: ABT 1769
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Maria Elisabetha Gruber1,2

F, b. circa 1700
     Maria Elisabetha Gruber died; Location of death unknown. USA probably, as it appears that she survived the voyage to North America.1 She married Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] in Pennsylvania.3,1 Maria Elisabetha Gruber was born circa 1700 in Germany.4,1
Last Edited5 May 2016

Children of Maria Elisabetha Gruber and Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]

     Maria Elisabetha Gruber was also known as Her name is listed as Maria Elisabeth on son Sebastian's birth record and as Elizabeth on the 1734 ship's record.1

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p.67.
  2. [S1669] Ancestry.com: Sharp Family Project, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx, Maria Elisabeth Gruber
    Birth: ABT 1700
    Germany
    Death: USA.
  3. [S140] Marriage Records: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Johannes Wilfong
    in the U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

    Name:     Johannes Wilfong
    Gender:     Male
    Spouse Name:     Elizabeth
    Marriage State:     of PA
    Number Pages:     3

    Source Citation
    Source number: 6495.003; Source type: Pedigree chart; Number of Pages: 3
    Source Information
    Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
    Original data: This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.
  4. [S1669] Ancestry.com: Sharp Family Project, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx, Maria Elisabeth Gruber
    Birth: ABT 1700
    Germany
    Death: USA.

Johannes Wildfang [Jr.]1

M, b. circa 1718
RelationshipSon of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Johannes Wildfang [Jr.] was born circa 1718 in Germany.1 He was the son of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] and Maria Elisabetha Gruber.1
Last Edited23 Oct 2008
Father*Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]1 b. c 1695, d. c 1769
Mother*Maria Elisabetha Gruber1 b. c 1700
     It is not possible with the currently available information, to know if the children of this line are with the correct father. Possibly there is no Johannes, Jr. and that these children are children of Johannes Sr. by a 2nd wife.1

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p.67.

Johannes Sebastian Wildfang1

M, b. 16 November 1732
RelationshipSon of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Johannes Sebastian Wildfang was born on 16 November 1732 in Oberlustadt, Rheinland Pfaz (Palatinate), Germany; His birth is recorded in Oberlustadt Reformed Church book. Oberlustadt is located in the Rhineland. Pfaz & church records start in 1720.1 He was the son of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] and Maria Elisabetha Gruber.1 Johannes Sebastian Wildfang married Anna Christina Breidschwerd on 20 May 1753 in Womelsdorf, Heid Township, Berks, Pennsylvania.1
Last Edited1 Jul 2007
Father*Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]1 b. c 1695, d. c 1769
Mother*Maria Elisabetha Gruber1 b. c 1700

Family: Johannes Sebastian Wildfang and Anna Christina Breidschwerd

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p.67.

Anna Christina Breidschwerd1

F, b. circa 1735
     Anna Christina Breidschwerd was born circa 1735.1 She married Johannes Sebastian Wildfang, son of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.] and Maria Elisabetha Gruber, on 20 May 1753 in Womelsdorf, Heid Township, Berks, Pennsylvania.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Anna Christina Breidschwerd and Johannes Sebastian Wildfang

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p.67.