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Cordelia E. Brown Bennett Tenney
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1837
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1909
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA

Newspaper Article Obit: MFP - 9 - 11 - 1909 -
WAS A PIONEER WOMAN -
Mrs. Cordelia Tenney who died here this morning. -
Came to Minnesota in the early sixties;
Funeral will be held on Monday morning.
Mrs. Cordelia E. Bennett - Tenney died in a local hospital at 7:30 o'clock this morning, aged seventy-one years. Her home was in Minnesota Lake.
She was born in St. Lawrence county, New York, Nov. 25, 1837.
On Jan. 25, 1863, at Pottsdam, N.Y., she was married to Thomas Bennett. They came to Minnesota in March, 1866. They came via the St. Lawrence river, the Great Lakes to Milwaukee, by rail to Winona, from there to Traverise des Sioux by stage. Five children were born to them, three dying in infancy, two surviving her - Mrs. Jennie Johnson of Mapleton, and James L. Bennett of Sleepy Eye.
Mr. Bennett died Dec. 27, 1885.
On Sept. 6, 1890, she was married to O. B. Tenney at Winnebago City by Rev. Peter Clare. They have since made their home at Minnesota Lake. Mr. Tenney died three years ago.
She was a good wife and mother, a devoted church worker.
The funeral services will be held at 10:30 Monday morning from the Methodist church.
Interment at Glenwood.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Thomas Bennett (1822 - 1885)
  Oliver Bush Tenney (1828 - 1906)
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Marsha
Record added: May 28, 2011
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Cordelia E. <i>Brown</i> Bennett Tenney
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Cordelia E. <i>Brown</i> Bennett Tenney
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