Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Tenleys in:
 • Red Oak Cemetery
 • Tipton
 • Cedar County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Elsie Mae Hoover Tenley
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: ???. 27, 1872
Mount Carroll
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1911
Savanna
Carroll County
Illinois, USA

Elsie Mae Hoover was born near Mount Carroll, ILL in 1872 where she spent her first 19 years. She married Lawson J. Tenley of Carroll County, IL on December 13, 1891. To this union were born nine children: Esther (died in infancy), Hattie, Clarence, Ruth, Nellie, Paul (died 7-29-09), Dalay, Della, and Alice. The first six years of her married life were spent in Carroll County, IL. In 1897 they moved to Cando, N. Dakota where they remained until 1904. In that year they moved to the vicinity of Stanwood, Iowa. Her death was sudden and unexpected. While visiting friends in Savanna, IL about January 1, 1911 she contracted a severe cold which turned to La Grippe and brought about her death on January 6, 1911 at the age of 38 years, 8 months, and 10 days. She was a member of the "Church of the Brethren". Her funeral was held in their home, Stanwood, Iowa on January 8, 1911 at 1:30 PM, Elder John Zuck officiating. Burial was at Red Oak Cemetery, Tipton, Iowa. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lawson Johnathan Tenley (1869 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Clarence Earl Tenley (1895 - 1957)*
  Ruth Tenley Smith (1897 - 1979)*
  Paul H Tenley (1902 - 1909)*
  Daisy F. Tenley Austin (1903 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Red Oak Cemetery
Tipton
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Kirk Ruchotzke
Record added: Oct 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11911348
Elsie Mae <i>Hoover</i> Tenley
Added by: Kirk Ruchotzke
 
Elsie Mae <i>Hoover</i> Tenley
Added by: Lori
 
Elsie Mae <i>Hoover</i> Tenley
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Ken Wright
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service