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 Benjamin Tennille

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Benjamin Tennille

  • Birth 1750 Prince William County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 Jun 1811 Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 19836690

"SGT 3 REGT VA INF REV WAR"

Occupations: Sgt. in the 3rd VA Regt. of the Continental Line from Feb. 1776-1779; Deputy Surveyor for Washington Co., GA; Clerk of the Superior Court of Washington Co., GA; Justice of the Peace for Washington Co., GA; Judge in Catahoula Parish, LA.

Parents: Francus and Margaret Tennell

Spouse: Rachael Wicker born 1767 Hillsboro Dist., Chatham Co., NC; Married 1. Vincent Deeson; Md. 2. Benjamin Tennille in 1789 Washington Co., GA; Md. 3. Parker Dossin in 1815. She died Jan.14, 1816 in Ouachita Parish, LA. Parents: Robert Hester Wicker (b. 1738 Hillsboro Dist., Chatham Co., NC & d. Jan. 2, 1821 Cape Girardeau Co., GA) & Hannah Simmons Holley (b. ca 1741 Bertie Co., NC.)

Children of Benjamin & Rachael (Wicker) Tennille: Mira St. John (b. Feb. 5, 1790, md. Robt. Hall), Jane St. Claire (March 11, 1792-Aug. 24, 1882, md. John Hughes), Nancy (b. Sept. 3, 1793, md. 1. Thos. Barlow, 2. Henry Bry), Margaret St. Claire (March 9, 1794-before 1811), Rachael St. Julien (Sept. 3, 1796-July 20, 1828, md. 1. Wm. Van Allen, 2. Jonathan Morgan), Hannah Simmons (b. July 30, 1798, md. her first cousin - Ferdinand Morgan), Benjamin Sydney (Feb. 20, 1800-Nov. 9, 1819), Elizabeth (Jan. 15, 1802-July 28, 1819), Melinda (Sept. 7, 1803-Nov. 9, 1826), Robert Francis (Aug. 8, 1805-before 1811) & Madison Hall Tennille (July 28, 1809-Dec. 1832). All of the children were born in Washington Co., GA except Madison Hall, who was born in Ouachita Parish, LA.


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  • Created by: Shirley Burks Wells
  • Added: 11 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19836690
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Tennille (1750–30 Jun 1811), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19836690, citing Tennille Cemetery, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Burks Wells (contributor 46511681) .