I am looking for the families of Samuel Igo Fennell/ Fennel. The following is information I
have on him.
The 1860 Hamilton Co. TN Census shows:
-- Emaline Fennel b. abt. 1820 TN (presume this is his mother, no father shown.)
-- Eliza Fennel b. abt. 1839 in TN
-- Nancy Fennel b. abt. 1843 in TN (married
William Franklin Lomenick abt. 1862 in Hamilton Co., TN.)
-- Samuel Igo Fennel b. 1842 (actual date April 4, 1842) in TN. m. Mary Ann D. Walker
[possibly Cherokee] July 9, 1865 in Hamilton Co., TN.
-- Monroe Fennel b. abt. 1848 in TN (married
Mary E. Miles Dec. 18, 1866 in Hamilton Co., TN)
Pension records give the following service and family information:
Samuel Igo Fennell served in the Union army in the Civil War for three years as a private in
Comnpany "C" 5th Regiment of Tennessee. Pension records show he was 6'4", light hair and
blue eyes. From 1862 to 1869 he resided in Hamilton CO., TN. In 1869 he moved to Dunlap,
Sequatchie Co., TN and after the death of his wife in 1872 he moved back to Hamilton Co.
until 1877. In 1877 he moved to Bonham, Fannin Co., TX.
Samuel Igo Fennell b. April 4, 1842 in Chattanooga or Harrison, Hamilton Co., TN. He
married Mary Ann D. Walker July 9, 1865 in Hamilton Co., TN.
Children of Samuel Fennell and Mary Walker:
--John Lewis Fennell b. Feb. 19, 1866 in TN.
--Mary Ann Fennell b. July 2, 1868 in TN.
--Andrew Jackson Fennell b. Feb. 28, 1870 in TN.
--George Ann Fennell b. Oct.28, 1872 (in Dunlap, Sequatchie Co., TN.)(Married Vannie
Elizabeth Waters Dec. 18, 1889 in Bonham, Fannin CO., TX)
Samuel's wife Mary died Oct. 28, 1872 giving birth to George Ann Fennell.
Samuel Igo Fennell m. Mary Ann Gann July 9, 1877 in Hamilton CO., TN.
Children of Samuel Fennell and Mary Gann:
--James Sherman Fennell b. Aug. 13, 1878 Fannin Co., TX (married Effie Eubanks)
--William Silas Fennell b. June 23, 1885 in Fannin Co., TX.
--Mary Amanda Fennell b. December 22, 1888 in Fannin Co., TX.(married a Sims and
--Emma D. Fennell b. January 5, 1894 in Fannin Co., TX (married Sam Rhodes)
Samuel Igo Fennell married Mary Elizabeth Harris Nov. 11, 1898 in Bonham, Fannin CO.,
Child of Samuel Fennell and Mary Harris:
--Samuel Horace Fennell b. March 22, 1900 Indian Territory, Hugo, OK.
Samuel and his brother Monroe Fennell can be found in the 1880 Census in Fannin Co.,
Samuel is shown on the 1890 Texas special Schedule- Surviving Soliders, living in Fannin
Samuel is show in the 1910 Census in Ratlipp, Choctaw Co., OK.
Samuel Igo Fennell died of influenza January 3, 1928 in Belzonia, Pushmataha CO., OK. He
was buried near Antlers, Oklahoma along the roadside on his land. He was known as the
"OLD INDIAN MAN" -- as his wives were of Indian descent with the possible exception of
his third wife who may have been Irish.
The following is information I have on the children of Samuel:
Andrew Jackson Fennell had a daughter Della Fennell born Nov. 1891.
Andrew Jackson Fennell and wife Louisa had the following children:
--Vannie E. Fennell b. abt. 1905 married Doug Roberson.
--James H. Fennell b. abt. 1908.
George Ann Fennell and Vannie Elizabeth Waters had the following children:
-- Burley D. Fennell b. 8/16/1891 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX; d. 01/16/1953 in Paoli, KS
m. Annie Erwin, & Daisy Smith.
--Frank William Fennell b. April 18, 1896 m. Bessie Trevathan.
--Lenya A. Fennell b. Feb. 27, 1898.
--Susie M. Fennell b. Nov. 13, 1900.
--Cora B. Fennell b. Feb. 24, 1904.
--Margaret Lee Fennell b. Aug. 18,1907 in TX.
--Grady Thomas Fennell b.June 27, 1912 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK. d. Feb. 5, 1992 in
Sutherlin, Douglas Co., OR. m. Loren Bonnie Priest Mar. 14, 1933 in Specerville, Choctaw
Children of James Sherman Fennell & Effie Eubanks:
Deafnner Fennell m. Bill Foster
James Euba Fennell
Children of Mary Amanda Fennell:
--Julius Fennell b. abt. 1908 in OK disappeared while at a carnival in Hugo, OK as a young
man -- was never heard from again.)
Child of Mary Amanda Fennell & ? Sims:
Children of Mary Amanda Fennell & ? Johnson:
Children of Emma D. Fennell and Sam Rhodes:
--Jessie Alvie Rhodes
--Mildred Agnes Rhodes
Children of Samuel Horace "Harsh" Fennell and Betty ?:
--Unknown name of another daughter Fennell