This letter is on behalf of my beloved father whom work very hard on the history of the Tenpenny's. He would be amaze of all the questions and the intest of Nathaniel Tenpenny. I have in heir folders and folders on information on the Tenpenny's. What I read and understand, I put out some information that can help some of your answers and some questions. The following is a small portion of what my father gather of the Tenpenny's
Nathaniel Tenpenny came to America in 1764 on the ship call the Tryal under captain John Erring. He was sentenced not sure of what in February of 1764 tranported on the ship Tryal in March of 1764 under the term of EMIGRANTS OF BONDAGE. The soucre came from the OLD BAILEY PAPERS city of London, county of MIDDLESEX.
Nathaniel Tenpenny married Mary Walkup had to sons Richard Tenpenny and Daniel Tenpenny(twins) and five females unknown this was in the 1810 census N.C. Daniel died approx 1810.
The two boys came to Cannon County, Tenn. Richard Tenpenny Sr. married Barbara Shuman Children: Mary Peden, Katherine Vance, Sally Brandon,(not Tenpenny) Munford Tenpenny DOB 1812, Tobias Tenpenny DOB 1816, Joeph Tenpenny DOB1818, James W. Tenpenny DOB 1821, Richard Jr. Tenpenny DOB 1824, Daniel Tenpenny DOB 1824
Munford Tenpenny married Mary Gannon Children: John L. Tenpenny DOB 1833, William Tenpenny DOB 1835, James Tenpenny DOB 1837, Elizabeth Ann Tenpenny DOB 1840, Martha Tenpenny DOB 1842, David Tenpenny, DOB 1844, Mary Jane Tenpenny DOB 1846, Samuel C. Tenpenny DOB 1846.
John L. Tenpenny married Martha Alexander Children: Mumford Tenpenny DOB 1855
Mumford Tenpenny married Mary S. Children: John Daniel TenpennyDOB 1885 , Evaus (not Tenpenny)
John Daniel Tenpenny married Mollie Patton Children: Earlean W. Tenpenny DOB 1906, Carmack Tenpenny DOB 1907, Clarence Tenpenny DOB 1909, Wisman Tenpenny DOB 1919.
As for meI'm Cabrini M. Tenpenny the daughter of Donald F. Tenpenny and his father name is Ray Tenpenny from Warace Tennessee.