Researching the family of Samuel FENTON, born 1756 in Bucks Co., PA; died in Adams Co., OH July 3, 1842. Fought in the Revolutionary War. He married Elizabeth DIX(DICKS). From that marriage the following children were born: Jeremiah, John, Hannah, Michael, Sarah, Enoch, and Mary. Would be interested in exchanging information/documentation.
My Great,Great grandmother's name was Hannah (Fenton) Haynes. She married Michael Joseph Haynes in Feb 2,1879. They lived in Chesterfield,Illinois and had three children Ethel, Roy and Bertha. Would like to see if any of our facts match.
I am related to Samuel Fenton & Elizabeth Dix. The Fenton name is on a page of our family bible. I have a Jeremiah "Stella's Jerry" Fenton (b.7/7/1779) married Susanna Records. Their 10 children are listed but I don't see how they are related to melinda Fenton who married Allen T. Shinn, who was my gggrandfather. The bible is from Nebraska
Any information please reply. Nic email@example.com
Could you please list the names of all 10 children and dates if you have them?
I have 2 Sarah FENTONS in my data base-
1782 b Bucks Co, PA- daughter of Samuel Fenton b 1750 Bucks Co, PA
1808 b Adams Co, OH- daughter of Jeremiah Fenton b 1779 Bucks Co, PA
Sarah b 1808- m. David Lovejoy Massie
Bpallie- m. Will Fenton
Benjamin b 1810- married Elizabeth Smith
John W. b 1812
Maria b 1814
Susan b 1816
Mary b 1820
Orpha b 1823
Rachel b 1825
Wilson J. b 1827
Here is what is on the Fenton page:
Fenton Family Record
Jeremiah (1779) "Stella's Jerry"
wife Susanna Records
Minerva - Alexander
Elizabeth - Hughes
Mary - Petereen (?)
John Wesley - 1812
Orpha - Rounds
Maria - Andrews
Susan - Hamilton
Rachel - Wilson
Sallie - Massie
( that's about all. It looks like information copied from another bible maybe.)
(The following is also on the page)
John - "Kentucky John"
Enoch Madison - 1822-1880
Samuel "Big Sam"
Elizabeth, 2nd wife Eyler Judge
Amanda - wife Turner Osborne
sallie - wife Volney Percell
Melinda "Linnie" Shinn
(I think this refers to Melinda Fenton who married Allen Trimble Shinn in 1832)
Samuel Fenton 1756-1842 married Elizabeth Dix 1760-1823
Sarah "Sallie" 1802-1885
husband Nicolas Burwell
Mary "Polly" husband M. Crawford
(Thats about it - I would appreciate an help in identifying these Fentons) Nic
I'm looking for a James A Fenton. I thought maybe 10 children he might be there. Helen
I have a James Anstrom Fenton 1838-1913 from NY if you are interested.
Melinda was the daughter of John "Kentucky John" Fenton and Sarah "Sally" Field. Melinda was born 7/9/1812 in West Union, Adams, Ohio, and died Dec 26, 1885 in Carson, Iowa. She is buried in Henderson, Iowa.
Kentucky John is the brother of "Stiller" Jerry (not Stella's Jerry), sons of Samuel Fenton and Elizabeth Dixon Dicks.
The handwriting in the bible you have is probably hard to read or someone couldn't spell "Stiller."
If you are anywhere near Columbus, Ohio, there is a book on the family history of Jeremiah Fenton (1764-1841) at the State Library of Ohio.