Biography of William Fenner

William Fenner, son of William, was a native of New Jersey. He married Lucena Jenks, and they were the parents of John K, Lucy Telithie, Melinda, Joseph, Nathaniel, and William. His wife dying, he married, again, a woman by the name of Salisbury, and they had one son, Calvin, who lives in Herkimer County, N. Y. The father of Nathaniel C. Fenner married Maria, daughter of William and Anna (Palmateer) Grimes, of Fairfield, N. Y. He was a farmer, came to Alabama about 1838, and located on the place where the son now lives. He died in 1860, and his wife in 1888. Both of them were consistent members of the Baptist church. Their children weer Lucy Ann. who married John Stockledger, of Michigan; Adelia, who married John Fishell, of Michigan; Melinda, who married Alvin Fellows, and second, Henry Stevens, of Michigan; Lorena, who married Morrison Jeffers, and died in Monroe County; Filipha, who married Jacob Smith, and died in Monroe County; John, of Michigan; Betsey, who married Levi Morse, of Michigan; Asenath, who married Isaac Horton, and died in Michigan; James W., who died in Darien; Mary, who married Enos Ingaisbe, of Indian Falls; Sophia, who married Emery Ackerson, of Indian Falls; Joseph, who died in childhood; William, who was killed at Cold Harbor, in the late war; Giles, who died in Michigan 1880; and Nathaniel C., who was born in Henrietta, N. Y., April 19, 1822. The latter came to Alabama in 1837, rnarried, in 1840, Eliza, daughter of Gabriel and Clarissa (Dodge) Case, of Alabama, and they were parents of three children, viz.: F. Erwin, born 1845, enlisted in the army in 1862, and was reported missing at Cold Harbor; Clarissa J., who married, first, Daniel McDermott, whose children were Emily, George, Effie, and Bertha, and second, William Marble, by whom she has one son, Irwin, and lives in Dansville; and Rosell, who married Margaret Burg, and their children are Rosalia L., Lawrence, and Ruby. Mr. Fenner's wile died in 1853. His second wife, whom he married in 1881, was Maranda, daughter of Ignatus and Maranda (Marble) Lewis, widow of William Farmer. Their children are Ceneth E. (Mrs. John Wright), of Akron, and Rosabel (Mrs. Charles Moore), of Indian Falls. Mr. Fenner is a farmer, and lives one mile south of Alabama station.

FROM: Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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