Person:Thomas Fenner (11)

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Major Thomas Fenner
d.27 FEB 1718
  1. Major Thomas Fenner1652 - 1718
  2. Arthur Fenner1658 - 1725
  • HMajor Thomas Fenner1652 - 1718
  • WDinah Borden1665 - 1761
m. 26 Jul 1682
  1. Mary Fenner - 1759
  2. Thomas Fenner1684 -
  3. Hon. Richard Fenner1695 - 1773
  4. Hon. Arthur Fenner1699 - 1788
Facts and Events
Name Major Thomas Fenner
Gender Male
Birth? 27 OCT 1652 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Marriage 26 Jul 1682 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United Statesto Dinah Borden
Death? 27 FEB 1718
Reference Number? 1024+27466.8


BIOGRAPHY: The Fenner Family Fourth Edition Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner (1619-1703) with additional Fenner lines in The United States, Germany, and Switzerland. http://fennerfamily.com Major Thomas Fenner and 1, Alice Ralph; 2, Dinah Bordon [b 27 Oct. 1652 at Providence, RI; d 27 Feb. 1718] Thomas m 1st Alice Ralph [b 1657], daughter of Thomas Ralph. After Alice's death, he m 2nd Dinah Borden [Oct. 1664; d 18 Dec. 1761 in her 98th yr.], daughter of Thomas Borden & Mary Harris, on 26 July 1682 at Providence. Thomas was buried beside his father's homestead. He served as a Justice of the Peace in 1704, and he fought bravely in King Philip's War: he "…staid and went not away." Like his father, he served as Deputy in 1683, 1691, 1695, 1697, 1699, 1704, and 1705; and he held the position of Governor's Assistant in 1701-1717. Thomas owned four hundred fifty acres of land; his home was in "Providence Woods," now called Johnston, RI. His will was written on 19 Feb. 1717/8 and probated on 21 March 1717/8. The inscription on his tombstone reads," Here lieth ye body of major Thomas Fenner Esq. Died Feb. ye 27, 1718 aged 65 years & 5 Mo."

References
  1.   Maj Thomas Fenner, in Find A Grave.