Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville Daily Democrat
Monday, September 25, 1905
DEATH OF MRS. TENNANT
After a Long Life She Passes Away
at the Home of Her Son.
Nov. 1st, 1838, she was
united in marriage to Richard R. Tennant by Rev. Stogsdale,
he dying May 21, 1871, leaving his wife and six children, Jonathan,
Edgar, Asa, Anna Reece, Nancy Limpus and
Lydia McCabe, all of whom survive her except Asa, who died in
Mrs. Marinda Tennant died
Sunday, Sept, 25th, 1905, at her home, 116 west Broadway, aged eighty-eight
years, nine months and twenty-seven days.|
Mrs. Tennant was the
daughter of Jonathan and Sarah Thompson and was born near
Worthington, Ohio, Nov. 29th, 1816. She was the oldest of ten children,
only two of whom still live, Elias P., of this city,
and Lewis Thompson, of Kansas.
In 1821, with her parents
she moved to the vicinity of Rising Sun, Ind., and again in 1824, to near
Greensburg, Decatur county. At this place she united with the Sand Creek
Baptist church, under the pastorate of Rev. Stogsdale.
In 1834, she moved to
Shelby county, settled on the farm east of Shelbyville and united with the Mt.
For the last fifteen
years she has resided in this city and has been a faithful member of the First
Funeral services will be
held at her late home Tuesday at 2 p.m., conducted by her pastor, Rev. J. H.
Friends may call from
7:30 till 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. tomorrow, interment in
Forest Hill. Edwards & Hageman in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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