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Name Origins: Tenty

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Julie Helen Otto

Julie Helen Otto
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 TENTY (f): A nickname for Puritan ‘virtue name’ CONTENT. Tentey Tiffany, b. Attleborough, Mass. 28 April 1795, daughter of Joseph and Charlotte (Capron) Tiffany, married there 1 December 1814 John Adams Read of that place. She was named for paternal aunt Tenty Tiffany (10 February 1770–10 October 1789), daughter of Ebenezer and Molly (Carpenter) Tiffany of Attleborough (Attleborough VRs, pp. 264, 579, 729).

Posted by Michael Leclerc at 12/01/2010 05:14:54 PM | 


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