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Merl Tennant

Male 1922 - 1990  (68 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Merl Tennant was born in 1922 in Effingham Co., IL, USA (son of Pearl Tennant and Gertrude Loy); died on 16 Feb 1990 in Walton, St. Lucie Co., FL, USA.

    Merl married Nellie Cox on 7 May 1947 in Norfolk, Norfolk (city), VA, USA. Nellie (daughter of Bob Walsh and Lillie Cox) was born about Sep 1925 in Lenoir Co., NC, USA; died on 7 Dec 2013. [Family Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Pearl Tennant was born on 18 Oct 1889 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA (son of John Solomon Tennant and Angeline Sprague); died on 8 May 1964; was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.

    Pearl married Gertrude Loy on 17 Jul 1911 in Effingham Co., IL, USA. Gertrude (daughter of George E. Loy and Christene Beach) was born on 17 Apr 1895 in IL, USA; died on 5 Nov 1972 in Saint Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA. [Family Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Gertrude Loy was born on 17 Apr 1895 in IL, USA (daughter of George E. Loy and Christene Beach); died on 5 Nov 1972 in Saint Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    Children:
    1. Leitha Lillian Tennant was born on 25 Oct 1911 in Effingham, Effingham Co., IL, USA; died on 26 Feb 1994 in Saint Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried on 28 Feb 1994 in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    2. Winifred Tennant was born on 19 Jan 1918 in Effingham, Effingham Co., IL, USA; died on 5 Feb 1988 in Greensburg, Decatur Co., IN, USA; was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur Co., IN, USA.
    3. 1. Merl Tennant was born in 1922 in Effingham Co., IL, USA; died on 16 Feb 1990 in Walton, St. Lucie Co., FL, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Solomon Tennant was born in Nov 1846 in KY, USA (son of Rolla M. Tennant and Rebecca Miller); died on 22 Apr 1911 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA.

    John married Angeline Sprague on 11 Jan 1872 in IL, USA. Angeline (daughter of Charles M. Sprague and Mahalia Kees) was born on 17 Feb 1856 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 15 Dec 1921 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried on 17 Dec 1921 in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA. [Family Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Angeline Sprague was born on 17 Feb 1856 in Campbell Co., KY, USA (daughter of Charles M. Sprague and Mahalia Kees); died on 15 Dec 1921 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried on 17 Dec 1921 in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    Children:
    1. Harvey Tennant was born on 23 Mar 1873 in KY, USA; died in 1952; was buried in Grand Prairie Cemetery, Prairie Twp., Crawford Co., IL, USA.
    2. Carrie Tennant was born in Mar 1882 in IL, USA; died in 1959; was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    3. Nora Tennant was born in May 1887 in IL, USA; died on 30 May 1942 in Union Co., IL, USA; was buried in Anna State Hospital Cemetery, Anna, Union Co., IL, USA.
    4. 2. Pearl Tennant was born on 18 Oct 1889 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA; died on 8 May 1964; was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.

  3. 6.  George E. Loy and died.

    George married Christene Beach. Christene and died. [Family Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Christene Beach and died.
    Children:
    1. 3. Gertrude Loy was born on 17 Apr 1895 in IL, USA; died on 5 Nov 1972 in Saint Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    2. William Loy and died.
    3. Dorvis Loy and died.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Rolla M. Tennant was born in 1818 in VA, USA; was christened in in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, USA; died on 25 Nov 1863 in Missionary Ridge, Tennessee; was buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, USA.

    Rolla married Rebecca Miller on 19 Oct 1843 in Campbell Co., KY, USA. Rebecca was born about 1820 in OH, USA; died in 1900. [Family Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Rebecca Miller was born about 1820 in OH, USA; died in 1900.
    Children:
    1. Nancy A. Tennant was born about 1844 in KY, USA; and died.
    2. 4. John Solomon Tennant was born in Nov 1846 in KY, USA; died on 22 Apr 1911 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    3. Harriet Elizabeth Tennant was born about 1850 in KY, USA; and died.
    4. George F. P. Tennant was born on 4 Nov 1853 in KY, USA; and died.
    5. Joseph A. W. Tennant was born on 6 Aug 1859 in KY, USA; and died.

  3. 10.  Charles M. Sprague was born on 4 Dec 1825 in Campbell Co., KY, USA (son of Alfred D. Sprague and Sarah Mattox); died on 13 Apr 1914 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Rose Hill, Jasper Co., IL.

    Charles married Mahalia Kees on 21 Aug 1847 in Campbell Co., KY, USA. Mahalia (daughter of William O. Kees and Ada Whalen) was born on 9 Feb 1831 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 12 Sep 1916 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Rose Hill, Jasper Co., IL. [Family Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mahalia Kees was born on 9 Feb 1831 in Campbell Co., KY, USA (daughter of William O. Kees and Ada Whalen); died on 12 Sep 1916 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Rose Hill, Jasper Co., IL.
    Children:
    1. Jerusha Elizabeth Sprague was born on 29 Jul 1849 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 12 Apr 1930 in Greenup Co., KY, USA; was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Rose Hill, Jasper Co., IL.
    2. George H. Sprague was born on 1 Dec 1852 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 1 Jul 1937 in Chicago Heights, Cook Co., IL, USA; was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Rose Hill, Jasper Co., IL.
    3. 5. Angeline Sprague was born on 17 Feb 1856 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 15 Dec 1921 in Watson Twp., Effingham Co., IL, USA; was buried on 17 Dec 1921 in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Heartville, Effingham Co., IL, USA.
    4. Amezet Sprague was born on 19 Dec 1859 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 12 Sep 1862.
    5. Charles Albert Sprague was born on 2 Dec 1861 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 11 Jul 1936 in Greenup, Cumberland Co., IL, USA; was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Rose Hill, Jasper Co., IL.
    6. William A. Sprague was born on 27 Feb 1865 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 26 Feb 1929 in Ashton, Lee Co., IL, USA; was buried in Franklin Grove Cemetery, Franklin Grove, Lee Co., IL, USA.
    7. Robert Andrew Sprague was born on 27 Sep 1866 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 23 Aug 1935 in Memolrial Hospital, Mattoon, Coles Co., IL, USA; was buried on 25 Aug 1935 in Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Shelby Co., IL, USA.
    8. Isaac Taylor Sprague was born on 29 Apr 1869 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 19 Apr 1947 in Decatur & Macon County Hospital, Decatur, Macon Co., IL, USA; was buried in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IL, USA.
    9. Vernor Sprague was born on 13 Feb 1873 in Campbell Co., KY, USA; died on 17 Sep 1887.




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