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Adna Tenney

 (1810 - 1900)
Adna Tenney was active/lived in Massachusetts, Ohio, New Hampshire.  Adna Tenney is known for Portrait and miniature painting.

Biography   Adna Tenney


Adna Tenney (1810-1900)

Born in Hanover, New Hampshire,  he was a farmer until 1844, when he went to Boston, Mass. to study with the artist Francis Alexander.  He became an itinerant portrait artist, who was in Concord (NH) in 1845 and again in 1872.   In between his New Hampshire appearances Tenney worked at New York City, Baltimore (MD), along the Mississippi River (c. 1856), and owned thirty acres in Vineland, New Jersey in 1869.   His wife's name, Susan, is the same as well as the fact that he was from New Hampshire.  Both facts appear on the old deed.  He had originally bought twenty acres in 1864.  Then he bought ten acres adjoining it. He sold the thirty acres in 1869 and then bough   ...  Displaying 750 of 1345 characters.

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