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Benjamin Tesseneer and some descendants.
Posted by: Brenda Webb Date: December 13, 1999 at 05:47:57
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The best contact for Tesseneer information is Glenn Woodward (grw@execpc.com.

Descendants of Benjamin Tessener


Generation No. 1

1. BENJAMIN1 TESSENER
       
Child of BENJAMIN TESSENER is:
2.       i.       NICHOLAS2 TESSENEER, b. England; d. Union County, South Carolina.


Generation No. 2

2. NICHOLAS2 TESSENEER (BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born in England, and died in Union County, South Carolina. He married MARGARET HENRIETTA FELBACH, daughter of WILHELM FELBACH and MARIA FELBACH.

More About NICHOLAS TESSENEER:
Fact 1: October 31, 1771, Arrived in America on ship Brigantine Recovery, Captain name was "Bull".
Fact 2: Bet. 1805 - 1821, Purchased land in Union County, South Carolina.
       
Child of NICHOLAS TESSENEER and MARGARET FELBACH is:
3.       i.       NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3 TESSENEER, b. 1785, Union County, South Carolina; d. Abt. February 1877, Rutherford Co, NC.


Generation No. 3

3. NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3 TESSENEER (NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born 1785 in Union County, South Carolina, and died Abt. February 1877 in Rutherford Co, NC. He married (1) UNKNOWN WIFE OF NICHOLAS. He married (2) ELIZABETH(LUCY) LAWSON January 26, 1825 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. She was born 1805 in South Carolina, and died Aft. 1877 in Rutherford Co, NC.
       
Children of NICHOLAS TESSENEER and UNKNOWN NICHOLAS are:
4.       i.       JAMES4 TESSENEER, b. March 20, 1805, Rutherford County, North Carolina; d. March 01, 1883, Forsyth County, Georgia; Stepchild.
       ii.       JEREMIAH GREEN TESSENEER, b. 1807; Stepchild.
       iii.       DILLIA TESSENEER, b. 1810; Stepchild.
       iv.       NANCY TESSENEER, b. 1813; Stepchild.
       v.       WILLIAM THOMAS TESSENEER, b. 1814; Stepchild.
       vi.       DAVID TESSENEER, b. 1817.
       vii.       UNICY TESSENEER, b. 1819; Stepchild.
5.       viii.       JACKSON TESSENEER, b. 1821; Stepchild.
       ix.       GEORGE TESSENEER, b. 1824; Stepchild.
       
Children of NICHOLAS TESSENEER and ELIZABETH(LUCY) LAWSON are:
       x.       SARAH4 TESSENEER, b. 1825.
       xi.       MALINDA TESSENEER, b. 1827; m. PRITCHARD.
6.       xii.       JOEL JOSEPH TESSENEER, b. 1829, Rutherford Co, NC; d. October 08, 1864, Richmond VA.


Generation No. 4

4. JAMES4 TESSENEER (NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born March 20, 1805 in Rutherford County, North Carolina, and died March 01, 1883 in Forsyth County, Georgia. He married (1) CAROLINE NICHOLS. She was born 1805, and died 1860 in Dawson County, Georgia. He married (2) MARY C. MATHIS April 26, 1868 in Dawson County, Georgia. She was born 1825 in Dawson County, Georgia, and died in Dawson County, Georgia.

More About JAMES TESSENEER:
Fact 1: March 01, 1883, Buried in Dawsonville, Georgia
       
Children of JAMES TESSENEER and CAROLINE NICHOLS are:
       i.       FRANCIS JEFFERSON5 TESSENEER, b. February 28, 1827, Rutherford County, North Carolina; d. 1828, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
       ii.       SOFFIAR TESSENEER, b. January 20, 1829, Union County, South Carolina.
       iii.       JAMES J. JR. TESSENEER, b. August 23, 1830, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
       iv.       ELIZABETH T. TESSENEER, b. March 20, 1832, Rutherford County, North Carolina; d. Dawson County, Georgia.
7.       v.       NICHOLAS TESSENEER, b. January 05, 1834, Union County, South Carolina; d. March 25, 1862, Civil War (CSA).
8.       vi.       JEREMIAH GREEN B. TESSENER, b. January 03, 1836, Georgia; d. March 12, 1883, Georgia.
       vii.       ESTHER TESSENEER, b. November 17, 1837; m. TANDY W. TURNER, October 11, 1865.
       viii.       JOHN MOSES TESSENEER, b. November 13, 1839, Rutherford County, North Carolina; d. September 01, 1862, Civil War; m. MARY M. NEIGHBORS, April 01, 1860.
       ix.       CAROLINE TESSENEER, b. August 17, 1841; d. 1914; m. (1) JOHN CARLISLE, October 11, 1859; m. (2) WM. G. DAVIS BYRD, July 18, 1866; m. (3) WM. G. DAVIS BYRD, July 18, 1866; m. (4) WM. G. DAVIS BYRD, August 29, 1908.
9.       x.       JANE TESSENEER, b. March 04, 1843, Union County, South Carolina; d. September 30, 1925, Cordell, Oklahoma.
       xi.       LUCINDA MARIAH TESSENEER, b. June 25, 1848, Dawson County, Georgia; d. June 17, 1930, Harmon County, Texas; m. JOHN S. SLATON, September 03, 1865.
       xii.       MARY SELENA TESSENEER, b. January 16, 1849; m. JOHN J. SLUDER, October 01, 1868.
       xiii.       HUGHBAR C. TESSENEER, b. July 15, 1850, Dawson County, Georgia; d. July 27, 1913, Lower Hackleburg, AL; m. (1) MARTHA E. PURCELL, March 24, 1867, Dawson County, Georgia; m. (2) MARY E. PURCELL, March 24, 1867, Dawson County, Georgia; m. (3) CATHERINE HILL, March 22, 1875.
       xiv.       SARAH L. TESSENEER, b. February 12, 1860; m. JAMES H. SWAFFORD, January 12, 1875.
       
Children of JAMES TESSENEER and MARY MATHIS are:
10.       xv.       WILEY LAWSON5 TESSENEER, b. March 08, 1870, Dawson County, Georgia; d. March 27, 1944, Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn. Cemetary.
11.       xvi.       NORA AZALEE TESSENEER, b. October 1871, Dawson County, Georgia; d. December 1950, Forsyth County, Georgia buried at Antioch Baptist Church..

5. JACKSON4 TESSENEER (NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born 1821. He married ARZELLA.
       
Child of JACKSON TESSENEER and ARZELLA is:
       i.       RANSOM COLUMBUS5 TESSENEER, b. 1860; m. MARGARET SUSANNA MELTON.

6. JOEL JOSEPH4 TESSENEER (NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born 1829 in Rutherford Co, NC, and died October 08, 1864 in Richmond VA. He married CINDERELLA BROOKS November 19, 1846 in Rutherford Co, NC, daughter of CONSTANTANOPLE BROOKS and RUTHA DAILEY. She was born 1825 in North Carolina, and died February 28, 1902 in Rutherford Co, NC.
       
Children of JOEL TESSENEER and CINDERELLA BROOKS are:
       i.       MARGARET5 TESSENEER, b. March 04, 1843, Union County, South Carolina; m. BUD TURNER.
       ii.       BENJAMIN TESSENEER, b. Abt. 1848.
       iii.       PERMELIA TESSENEER, b. Abt. 1851.
12.       iv.       LEANDER TESSENEER, b. 1853; d. Abt. 1928, Rutheford Co, NC - Walls Baptist Church.
13.       v.       NANCY JANE TESSENEER, b. Abt. 1854.
       vi.       ELIZA TESSENEER, b. Abt. 1856.
       vii.       NICHOLAS TESSENEER, b. Abt. 1859.


Generation No. 5

7. NICHOLAS5 TESSENEER (JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born January 05, 1834 in Union County, South Carolina, and died March 25, 1862 in Civil War (CSA). He married MARY E. THOMPSON June 28, 1853 in South Carolina.
       
Child of NICHOLAS TESSENEER and MARY THOMPSON is:
       i.       JAMES A.6 TESSENEER, b. October 17, 1856; d. April 21, 1942, Lower Hackleburg.

8. JEREMIAH GREEN B.5 TESSENER (JAMES4 TESSENEER, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born January 03, 1836 in Georgia, and died March 12, 1883 in Georgia. He married SARAH EMMA PURCELL November 05, 1865. She was born 1843.
       
Children of JEREMIAH TESSENER and SARAH PURCELL are:
       i.       ZELNEY M.6 TESSENER, b. 1866; d. WFT Est. 1867-1956.
       ii.       HUGH MESSER TESSENER, b. December 05, 1866; d. WFT Est. 1867-1956.
       iii.       LOUIS FRANKLIN TESSENER, b. March 12, 1868; d. WFT Est. 1869-1958.
14.       iv.       SARAH JANE TESSENER, b. September 22, 1869, Georgia; d. March 29, 1901, Ingalls, Payne Co., Okla..
       v.       MARTHA ANN "MATTY" TESSENER, b. March 22, 1871; d. WFT Est. 1872-1965.

9. JANE5 TESSENEER (JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born March 04, 1843 in Union County, South Carolina, and died September 30, 1925 in Cordell, Oklahoma. She married JAMES JASPER SLATON August 11, 1860. He was born December 22, 1840 in Hall County, Georgia.
       
Children of JANE TESSENEER and JAMES SLATON are:
       i.       GEORGE6 SLATON, b. 1867.
       ii.       JOSEPH SLATON, b. 1869.
       iii.       JANE SLATON, b. 1872.
       iv.       WALTER SLATON, b. 1874.
       v.       THOMAS JACKSON SLATON, b. March 22, 1876, Dawson County, Georgia; m. MYRTIE BENNETT; b. 1879, Dawson County, Georgia.
15.       vi.       LILLIE LUCINDA SLATON, b. December 28, 1877, Dawson County, Georgia.
       vii.       ANNA L. SLATON, b. November 1880.

10. WILEY LAWSON5 TESSENEER (JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born March 08, 1870 in Dawson County, Georgia, and died March 27, 1944 in Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn. Cemetary. He married ADALINE C. VERNON March 07, 1897 in Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia. She was born March 06, 1872, and died January 02, 1942 in Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn. Cemetary.
       
Children of WILEY TESSENEER and ADALINE VERNON are:
       i.       ADDIE6 TESSENEER.
       ii.       NETTIE TESSENEER.
       iii.       INEZ TESSENEER.
       iv.       ALENE TESSENEER.
       v.       ELLENE TESSENEER.
       vi.       LONNIE SUE TESSENEER.
       vii.       MATTIE TESSENEER, b. January 08, 1885, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. September 24, 1938, Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia Buried at Coal Mtn. Cemetary; m. GRADY CHARLIE MULLINAX, September 23, 1921; b. December 30, 1873; d. December 19, 1939, Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn. Cemetary..
       viii.       ILA MAE TESSENEER, b. May 18, 1898, Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia; d. April 19, 1968, Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn Cemetary.
16.       ix.       DESSIE TESSENEER, b. February 06, 1915; d. May 28, 1973, Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn Cemetary.

11. NORA AZALEE5 TESSENEER (JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born October 1871 in Dawson County, Georgia, and died December 1950 in Forsyth County, Georgia buried at Antioch Baptist Church.. She married REUBEN SANFORD CRUSE January 04, 1900 in Forsyth County, Georgia, son of JAMES CRUSE and FRANCES SCOGGIN(S). He was born December 1872 in Forsyth County, Georgia, and died 1908 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
       
Children of NORA TESSENEER and REUBEN CRUSE are:
17.       i.       JEWELL SANFORD6 CRUSE, b. March 09, 1901, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. January 05, 1961, Milledgeville State Hospital, Baldwin County, Georgia.
       ii.       WILLIAM LAWSON CRUSE, b. December 24, 1904, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. August 27, 1927, Forsyth County, Georgia Buried Coal Mtn. Cemetery.
       iii.       MARY AZALEE CRUSE, b. 1908, Forsyth County, Georgia; d. July 07, 1951, Milledgeville State Hospital, Baldwin County, Georgia.

12. LEANDER5 TESSENEER (JOEL JOSEPH4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born 1853, and died Abt. 1928 in Rutheford Co, NC - Walls Baptist Church.
       
Child of LEANDER TESSENEER is:
18.       i.       GUS AVANT6 TESSENEER, b. April 18, 1888, Rutherford Co, NC; d. August 06, 1920, Cleveland Co NC.

13. NANCY JANE5 TESSENEER (JOEL JOSEPH4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born Abt. 1854. She married SOLOMON POTEAT.
       
Child of NANCY TESSENEER and SOLOMON POTEAT is:
       i.       MINNIE LOU6 POTEAT, b. 1893.


Generation No. 6

14. SARAH JANE6 TESSENER (JEREMIAH GREEN B.5, JAMES4 TESSENEER, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born September 22, 1869 in Georgia, and died March 29, 1901 in Ingalls, Payne Co., Okla.. She married HENRY ROBERT FLOYD 1886 in Iuka, Tishimingo Co., Miss., son of DAVID FLOYD and MARY FELKER. He was born March 15, 1866 in Cartersville, Tishimingo Co., Miss., and died March 25, 1928 in London, Pope Co., Arkanss.
       

15. LILLIE LUCINDA6 SLATON (JANE5 TESSENEER, JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born December 28, 1877 in Dawson County, Georgia. She married JOEL CRANE. He was born January 24, 1875 in Dawson County, Georgia.
       
Children of LILLIE SLATON and JOEL CRANE are:
       i.       ?7 CRANE.
       ii.       JACKSON CRANE, b. December 1894.
       iii.       JAMES ARTIS CRANE, b. July 26, 1900.

16. DESSIE6 TESSENEER (WILEY LAWSON5, JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born February 06, 1915, and died May 28, 1973 in Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn Cemetary. She married BELON HOLTZCLAW. He was born February 25, 1915, and died July 02, 1983 in Forsyth County, Cumming, Georgia buried at Coal Mtn Cemetary.


17. JEWELL SANFORD6 CRUSE (NORA AZALEE5 TESSENEER, JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born March 09, 1901 in Forsyth County, Georgia, and died January 05, 1961 in Milledgeville State Hospital, Baldwin County, Georgia. He married LONA LEE GUNTER December 19, 1920 in Forsyth County, Georgia, daughter of LEWIS GUNTER and NORA MILLWOOD. She was born March 13, 1903 in Forsyth County, Georgia, and died May 03, 1992 in Forsyth County, Georgia.
       
Child of JEWELL CRUSE and LONA GUNTER is:
20.       i.       JEWELL SANFORD CRUSE JR.7 GUNTER, b. August 13, 1922, Forsyth County, Georgia.

18. GUS AVANT6 TESSENEER (LEANDER5, JOEL JOSEPH4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born April 18, 1888 in Rutherford Co, NC, and died August 06, 1920 in Cleveland Co NC. He married BERTHA MAE BOWEN January 28, 1908 in Rutherford Co, NC. She was born March 18, 1892 in Rutherford Co, NC.
       
Children of GUS TESSENEER and BERTHA BOWEN are:
       i.       ODELL7 TESSENEER.
       ii.       VERNON TESSENEER.
       iii.       HERBERT TESSENEER.
       iv.       HESTER LUCILLE TESSENEER.


Generation No. 7

19. CHARNELL CLINTON7 FLOYD (SARAH JANE6 TESSENER, JEREMIAH GREEN B.5, JAMES4 TESSENEER, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born June 27, 1893 in Russellville, Pope Co. Arkansas, and died October 14, 1971 in San Benito, Texas. He married WILLIE FAY BEARD November 19, 1911 in Harrah, Okla. County, Okla., daughter of JOHN BEARD and MARY CHELF. She was born July 26, 1896 in Gracemont, Caddo County, Oklahoma, and died June 18, 1977 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
       

20. JEWELL SANFORD CRUSE JR.7 GUNTER (JEWELL SANFORD6 CRUSE, NORA AZALEE5 TESSENEER, JAMES4, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born August 13, 1922 in Forsyth County, Georgia. He married GRACE CARLSON JOHNSON March 14, 1946 in Puget Sound,Bremerton, Washington, daughter of GEORGE JOHNSON and BERTHA CARLSON. She was born March 09, 1928 in Preston, Idaho.
       

Generation No. 8

21. LOIS VIRGINIA8 FLOYD (CHARNELL CLINTON7, SARAH JANE6 TESSENER, JEREMIAH GREEN B.5, JAMES4 TESSENEER, NICHOLAS JR.(KUCKLES)3, NICHOLAS2, BENJAMIN1 TESSENER) was born Private. She met WALTER CLEMENT O'BRIEN Private, son of WILLIAM O'BRIEN and CATHERINE MURPHY. He was born June 28, 1908 in Lockridge, Okla. Co., Oklahoma, and died January 14, 1968 in Edmond, Okla. Co., Oklahoma.


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