(b 22 January1771 at Providence, RI; d 17 April. 1846) James Fenner married Sarah Whipple Jenckes (b 12 June1773 at Providence, RI; d 24 May1844), daughter of Freelove Whipple Fenner and Captain Sylvannus Jenckes, on 17 November. 1792. Sarah was a first cousin, once removed, of James. James graduated from Brown University in 1789, then served as a United States Senator from 1805 to 1807. He gave up his senatorship in 1807 to become governor, two years after his father, Gov. Arthur Fenner, died in office. James served as governor of Rhode Island from 1807 to 1811, from 1824 to 1831, and from 1843 to 1845. He was the first governor to serve under the Rhode Island state constitution, adopted in 1842. James died at his mansion “What Cheer” in 1846. James and Sarah had four children: January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Brown University is an Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island. ... Arthur Fenner (b. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ...
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On April 21, 1894, an indenture or sealed agreement was executed between Silas and Debby J. Fenner, John and Lucinda Fenner, Gambo and Francis Brimnage Fenner, Haywood and Francis Freeman, and other heirs at law, of Silas Richards and the Trustees of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church South of the County.
Matilda G. Fenner, in recognition of her faithful, devoted, loyal and efficient work for the church, community, and the children of Godette Elementary School.
Fenner had begun her teaching' career in 1937 and during that time period, was a leader and financial secretary at the church.
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