Category: Tennant Family

52 Ancestors : Week # 43 – Quite The Character

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. This is week 43 of 52 and I’m not giving up now, or rather I mean the writing prompt is “Quite the Character.” Gertrude Barbara Rich Collier Tennant. She was the wife of my 4x Great-Uncle, Charles Tennant. Gertrude was born in County Galway in Ireland…

52 Ancestors : Week # 23 – Wedding

I wrote previously about the famed explorer and journalist, Henry Morton Stanley. On July 12th 1890, at two o’clock precisely, he was married to my 1st Cousin (4x removed), Dorothy Tennant. The Stanley-Tennant wedding was a sight to behold. The Illustrated American describes the event well, “no wedding, not even a royal one, has created…