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The History of Merrimack and Belknap Counties, New Hampshire Edited by D.
Hamilton Hurd and Published in 1885.

Dr. William Tenney came to Loudon in the year 1793, and married Abigail Rollins; married the second time Peggy Flanders, and had four children, named Abigail, Richard P. J., William D. B. and Joseph J. M. Dr. William Tenney practiced medicine for a long time in town, and at his decease Richard P. J., having studied medicine, commenced his practice in his father's place, and continued until the year 1846, when he located at the enterprising Village of Pittsfield, New Hampshire. He had a large practice and was extensively known as a physician. After his removal he was chosen as a member of the Governors Council, and filled other places of honor and trust, and died at Pittsfield in 1879. He married Hannah A. Sanborn, and had one daughter, named Abby.
J. J. M. Tenney, after having spent some years in travel, settled upon the Tenney homestead and devoted the last of his life to agriculture, and died in 1876.

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