The Tener Family

This is a journal kept by Dennis Holmes and friends concerning the Tener Family.
The links below will take you to the "Tener Blue Book" - "TENER: A History of the Family in France, Ireland and America"; and to a Finding Aid.

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The Tener Book Site
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Finding Aid
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Previous Updates

Friday, April 13, 2007

We loose another

It seems that I no sooner send out an update, and I get word back of yet another of the Family Tener has passed away. Sadly, I report on to you the passing of yet another family member. The following was published in the Amador County Ledger-Dispatch, and on-line through their web site.

Thomas E. Tener, Jr.

April 6, 1935 - October 20, 2006

Thomas E. Tener, Jr. died Friday, October 20, 2006 at his home in Sutter Creek, California, at the age of 71 years. He was born April 6, 1935 to Thomas and Nellie (Cline) Tener in California.

Thomas was a veteran and made Sutter Creek his home for 25 years. Thomas worked 10 years as manager for a auto body shop. He loved his Harley and Corvette and was a long time subscriber to Good Guys Hot Rods magazine.

He is survived by his children, Tylene Chapman of Hayward, Linda Greer of Ione, Michael Tener of Washington, Thomas Tener of Livermore; 8 grand-children; and 3 great-grandchildren.

At the family's request there will be no services. Inurnment will be private. Condolences may be offered via e-mail to the family at

Services provided by: entrusted to Daneri Mortuary ph. 209-223-0793