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Agnes Kathleen Tennis

Female 1894 - 1975  (80 years)


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  • Name Agnes Kathleen Tennis 
    Born 7 September 1894  Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Occupation nun 
    Died 15 March 1975  Elm Grove, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cirrhosis -- Heart Failure
    Notes 

    • Agnes graduated from Catholic Central Girls’ “Business” High School in 1912. She worked for awhile afterwards. She registered to help with the War effort on 1918, stating she could do a wide range of clerical, domestic, public service and nursing jobs. After her mother died in 1919, Agnes went into the convent and became Sr. Mary Hugh. She chose to become a Notre Dame nun, a strict order based in Elm Grove, Wisconsin.
      Agnes had at least one beau, for he gave her a beautiful Waltham watch that I (Deb Bek Moore) own and a silver napkin ring with her intials engraved on it.
    Person ID I1113  Moore-Bek
    Last Modified 14 November 2012 

    Father Joseph Tennis,   b. 10 September 1860, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 July 1916, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Lucy O'Brien,   b. 14 September 1858, Walker Township, Kent Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 January 1919, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 23 June 1891  Grand Rapids—St. James Catholic Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rev. James Pulcher presided
    Family ID F167  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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