Samuel Fisher Tenney. (March 26, 1840 - July 2, 1926). Civil War veteran Samuel Fisher Tenney, a Georgia native, graduated from the University of Georgia and from a South Carolina Seminary in 1868. He moved to Crockett two years later, following a pastorate in Marshall, Texas. For 54 years Tenney served here as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Instrumental in the development of area educational facilities for blacks, he also started a mission in 1880 for the Alabama-Coushatta Indians in Polk County.