U. S. Senator from Rhode Island 1805-1807. Governor of Rhode Island, 1807-1811, 1824-1831, 1843-1845.
Buried at North Burial Ground.
Gov. James FENNER and Sarah JENCKES were married on 17 November 1792.205 Sarah JENCKES205, daughter of Silvanus JENCKES and Freelove FENNER, was born on 12 July 1773 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island. She died on 24 May 1844 at the age of 70 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island. She was buried in North Burial Ground, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.