Joseph Penn

1751–29 August 1823 (Age 72)
Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Penn was born in 1751, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States, his father, Benjamin B. Penn Sr, was 44 and his mother, Dinah Acton, was 42. He married Jane Kennedy on 10 October 1779, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 August 1823, in Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bethlehem Pike Farm Cemetery, Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Penn
1751–1823
Charlotte Aker
1773–1843
Marriage: 27 July 1792
Eli Penn
1775–1826
Daniel Penn
about 1783–1865
Thomas Kennedy Penn
about 1784–
Mary Elizabeth Penn
1792–1875
John Penn
1796–1873
Sarah Penn
1800–
Samuel Kennedy Penn
1786–1867
George Washington Penn
1787–1863
Ann Penn
1791–1856
Jane Penn
1794–1830
David Penn
1798–1889
Delilah Penn
1802–1860
Susan Penn
1804–1869
Joseph Penn
1807–1881

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1792Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 25
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 25
    Maryland is the 7th state.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 37
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Penn (in Buckinghamshire and Staffordshire), both of which are named with Brittonic penn ‘head’, often used in hill-names.English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name from Middle English pen(n) ‘enclosure, animal pen, fold’ (Old English penn), for someone who lived by or worked at a fold. Examples of this surname are formally difficult to distinguish from those in 1 above.English: from a pet form of the female personal name Pernel, see Parnell .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Pen
    Parnell
    Penna

    Sources (8)

    • Joseph Penn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Joseph Penn, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Earl Ashurst Family tree from Ancestry.com

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