Joseph Penn

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Penn was born in 1751, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States, his father, Benjamin 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
1800–1830
Samuel Kennedy Penn
1786–1867
George Washington Penn
1787–1863
Ann Penn
1791–1856
Jane Penn
1792–1831
David Penn
1798–1889
Delilah Penn
1803–1868
Susan Penn
1804–1869
Joseph Penn
1807–1881

Sources (11)

  • Joseph Penn, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Joseph Penn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Joseph Penn, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

Maryland is the 7th state.

1788 · The First Presidential Election

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.

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