Joseph Penn

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

The Life 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 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
1783–1865
Thomas Kennedy Penn
1784–
Elizabeth Penn
1792–
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

    Male1751–1823Male

    Charlotte Aker

    Female1773–1843Female

MARRIAGE
27 July 1792
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

    Eli Penn

    Male1775–1826Male

    Daniel Penn

    Male1783–1865Male

    Thomas Kennedy Penn

    Male1784–Male

    Samuel Kennedy Penn

    Male1786–1867Male

    George Washington Penn

    Male1787–1863Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 25

Historical Boundaries - 1776: Fincastle, Virginia Colony, United States; 1776: Fincastle, Virginia, United States; 1776: Kentucky, Virginia, United States; 1780: Fayette, Virginia, United States; 1786: Bourbon, Virginia, United States; 1792: Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
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

1 English: habitational name from various places, for example Penn in Buckinghamshire and Staffordshire, named with the Celtic element pen ‘hill’, which was apparently adopted in Old English.2 English: metonymic occupational name for an impounder of stray animals, from Middle English, Old English penn ‘(sheep) pen’.3 English: pet form of Parnell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Penn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Joseph Penn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Joseph Penn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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