William Hood Penman

Male15 November 1903–9 November 1978

Brief Life History of William Hood

When William Hood Penman was born on 15 November 1903, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Archibald Gemmill Penman, was 27 and his mother, Agnes Hood, was 23. He married Ida Viola Kerwin on 9 March 1927, in Clifford, Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Red Deer, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 9 November 1978, in Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States.

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William Hood Penman
Ida Viola Kerwin
Marriage: 9 March 1927

Sources (10)

  • William H Penman in household of Agnes Penman, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Wm. Hood Punman, "Ontario Births, 1869-1910"
  • William Hood Penman, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1927Clifford, Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1904: Hidalgo, Texas, United States

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 20

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and Scottish:

    habitational name from a lost place in the Border region, derived from Brittonic penmaen ‘head [of the] stone’.

    habitational name from any of several places in Wales similarly named, such as Penmaenmawr or Penmaenbach (Caernarvonshire).

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

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