James Penington

2 October 1723–
John Town, Cecil, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of James

James Penington was born on 2 October 1723, in John Town, Cecil, Maryland, British Colonial America as the son of William Pennington and Mary Elizabeth Atkey. He married Elizabeth Beaston on 11 October 1742, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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James Penington
Elizabeth Beaston
Marriage: 11 October 1742
Jacob Penington
William Pennington
Rachell Pennington
about 1752–1779
Elizabeth Pennington
Atkey Pennington
Ann Pennington

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  • Marriage
    11 October 1742Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Pennington . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.History: Edward Penington, born in 1667 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, was appointed surveyor-general of the province of PA in 1698 and accompanied William Penn to Philadelphia.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • James Penington in entry for Elizabeth Beastin, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • James Penington in entry for William Penington, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • James Penington, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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