Mary Penelope Groner

Brief Life History of Mary Penelope

When Mary Penelope Groner was born in 1716, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Lewis Groner, was 27 and her mother, Katherine Gronow, was 72. She married William H. Reese in 1730, in Anson, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 30 January 1791, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Centre Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H. Reese
1709–1808
Mary Penelope Groner
1716–1791
Marriage: 1730
Catherine Penelope Reese
1731–1814
Rose Reece
1736–
Asenath Reese
1746–
Suzannah Reese
1748–
David Reese
1733–1798
David Solomon Reece
1735–1792
Thomas Reece
1738–
James Reese
1741–
Ambrose Rose Reece
1752–1820
John Martin Reese
1755–1840
John Reece
1757–
Anna Riess
1765–
John Rees
1778–

Sources (2)

  • Penelope Groner Reese, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Penelope Reese, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"

World Events (3)

1753

Oldest grave seen in the memorial list.

1776

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

1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Shimon, Yossef, Zev, Hinda, Leib, Mordechai, Schneur, Zalman.

German: habitational name for someone from Grone (see Grone 1).

German: unflattering name for a lecher (see Grone 3).

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

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