John Penn

10 November 1772–about 1828 (Age 55)
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Penn was born on 10 November 1772, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, John Phillip Penn, was 30 and his mother, Martha Holloday, was 37. He married Mary Baker about 1794, in Elbert, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He died about 1828, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

John Penn
1772–1828
Mary Baker
1774–
Marriage: about 1794
John Penn Jr.
1794–
Martha "Patsy" Penn
1799–
Elizabeth Penn
1802–
Winney H. Penn
1805–
Mary Penn
1808–
Sarah Jane Penn
1809–
Lucinda Penn
1813–1849
John Penn
1810–
Frances Penn
1811–1884
Martha Penn
1812–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1794Elbert, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 4
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 4
    Georgia is the 4th state.
    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 15
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pen
    Parnell
    Penna

    Sources (2)

    • John Penn, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GR6N-RWS?cc=1999178&wc=9SY5-YWB%3A267655201%2C268137301

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