Amanda A. Penny was born on 16 November 1828, in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Elizabeth. She had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with John McCallie. She lived in James, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 3, Lake, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 1 November 1913, at the age of 84, and was buried in Birchwood, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.
from Middle English peni, peny ‘penny’ (Old English pening, penig), applied as a nickname, possibly for a person of some substance or for a tenant who paid a rent of one penny. This was the common ancient Germanic unit of value when money was still an unusual phenomenon. It was the only unit of coinage in England until the early 14th century, when the groat and the gold noble were introduced, and was a silver coin of considerable value. There is some evidence that the word was used in Old English times as a byname. This surname is also found in Ireland. Compare Halfpenny , Farthing , Grote , and Shilling .
alternatively, a variant of Penning or Penn .
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