John W Penley

MaleFebruary 1890–

Brief Life History of John W

When John W Penley was born in February 1890, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Avery Penley, was 42 and his mother, Eliza Jane Patterson, was 25. He lived in Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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William Avery Penley
Eliza Jane Patterson
Mary Alice Penley
James Albert Penley
George M Penley
Luther Leroy Penley
John W Penley
Maggie J Penley
William Adolph Penley
Thomas Jasper Penley

Sources (2)

  • John W Penley in household of Eliza Penley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John W Penley in household of Eliza Penley, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire and Worcestershire): habitational name from Penleigh in Dilton, Wiltshire. The placename probably derives from Old English penn ‘fold, enclosure’, or perhaps Celtic penn ‘head’, + Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’. It is perhaps also a variant of Pendley . This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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