Phillip Peter Penfold

Male25 April 1878–9 September 1936

Brief Life History of Phillip Peter

When Phillip Peter Penfold was born on 25 April 1878, in Maple Grove Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, his father, Peter Penfold, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Jane Iles, was 30. He married Anna Mary Wheeler on 29 April 1896, in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 9 September 1936, in Nashville, Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Nashville, Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Peter Penfold
Gertrude DeLile
Marriage: 20 August 1910
Halley R Penfold
Emma Lucille Penfold
Velva Nita Penfold
Pearl M Penfold
Ruby Penfold

Sources (39)

  • Philip Planfold, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Philip P. Penfold, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Phillip Peter Penfold, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1910Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 1

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex, Surrey and Kent): from Middle English pin-fold, pen-fold, pun(d)-fold ‘animal pound’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a pound for stray animals or, most likely, a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of such a pound. Compare Pinder .

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

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