When Margaret Peggy Ennis was born on 16 October 1794, in Port Jervis, Orange, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Ennis, was 43 and her mother, Margaretha Van Etten, was 41. She married John Reser in 1810, in Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 14 September 1870, in Plato Township, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Plato Center, Kane, Illinois, United States.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Angus’, see McGinnis and compare Angus and Hennessy .
English: perhaps a variant of Ince , or Henney with loss of initial H- and the addition of a post-medieval excrescent -s, or a variant of Enos .
Cornish: from any of various places in the western half of Cornwall called Ennis, Enys, Ninnes, etc., from Cornish (an) enys ‘(the) island’. The Saint Gluvias family is certainly from Enys in Saint Gluvias parish.