Levi Pennypacker

1818–25 March 1887 (Age 69)
West Pikeland Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Pennypacker was born in 1818, in West Pikeland Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Matthias Pennypacker, was 29 and his mother, Susanna Fetters, was 29. He married Hannah B Green on 29 March 1854, in Vincent Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 25 March 1887, in Kimberton, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pikeland, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Levi Pennypacker
Anna Mary West
Sarah E Pennypacker
Anna Mary Pennypacker

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    Abraham Pennypacker



    Sarah Pennebecker


    Ann Pennypacker


World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pfannebecker, or more particularly the Low German form, Pannebacker, occupational names for a maker of roof tiles or a tiler, from Middle High German pfanne ‘pan’, ‘tile’ (Middle Low German panne) + becker, backer ‘baker’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi Pennepacker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Pennypacker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Levi Pennypacker, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"

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