James S. Poyner

6 February 1860–27 November 1951 (Age 91)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James S.

When James S. Poyner was born on 6 February 1860, his father, James Poyner, was 38 and his mother, Jane Warren, was 38. He married Mary Alice Penrod on 5 December 1881, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Skilesville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 1951, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James S. Poyner
Mary Alice Penrod
Marriage: 5 December 1881
Zylpah Dean Poyner

Spouse and Children

5 December 1881
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Poyner





    Sarah E. Poyner


    William A. Poyner


    John Mason Poyner


    Charles M Poyner


    Martha Jane Poyner


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone who was handy with his fists, from Old French poigneor ‘fighter’ (Latin pugnator, from pugnare ‘to fight’, a derivative of pugnus ‘fist’).2 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Ynyr ‘son of Ynyr’, a personal name from Latin Honorius.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jas S Paynes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James S Payner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James S Piner in household of Jas Piner, "United States Census, 1870"

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