Leona Frances Penney

28 January 1908–20 January 1995 (Age 86)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Leona Frances

When Leona Frances Penney was born on 28 January 1908, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Sherman Murray Penney, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ellen Fritzges, was 17. She lived in Oakland Election Precinct, Boone, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Boyd, Weston, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 20 January 1995, in Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 86.

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 12

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Penny .

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

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  • Leona Penney in household of Sherman Penney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona F Penny in household of Sherman M Penny, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona Penney, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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