Joseph Ketcham Penney

31 March 1804–19 September 1875 (Age 71)
Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph Ketcham

When Joseph Ketcham Penney was born on 31 March 1804, in Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Downs Penney, was 30 and his mother, Lucy Ketcham, was 25. He married Polly Lain on 20 April 1826, in Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 19 September 1875, in Northmoreland Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ketcham Penney
1804–1875
Polly Lain
1803–1881
Marriage: 20 April 1826
Sarah Ann Penny
1828–1878
Mary Penney
1837–
Arabel Penney
1845–
Sophia Penny
1831–
Meritt Cash Penney
1834–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 April 1826
Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Fanny Jane Penney

    Female1787–1855Female

    Rhoda Penney

    Female1798–1885Female

    Prudence Penney

    Female1801–1858Female

    Male1804–1875Male

    Sarah Ann Penney

    Female1806–1872Female

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 8

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Penny .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Penny, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Penny, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Penny, "United States Census, 1850"

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