Alcey Jane Massey

Female15 October 1843–21 December 1931

Brief Life History of Alcey Jane

Alcey Jane Massey was born on 15 October 1843, in Tennessee, United States. She married Richard Jefferson Penn in 1879, in Arkansas, United States. She lived in Saffell, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 21 December 1931, in Lawrence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lawrence, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Jefferson Penn
Alcey Jane Massey
Marriage: 1879

Sources (6)

  • Jane Penn in household of R J Penn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice J Massy, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"
  • Alcy Jane Massey Penn, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1879Arkansas, United States
  • World Events (8)


    Age 3

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


    Age 3

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 23

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Massy, a pet form of Matthew . Compare Mace .

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or more of several places in Normandy, such as Macey (Manche), Massy (Seine-Maritime), Macé-sur-Orne (Orne), and La Ferté Macé (Orne).

    English: variant of Marsay (see Marcey ).

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

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