Caroline Penn

14 March 1817–14 October 1864 (Age 47)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Caroline

When Caroline Penn was born on 14 March 1817, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Penn, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Edwards, was 33. She married Henry Maiben on 18 December 1845, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 14 October 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Maiben
Caroline Penn
Marriage: 18 December 1845
Alice Penn Maiben
William Penn Maiben
Marian Penn Maiben
Sarah Josephine Maiben
Caroline Penn Maiben

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1845Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries: 1829: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1834: Michigan Territory, United States 1834: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1836: Lee, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Lee, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Lee, Iowa, United States
    Age 13
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Penn (in Buckinghamshire and Staffordshire), both of which are named with Brittonic penn ‘head’, often used in hill-names.English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name from Middle English pen(n) ‘enclosure, animal pen, fold’ (Old English penn), for someone who lived by or worked at a fold. Examples of this surname are formally difficult to distinguish from those in 1 above.English: from a pet form of the female personal name Pernel, see Parnell .

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

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    Caroline Penn Maiben

    CAROLINE PENN MAIBEN Born 14 Mar 1817 Brighton, Sussex, England Died: 14 October 1864 Salt Lake City, Utah The Squires and Maiben wagons were next to each other in the line of march from the Missouri …

    Sources (26)

    • 1851 CENSUS - Caroline Maiben, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Penn in entry for Marion Maiben Lucas, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1845 MARRIAGE - Caroline Penn to Henry Maiben, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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