James Pengilly

1876–1953 (Age 77)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of James

When James Pengilly was born in 1876, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Richard Pengelly, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Jewell, was 39. He married Nettie Edna Gullickson in 1902, in Park River, Walsh, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Walsh, North Dakota, United States in 1915 and Park River, Walsh, North Dakota, United States for about 15 years. He died in 1953, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

James Pengilly
1876–1953
Nettie Edna Gullickson
1879–1950
Marriage: 1902
Cella Eunice Pengilly
1904–1998
Fordyce Owen Pengilly
1908–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1902
Park River, Walsh, North Dakota, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Pengelly

    Male1833–1911Male

    Female1837–1879Female

siblings

(12)

    Annie Pengelly

    Female1858–1932Female

    Mary Dorothy Pengelly

    Female1861–Female

    Female1863–1948Female

    Levi Pengilly

    Male1865–1930Male

    Reuben Pengelly

    Male1865–1939Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 7

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from any of the places (in thirteen parishes) named with Cornish pen ‘head’, ‘top’, ‘end’ + kelly (lenited form gelly) ‘copse’, ‘grove’.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Pengilly in household of Richard Pengilly, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James Pengelley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Pengilly, "North Dakota Census, 1915"

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