Descendants of Henry Penny through
2. John2 PENNY (Henry1) died 1 March 1864 in Union
County, Ohio at age 84 years, 5
months and 25 days making his birth date 5 September 1779 in South Carolina. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
In his will, dated 17 March 1862 and probated 5 March 1864 in Miami County,
John left son Thomas $10 in addition to what he had already been given, which
likely was the home farm. Son Elijah received $100 in addition to what he had
been given, also likely land. Son John Penny, Jr. received the east half of 60
acres of land east of the Christian Church (on the site of Old Ludlow Cemetery in Laura)
and west of the home farm owned by son Thomas which contained six acres. The
balance of the proceeds, both real and personal, after payment of debts was to
be divided equally among daughters Susannah Jones, Sarah Hayworth [sic] and
Esther Hayworth [sic], and sons Richard and Elisha. Allen H. Davis, a friend,
was appointed executor of the estate, and Robert Wright and William S. Welsh
were witnesses to the will.
John married Esther THOMPSON, a Quaker,
circa 1801 in Union County,
South Carolina. In the Cane Creek
Monthly Meeting South Carolina records for 18 April 1801 was listed: PENNY,
Esther (form. Thompson) dis mou. "Dis mou" is an abbreviation for
"disowned married out of unity," which confirms the fact that the
Pennys were not Quaker but did marry Quakers and were involved with that community.
Esther was born 1 March 1785 in South
Carolina. Her parents were Richard and Susannah
(Steadham) Thompson. She died 5 December
1860 in Miami County, Ohio
at age 75, and was buried in Old
On 10 March 1802 Henry Thickpenny bought
100 acres of land from Thomas Lamb, Sr., on a branch of the Tyger River
County, South Carolina.
That same acreage was conveyed to John Thickpenny (ie. John Penny) 7 January
1804 by Sheriff William Rice. John, as John Thickpenny, then sold this property
on 19 October 1805 to John Gray. From this information it is possible to
surmise that patriarch Henry had departed South Carolina by January 1804. John and his
family did not follow until after October 1805 and he first appeared on the tax
rolls for Ohio County, Kentucky in 1807 as John Penny. He was last
found on the tax rolls there in March 1809. John’s father Henry and brothers Thomas
and James were on the 1810 federal census in Ohio County, Kentucky,
however John was not, and cannot be found in the census index. It is not known
if he was just missed by the census enumerator or was by that time on his way
to Miami County, Ohio. The first concrete evidence of his
presence in that county was a 1 June 1818 purchase of land in Union Township,
Section 11, Range 4, Township 7.
Known children of John2 PENNY and
Esther THOMPSON were as follows:
+ 5 i. Susannah3 PENNY, born
14 October 1802 in South Carolina;
married Asa JONES.
+ 6 ii. Thomas PENNY, born 5 September 1804 in South Carolina; married
Rachel MCCLARY; married Susannah HAWORTH.
+ 8 iv. Sarah PENNY, born 27 March 1810 in Ohio; married John H.
+ 9 v. Elijah PENNY, born circa 1812 in Miami County, Ohio;
married Rachel MILES.
+ 10 vi. Richard PENNY, born 7 October 1814 in Miami County, Ohio;
married Elizabeth BARRETT.
+ 11 vii. John PENNY, Jr., born 15 January 1817 in Union Township,
Miami County, Ohio; married Rosanna BARRETT.
+ 12 viii. Elisha PENNY, born in 1819 in Miami County, Ohio;
married Elizabeth WAYMIRE.
+ 13 ix. Hester PENNY, born 22 February 1823 in Miami County, Ohio;
married Sampson HAWORTH.
3. Thomas2 PENNY (Henry1) was born in 1783 in South Carolina.
He died 19 November 1851 in Darke County, Ohio at age 68, and was buried in Old
Laura, Miami County, Ohio
Thomas married Christiana HUNT, daughter of
Ralph and Rachel (Campbell) Hunt, 22 October
1807 in Ohio County, Kentucky.
In the absence of her father, Henry Penny made an oath that Christiana was
over 21 years of age. Christiana was born 6 October 1779 in South
Carolina and died 20 January 1857 in Darke County, Ohio
at age 77 years, 3 months and 14 days.
She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
Christiana, a Quaker, was disowned from the Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Union County, South
Carolina on 20 June 1801. The cause was not stated.
Her father Ralph was born circa 1740, probably in New Jersey. After his wife Rachel died 18
March 1790 in South Carolina
he married Mary Cook 3 January 1793. Ralph died in 1803 in South Carolina. In the mass migration of
Quakers from South Carolina
northward, several of Ralph’s and Rachel’s children moved to Warren County,
Ohio. At least two sons, Ralph, Jr. and Isaiah, and daughter Christina went to Ohio County, Kentucky.
Thomas Penny was first found on the property
tax rolls for Ohio County, Kentucky on 30 July 1808 with 100 acres on a
fork of Long Falls Creek. The 1810 federal census for Ohio
County showed him with a
wife and 3 young sons, and he remained on Ohio County
tax rolls through 1814. By 1820 he and
his family were in Union Township, Miami
Known children of Thomas2 PENNY and
Christiana HUNT, both born in Ohio
were as follows:
+ 14 i. John F.3 PENNY, born
18 June 1808; married Mariah MCCLAIN.
+ 15 ii. Henry PENNY, born circa 1809; married Agnes
Based on census records Thomas and
Christiana likely had at least one additional son and two additional daughters.
have not as yet been identified.
5. Susannah3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born 15
October 1804 in South Carolina
and died 20 June 1866 at age 61 years, 8 months, and 5 days. She was buried in Old
Laura, Miami County, Ohio.
Susannah married Asa JONES 25 October 1821
in Miami County, Ohio.
Asa was born 26 December 1798 in Georgia, the son of Samuel and Mary
(Mote) Jones. He died 5 May 1857 in Darke County,
Ohio at age 58, and was buried in West Branch
(Quaker) Cemetery, Union Township, Miami
County, Ohio was erected in 1836
from the east end of Twin
Township. Asa Jones was
Justice of the Peace before the township was cut off from Twin, and performed
Known children of Susannah3 PENNY and Asa
JONES, all born in Darke County, Ohio, were as follows (out of birth order):
20 i. Eliza C.4 JONES was
born 1 June 1828 and died 21 September 1909
at age 80 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio. The
cause of death given on her death certificate was 'beginning with an
acute attack of dysentery, senility, weak heart.' She was buried 23
September 1909 in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Eliza married Samuel HAWORTH 20
February 1853 and they lived in Newton
Township, Miami County.
Samuel was born 7 October 1821 in Ohio, the son of James Wade and Anna Emily (Coppock) Haworth.
He died 15 May 1899 at age 77 in Miami County, and was buried in Union
Joint Cemetery, also known as Union Cemetery, Ludlow Falls, Miami
County. Samuel was married first to Roseanna Frank on 27 September 1843
in Miami County. She was born circa 1824 in Ohio, and in the 1850
census they were in Newton Township, Miami County with daughters Sarah
A., age 6, and Elizabeth, age 4, and Ann Emily, age 70, born in South
Carolina. (Surname actually Emery; she was Samuel's mother.) The two
girls were with Samuel and Eliza in the 1860 census, as was Alvin
Ester, age 7, relationship unknown. In the 1870 census for Newton Township,
Samuel, Eliza and his mother Anna Emery, age 89, widow, born in South Carolina
the same household. Eliza and Samuel had no known children.
According to "The History of Laura," Samuel and Eliza purchased the lot
at 408 South Main Street in Laura in the summer of 1883 and built an
unusual brick house featuring a two-story bay window. After they both
died their heirs held the largest public sale of land in Laura's
history. Offered were 15 building lots within the city's incorporated
limits, a lot with a story and a half dwelling, the family home and an
acre and a half at the east end of First Street. The buyers were D.B.
Penny, Harvey Hunt, Riley Wintrow, O.D. Haworth, W.C. Williamson and
+ 21 ii. Abijah B. JONES, born 29 June 1833;
married Sarah SNYDER; married Harriet THOMAS.
+ 22 iii. Harvey Hoover JONES, born 19 August 1835;
married Jane GRAHAM.
23 iv. Susannah JONES was born 31 October 1837 and died 17 February 1857 at age 19 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio. She married Amos A. HALL 26 June 1853. He was born in October 1836, the son of Joseph and Sarah (North) Hall.
24 v. John
Webster JONES was born 14 April 1840 and died 25 February 1862 in Ohio at age 21. He was
buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
vi. Hiram JONES
was born 19 August 1830 and died in Darke County, Ohio in March 1856 or
1857. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County,
Ohio. Hiram married Sirena MOTE 13 July 1848. Sirena was born in
October 1828 in Miami County, the daughter of Ezekiel and Grace
(Vernon) Mote, and died in November 1907 at age 79 in Lebanon, Warren
County, Ohio. Following Hiram's death she was married 19 November 1871
to John H. Haworth who had been married to Sarah Penny. (see #8 below).
He died in 1878 and Sirena married third John E.
Pemberton 15 November 1884 in Miami County, but was widowed by
1900. Hiram and Sirena had a
son Lyman W. born 30 June 1849, who died of chronic nephritis 26 August
1921 at age 72 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, and was buried 29
August 1921 in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Lyman married first 8 January 1871
in Miami County Ermina PEIRCE, the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth
(Elleman) Peirce, who was born 3 October 1851 in Ohio and died in Miami
County 3 November 1875 at age 24. The couple had children Gula Elma,
called Elma, born 11 November 1871 and died in Logansport, Cass County,
Indiana 23 July 1944 at age 72, who married Clarence E. GILL 24 August
1888; Hiram O., born 11 July and died in 1875; and Ada Zella, born 30
September 1875 and died 12 January 1891 at age 15. Lyman married second
Minerva Ann BEARD 7 December 1878 in Miami County. Minerva, the
daughter of Emanuel and Sarah (Thompson) Beard, was born 22 June 1859
in Miami County and died of cancer of the sigmoid in Lebanon, Warren
County 6 September 1936 at age 77. She was buried 8 September 1936 in
Old Ludlow Cemetery. Lyman and Minerva had children Clarence A., born
in September 1881; Estella May, born in 1883 and died in 1896 at age 13
who was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery; Clina, born in December 1886 who
married Mart MARKER; and Clara Edna, known as Edna, born in September
1893 who married Henry W. BRADY. Hiram and Sirena also had a son Irvin,
born circa 1855 who may have gone west to Cherry County, Nebraska and
Susannah and Asa may have had a daughter
Sarah who died 25 June 1822 aged 1 month and 16 days and was buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery (d/o A.& S.)
6. Thomas3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born 5
September 1804 in South Carolina.
(The 1870 census gave Kentucky as his place of birth.) He died 28 December 1876 in Miami
County, Ohio at age 72, and was
buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
In Marriage Records, 1807-1865, Miami County,
dates were given for Thomas’ first marriage: one for Thomas Penney and Rachael
McClary 9 November 1825, and the other for Thomas Penny and Rachael Clery 8
October 1825. Rachel was born 12 October
1807. Her surname also has been seen
spelled Clary; the correct spelling is not known. She died 1 September 1829 in Miami County, Ohio at age
21, and was buried in Old
Thomas married second 9 February 1831 Susannah
HAWORTH who was born 4 February 1812 in Ohio,
the daughter of James Ward and Anna Emily (Coppock) Haworth. Anna Coppock was a
Quaker and James was not, so when they married 28 July 1797 she was disowned
for having married out of unity. James and Anna Haworth lived first in Newberry County, South Carolina,
then migrated to Newton Township, Miami
County, Ohio in 1806.
They had 16 children. Susannah’s brother John Haworth married Sarah Penny (see # 8 below) and
her brother Sampson Haworth married Hester Penny (see #13 below), both siblings of Susannah's
husband Thomas. Susannah died 5 December
1865 in Miami County, Ohio
at age 53, and was buried in Old
Known children of Thomas3 PENNY and
Susannah HAWORTH were as follows:
25 i. Daniel4 PENNY was born
30 April 1832 in Ohio and married Emily A.
MAYS 8 May 1856 in Miami County, Ohio.
She was likely the daughter of Nicholas and Elizabeth Ann (Pierce)
Mays, born 16 October 1834 in Maryland. Daniel died 5 April 1861 in Miami County at age 28. Emily bore a son
named Daniel who died 25 June 1863 and was buried next to his father Daniel in Old Ludlow
Cemetery, Laura, Miami County. The child’s age
at time of death has been variously interpreted as 6 years, 3 months and 7
days, which would make his birth date 18 March 1857, or 1 year, 8 months and 7
days, for a birth date of 18 October 1861, or some six months after his
father’s death. Emily may also have had a son Newell who died 5 November 1858
at age 12 days and was buried in Old
Ludlow Cemetery. Emily died 6 November 1866 at age 32.
26 ii. Elmira PENNY was born 13 May 1834 in Darke County, Ohio and died 24 January 1873 at age 38 in Miami County. She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Larua, Miami County.
On 2 October 1851 in Miami County Elmira married Sampson H. COPPOCK, the son of Joseph and Eunice (Haworth) Coppock of Newton
Township, Miami County,
who was born in October 1831. They had three sons, all born in Miami
County. Laban J. Coppock was born in July 1852 and had three wives by
1910, two of whom are known: Nancy A. THOMPSON who he married 21
January 1875 in Darke County, Ohio, and Margaret CARR who he married 27
December 1899 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Margaret was born 6 March
1877 in Point Isabel, Grant County, Indiana, the daughter of Patrick
and Mary Catherine (Brown) Carr, and died 21 April 1912 in Lafayette,
Tippecanoe County at age 35. By 1920 Laban, a widower and teamster in
an oil field, resided in Potwin, Butler County, Kansas.
Calvin Coppock was born 14 February 1854, died 28 September 1871 at age
17 and was
in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
Ira M. Coppock was born 15 May 1865 and died 8 April 1937 at age 71 in
Yolo County, California. He was buried in Capay Cemetery, Esparto, Yolo
County. Circa 1875
Sampson married Evaline MOORE who was born in July 1838 in
Ohio. They had a son George Ellis, born in November 1875, and shortly
thereafter the family moved to Plumas County, California where Sampson
was a miner. Also
moving west was Sampson's son Ira from his first marriage. The couple
had three more children, all born in California: Maggie, born circa
1878; Myrtle E., born in February 1882, who married circa 1899 Jesse
PERRY who was born in October 1868 in California; and Minnie, born in
April 1885. In the 1900 federal census the family was enumerated in New
York Township, Yuba County, California. Sampson died before 1910 and
Evaline resided in that year in Oysterville, Pacific County,
27 iii. Rachel PENNY was born 18 June 1835 in Ohio and died 27 October 1855 in Miami County, Ohio
at age 20. She was buried in Old
Laura, Miami County. On 11 August 1853 in Miami County Rachel married Henry RANK.
28 iv. Rosanna PENNY was born 13 August 1837 in Ohio and married George K. HARSHBARGER 13 March 1853 in Miami County, Ohio.
Rosanna died 31 January 1855 at age 17, and was buried in Old
Laura, Miami County. George was born 16
October 1833 in Union Township, Miami
County. He died
2 June 1902 at age 68 in Atwood, Piatt County, Illinois, and was buried in Pleasant Hill
Township, Miami County.
After Rosanna’s death George married Maria Graham 27 March 1856 in Miami County. He and Maria had a daughter Rosanna H. who died 29 August 1857 at age 7 months and 5
days, and was buried in Old
Ludlow Cemetery. They also had a son Nathan who died 22 April 1858 and was buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery. George married
third Mary A. Sipe 31 July 1859 in Miami
County. She was
born 19 February 1831 and died 24 August 1914 at age 83. Mary was buried next
to George in Pleasant Hill
Cemetery. George and Mary
had a daughter Mina, born circa 1860, and a son J. Clark, born circa 1862.
29 v. Alpha PENNY was born 8 June 1839 in Ohio and married Joseph A. SHARP 15 May 1856 in Miami County, Ohio.
She died 17 March 1866 at age 26 and was buried in Old
Laura, Miami County. Joseph, a shoemaker, was born in November
1832 in Maryland, the son of Joseph and Nancy Sharp. Alpha and Joseph had seven known children, all born in Darke
Susan A. Sharp was born circa 1857. Daniel Sharp was born in 1858. Ida
Belle Sharp was born 13
June 1861 and died 8 March 1926 in Covington, Miami County at age 64.
She was buried 11 March 1926 in Highland Cemetery, Covington. Ida
married 17 April 1883 in Darke County Simon POE, the son of Andrew and
Sarah (Icenberger) Poe, who was born 22 October 1858 in Ohio and died
of chronic nephritis and uremic poisoning 12 June 1934 at age 75. Simon
was buried 14 June 1934 in Highland Cemetery. The couple had a son
Raymond E., born 8 May 1885 and died at age 87 in October 1972.
Benjamin Franklin Sharp was born 4 February 1862 and died of a coronary
thrombosis 23 May 1931 at age 69 in Greenville Township, Darke County,
Ohio. He was buried 26 May 1931 in Greenville Cemetery, Darke County.
On 21 December 1882 in Darke County Benjamin married Rebecca Jane RIFE
who was born 7 May 1864 in Rockingham County, Virginia, the daughter of
John J. and Annie (Paul) Rife. She died 7 May 1947 at age 83 in
Greenville, and was buried in the cemetery there. Benjamin and Rebecca
had childre Arthur J., born in September 1884 and died in 1957 at age
73 who married Goldie Merrel COX 13 May 1911 in Darke County; Clara V.,
bor in June 1887, who married Alva Richards 25 March 1906 in Darke
County; and Lillian C., born in July 1895. Elmyra Sharp was born circa
1863 and likely died before 1898. She married Noah E. EARNST 19
September 1878 in Montgomery County, Ohio. He was born 2 May 1852 in
Perry Township, Montgomery County, the son of Samuel and Susannah
(Holsapple/Holtzapple) Earnst, and died 17 January 1936 in Dayton,
Montgomery County at age 83. The couple had a son Emanuel Ivan Earnst,
born 26 October 1884 and died 5 January 1969 at age 84 in Lincoln
County, Georgia. After Elmyra died Noah married second Anna R. Miller
22 August 1898 in Montgomery County. Joseph married twice
after Alpha's death, first to Mrs. Rachel Sife 17 August 1867 and next
to Julia Buchanan 30 June 1870. In
the 1870 census Joseph and Julia were enumerated in Twin Township,
Darke County where he worked in a shoe shop. In that census Alpha’s
children Daniel and Elmyra lived with the James Jolly family in Twin Township,
while daughter Ida Belle was with the Thomas W. Penny family in Monroe Township,
Darke County. Thomas was Ida’s mother’s second
cousin. Daughter Susan does not appear in the census index. By 1880 Joseph and
Julia had moved to LeGrand, Marshall County, Iowa. With them in the census
there were Alpha’s and Joseph’s son Daniel, and Joseph’s two children with
Julia: Ada, age
8, and Malcolm, age 6. In 1900 Joseph and Julia lived in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
Joseph died in 1909 at age 77 in Louisiana, and was buried in Pine Hill
Cemetery, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana. In the 1910 census his
widow Julia lived with her daughter Ada’s family in San Antonio,
Bexar County, Texas.
+ 30 vi. Susannah PENNY, born in 1842 in Miami County, Ohio; married William
+ 31 vii. Sarah PENNY, born 10 July 1844 in Miami County, Ohio; married Jeremiah
+ 32 viii. Corilla Ann PENNY, born in 1846 in Miami County, Ohio; married John Rank
33 ix. Esther PENNY was born 20 December 1848 in Miami County, Ohio and
died 21 March 1853 in Miami
County at age 4. She was
buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
34 x. Calvin C. PENNY was born 30 November 1850 in
Miami County, Ohio
and died 31 March 1853 in that county at age 2. He was buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
Susanna may also have had a son Henry who died 16 February 1860 at age 1 year, 9
months and 9 days and
was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura.
8. Sarah3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born 27
March 1810 in Ohio and died 17 May 1870 in Laura, Miami County at age
60. She was buried in Old
Ludlow Cemetery in
Sarah married John H. HAWORTH 16 February 1826 in Miami County. John was born 5 May 1807
in that county and died in 1878 in Darke
County, Ohio at age 71. He was
buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
John was the son of James Ward and Anna Emily (Coppock) Haworth. His sister
Susannah married Thomas Penny (see # 6 above) and his brother Sampson married Hester Penny (see #13 below),
siblings to his wife. John appeared on
the census of 1870 in the household of his daughter Sarah and her husband
Alexander Wright in Franklin Township, Darke
County. On 19
November 1871 he married second Sirena Mote Jones widow of Hiram Jones,
the son of Asa and Susannah (Penny) Jones. (see #5 above)
Known children of Sarah3 PENNY and
John H. HAWORTH, all born in Darke
County, Ohio, were as
+ 35 i. Sampson4 HAWORTH, born
15 August 1828 ; married Fanny NEWCOMER
+ 36 ii. Isaac HAWORTH, born 16 September 1834;
married Mary Catharine GRAHAM; married Martha J. NORTH.
+ 37 iii. Sarah HAWORTH, born 16 September 1837; married
38 iv. Elizabeth
Davis HAWORTH was born 30 December 1839 and died of pulmonary
tuberculosis 19 January 1918 in Franklin Township, Darke County, Ohio
at age 78. She was buried 22 January 1918 in Greenville Cemetery, Darke
County. Elizabeth married George W. WRIGHT 13 May 1858 in Darke County.
He was born 3 December 1835 in Montgomery County, Ohio,
the son of Robert and Eliza (Crawford) Wright of Pennsylvania, and died
of a mitral heart lesion 6 October 1909 in Greenville, Darke County at
age 73. He was buried in Greenville Cemetery 8 October 1909.
Elizabeth and George had children Aaron, born in February 1859 and
died 7 May 1927 at age 68 who married Miranda Helen ECK, the daughter
Jacob and Mary (Shover) Eck, 27 May 1883; Eliza Ann born in 7
April 1860 and died 18 June 1921 at age 61 of a fractured cervical
vertebrae when struck by a barn door in a high wind who married Jesse
CASSELL, the son of William and Lucinda (Coffman) Cassell, 3 November
1877 in Darke County; Angeline, born 10 April 1862 and died 13 March
1933 at age 70 in Franklin Township, Darke county who married Benjamin
LANDIS, the son of Benjamin and Catherine (Stauffer) Landis, 6
September 1879 in Darke County; John Marcelles, born 16 January
1867 and died 3 October 1895 in Darke County at age 28; Simon Edgar,
born in January
1872 who married Flora E. JONES 20 December 1894 in Miami County, Ohio;
Clara May, born 13 June 1876 and died 15 August 1901 at age 25 who
married Frederick Earl DIVELY, the son of George Buchnana and Mary
(Hayes) Dively, 25 December 1898 in Darke County; Forest A.,
in July 1877 and died in 1956 at age 79 who married Moses CRUMRINE, the
son of Moses and Miranda (Hartzell) Crumrine, 10 April 1897 in Darke
County; and Emerald Crawford, born 23 June 1885 and died in
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio in 1956 at age 71 who married Daisy D.
BURNETT, the daughter of Oscar J. and Leora (Willoughby) Burnett, 5
December 1904 in Darke County. George was a retail
dry goods merchant and later a minister.
+ 39 v. John Wade HAWORTH, born 29 July 1842;
married Susannah NEWCOMER.
40 vi. Wade HAWORTH was born circa 1846.
41 vii. David HAWORTH was born circa 1849.
42 viii. Levina HAWORTH was born 10 August 1864. She
died 24 December 1864 in Franklin Township, Darke County,
Ohio, and was buried in Newcomer
9. Elijah3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born
circa 1812 in Miami County, Ohio
and died of consumption 22 December 1879 in Union
Township, Miami County, Ohio.
Elijah was not found in the 1850 census index, but by 1860 he and his family
lived in Richmond,
Wayne County, Indiana where Elijah was a laborer. By 1870 they had returned to Union Township,
Elijah married Rachel MILES 20 October
1831 in Miami County. Rachel was born in July 1816 in Ohio and died after 1900, likely in Miami County. She appeared on the census of 1880 in the household of son
Harvey J. Penny in Union Township, Miami
County. In 1900 she was in the household of her
daughter Amanda and her husband Ephraim Ditmer in Concord
Township, Miami County.
Known children of Elijah3 PENNY and
Rachel MILES, all born in Miami County,
Ohio were as follows (out of
43 i. Susannah4 PENNY was
born in January 1832 and died nine months later on 19 October 1832 in Miami County, Ohio.
She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
44 ii. Margaret PENNY was born in 1833 and died 23
January 1837 in Miami
County, Ohio at age 4. She was
buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
45 iii. William Henry Harrison PENNY was born in
1840. He died 24 November 1842 in Miami County, Ohio at age 2, and was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
46 iv. Mary
Ann PENNY was born circa 1842. She married Isaiah Barton BAUMGARDNER 16
August 1866 in Miami County, Ohio. He was born in September 1839 in
Centre County, Pennsylvania and died 13 December 1905 in Van Buren
Township, Darke County, Ohio at age 66. Mary Ann died around 1868
and Isaiah married second Mary Alice Taylor 19 July 1869. She was
born in 1849 and died in 1873 at age 24. Isaiah married third circa
1876 Margery S. Williams who was born 30 June 1859 in Pennsylvania and
died 11 March 1948 at age 88 in Greenville, Darke County.
47 v. Amanda M.
born 26 December 1844 and died of chronic bronchitis 3 March 1909 at
age 64 in Staunton Township, Miami County, Ohio. She was buried 7 March
1909 in Riverside Cemetery, Troy, Miami County. Amanda married Ephraim
DITMER 27 February 1862 in Miami County.
Ephraim, the son of Jacob and Catharine (Rank) Ditmer, was born 28 February
1842 in Union Township, Miami County.
His brother John Rank Ditmer married Corilla Penny, Amanda’s cousin.
Ephraim died of double pneumonia 11 March 1911 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 69, and was buried 13 March 1911 in
Riverside Cemetery. Ephraim and Amanda had children Edward
A., born circa 1865 (in the 1880 census his name was written as
Edwin) who married Luvernia WARNER 29 December 1882 in Miami County; Margaret J., born circa 1868; Florence,
born in February 1870 and died 17 March 1902 in Miami County at age 32
who married William E. LEFFEL 29 March 1887 in Miami County; Harriet,
known as Hattie, born 19 May 1874 who
married Fremont C.
MIKESELL in Miami County 16 February 1895 and died in Dayton,
Montgomery County 20 October 1913 at
age 39 from a cerebral hemorrhage and chronic alcoholism; and Frank,
born circa 1877.
48 vi. Clara Telitha PENNY was born circa 1850 and
died between 1880 and 1887. She married Albert HART 7 March 1871 in Miami
County, Ohio and their children were Florence,
born circa 1871;
L. Calvin, born circa 1873; Louie B., born circa 1874, and Minnie
Pearl, born 26 September 1878 who married Claude Frank ALLOWAYS 15
February 1898 in Miami County.. In the 1880 federal census the family
was in Newton
Township, Miami County.
Albert was born in August 1844 in Ohio,
the son of David and Eliza Hart.
After Clara T.’s death he married second circa 1887 Arvilla Dorcas
Pemberton, the daughter of Isaac and Mary (Mitchel) Pemberton, born 16
and they had a daughter Mary L., born in August 1894, and son John Chester,
born 6 August
1896 and died in Miami County 8 February 1977 at age 80 who married
Myrtle Hunt. Albert, a stone mason and brick layer, died 27 April 1918 in Montgomery County, Ohio at age 73. Arvilla
died of apoplexy 10
December 1918 at age 58 in Phillipsburg, Montgomery County, Ohio.
49 vii. Hannah Marie PENNY was born circa 1854. She
married Francis PHILLIPS 11 July 1871 in Miami
County, Ohio. Frank,
as he was called, was born circa 1848 in Ohio.
+ 50 viii. Harvey J. PENNY, born in 1858; married
Lavinia ISENBARGER; married Ida E. BOYER; married Jennie TOWNSEND.
ix. Hester PENNY was born 5 September 1834 and
died of senile debiity 11 June 1919 in Union Township, Miami County,
Ohio at age 83. She was buried 13 June 1919 in
Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
Hettie, as she was called (her name has also been seen as Esther) married 23
October 1851 Adam WINTROW, a widower and the son of Daniel and Rhoda
(Cartwright) Wintrow. Adam was born 15 June 1824 in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio and died 13 January 1913 of apoplexy at
age 88 in Monroe Township, Miami County. He was buried 15 January 1913 in Old
Adam married first Telitha Miles 31 December 1844 and had a son Collin
15 December 1845 and died 12 April 1870 at age 24 who married Mary
Lasure 3 October 1867; a daughter Margaret Jane, born 8 November 1847
and died 17 February 1935 at age 87 who married William M. Hill 2 May
1867; and a son
Charles William, born 4 March 1851 and died 17 January 1924 at age 72
who married Sarah Ann Ditmer 6 May 1872. Telitha, who was born 3 May
1826, died 18
July 1851 at age 25 and was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
(She may have been sister to Rachel Miles, Hester Penny's mother.
Rachel named a daughter Clara Telitha.) As of 1900 Hettie and Adam had
had seven children. A daughter, Ole May, born circa 1879, had died by
but the other six were still living. (1) Elijah A.Wintrow was born 15 February 1852 and died of a cerebral hemorrhage 27 September 1935 at age 82.
He was buried 30 September 1935 in Riverside Cemetery, Troy, Miami County, Ohio.
Elijah married first Eliza PEARSON 7 August 1876 and had a son Harry S., born
circa 1877, and a daughter Viola May, born 20 August 1878, who married Jacob
SHUMAKER in 1896 and Henry O. SWISHER 29 May 1909. Elijah married second Sarah
Frances LOBAUGH 22 August 1881. She was born in November 1864 in Clark County, Ohio.
They divorced and she remarried Roy Bullard 13 September 1919. Sarah
died 9 April 1948 in Troy and was buried 12 April 1948 in Riverside
Cemetery. The children of
Elijah and Sarah were Lyman E., born in September 1882 and died in Troy, Miami
County, Ohio in 1912
at age 30. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Troy.
Ida Belle Wintrow was born in July 1885 and married William WRIGHT of
Kentucky 13 May 1902 in Miami County. Daniel Russell, known as Russell
Wintrow, was born 21 August 1888 and died 9 November 1966 at age 78.
He married May WESTFALL 11 March 1911 in Miami County. Jasper
Clinton Wintrow was born 31 May 1890 and died 9 August 1962 at age 72.
married first Clara Belle SILVERS 23 April 1910 in Richland County,
Ohio, and second Emma Ethel
OWEN 19 May
1927 in Miami County. Alma Gertrude Wintrow was born 29 June 1893 and
married William F. CADZOW, Jr. 19 November 1918 in Macomb County,
Michigan. Ora William Wintrow
twin sister Cora M. were born 5 March 1898. Cora married first 9 July
1914 Walter KIBBEY in Miami County, and second 10 November 1917 David
D. LAWSON in Miami County. (2) Riley Richard
Wintrow was born 12 April 1855 and died of Brights disease 24 December
1928 at age 73 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio. He was
buried in Old Ludlow
Riley married Adelia D. CHILDS, daughter of Joseph and Hannah Childs, 6 June
1876 in Hudson, Lenawee County, Michigan. She was born 25 July 1867, died 30 December 1930 at age 63, and also was
buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
According to the 1900 census, Riley and Delia, as she was known, had 12
children, 10 still living
at that time. Known children were: John Charles, born circa 1878; Mary
born circa 1879; Jennie, born in February 1880 and married Chester
RANDALL 1 October 1896 in Miami County;
Frank P., born 5 October 1883 and died in June 1970 at age 86; Nellie,
born 2 December 1885 who married Harvey Alvin STICKLE 1 July 1905 in
Miami County; Osa Myrtle, born 9
March 1888 and died of pulmonary tuberculosis 6 March 1911 at age 22,
who married Samuel Dixon WEIGER 2 November 1907 in Miami County;
Dollie, born 22 May 1890 and died in February 1980 at age 89, who
Charles Leroy BESECKER 30 April 1908 in Darke County; Ora Chester, born
7 August 1892 and died 24 December 1896 at age 4; Joseph
Clyde, born 1 February 1895 who married Grace Westfall 13 April 1916 in
Miami County; and Josephine, born 2 June 1898. (3) Liberty
Wintrow was born 17 August 1859 and died of a cerebral hemorrhage in
Covington, Miami County
on 17 November 1947 at age 88. He was buried 20 November 1947 in
Higland Cemetery, Covington. Liberty married first Sarah Elizabeth
GULICK 28 November 1881 in Darke County and
they had one known daughter, Mary B., born 3 June 1886. Liberty
married second Anna B. CUNKEL 21 May 1890 in Miami County, and
they had one known daughter, Ruth, born in March 1896 who married Ray
MAGEE 22 February 1917 in Miami County. Anna B. was born in June 1860
and died in Miami
County in 1935 at age 75.
(4) John Wesley Wintrow was born 7 March 1863 and died 18 March 1943 in Miami County, Ohio
at age 80. He was buried in Old
Laura. John, a farmer, married Jane Cothren JONES, the daughter of Harvey and
Rachel (Hunt) Jones, 15 November 1884 in Miami County. Jane was born 13 January 1866 and died
12 January 1940 at age 73. She, too, was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
They had four children: Mary Esther,
born 4 February 1887, died 23 December 1887, and was buried in Old
Cemetery; Lova Blanche, born 25 September 1888 and died 4 March 1964 at
age 75, who married Harvey Elmer WISSINGER 7 July 1906 in Miami County;
Loren Marley, called
born 14 March 1891 and died 25 March 1973 at age 82, who never married;
born 13 December 1892, died 20 December 1892, and was buried in Old
Cemetery; and Mabel, born in 1903 and died in 1994 at age 91, who
married Lewis Swisher HERKINS
September 1923 in Miami County. (5) Daniel Edwin Wintrow was born 30
October 1866 and
died of cerebral apoplexy 30 January
1953 at age 86 in Champaign County, Ohio. He was buried 2 February 1953
in Riverside Cemetery,
Troy, Miami County. On 13 October 1888 he married Myra Jane LEFFEL who
was born 29
September 1870 in Casstown, Miami County, Ohio, the daughter of William
and Mary (buckles) Leffel, and died of nephritis 9
January 1921 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 50. She was
buried 11 January 1921 in Riverside Cemetery. As of the 1910 federal
and Jennie, as she was sometimes called, had nine children, five still
Their known children were William Adam, born 10 January 1890 and died
in March 1964 in California at age 74; Alva C., born in
May 1894; Daniel Lesley, born 7 October 1896 and died at age 78 in
March 1975, who married Grace Viola RUDISILL 24 November 1915 in Miami
County; Dewey Leroy, born 16 May 1898 and died in San Diego County,
California 5 May
1980 at age 82; and
Mary Ellen, born circa 1907. The family resided in Concord
Township in Miami County
and Daniel worked as a sawyer and a farmer. (6) Albert Wintrow was born
January 1871 and died of chronic myocarditis in
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio 5 June 1944 at age 73. He was buried 8 June 1944 in Old
Laura, Miami County. Albert married Sadie E. COPPOCK, the
daughter of Henry and Hettie (Thompson) Coppock, 30 September 1891 in Darke County, Ohio.
Sadie was born 17 December 1873 and died of tuberculosis 5
November 1942 at age 68. She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery 8
November 1942. Albert and Sadie had two known sons: Melvin J., who was
born 8 April 1890 and died 7 March 1965 at age 74 in Clark County,
Ohio, who married Lydia WESTFALL 4 December 1909 in Miami County; and
Wesley L., born 31 May 1902 and died of pneumonia
16 February 1919 at age 17 at the Boys Industrial School, Hocking
Township, Fairfield County, Ohio. He was buried 18 February 1919 in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura.
10. Richard3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born 7
October 1814 in Miami County, Ohio
and died 28 October 1898 in Darke
County, Ohio at age
84. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
On 13 November 1834 in Miami County
Richard married Elizabeth BARRETT who born in 1816 in Ohio. She was the daughter of Abner and Mary (Pemberton) Barrett of South Carolina, and
the sister of Rosanna Barrett who married Richard’s brother John Penny,
Jr. (see #11 below) Elizabeth died in 1890 in Darke County, Ohio at age
74, and was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.
The Barretts and Pembertons were
Quakers. Richard may have married second Harriet Brown 13 December 1893
in Darke County. It is known that he did marry Anna M. CURTIS 16
January 1896 in Darke County.
In the Application for Letters of Administration of Richard Penny it stated
that his last will and testament had been set aside by the Court of Common
Pleas of Darke County leaving Anna M. Penny and additional heirs.
Known children of Richard3 PENNY and Elizabeth
BARRETT were as follows:
51 i. Sarah4 PENNY was
born in 1835 in Ohio and died 17 November 1895 at age 60. She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County, Ohio. Sarah married John WRIGHT, the son of Robert and Christina Wright of Pennsylvania, 26
February 1857 in Miami County. He died 20 December 1881 and,
his age at time of death, was born 5 July 1833 in Miami County.
John was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
and John had five known children. Calvin R. Wright was born 13 December
1857 and died 17
November 1880 at age 22. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery. On 18
March 1879 in Miami County Calvin
married Mary JONES, the daughter of Harvey Harrison and Rachel (Hunt)
Jones, who was born 16 October 1857 in Miami County and died 15 March
1944 in Darke County, Ohio at age 86. After Calvin's death Mary married
second Edward Elmer Elsworth Stryker 24 November 1883.
Mary Elizabeth Wright was born 6 September 1859 and died of liver
cancer 11 July 1934 at age 74 in Greenville, Darke County. She was
buried 15 July 1934 in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County. Mary
married Arlistus HUNT 8 September 1877 in Darke County. Arlistus, the
son of Ralph and Sophia (Walker) Hunt, was born 18 September 1857 in
Miami County and died 22 March 1936 in Greenville at age 78. The cause
of death was hypostatic pneumonia with the contributing factor of a
fractured pelvis sustained in a fall. Arlistus was buried 24 March 1936
in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Mary and Arlistus had children Raymond Leroy,
born 2 June 1880 and died 27 July 1965 in Montgomery County, Ohio at
age 85; Lowell Wright, born 30 January 1886 and died 7 February 1950 at
age 64 in Montgomery County, who married Cecilia C. DUNN; Russell H.,
born 23 December 1888, who married Bonnie LUDY; Harold Victor, born 15
December 1890 and died 6 December 1966 in Miami County at age 75; Celia
M., born 28 October 1892 and died in May 1972 at age 79, who married
John Veirly MYERS 30 January 1915 in Miami County; Sarah Elma, born in
December 1894; Dolphus McKinley, born 2 Febuary 1896 and died 15
September 1978 in Clark County, Ohio at age 82, who married Mary MORGAN
26 May 1919 in Miami County; Charles Wesley, born 1 April 1900 and died
11 February 1978 in Miami County at age 77, who married Audrey C.
GABRIEL 23 December 1926 in Miami County; and Treva, born circa 1902.
John W. Wright was born 29 May 1864 and died of mitral valve
August 1924 at age 60 in Troy, Miami County. He was buried 16 August
1924 in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. John married Almeda HUNT,
the daughter of Ralph and Lydia (Walker) Hunt, 5 December 1882 in Darke
County, Ohio. Martha A. Wright was born in February 1867 and married 24
1889 in Darke County Reuben PICKETT who was born 15 January 1858 in
Maryland, the son of Wesley and Sarah (Conaway) Pickett, and died of
apoplexy in Bradford, Darke County 4 November 1918 at age 60.
Reuben was buried in Gettysburg Cemetery, Adams Township, Darke County.
Martha and Reuben had a daughter Sylvia Iona who was born in August
1891 and married Samuel D. KENT 25 November 1909; and a daughter Gladys
born in April 1893. Esther E. Wright was born circa 1869. Esther
Elvira Wright was born in March 1869 and died in 1930 at age 61. She
married Charles M. HUNT 24 November 1886 in Darke County. He was born
in February 1868, the son of Ralph and Lydia (Walker) Hunt, and died in
1955 at age 87. Both Elvira, as she was known, and Charles were buried
in Riverside Cemetery, Troy, Miami County. The couple had children
Myrtle, born in June 1887 who married Earl MCDONALD; Hiram W., born 4
March 1889 and died 9 March 1962 at age 73, who married Blanche L.
Brady 22 November 1909 in Miami County; Harry Richard, born 14 April
1890 and died 6 July 1928 from a broken neck sustained in an automobile
accident in Shelby County, Ohio at age 38, who married Florence Marie
WOOLEY 8 December 1917 in Miami County; Robert Edwin, born 14 February
1895 and died 30 November 1975 at age 79 in San Diego County,
California, who married Helen Twyla DIEHL; and Commodore Dewey, born 8
April 1898 and died of typhoid fever 30 August 1913 at age 15. Arren
Ellsworth Wright was born 2
May 1871 and died 16 January 1928 at age 56 in Los Angeles County,
California. He was buried in San Gabriel Cemetery, Los Angeles County.
Arren married Rosella WALTON 31 December 1899 in Greene
County, Ohio. She was born 20 December 1881 in that county, and died 20
October 1950 in Dayton, Montgomery County at age 68.
Rosella was buried in Shiloh Cemetery in Dayton.
+ 52 ii. John Wesley PENNY, born 12 June 1837 in Ohio; married Sarah
+ 53 iii. Mary Elizabeth PENNY, born 19 May 1839 in Darke County, Ohio;
married Robert WRIGHT.
54 iv. Hester PENNY was born 20 December 1841 in Franklin Township,
Darke County, Ohio.
She may have
married John Newcomer 6 February 1862 in Darke County.
If so, she died 9 October 1869 age 28 years, 8 months and 2 days, and was buried
in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County, Ohio. John was the son of Christian and Anna
Newcomer and was born circa 1839 in Ohio.
+ 55 v. Abner Barrett PENNY, born 9 April 1845 in Ohio; married Lucretia
56 vi. Elisha PENNY was
born in 1847 in Franklin Township, Darke County, Ohio and between 1871 and 1878
married Emma C. (--?--) who was born circa 1851 in Canada. Her parents were born in Ireland.
Elijah, Emma and their daughter Angie C., born in November 1879, appeared on
the census of 1880 in the city of Convoy, Tully Township, Van Wert County,
Ohio, living in the household of dry goods merchant Elijah McNeal. Elisha was a
butcher. His residence was given as “Oklahoma,
[sic] in June 1899 in the Application for Letters of Administration of his
father Richard's estate. However, Elisha was not found anywhere in the 1900 or 1910
census index, nor was Emma.
57 vii. Arren A. PENNY, a
twin brother to Warren, was born 31 December
1849 in Miami County, Ohio
and died of a brain hemorrhage 24 April 1937 in Tully Township, Van
Wert County, Ohio at age 87. He was buried 25 April 1935 in the
I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Convoy, Van Wert County. Arren married Rachel YOUNT
31 March 1880 in Darke
County, Ohio. Rachel
was born 29 September 1851 in Ohio,
the daughter of Jacob and Louise (Fess) Yount,
and died 26 March 1930 at age 70 in Tully Township of myocarditis. She
was buried 30 Mary 1930 in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Arren, a farmer,
had twin daughters 10 May 1882
in Franklin Township,
Darke County who were unnamed in birth
records. They obviously died because in the 1920 federal census Rachel was
shown as having had three children, only one living, and that was Eunice
Brandon, born 20 September 1883 in Darke County. By 1910 Arren, Rachel and the family of their
daughter Eunice were in Tully
Township, Van Wert
County. Eunice married Leroy SHEARER 28 October 1899 in Darke County.
Leroy, who also went by the name of Roy, was
born 26 October 1879 in Darke County, the son of Frederick and Katherine (Beechler) Shearer.
Their known children, all born in Darke
were Esther June,
born 11 June 1900 who married Fred Wilford SCHILLING 10 November 1917
in Van Wert County; Russell Frederick, born 29 January 1902 and died in
February 1977 at age 75; Ralph B., born 29
November 1903 and died in November 1983 in Allen County, Indiana at age
80 who married Wilma Jean REIDENBACH 17 June 1924 in Van Wert County;
Arren, born 15 March 1906 and died in December 1963 at age 57, who
married Lena GARDNER 29 March 1929 in Van Wert County. Leroy
died of a cerebral hemorrhage 18 September 1951 in Van Wert County at
age 71, and was buried 21 September 1951 in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in
Convoy. Eunice died in July 1968 in Allen County, Indiana at age
+ 58 viii. Warren E. PENNY, born 30 December 1849 in Ohio; married Francis A.
BROWN; married Anna Maria BRYANT.
+ 59 ix. Rosannah PENNY, born 20 May 1852 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio;
married James Aaron WESTFALL.
and Elizabeth may have had a son Harvey born 15 May 1843, in Monroe Township,
Darke County; however, he is not in the 1850
census with the family.
11. John3 PENNY, Jr.
(John2, Henry1) was born 15
January 1817 in Union Township, Miami County,
Ohio, and died 31 March 1870 in Ohio at age 53. He was
buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
John married Rosanna BARRETT 7 April 1836
in Miami County.
Rosanna, born in 1818 in Ohio,
was the daughter of Abner and Mary (Pemberton) Barrett of South Carolina, and
the sister of Elizabeth Barrett who married Richard Penny, John’s brother. (see #10 above) She
died in 1894 in Ohio at age 76, and was buried
in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Rosanna appeared on the census of 1870 in the household of her daughter Elmira and her husband Elam Burch in Franklin
Township, Darke County, Ohio. In 1880 she was living in the household of
her son Liberty S. Penny in Franklin
Known children of John3 PENNY, Jr. and
Rosanna BARRETT were as follows:
+ 60 i. Elmira4 PENNY, born
13 May 1837 in Monroe Township, Darke
County, Ohio; married
+ 61 ii. Liberty S. PENNY, born April 1838 in Ohio; married Sarah Ann
62 iii. Susannah PENNY was born 4 July 1841 in Monroe Township,
Darke County, Ohio
and died 4 December 1854 in Ohio
at age 13. She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
+ 63 iv. Harvey
PENNY, born 4 August 1842; married Nancy Ann STRADER.
12. Elisha3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born in
1819 in Miami County, Ohio and died after 1880, perhaps 30 May 1882. In 1880 he
appeared on the federal census in the household of his daughter Sarah Ann and
her husband John Marshall in Franklin Township, Darke
Elisha married Elizabeth WAYMIRE 6 June
1839 in Darke County.
was born in 1824 in Indiana, the daughter of Henry and Sarah (Coppock) Waymire.
mother Sarah married Abel Insco Pearson after her husband Henry died. A daughter from that marriage, Margaret,
married Thomas W. Penny in 1864, and another daughter Sarah married Thomas’
brother Ralph Penny in 1865. (Elisha was
Thomas’ and Ralph’s first cousin once removed.) Elizabeth died between 1870 and 1880, perhaps 25 May 1876.
Known children of Elisha3 PENNY and
Elizabeth WAYMIRE were as follows:
+ 64 i. Daniel W.4 PENNY, born 31
July 1840 in Ohio;
married Martha BIRELEY.
65 ii. Martha Jane PENNY was born 17 July 1842 in Miami County, Ohio
and died 19 March 1919 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio at age 76.
She was buried 21 March 1919 in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Circa
1858 Martha married Richard PENNY. His parents have not been identified
and it is not known if Martha and Richard were related, but it is
likely. Richard was born in Darke County around 1833. The couple had
three children. Eliza Ann Penny was born circa 1858 in Indiana, likely
Richmond in Wayne County where Richard, Martha and Eliza were
enumerated in the 1860 census. Richard was a teamster there. Charles
Robert Penny was born 13 September 1866 in Darke County and died of
prostate cancer 1 August 1942 in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio at age
75. He was buried 4 August 1942 in Fairmount Memorial Park in
Alliance. On 1 January 1890 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio Charles
married Alice B. CRIDER who was born in
March 1870 in Ohio and died in Stark County 19 April 1959 at age 89.
Their known children, all born in Springfield were
Edith Ray, born 17 July 1890 and married in Springfield 3 July 1912
Frank Eldon MILLIGAN; Ermina, born in May 1893; Daniel Kenneth,
born 26 May 1897 and died 15 December 1987 at age 90; Ethel B., born 22
October 1901 and died 27 August 1993 at age 91 in New Jersey who
married David H. THOMAS 24 June 1922 in Clark County; and Charles
Richard, born circa 1907. Daniel L. Penny was
born 24 March 1868 in Darke County and died 13 August 1948 in
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio at age 80. He was buried 16 August 1948
in Ferncliff Cemetery in that city. On 13 October 1892 in Clark County
Daniel married Sylvia M. BROWN who was born in September 1870 in Ohio
and died 16 March 1956 at age 85. She was buried in Ferncliff
Cemetery. Daniel and Sylvia had no children. On 5 March 1872 in Darke
County, Ohio Martha Jane married
Solomon WEILLS who was born 12 February 1818 in Preston County,
Virginia (later West Virginia), the son of William and
Sarah Weills. He died in 1899 in Darke County at age 81. Solomon was ordained a minister in 1847. His first charge was in Washington County, Pennsylvania,
where he remained for 10 years. He then served in Indiana
for 11 years before moving to Greenville in Darke County, Ohio.
Solomon’s first wife was Lydia Shaffer, daughter of John and Hannah Shaffer, whom he married 2 May 1844. They had six children: Alpheus,
Mosheim, Henrietta, Herman J., Agnes H. and Hazelius. Lydia died in 1865. Solomon may
have been married 7 January 1866 in Darke
County to Mrs. Anne
Flefeker, making Martha his third wife.
+ 66 iii. Sarah Ann PENNY, born 14 October 1845 in Union Township,
Miami County, Ohio; married John MARSHALL.
+ 67 iv. John Henry PENNY, born 29 January 1849 in Miami County, Ohio; married Barbara
+ 68 v. Riley Milton PENNY, born 15 June 1850 in Union Township, Miami County, Ohio; married Mary Ellen
69 vi. Hester PENNY was born 13 February 1853 in Ohio.
70 vii. Simpson
H. PENNY was born 2 April 1855 in Ohio and
married Margaret IRELAND 16 August 1878 in Darke County, Ohio.
She was born in 1859 in Ohio. The couple had a daughter July A. born in
July 1879 and in the 1880 federal census the family was enumerated in
Jackson Township, Paulding County, Ohio where Simpson was a farmer.
Simpson may have died 22 March 1897 in Muncie, Vermilion County,
+ 71 viii. Olive PENNY, born 27 January 1859 in Ohio; married Tobias M.
+ 72 ix. Eliza Ann PENNY, born in August 1860 in Darke County, Ohio;
married Isaac BIXLER.
73 x. Susanna PENNY was born 22 March 1862 in Darke County, Ohio. She may have married Jacob Metzger 24 October 1886 in Darke County.
+ 74 xi. Elisha Ashley PENNY, born 3 June 1865 in Darke County, Ohio;
married Mamie Dee HATFIELD; married Elnora MILLER.
75 xii. Ira Oscar PENNY was born in 1870 in Darke County, Ohio
and died in 1936 in Kalamazoo County, Michigan at age 66.
Circa 1893 he married Cora Ellen KELSEY, the daughter of William and
Samantha (Repp) Kelsey, who was born 20 July 1871 in Montgomery
Ohio. She died 31 March 1934 in Kalamazoo County at age 62. Both Ira
and Cora were buried in Alamo Center Cemetery, Alamo, Kalamazoo County.
The couple had three sons. Willard Forrest Penny was born 8 September
1894 in Burr Oak, St. Joseph County, Michigan and died in March 1984 at
age 89. His last known residence was Desert Hot Springs, Riverside
County, California. Willard married Eva B. STEVENS 4 June 1917 in Grand
Rapids , Muskegon County, Michigan. Eva was born 29 December 1897
in Michigan and died in July 1973 in Kalamazoo County at age
75. They had a son Floyd M., born 10 November 1918 in
Kalamazoo County and died 23 December 1986 at age 67, who was
buried in Fort Custer National Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Albert Benjamin
Penny, born 18 December 1895 in Burr Oak, St. Joseph County,
Michigan, married Lillie E. STEVENS 7 June 1920 in Muskegon County,
Michigan. Lillie was born 26 July 1900 in Michigan and died in
February 1980 in Musekgon County at age 79. Eva and Lillie Stevens were
the daughters of Homer E. and Ada (Shaw) Stevens. Malcolm J.
Penny was born 15 August 1899 in Michigan and died in June 1971 at age
71. His last known residence was La Marque, Galveston County, Texas. In
the 1930 federal census Malcolm was at Fort Totten, Queens County, New
York, a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
13. Hester3 PENNY (John2, Henry1) was born 22
February 1823 in Miami County,
Ohio and died 7 August 1878 at
age 55. She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
On 26 January 1842 in Miami County Hester married Sampson HAWORTH who was born 21 July 1819 in that county
and died there 10 November 1901 at age 82. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Sampson was the son of James Wade and Anna
Emily (Coppock) Haworth and brother to John, who married Sarah Penny, and
Susannah, who married Thomas Penny, both siblings of Sampson's wife. He
enlisted in Company B, 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry and served his entire duty
with that company, advancing from private to corporal. On 23 June 1869 he
applied for a pension. Sampson joined the Quaker Church 14 March 1872 according
to the minutes of the West Branch Monthly Meeting, Miami County. In
his early life he was a farmer but by
1880, when he was widowed and living with his son Hiram in Bradford,
County, his occupation on the federal census was given as lumber
Sampson was married a second time to Elizabeth Wagner 18 September 1885
in Washington Township, Darke County. She died some time before 1900
and in the federal census
for that year Sampson, a widower, lived with his granddaughter Lulu
Feierstein’s family in Greenville.
His occupation then was fruit tree agent.
Known children of Hester3 PENNY and
Sampson HAWORTH, all born in Miami County, Ohio, were as follows:
+ 76 i. Harvey4 HAWORTH, born
4 August 1842;
married Marietta ALBAUGH.
+ 77 ii. Oran HAWORTH, born 19 March 1844; married Caroline
DEAHOFE; married Mary Catherine Edna WISE.
+ 78 iii. Hiram H. HAWORTH, born 21 July 1846; married Catharine
+ 79 iv. John HAWORTH, born 26 June 1848;
married Martha Ann ISENBARGER.
80 v. Liberty S. HAWORTH was born 18 January 1855
and died of cardiac hypertrophy in the Keystone Building in
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri 10 August 1911 at age 55. Lee, as he
was known, was a traveling salesman and likely was on the road at the
time. His wife, informant on his death certificate, gave their
residence as Kansas City. Lee was buried in Fairview Cemetery, likely
in Kansas City. In the
1880 federal census Lee, enumerated as Liberty, lived in the household
of Henry Tobias in Newberry Township,
Miami County, Ohio. His occupation was given as school teacher. He married Mina Elizabeth HARTLE, the daughter of Andrew and Anna Hartle, 10
February 1881 in Miami County.
Mina was born 3 October 1863 in Covington, Miami County. She died of
coronary disease 29 August 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 78, and
was buried 31 August 1942 in Union Cemetery, Eaton, Delaware County,
Indiana. Lee and Mina had three children: Mabel Blanche, born in
1881 in Ohio who married Henry Charles FIELDS, son of Thomas J. and
anna (Shepherd) Fields, 3 November 1908 in Marion County, Indiana;
Ferdinand D., known as Ferd, born 26 May 1887 in Indiana
and died of pneumonia 23 November 1935 at age 48 in St. Louis, who
married Lillian JOHNSON of Omaha, Nebraska circa 1915 and had son
Roger; and Sibyl Hester , born in January 1891 in Indiana, who married
B. CAIN 7 May 1911 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana and had
daughters Jane and Helen. In the 1900
federal census Lee and Mina and the children were enumerated in Center
Township, Jennings County, Indiana where Lee was a lumber dealer. In
the 1910 census Mina was enumerated as a widow in Indianapolis, Marion
County, Indiana with son Ferd and daughter Sibyl, but was actually
divorced as Lee was with second wife Celia in Little Rock, Pulaski
County, Arkanas in that census year. The couple had been married for
four years; she also for the second time. Celia was born circa 1871 in
Illinois and was a demonstrator for a manufacturing company. Lee was a
14. John F.3 PENNY (Thomas2, Henry1) was born 18
June 1808 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died 9 July 1875 in Monroe Township, Darke
County, Ohio at age 67. He was buried in Old
Laura, Miami County, Ohio.
John left a will dated 4 August 1873 in Darke County,
in which son Ralph received the family farm and each daughter received $133.33
as their share of his real property. Sons Thomas W. and Francis A. received
nothing further from their share of real estate other than the land already
executed by deed to them. Personal property was to be sold and divided equally
amongst the children. Son Thomas W. and Ralph Hunt were named executors of the
will. Witnesses were Thomas M. Richardson and John Blackburn. In his packet of
estate papers it was noted that granddaughter Margaret Penny received $133.33
and Christena Hess [daughter] $134.
John married Mariah MCCLAIN 6 March 1828 in Miami County. Mariah was born 21 February
1806 in South Carolina, the daughter of John and Jannet McClain She died 25 July 1876 in Darke
County at age 70, and was
buried in Old Ludlow
Cemetery. Mariah’s estate was probated on 3 August 1876
in Darke County. She left to her granddaughter Margaret
Linseta Penny a bed and bedstead, set of dishes and a chest, and asked that the
balance of her estate, after payment of debts, be divided equally among her
children: Thomas W. Penny, Francis A. Penny, Emeline Thompson, Christena Hess,
Sarah Jane Walker, and granddaughter Margaret Linseta Penny. In addition she
asked that her son Ralph be given one bed and bedding. Finally she requested
that her executor, Ralph Penny, put up a grave marker worth about $15.
Witnesses to her will were Ralph Hunt and William H. Pearson.
Known children of John F.3 PENNY and
Mariah MCCLAIN were as follows:
+ 81 i. Thomas W.4 PENNY, born
28 September 1828 in Union Township, Miami County, Ohio; married Mary Ann ADDINGTON; married Margaret PEARSON;
married Elizabeth BRIDENBAUGH.
+ 82 ii. Emeline PENNY, born 26 February 1832 in Union Township,
Miami County, Ohio; married Oliver THOMPSON.
+ 83 iii. Francis A. PENNY, born in December 1833 in Union Township,
Miami County, Ohio; married Sarah Jane HESS.
+ 84 iv. Christina PENNY, born 11 August 1836 in Darke County, Ohio;
married William N. HESS.
85 v. Sarah Jane PENNY was born circa 1841 in Monroe Township,
Darke County, Ohio. She had a daughter Margaret Linseta,
born in October 1858, who had the last name Penny and so was likely born out of
wedlock. Sarah and Margaret were found with Sarah’s parents in the 1860 federal
census in Monroe Township,
Darke County, Ohio. In 1870 Margaret lived without her
mother in her grandparents’ household in Monroe Township
and Sarah’s whereabouts is not known. Sarah was mentioned in her mother’s 1876
will as “Sarah Jane Walker, interconnected to J. WALKER.” Further evidence of
her marriage has not been found. There were no known children of Sarah Jane
Penny and J. Walker, although children of this union were likely. Margaret
Linseta Penny married John W. LUCOUS 9 October 1879. John, a farmer, was born 20 January 1860 in Miami County, the son of William H. and Mariah (Banning) Lucous,
and died of myocarditis 25 February 1942 at age 81 in Bradford, Miami
County. He was buried 1 March 1942 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Newton
Township, Miami County. Margaret died in 1922 at age 64 and was
buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Margaret and John had two known
children. Nora S. was born in January 1889. Harvey William was born 4 November 1882
and married Eva Margaret BARD 21 November 1901 in Miami County. Eva was born 21 March 1880 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, the daughter of David and Margaret (McBride) Bard.
children, all born in Miami County, were Lily Margaret, born 26 August
Wallace, born 26 May 1904 and died in Ohio in March 1964 at age 59;
Olive Onetta, born 22 May 1911 and died 13 April 2004 at age 92 in
Howell County, Missouri; Robert K., born 17 June 1913 and died in
February 1973 in Ohio at
Martha Elizabeth, born 18 August 1915 and died 5 December 2002 at age
87 in Darke County who married Robert Gerald HAINES; and Lester Harvey,
born 12 April 1918 and died 7
December 2003 in Oklahoma at age 85. In 1910 Harvey and
his family lived in Springcreek Township, Miami
County. By the 1920
federal census they were in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado
and in 1930 they resided in Fowler, Otero
Eva died 22 April 1959 in Piqua, Miami County at age 79, and Harvey
died 15 June 1963 at age 80 in Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri.
+ 86 vi. Ralph PENNY, born 3 January 1844 in Monroe Township,
Darke County, Ohio; married Sarah PEARSON; married
15. Henry3 PENNY (Thomas2, Henry1) was born
circa 1809 in Ohio County, Kentucky,
and married Agnes MARCUM, the daughter of Beverly
and Elizabeth “Betsy” (Ward) Marcum, 11 May 1831
in Miami County, Ohio. He died circa 1851 in Miami
County and was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County.
Agnes was born 27 November 1807 in Tennessee based on age at death of 73 years, 11 months and 5 days. She died 1 November 1881 in Newton Township,
Miami County and was buried in Old
Ludlow Cemetery. Agnes appeared on the census of
1870 in the household of her daughter Matilda and Jeremiah Clegg in Franklin Township,
Darke County, Ohio, next to her daughter Susan and William
Jones Addington and two doors from her son Mercer. In the 1880 federal census she was in the
household of daughter Susannah and William Jones Addington in Wayne Township,
Darke County, Ohio.
Known children of Henry3 PENNY and
Agnes MARCUM were as follows:
+ 87 i. Mercer B.4 PENNY, born
in 1835 in Ohio;
married Lydia Elizabeth WILLIAMS.
+ 88 ii. Elizabeth PENNY, born in 1836 in Ohio; married Elias B.
+ 89 iii. Benjamin Harrison PENNY, born 29 August 1838 in Ohio; married Julia Ann
+ 90 iv. Beverly W. PENNY, born 18 August 1840 in Van
Buren Township, Darke County, Ohio; married Hulda Ann REICHARD; married Cora Ellen ROTEN.
+ 91 v. Mary Ann PENNY, born 8 August 1842 in Ohio; married William Nelson WEAVER, Sr.; married Elias STILES.
92 vi. Cornelius PENNY was born in 1844 in Ohio.
93 vii. Matilda PENNY was born in 1847 in Miami County, Ohio and married Jeremiah CLEGG 10 July 1867 in Darke
Her surname at marriage was Mason, but it is not known who or when she
married first. In the 1870 federal census Jeremiah, Matilda, and her
mother Agnes were enumerated in Franklin Township, Darke County, Ohio,
next door to Matilda's sister Susannah and her husband William
Addington, and two doors from Matilda's brother Mercer Penny and
family. Matilda died between 1870 and 1878 and Jeremiah married second
Faunce 28 May 1878 in Mercer County, Ohio. In the 1880 census
Jeremiah and Mary were found in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio with
one-year-old son Joseph. Jeremiah was born circa 1847 and Mary circa
+ 94 viii. Susannah PENNY, born 7 December 1848 in Ludlow Falls,
Miami County, Ohio; married William Jones ADDINGTON.
95 ix. Daniel Henry PENNY
was born in December 1850 in Miami County, Ohio and married
Mary J. WILLIAMS 23 July 1874 in Darke
County, Ohio. Mary
was born in 1854 in Ohio
and died before 1900. In 1910 Daniel resided with his nephew William Weaver, son of Mary Ann Penny and John
Nelson Weaver. At that time Daniel worked as a teamster for a lumber yard.
Daniel and Mary had two known children, both born in Monroe
Township, Darke County.
Martha A. Penny was born 5 June 1875 and married Cyrus L. SNYDER 16 June 1897 in Miami County, Ohio.
He was born in November 1876 in Ohio, the son of John H. and Sarah
(Shidler) Snyder. In the 1900 federal census Cyrus was erroneously
enumerated as Simon Schneider. He and Martha have been married 2 years,
and Martha has had 1 child, living, named Marie and born in October
1893. This child is listed as stepdaughter to the head of the household
'Simon.' Also in the household is Martha's widowed father Daniel.
Martha died 15 April 1903 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 27,
and Cyrus married 17 October 1908 in Dayton Mary Katherine Taylor, the
daughter of Henry and Mary (Klurger) Lewis. It was her third marriage.
Cyrus likely died between 1910 and 1920, and his wife, who had been
born 27 November 1871, died of organic heart disease 7 February
1943 in Dayton at age 71. She was buried 10 February 1943 in Woodland
Cemetery in Dayton. Jasper Freeman Penny,
Daniel’s and Mary’s son, was born 28 September 1878 and died 19 April
1879 in Miami County.
He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery,
Laura, Miami County.
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