PIONEER PENNY FAMILY


 

1.  EDWARD PENNY was born 1794 in England.  He, his wife and eldest son
emigrated from England to Jefferson County, NY, after 1826 but before
1836.  Family stories say that they settled in either Ellisburg or Watertown.  
I believe Edward had a brother Zephaniah Penny, living in Ellisburg.  EDWARD
died at an early age, at 42, of causes unknown, so Deloss could very well have
been an only child.  The family dropped the "e" from Penney when we they
settled in Jefferson County.  EDWARD died in 1836 in Jefferson County.

He married in England

AMANDA SPENCER who died in 1856.  She might have gone with her son to
Buffalo.  Her place of death is unknown.

Children, PENNY:

    2     i   DELOSS PENNY married ELLEN M. CONALLY


2.  DELOSS PENNY, son of EDWARD PENNY and AMANDA SPENCER, was born in 1825 in England.  
He moved sometime between 1850 and 1860 from Jefferson County to Grand Island, NY to  work in the
 steel mills and the Erie Canal.

He married 

ELLEN M. CONALLY, who was born 1844 in Canada.

Child

    3     i   GEORGE WASHINGTON PENNY, b 12 Jun 1862


3.  GEORGE WASHINGTON PENNY, son of DELOSS PENNY and ELLEN M. CONALLY, was born 12 Jun 1862 in 
Grand Island NY.  He died 27 Jan 1940 in Buffalo, NY.

He married 

ANNA ELZINE RIEBELING, who was born 21 Oct 1862 at Buffalo, NY.  She died 20 Apr 1947 at Buffalo.  
They had 11 children.



For further information, contact: Deborah Penny

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