Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Penney Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Origin of Penney
Posted by: Stephen Russell Penney (ID *****5266) Date: February 08, 2005 at 03:32:50
In Reply to: Re: Origin of Penney by Beverly Hannon of 575

I am a direct descendant of the Penney's who lived in south Co. Cork (mostly around Kinsale) from at least the mid-eighteenth century to the early twentieth century. I have compiled a fair amount of data on them. The names Thomas, John and James have appeared in every generation. Given some more information I may be able to trace your ancestor Thomas Penney who was naturalised a U.S. citizen in 1861. I believe that the Penney's came to Ireland from England in the seventeenth century, but unfortunately the surviving Irish records are too fragmented to trace the family line back beyond the late eighteenth century.


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/penney/messages/456.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network