Person:Henry Penninger (2)

Henry Penninger, Jr.
m. 1758
  1. Henry Penninger, Jr.abt 1761 - aft 1834
  2. Catherine Peninger1762 - 1831
  3. Ann Elizabeth Penninger1768 - BEF 1845
  4. Susannah Penningerabt 1775 - 1844
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Name Henry Penninger, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1761 Augusta County, Virginia
Death? aft. June 1834 prob. Pendleton County, Virginia

Henry Penninger, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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  1.   Pension Application of Henry Peninger S8946

    Henry Pennenger. Pensioner two years —
    Saw Pennenger at his house on the 30 th June 1834 and had from the following statement.
    – Says he is 73 years old born and raised in Pendleton County Virginia & resided there until
    within the last seven or eight years. he served a tower of duty of three months in the year 1773
    under Capt. McKay. this service was done west of the allegany [sic: Allegheny] Mountains after
    he got home from this term and about eighteen months had elapsed. he was drafted for
    eighteen months (this was called the young mens draft). he was unable to go. his Father hired a
    substitute who went in his place. the substitutes name was John Bruns[?]. the substitute served
    out the tower of eighteen months in Pennsylvania under Genl. Washington. – this is all the
    service he done both before and during the War of the Revo.
    Jonathan Wamsly [see note below] wrote his declaration gave Wamsly the same account
    of his services that he now gives. Wamsly read his declaration to him. (he cant read English) – he
    contracted to give Wamsly the first draw but Wamsly got $105.
    The forgoing statement haveing been read to me and finding it all right. In testimony of
    which I hereto subscribe my name
    Witness William Penneger Signed in dutch [i.e. German]
    Nathan Goff [Pension agent at Clarksburg]
    A true copy from the original in my possession W. G Singleton
    Respectfully Reported — W. G. Singleton Special Agent.