Person:John Penn (17)

m. 4 Jul 1739
  1. John Penn1741 - 1788
m. 28 Jul 1763
  1. Lucy PennAbt 1764 - 1831
  2. William PennAbt 1766 -
Facts and Events
Name John Penn
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 May 1741 Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia
Marriage 28 Jul 1763 to Susannah Lyne
Death[1] 14 Sep 1788 Granville County, North Carolina
Reference Number? Q530037?

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John Penn (May 17, 1741 – September 14, 1788) was a signer of both the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of North Carolina.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Goodrich, Charles A. Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence. (New York: William Reed & Co., 1856)
    pp. 433-35 [1].
  2.   Jacobs, Moira Ann. Profiles of Patriots: A Biographical Reference of American Revolutionary War. (El Palo Alto, California: AuthorHouse, 2013).

    Edmund Taylor's sister, Catherine, married Moses Penn. Their only child, John Penn, born in 1741 was an attorney in Caroline and later moved to Granville County, North Carolina. He served in the Continental Congress for six years and signed the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina. Edmund's brother James married Anne Pollard and they were the parents of Lt. Col. John Taylor "of Caroline", a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, a U.S. Senator, writer and ally of Thomas Jefferson. Lt. Col. John Taylor married John Penn's daughter Lucy. Both Penn and Lt. Col. John Taylor had studied law under Edmund Pendleton.

Signers of U.S. Declaration of Independence
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