Person:Penelope Holland (2)

Penelope "Penny" Holland
m. Bef 1798
  1. Green Berry Holland1796 - 1877
  2. Penelope "Penny" Holland1797 - 1895
  3. James HollandAbt 1801 -
  4. Lucinda "Lilly" Holland1803 - 1883
  5. Daniel Holland1805 -
  6. John Turner Holland1810 - 1897
  7. Bennett Holland1813 - 1895
m. Abt 1816
  1. Lemuel Hulet Thompson1817 - 1866
  2. Willis Calvin Thompson1818 - 1888
  3. Charles Hoges Thompson1819 - 1879
  4. David Thompson1827 - 1919
  5. Rhoda Caroline Thompson1830 - 1915
  6. Albert Franklin Thompson1834 - 1872
  7. Jeremiah "Jerry" Thompson1839 - 1892
  • HJohn HornAbt 1782 - 1854
  • WPenelope "Penny" Holland1797 - 1895
m. 27 Feb 1853
Facts and Events
Name[1] Penelope "Penny" Holland
Gender Female
Birth[3] 10 Jan 1797 Wake County, North Carolina
Marriage Abt 1816 to William Thompson
Marriage 27 Feb 1853 Benton County, Tennesseeto John Horn
Death[3] 3 Jul 1895 Benton County, Tennessee
  1. Larry Boyd.

    JOHN HORN Military Record/ Pension

    Soldiers first wife was Hannah Hays; maiden name of widow was Penelope or Pening Holland. She first married William Thompson. The marriage of soldier and widow was February 27, 1853 in Benton county TN. Death of soldier was 1853 or January 1854 in Benton County TN. Death of Widow was July 3, 1895.

    Claimant was previously married to William Thompson who was also a soldier in the war of 1812, he died in 1842 and her children received warrant 4062. In 1853 she married John Horn and now applies as his widow claim was rejected under Act of 1871 by reason of marriage subsequent to Feb. 17, 1815 and under Act of 1878 by reason of no evidence of service. By reason of careless searching see bounty land was found until recent date. Claimant explains in full why she was called "Penning" in bounty land case and Penelope in Pension case.

    Mrs. Penelope Horn applied age 77 on 12 Aug. 1874 in Benton County TN; states she is widow of William Thompson, who served the full sixty days int he military service of hte U.S. in the war of 1812 and who was the William Thompson who volunteered in Capt. Joseph William's comapny in Dixon County TN about Sept. 1814 and honorable discharged at Nashville TN April 1815, that Wm. Thompson ws in battle at Pensacola and New Orleans 8th Jan 1815 and that applicant has had a land warrant for service of her said husband but does not recollect the number or the act under which it was issued. That she was married under name of Penelope Holland to Wm. Thompson 25 January 1816 by George Turner at Dixon Co TN, and her said husband died at Benton County TN 6 November 1840 and that she again remarried John Horn in Benton Co TN 1852 by Charles Smith and John Horn died in Benton Co TN 1853 - nor did she have any children by her last husband or the said John Horn -

    Affidavits of Jeremiah Thompson and Lilly Crocker both residents of Benton Co TN state they were present and saw Penelope Horn make her mark to the foregoing declaration and they believe all of her statements are true. On 22 Nov 1878 Penelope Horn, then age 80 in Benton Co TN states she is widow of John Horn deceased; she then stated her husband volunteered in McMinnville TN 1 October 1813 for six months, and was honorably discharged first April 1813 and was then age about 33 when he enlisted; that the maiden name of first wife of John Horn was Hannah Hays, that John Horn resided at various times in Warren, Carroll and Benton Counties TN and Jackson County AL.

    John Horn personally made declaration in Benton Co TN May 6, 1850 age 68, a resident of Carroll Co TN, stateing he was first sargeant in Capt. John B. Quacks First regiment of Mounted infantry under Col. Perkins stateing he volunteered in Huntsville AL 7 Dec. 1813. He makes this declaration to obtain bounty land. John Horn service under Capt. John McNeil Company S C mil. soldier original 18080, certificate 11314 war of 1812 bounty land warrant 28106 80 acres, 1850; 28412, 80 acres, 1855 enlisted June 29, 1812, discharged Oct. 30, 1812 South Carolina Militia. Residence 1851, 1855 Chesterfield County SC; 1871 Chesterfield Co SC post office Pine Tree. Maiden name of wife Mary Horne married wife Oct. 1810 Chesterfield SC - South Carolina - Chesterfield County May 23, 1871 - John Horne was 79 then and they amrried in chesterfield Oct 1810 or 1851 personally age then 58; that he was discharged at Haddrills point Nov 1 1814.

    Transcribed and Contributed by Christine Walters, from Horn Military Records/Authors Burns, Annie Walker.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Find A Grave.

    Penelipa “Penny” Holland Thompson
    Birth 10 Jan 1797
    Wake County, North Carolina, USA
    Death 3 Jul 1895 (aged 98)
    Benton County, Tennessee, USA
    Burial: Cowells Chapel Cemetery
    Camden, Benton County, Tennessee, USA

    Penelipa Holland Thompson

    Penelipa was the daughter of Benjamin Holland and Rhoda Key. She married William Thompson.

    Marker states she was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church for over 70 years.

    The Camden Chronicle, 5 Jul 1895

    Mrs. Penelope Thompson (Aunt Penny) died Wednesday morning at her home one mile south of here. She had been quite feeble for a long time as a result of old age, and died very peacefully, surrounded by the family of her grandson, Mr. Will Thompson, who resided with her. She was perhaps the oldest person in the county, being in her 97th year at the time of her death. Mrs. Thompson was a native of North Carolina. She was the mother of Mr. David Thompson, Mrs. Rhody Beasley and Miss Polly Thompson, who reside in this county. Her remains were buried yesterday at Cowells Chapel Cemetery by the side of some of her children and other relatives whom she had so long survived.

  4.   History of Missouri:Illustrated Embracing an Historical Account of the Counties of Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Perry, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Madison, New Madrid, Pemiscot,, Dunklin, Scott, Mississippi, Stoddard, Butler, Wayne and Iron. (Goodspeed Publishing Company, 10 May 2004)
    pg. 1003-1004.

    In November 1877, he [Newton T. Strickland] was united in marriage with Sophronia I. Thompson, a native of Benton County, Tenn., born on August 17, 1855. She is a daughter of Albert and Amanda (Jarrell) Thompson, natives of Tennessee and North Carolina, respectively, who were married on August 17, 1854. The former was a son of William and Peninah (Holland) Thompson, natives of North Carolina, who early immigrated to Tennessee. They had twelve children, five of which are living: Willis, David, Mary Ann, Rhoda (Beasley) and Jerry. Those dead are Benjamin, Lemuel, William, Sharles, Albert, Dollie (Higden) and Eliza (Gossett). The father of these children in 1848, and his widow was married to John Horn, a Baptist minister, who died about eleven months after his marriage. Mrs. Horn is now living in Benton County, Tenn., and is ninely yars of age. She enjoys good health, except that she is now almost blind. She has been very active and energetic, and has ever been a good, kind mother, and a devoted Christian, beloved by all who knew her. She is a member of the Primitive Baptist Church. Amanda Jarrell was the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Stires) Jarrell, also natives of North Carolina, who came to Tennessee at an early day.