Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Penes was a name given to a someone as a personal name or literally derived from the coin.
Early Origins of the Penes family
Northampton where they held a family seat from very early times, and before the 12th century had become associated with London and had moved north into Scotland. Over in Lancashire, an ancient branch of the family was found. "The neat village of Penny-Bridge, so called perhaps from the British word Pen, 'the head,' was the seat of the family of Penny. The chapel, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, was built and endowed by William Penny, Esq., was consecrated in 1791." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Penes family
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Penes Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Penes have been found, including Penny, Penney, Pennie, Penne and others.
Early Notables of the Penes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Penes family to Ireland
Some of the Penes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Penes family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Peness to arrive on North American shores:
Penes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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