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Penneyworth Early Origins



The surname Penneyworth was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1150 when Roger de Benneword held estates in that shire.

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Penneyworth Spelling Variations


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Penneyworth Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Penneyworth has undergone many spelling variations, including Benneworth, Benniworth, Benneyworth, Penneyworth, Penniworth, Penneworth, Pennyworth, Bennyworth, Benningworth and many more.

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Penneyworth Early History


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Penneyworth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Penneyworth research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1275, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Penneyworth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Penneyworth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Penneyworth Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Penneyworth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Penneyworth were among those contributors: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

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