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Penn, Milton

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Penn, Milton
February 28, 2007 05:14PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 634.
[Scott County] [Lytle's Fork Precinct]

MILTON PENN, farmer, P. O. Porter; is a native of Scott County and the son
of Samuel and Lotta (Cannon) Penn. He was born Jan. 30, 1814. His father
was born in Maryland in 1782; emigrated with his parents to Scott County
in about the year 1792. He was a farmer, and died in 1854. His wife,
the mother of our subject, was born in Delaware in 1785, came to Scott
County with her parents in about the year 1795. She died in 1817. There
was born to them eleven children, of whom was Milton, our subject, he
being the third child. His boyhood days were spent at home, receiving an
education and assisting in tilling the soil of his father's farm. In
1836 began farming on his own account, which he has since continued,
being now the owner of 215 acres of land. In 1862 he was afflicted with
rheumatism, and since that time has been unable to do much hard work. He
was married in 1836 to Miss Elizabeth Alsop, a native of Scott County,
born in 1836. She is the daughter of Wm. and Anna (Scott) Alsop. Mr. and
Messrs. Penn are members of the Methodist Church. Their children are Wm.
N., Samuel M., Lourtoutus, Jennie and Maranda.

Penn Cannon Alsop Scott

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