Col. Abraham PENN
HAIRSTON.org ID#6212, b. 27 December 1743, d. 1801
|Birth*||Col. Abraham PENN was born on 27 December 1743 in Goochland County, Virginia.1|
|He was the son of George PENN and Ann FLEMING.1|
|Marriage*||Col. Abraham PENN married Ruth STOVALL, daughter of George STOVALL Jr. and Mary "Molly" COOPER, about 3 March 1767.1|
|Military*||Abraham Penn was a Captain of Militia in Dunmore's War and commanded a fort at Culbertson Bottom in 1774.1|
|Property*||George Hairston purchased 350 acres of land on Beaver Creek for 50 pounds from Abraham Penn. Henry County Deed Book 2.1|
|Court Record||Lt. Col. Peter Hyde SAUNDERS; Peter Saunders, George Waller, Edmund Lyne and Abraham Penn held the first court in Henry County, Virginia.2,1|
|Military||Attached is a copy of the March 11, 1781 Muster Roll signed by Col. Abraham Penn -->|
|Court Record*||Patrick Henry, Abram Penn and John Dillard were recommended to the Governor as Commissioners of peace for Henry County.1|
|Death*||Col. Abraham PENN died in 1801 in Patrick County, Virginia.|
|Burial*||He was buried in Poplar Grove, Patrick County, Virginia.3|
|Ruth STOVALL b. 1743, d. a 1800|
- [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
- [S3073] Hill, Judith Parks America, A History of Henry County, Virginia : With Biographical Sketches of Its Most Prominent Citizens and Genealogical Histories of Half a Hundred of Its Oldest Families,Press of Bulletin Printing and Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1925 - Henry County, Va.
- [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
|Last Edited||12 Aug 2017|