Col. Abraham PENN

HAIRSTON.org ID#6212, b. 27 December 1743, d. 1801
Father*George PENN1
Mother*Ann FLEMING1
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 RecordLt. Col. Peter Hyde SAUNDERS; Peter Saunders, George Waller, Edmund Lyne and Abraham Penn held the first court in Henry County, Virginia.2,1 
MilitaryAttached 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 

Family

Ruth STOVALL b. 1743, d. a 1800
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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.
  2. [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.
    Ancestry.com.
  3. [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 Edited12 Aug 2017