ABT 1599 - 26 Dec 1664

  • BIRTH: ABT 1599, England
  • CHRISTENING: 29 Jul 1599, Chipping Ongar, Essex, England
  • EMIGRATION: Nov 1631, Boston, Suffolk, MA
  • DEATH: 26 Dec 1664, Braintree, Suffolk, MA
Father: James PENNIMAN
Mother: Annis WILCOCK

Family 1 : Lydia ELIOT
  • MARRIAGE: 26 Jul 1631, High Laver, Essex, England
  1.  James PENNIMAN
  2.  Lydia PENNIMAN
  3.  John PENNIMAN
  4.  Joseph PENNIMAN
  5.  Sarah PENNIMAN
  6.  Bethia PENNIMAN
  7. +Samuel PENNIMAN
  8.  Hannah PENNIMAN
  9.  Abigail PENNIMAN
  10.  Mary PENNIMAN

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 _James PENNIMAN _|
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|--James PENNIMAN 
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|_Annis WILCOCK __|
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[2724] "Marriage Record of James Penniman and Lydia Eliot"
Waldo Chamberlain Sprague
NEHGR v107, p236 (July 1953)
"I learned of the marriage in 1631 on James Pemiman [sic] and Lydia - in the parish
of High Laver, co. Essex... '1631 James Penieman and Lydia his wife were married 26th
July 1631'."

"Abstracts of the Earliest Wills on Record"
Trask, William B.
NEHGR v13 p151 (Apr 1859)
(Will of "James Pennyman", made 18 Dec 1664.)

"Braintree Deaths 1640-1793", from
"Vital Records of Braintree, Massachusetts, 1640-1793"
Edited by Samuel A. Bates, 1886
"Penniman, James, M, 10m 26d 1664, p. 639"

"The English Origin of James Penniman"
Clifford L. Stott
TAG v71, pp12-18 (Jan 1996)
"James Pennyman or Penniman (James), as the name became known in New England, was baptized
at Chipping Ongar, Essex, on 29 July 1599 and died at Braintree, Massachusetts, on 26
December 1664. He was married at High Laver, Essex, 26 July 1631, to Lydia Eliot, who was
baptized at Nazeing, Essex, on 1 July 1610, daughter of Bennet and Lettice (Aggar) Eliot.
Lydia married second, at Medfield, Massachusetts, 7 [December?] 1665, to Thomas Wight. She
died, probably in Medfield, before 19 July 1676, when her estate was inventoried."

"The Vinton Memorial, Comprising a Genealogy of the
Descendants of John Vinton of Lynn"
Vinton, John Adams
S.K. Whipple; Boston, MA; 1858
p351: "JAMES PENNIMAN, b. in England, came probably in the Lion, 1631, with John
Winthrop, Jr. Admitted freeman, March 6,1631-2; of Boston at first; of Braintree, 1639.
Wife, Lydia--------. He d. Dec. 26, 1664. His will is dated Dec. 18, 1664; proved Jan. 31,
1664-5; recorded Suff. Prob., 1 :443."

"Genealogies of the Families Of Braintree, Norfolk, Mass., 1640-1850"
Waldo Chamberlain Sprague, AB
New England Historic Genealogical Society
(Sparague lists ten children for James and Lydia.)

"The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England"
Anderson, Robert Charles
New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, MA; 1995
MIGRATION: 1631 on second trip of Lyon
BIRTH: Baptized Chipping Ongar, Essex, 29 July 1599, son of
James and Annis (Wilcock) Penniman; DEATH: Braintree 26 December 1664
MARRIAGE: High Laver, Essex, 26 July 1631 Lydia Eliot, sister of
JOHN ELIOT and JACOB ELIOT , and daughter of Bennet Eliot of
Widford and Nazeing, Essex."

"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
James Savage
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862
Repub. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1998
v3 pp389-390: "Penniman, James, Boston, came prob. in the Lion, 1631, with John Winth, jr.
for he, with w. Lydia, wh. surv. him, were adm. of the ch. bef. the s. but after the w. of
the Gov. frem. 6 Mar. 1632, the same day with John and Jacob Eliot, whom I reackon as
fellow paseng. had James, bapt. 26 Mar. 1633; Lydia, 22 Feb. 1635; John, 15 Jan. 1637;
rem. to Braintree, there had Joseph, b. 1 Aug. bapt. 29 Sept. 1639; and Sarah, b. 6 May
1641; Samuel, 14 Nov. 1645; Hannah, 26 Mar. (May in Vinton, 351) 1648; Abigail, 27 Dec.
1651; and Mary, 290 Sept. 1653; all by w. Lydia; and he d. 26 Dec. 1664. Abigail, m. 18
Apr. 1678, Samuel Neal; and Mary m. 4 Apr. 1678, Samuel Paine of the same."

"Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy"
Frederick A. Virkus; Chicago, 1925
Vol 1, Appendix: "Immigrant Ancestors"
"Penniman, James (d. 1664), from Eng. in the "Lion," Boston, 1631; freeman, 1632; removed
to Braintree, 1639; mem. A. and H. A. Co.; m. Lydia Eliot (sister of Apostle John Eliot)."

"New England Marriages Before 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"PENNIMAN, James (-1664) & Lydia [ELIOT], m/2 Thomas WIGHT; ca 1630, by Mar 1632;

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