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Where is the Penney family from?
You can see how Penney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Penney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Penney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 25 Penney families living in Maine. This was about 24% of all the recorded Penney's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Penney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Penney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Penney. 14% of Penney men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Penney women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Penney were Carpenter and Clerk. .