Penniston Family History

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Penniston Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant spelling of Peniston.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Penniston Family Origin

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Penniston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Painter

    10%
  • Confectioner

    5%

In 1880, the most common Penniston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Penniston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Penniston family was Confectioner. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Penniston.

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Penniston Historical Records

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Penniston Life Expectancy

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Famous Penniston Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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