Life Story Narrative

When Walter W Penwell was born on August 25, 1891, in Hornell, New York, his father, Thomas, was 21 and his mother, Henrietta, was 21. He had two brothers and one sister.

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  • 25 AUG

    1891

    Birth

    Walter W Penwell was born on August 25, 1891, in Hornell, New York, to Henrietta (Hattie) Norton, age 21, and Thomas Walter Penwell, age 21.
  • JAN

    1894

    AGE 2

    Birth of Sister

    His sister Marie Arline was born in January 1894 in New York when Walter W was 2 years old.

    Marie Arline Penwell

     
    1894–
  • 18 OCT

    1895

    AGE 4

    Birth of Brother

    His brother Ferdinand Solomon was born on October 18, 1895, in Hornell, New York, when Walter W was 4 years old.

    Ferdinand Solomon Penwell

     
    1895–1947
  • 15 MAY

    1899

    AGE 7

    Birth of Brother

    His brother Kenneth Clayton was born on May 15, 1899, in Hornell, New York, when Walter W was 7 years old.

    Kenneth Clayton Penwell

     
    1899–
  • 1900

    AGE 9

    Residence

    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Grand Son; Relation to Head of House: Grandson
  • 1910

    AGE 19

    Residence

    Walter W Penwell lived in Essex, Massachusetts, in 1910.
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son
  • 25 FEB

    1942

    AGE 50

    Death of Mother

    His mother Henrietta (Hattie) passed away on February 25, 1942, at the age of 72.

    Henrietta (Hattie) Norton

     
    1870–1942
  • 1947

    AGE 56

    Death of Brother

    His brother Ferdinand Solomon died in 1947 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, when Walter W was 56 years old.

    Ferdinand Solomon Penwell

     
    1895–1947