1925 Biography - Samuel Penrod

Penrods are an old family of this section many of whom reside in Union County. Samuel Penrod owned a ferry on the Mississippi in the very first years of the settlement of this county. They were connected with the Finney family, pioneers, and Unity Smith born in Virginia 1750, married James Allen Penrod, they had a son, Millington which would cause one to think Unity was a sister of Millington Smith, the first. Unity died in Union County, 1844. Not enough information could be obtained to arrange a family tree.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 419.

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