|Birth: ||Jan. 12, 1843|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 3, 1908|
Savannah, Ga., May 4, Major William Frederick Penniman, who in the Civil War was a member of the Fourth Georgia Cavalry, and who has been for many years a well known business man engaged in exporting, died yesterday at noon at his residence here, and his funeral will be held tomorrow with two services, one here and one in Brunswick, where the interment will be.
He was a native of New York, born in 1843. Though of Northern parentage, he left his studies at Columbia University at the outbreak of the Civil War to become a Southern soldier. He was married in Thomasville in 1866 to the daughter of Dr. Seth Samuel Adams, lived there three years and then went to Brunswick. He lived there thirty-three years, prominent in business affairs and municipal politics. He came to Savannah six years ago. He was a prominent member of the Gens. McGlashan, Evans and Young.
Escorts of honor from Savannah and Brunswick camps will guard the remains.
May 5, 1908 Paper: Macon Telegraph.
Emory Holbrook Penniman (1818 - 1862)
Sybil Ann Fisher Penniman (1820 - 1905)
Ann Elizabeth Adams Penniman (1845 - 1913)*
Mary Sybil Penniman Lloyd (1867 - 1935)*
Julia Augusta Penniman Walter (1868 - 1948)*
Bertha Estelle Penniman (1871 - 1876)*
Edna Gertrude Penniman (1875 - 1950)*
Maud Holbrook Penniman (1879 - 1882)*
Ellen Fisher Penniman (1882 - 1956)*
William Frederick Penniman (1884 - 1959)*
Ann Elizabeth Penniman Jones (1890 - 1976)*
Plot: Section K, Lot 531
Created by: Douglas Glenn Rohde
Record added: Apr 03, 2012
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