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Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: February 11, 2008 at 23:18:46
In Reply to: Family by nanette penrose of 336

Virgil F. Penrose Sr., of Chesterton, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, Aug. 16, 2006 at home, with family at his side. He was 70.

He was born Sept. 22, 1935 in Brown County, Ind.

He is survived by his wife Gloria of 46 years.

He is also survived by six children, Lonnie J. (Sandy) of Chesterton, Virgil Jr. (Crystal) of Valparaiso, Nanette and Dawn, both of Chesterton, Rebecca (Ed) Cardona of Chesterton and Lori Cody of Portage; 18 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; three brothers, Kenneth and Dale Penrose of Castroville, Texas and Russell Penrose of Hobart; one sister, Betty Gardner of Negaunee, Mich. and many nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by an infant son and daughter, Michael and Michelle; two grandchildren, Eric and Shawn Penrose and three brothers, Henry Morris, Keith and Robert Lee.

Virgil was a life-long resident of Chesterton. He was retired from US Steel, Tin Mill, where he was a member of local 1066.

Private family services will be conducted Saturday at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton.
Memorials may be sent to VNA Hospice of Porter County or the Make A Wish Foundation.
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Social Security Death Index
about John Penrose
Name: John Penrose
SSN: 314-03-8579
Last Residence: 46304 Chesterton, Porter, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 19 Mar 1903
Died: Nov 1965
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951 )

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1930 United States Federal Census
about John C Penrose
Name: John C Penrose
Home in 1930: Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Soldier

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory; Roll: 2635; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 133; Image: 1008.0.
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1920 United States Federal Census
about John Penrose
Name: John Penrose
Home in 1920: Perry, Monroe, Indiana
Age: 16 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Sylvester
Father's Birth Place: Indiana
Mother's Name: Emly
Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Sylvester Penrose 52, head, b. Indiana, father b. Ohio, mother b. Ohio, veneer sawyer, furniture factory
Emly Penrose 50, wife, b. Indiana, parents b. Indiana
John Penrose 16, son, b. Indiana, teamster, livery stable
Ralph Penrose 21, son, , married, b. Indiana, teamster, livery stable
Gladys Penrose 24, daughter in law, b. Indiana
Dennard<Leonard> Penrose 2 11/12, grandson

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Perry, Monroe, Indiana; Roll: T625_457; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 717.
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1910 United States Federal Census
about Johnnie Penrose
Name: Johnnie Penrose
Age in 1910: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Sylvester
Father's Birth Place: Indiana
Mother's Name: Emily
Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
Home in 1910: Johnson, Brown, Indiana
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Sylvester Penrose 43, head, marriage 1, married 20 yrs, b. Indiana, parents b. Ohio, farmer
Emily Penrose 42, wife, marriage 1, married 20 yrs, 4 children, 4 living in 1910, b. Indiana
Edna Penrose 16, daughter
Dona Penrose 13, daughter
Ralph Penrose 9, son
Johnnie Penrose 7, son <==========

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Johnson, Brown, Indiana; Roll: T624_340; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 946.
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1900 United States Federal Census
about Sylvester Penrose
Name: Sylvester Penrose
Home in 1900: Johnson, Brown, Indiana
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Indiana
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's Name: Emily M
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Sylvester Penrose 34, head, b. May 1866, married 10 yrs, b. Indiana, father b. Virginia, mother b. Ohio, farmer
Emily M Penrose 30, wife, b. Jan. 1870, married 10 yrs, 3 children, 3 living in 1900, b. Indiana, father b. West Virginia, mother b. Indiana
Martha E Penrose 7, daughter
Dona A Penrose 5, daughter
Ralph E Penrose 1, son

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Johnson, Brown, Indiana; Roll: T623 361; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 27.
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1880 United States Federal Census
about Sylvester Penrose
Name: Sylvester Penrose
Home in 1880: Van Buren, Brown, Indiana
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: Valentine
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Name: Cathrin
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: Farm Labor
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Valentine Penrose 49, head, farmer, b. Ohio
Cathrin Penrose 39, wife, keeping house, b. Ohio
Randolph Penrose 19, son, b. Ohio
Symon Penrose 17, son, b. Ohio
Elisha Penrose 15, son, b. Ohio
Sylvester Penrose 13, son, b. Ind. <twin?>
Sylvanis Penrose 13, son, b. Ind. <twin?>
Abraham Penrose 11, son, b. Ind
Mary Penrose 9, daughter, b. Ind.
Lydda Penrose 2, daughter, b. Ind.

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Van Buren, Brown, Indiana; Roll: T9_267; Family History Film: 1254267; Page: 355.1000; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 0369.
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If possible, please send for John's birth certificate and his marriage certificate to be sure his parents are correct as posted. There is another John PENROSE born the same year in Indiana whose mother remarried in 1910. I am not sure of this information.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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