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Ephraim Pennington I2590 was born 1620 in Muncaster, England2590, and died March 1660/61 in New Haven, New Haven, CT2590. He married Mary Unknown.

 Includes NotesNotes for Ephraim Pennington I:


"The earliest ancestor to whom the Pennington family of New-Jersey can be directly traced is Ephraim Pennington, who, according to Savage's "Genealogical Dictionary," swore allegiance to the New-Haven colony in 1644. His signature is to be found among the "Proprietors' Records," at New Haven, under date of 1643---"to have six acres within the two mile in three parts." His home lot was on George street, south side of one of the original nine squares, which square is now (1867) subdivided by Orange street. At a General Court in New-Haven, in 1648, he was admitted a member and received the freeman's charge. In 1651 "a little island in the east river was granted him." He died about March, 1660-1, O.S., widow
Pennington and her children came into Court---no will. Ephraim to have two thirds of the property and Mary one third. They nominate their mother guardian." : Genealogies of Connecticut Families, Vol. III, The Pennington Family of Connecticut and New Jersey, published on Family Tree Maker CD #179 - CT Genealogies #1, 1600s-1800s, p. 91, published 1998 by Broderbund Software, Inc.

"An inventory of the estate of Ephraim Penington late of New Haven, deceased, was presented, amounting to 112, 03, 00, proved in court at New Haven the 5th of Febr. 1661, and then by the widow of the deceased attested to contain the whole estate of her land husband, to the best of her knowledge. John Cowp and Roger Allen witnessed upon oath that the value was just, according to their best light." : Records of the Colony or Jurisdiction of New Haven, from May 1653 to The Union, by Charles J. Hoadly, M.A. 1858; FHL Salt Lake City, Utah, March 1997
Children of Ephraim Pennington and Mary ? are:
Ephraim Pennington II, born Abt. 1645 in New Haven, New Haven, CT,
USA; died 28 January 1693/94 in Newark, Essex, NJ, USA; married
Mary Brockett 25 October 1667 in Milford, New Haven, NJ, USA.

Mary Pennington, born 1646 in New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA; died
Bet. 1666 - 1746; married Jonathan Tompkins 12 April 1666 in Milford,
New Haven, CT, USA; born Abt. 1643 in bap. 17 December 1643
Milford, New Haven, CT, USA; died Bet. 1666 - 1743.

Notes for Jonathan Tompkins:
Jonathan & Mary Pennington Tompkins settled in Newark, New Jersey in
1667. .

Children of Ephraim Pennington I and Mary Unknown are:
  1. +Ephraim Pennington II, b. 1645, New Haven, New Haven, CT2590, d. January 28, 1694/95, Newark, Essex Co., NJ2590.
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