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Researching the John Henry Penberth Family from Cornwall, Penberth Cove, England. John Henry was born 1841 and died 14 Nov 1892, Nesquehoning, Carbon Co., PA. He married Emma Travena d/o James (Frank) Travena and Elizabeth (Elda) Powell, born 1846 died 14 Dec 1908. John & Emma arrived in Philadelphia on August 24, 1869 on the ship "City of London".

John and Emma Travena PENBERTH, were expecting their first child while aboard ship to the USA, however, the child was born at sea, died and was buried at sea. Their first living child was born 1872 in Tebo Mine, New Jersey.

Frank and Elda Powell Travena had six children, Emma who married John PENBERTH and came to the USA by 1870 (see 1870 Adams, Berkshire Co. census of Massachuetts), Mary Wales who married John Evans, Elizabeth who married John Mallard, Hannah who married Richard Waters and John Travena b 1859 who married Janie Scott. All six children of Frank and Elda Powell also had children. John and Emma Travena PENBERTH, were expecting their first child while aboard ship to the USA, however, the child was born at sea, died and was buried at sea. Their first living child was born 1872 in Tebo Mine, New Jersey. Any information would be appreciated, will gladly share my informataion.
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Updated August 25, 2010

Cheryl Wiscount
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