Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Jesse Penfold

Jesse Penfold[1]

Male 1823 - 1911  (87 years)

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  • Name Jesse Penfold 
    Born 29 Dec 1823  Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Residence 1824  Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Christened 11 Jan 1824  Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1832  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist Wesley 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    W. Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Methodist 
    Retired 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00133-8236.1 
    Died 20 Oct 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Senile Decay 
    Person ID I14653  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 

    Father Jesse Penfold,   b. 1779, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age < 101 years) 
    Mother Jane Tribe,   b. 1795, Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Dec 1817  Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F7815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Wismer,   b. 23 May 1825, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1903, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1842 
    Children 
     1. Harriet M. Penfold,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susannah Penfold,   b. 1841, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. David Penfold,   b. Mar 1843, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1843  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Elijah Penfold,   b. 25 Aug 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1865  (Age 19 years)
     5. James Penfold,   b. 6 Sep 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1848  (Age 0 years)
     6. Thomas Penfold,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth Penfold,   b. 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. John Henry Penfold,   b. 18 Nov 1853, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1936, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     9. Ann Penfold,   b. 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Harriett Penfold,   b. 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Phebe Ann Penfold,   b. 30 Jun 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Hannah Penfold,   b. 25 Dec 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Jesse Penfold,   b. 19 Jun 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F3976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Penfold, Jesse.jpg
    Penfold, Jesse.jpg
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=jWpRIAuScXMC&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=%22jonathan+tribe%22+woolwich&source=web&ots=91tQJ6d2dU&sig=EIyJcfxlfZVS71qkAtiky4VoqPA&hl=en#PPA19,M1

  • Notes 
    • Jesse Penfold, son of Jesse Penfold and Jane Tribe, was born in Sussex, England, on December 30th, 1823, and with his parents and his mother's parents, came to the township of Dumfries in 1832. He was there married, in 1842, to Hannah Wismer, who was born May 30th, 1825, and died in April, 1903.

      In the year 1844, Jesse Penfold took up the farm on which he has lived for sixty-two years, and he was the first settler on the west side of the river, between West Montrose and Elora, which is a distance of eight miles. His -farm is known as Lot 64 in the German Company's Tract, west of the Grand River, in the township of Woolwich. Among those in this family there are : Susannah, married Thomas Batters, lives in Saskatchewan ; Thomas married Margaret Annette Harvey and lives in Port Arthur ; Elizabeth married Jacob B. Hewitt and is now in South Dakota ; John married Emma Holzworth and lives on a farm a short distance north from his father's ; Phoebe was married to Robert Peel Winfield, and is now living in Elora ; Hannah was married to John Mit- chell and lives on the George Lawrence farm near the West Montrose school, and Jesse Penfold, jr., married Jessie (Janet) Darby, from Parry Sound, and lives on the old homestead with his father.

      John R. Connon, The Early History of Elora, Ontario, and Vicinity

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 667.

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 31621-1911 Jesse Penfold.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 4 Page 15.

    4. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-6 Page 10.

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871.

    6. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Woolwich Div. 19 Page 1.

    7. [S1581] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851 Agricutural, Div. 2, Pg. 31.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 64.

    9. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 6 Page 54.

    10. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 29.

    11. [S1808] z England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, christening Matilda Penfold; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C07078-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 0416749, 0416755, 918465.
      Jesse Penfold chr. 11 Jan 1824 Lurgashall, Sussex, England c/o Jesse Penfold & Jane

    12. [S2889] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
      Name: Harriet Penfold
      Event Type: Christening
      Event Date: 22 Jan 1830
      Event Place: Lurgashall, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
      Event Place (Original): Lurgashall, Sussex, England
      Gender: Female
      Father's Name: Jesse Penfold
      Mother's Name: Jane

    13. [S2508] Ancestry Public Member Trees, (2020). Retrieved 5 July 2020, from https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103656216/person/180050063499/facts.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Dec 1823 - Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1824 - Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Jan 1824 - Lurgashall, , Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1832 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist Wesley - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - W. Methodist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senile Decay - 20 Oct 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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