_Otho (Gerritt Otte) OTHOSON of Appoquinimy Creek_+ | (1634 - 1684) _Otho Othoson OTTERSON _| | (1666 - ....) m 1704 | | |_unknown _________________________________________ | (.... - 1672) _Garriet OTHOSON ___________| | (.... - 1735) | | | __________________________________________________ | | | | |_Mary widow Matthiason__| | m 1704 | | |__________________________________________________ | | |--Robert OTHOSON | (1712 - ....) | __________________________________________________ | | | ________________________| | | | | | |__________________________________________________ | | |_Sarah widow Henry Clements_| | | __________________________________________________ | | |________________________| | |__________________________________________________
 [S59] St Stephen's Parish Church Records Cecilton, MD
_William PENINGTON __+ | (1523 - 1592) _Robert PENINGTON __________| | (1555 - 1628) m 1581 | | |_Alice WOODCOCK _____ | (.... - 1607) _Isaac PENINGTON ____| | (1587 - 1661) m 1614| | | _Isaac SHETTERDON ___ | | | | |_Judith SHETTERDON _________| | m 1581 | | |_____________________ | | |--William PENINGTON proven son of Isaac | (1622 - 1689) | _____________________ | | | _John ALLEN London Merchant_| | | | | | |_____________________ | | |_Abigail ALLEN ______| m 1614 | | _____________________ | | |____________________________| | |_____________________
This link may never be confirmed. By all accounts from the Penington "Experts" who have been researching these connections to the immigrants that came to America. They can not find any documentation on this William having a son Robert as the wonderful 'road map chart' that has been so accurate up until this link. It could be that the person who commissioned the chart knew the connection from their family oral history or maybe just wanted to be related to the famous Sir Isaac Penington. We'll probably never know. Maybe in the future they will discover some stash of letters from Robert the 'son' to his dad in London saying he hopes his father will forgive him for leaving for the New World and not to consider him as if he were dead. Until those documents materialize we will just have to speculate on the actual link and enjoy our Penington heritage. since the great London fire, these records may not exist
Pennington Papers Vol 1, 1975 Will of William Pennington of London (1622-1689)
"William Pennington of London, merchant, Will 1/2/1688/9; proved 4/15/1689. To sisters, Abigal Corbet, Bridget Moore, and Judith Mollineau 100 £ each. To nephews John and Edward Pennington and Neice Mary Warley 100£ each. To Elizabeth Massey spinster with whom I dwell all plate household goods etc. To Rebecca Zachary, widow, late wife of Thomas Zachary, and Ann Buller, widow, and Mary Williamson, widow 10£ each. To Francis Smartfont of London, Silver Wyer Drawer, 100£. To former servant Arthur Robinson 500 pieces of Eight or 4000 Ryalls plate old Spanish Coine. To former servant John Peachy 50£. Residue to nephew Daniell Wharley of George Yard, Lumbard Street, woolen Draper, executor. To Nicolas Gold of Dorchester and Richard Onslow and John Gray merchants 10£ each. Witnesses: William Cumberland, William Cumberland, Junior.
Note that this William is 'uncle to the above John (will 1710), William the druggist, Edward of Phila. Isaac, who drowned at sea, and Mary Wharley. See again children of Isaac and Abigail and Isaac Jr. and Mary, p 43 PP 4-2 Oct 1972. This William who died 1689 was a London merchant, his nephew William is listed as the "druggist'. This may be same occupation. His brother Arthur, became a Roman Catholic Priest in 1676. He gives his sisters married names by 1689. He does not mention his brother Daniel Pennington; however, this brother Daniel and wife are mention by his brother Isaac Sr. (Note that the marriage to this Daniel p43 PP above is a misprint as the Daniel who married Elizabeth Risby is correct on p 42 as son of Robert. This Daniel with wife Elizabeth Risby is a generation before the Daniel brother to William above. Also Daniel, the elder mentions his nephew and Godson Daniel Pennington (Joseph Foster's, Pedigree of Penningtons). Therefore, Daniel is most likely correctly listed as brother to above William and Isaac Jr., and Arthur, as Isaac Jr. mentions his brother Daniel and wife (no name given) in 1667.
[The author] brings this to our attention as a means of elimination for descendants of this line of Penningtons. Beginning with children of Isaac Sr., and Abigail: Isaac, Jr. would be the only male along with his brother Daniel who would have male heirs. Now Isaac is well traced but this Daniel is completely untraced and brother William does not mention him nor his heirs. Nephews William, John and Edward Pennington and niece Mary Warley are children of his deceased brother Isaac, Jr. Edward Pennington, as we know migrated to Pennsylvania and his son Isaac is the nephew Isaac Pennington mentioned in will of John Pennington 1710. The 'Mary Pennington', niece, in will of John is daughter of the William Pennington London druggist, who died 3/5/1703, and whose widow Elizabeth married 1704 to Robert Plumstead, of London. Daughter Mary born (according to Pedigree of Joseph Foster) in London 8/4/1692 and married Thomas Pixley 3/7/1717. Other children listed for this William the druggist are: Isaac b 4/6/1691 d 4/23/1691'of gripes'; Hannah, b. 1693 d. 1696 buried at Jordans; and Guielma Maria, d 1697 age 15 days."
There is no mention of a son Robert however, there are many wills that leave out the names of children.
John W. Jordan LL.D, "Colonial Families of Philadelphia" Vol. I, New York-Lewis Publishing Co, 1911:
"merchant of London; a Friend; d. 2mo. 3, 1689, aged 67"
Pennington Research Web Site:
By 1696, the population of greater London had risen to 530,000, almost ten times the 1530 figure, that of England and Wales to six million people, twice that of 1530, and one in four Englishmen lived in towns. Water power was the major
source of energy other than human and animal power and heavy transportation was by ox-cart or ship. The canals were to come later. Steam power and railroads were a century away. Population pressure in England was heavy and the
colonies were the place to expand. Colonists moved to the New World, rich ones paying their own way and poor ones or convicts by transportation. The mortality rate among early colonists was very high at first. Penningtons moved to the New
World with the rest of England. We presently know of only thirty-one male Pennington immigrants between 1609 and 1776. There were surely others that have thus far gone unreported and may only be represented in early deeds or wills in the colonies.
The first few immigrants are not likely to have left any descendants. Robert of London and John were part of the Virginia colony of 1607 composed of 490 people. All but 60 died the first winter: Robert died August 18, 1607 and John
apparently returned–he may be the famous Sir John the Admiral. William died 13 days after his arrival in Virginia in 1634: his widow was still in England. John Pennington of Symon Ward, aged 40, sailed from Plymouth for St. Christophers
in the Antilles in 1633. Another William sailed for Bermuda from London in 1635. It is possible that some of their descendants came to the mainland but none are known to have done so. Christopher Piddington (a name often confused with
Pennington) reached Virginia in 1638 and may supply an ancestor.
Ephraim, who came to New Haven, CT in 1643, is the earliest we know to have descendants. He founded Group 1 and clearly was a Puritan since there wereonly 6 non-Puritans in the colony at that time. We can reasonably suppose he
came from a middle class London family of Congregationalists since that was the state religion and the leaders of the colony came from St. Stephens parish. Ephraim is clearly related to the Muncaster and London Penningtons since his
arms differ only slightly from the Lords Muncaster and Sir Isaac: the mountain cat has a different pose.(4) Ephraim is also the probable ancestor of Groups 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, and Flora Smith's Simeon Group which we shall call 16. (5)
Over the twenty years from 1650 to 1670, three Henry Penningtons were transported to MD, two as servants. A William went to VA and another William to MD. A John Pennington (b. 1674) from Yorkshire went to VA, MD or the
Carolinas in 1699. Another Henry Pennington was transported to Somerset County, MD from VA where his father was Henry Peddington (1605?-1697?) of Accomack County, VA. A John Pennington appears in a Westmoreland County,
VA deed in 1654 and probably represents a new immigrant. In 1675 a Frances Pennington, a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest came to MD, another John, also a Jesuit, came to Calvert County, MD in 1685: it is unlikely they left any
descendants. The others are likely ancestors for Groups 2, 6, 9 and 10, and possible, although less likely, ancestors for the other groups. I reiterate that it is by no means certain that any individual in this list is ancestral to any group. There
were surely other immigrants whose records have not survived or not yet been found. An Edward Pinton was present in VA in 1658, a Richard was present in Accomack County, VA in 1667, James was present in Calvert County, MD,
dying in 1678, and Jeter Pennington was in Rappahannock County, VA in 1688.
 [S12] Pennington Research Association (penningtonresearch.org)
 [S11] "Penington's 1550-1859"
 [S12] Pennington Research Association (penningtonresearch.org)
_Benedict (Wm) PENINGTON served 1812 War_+ | (1774 - 1838) m 1807 _John B PENNINGTON __| | (1814 - 1860) m 1838| | |_Susan PETERS ___________________________+ | m 1807 _James Mercer PENNINGTON _| | (1839 - 1920) m 1864 | | | _________________________________________ | | | | |_Ann Mercer _________| | (1820 - ....) m 1838| | |_________________________________________ | | |--John F PENNINGTON no issue | (1874 - 1877) | _________________________________________ | | | _____________________| | | | | | |_________________________________________ | | |_Mary L BROOKS ___________| (1838 - 1918) m 1864 | | _________________________________________ | | |_____________________| | |_________________________________________
 [S153] "Delaware Bible Records"
 Sara Pennington Evans owner
_John Daniel Jr STONESIFER _+ | (1780 - 1849) _Daniel STONESIFER ____________| | (1803 - 1872) | | |_Elizabeth BAUER ___________ | (1772 - 1846) _George Thomas STONESIFER _| | (1845 - 1918) | | | ____________________________ | | | | |_Susanna LIPPY ________________| | (1809 - 1878) | | |____________________________ | | |--Raymond Theodore STONESIFER | (1867 - 1929) | _Peter STONESIFER __________+ | | (1770 - 1839) | _Andrew STONESIFER ____________| | | (1802 - 1892) | | | |_Elizabeth YINGLING ________+ | | (1775 - 1850) |_Matilda STONESIFER _______| (1839 - 1929) | | ____________________________ | | |_Margaret Magdalena REINECKER _| (1806 - 1891) | |____________________________
 They farmed, had 13 children.
 [S14] "History and Genealogy of the Stonesifer Family of MD and PA"
Ellwood Burgess CLEAVER
_Daniel VOSHELL _____+ | (1780 - 1841) m 1809 _John Dulaney VOSHELL ___| | (1817 - 1895) m 1842 | | |_Rebecca DELANEY ____ | (.... - 1867) m 1809 _John Wesley VOSHELL _| | (1850 - 1923) m 1873 | | | _Newton HUBBARD _____ | | | (1797 - ....) m 1819 | |_Mary Jane Todd HUBBARD _| | (1822 - 1887) m 1842 | | |_Mary Jane TODD _____ | (1799 - ....) m 1819 | |--Irrella VOSHELL | (1875 - ....) | _____________________ | | | _William F JOHNSON ______| | | | | | |_____________________ | | |_Margaret JOHNSON ____| (1853 - 1936) m 1873 | | _____________________ | | |_Margaret STEELE ________| | |_____________________
 [S46] History of the State of Delaware, Volumes 1 & 2, 1899
 [S142] DE Census 1880
 [S44] Personal notes Robert J Voshell
 [S113] DAR Bible Records Delaware