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Greenville B. Penn
Catherine Mundy (Kate) Rucker
William Robert (W. R.) Toomey
(1850-After 1910)
Florence G. Elder
(1855-After 1930)
George Rucker Penn
Florence Evelyn Toomey
(Cir 1878-1962)
Richard Toomey Penn


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Anne Elizabeth Garrett

Richard Toomey Penn

  • Born: 21 Oct 1900, Danville, VA
  • Marriage: Anne Elizabeth Garrett on 8 Jun 1929 in Danville City, Virginia
  • Died: 26 Oct 1958, Danville, VA at age 58
  • Buried: 28 Oct 1958, Green Hill Cemetery, 700 Block Lee St., Danville, VA.

bullet   Cause of his death was Acute Diarrhea, secondary to Linitis plastica of stomach.

bullet   Another name for Richard was Dick.


bullet  General Notes:

The 1930 Federal Census for Danville City, Virginia, District 4 records Richard T. (32) and Ann G. (20) Penn married just 1 year renting a home at 105 Holbrook Avenue. Richard is a saleman for a Garden Warehouse. The address is a bit suspect in that it lies between 710 and 718 Holbrook Ave.

The 1940 Federal Census for Danville City, Virginia, District 106-12, page 191A, dated April 6, 1940 records Richard T. (39 - VA) and Ann G. (30 - NC) Penn with children Anne G. (5 - VA) and George R. (1 - VA) living on Hawthorne Drive. They own their home valued at $10,000. Richard has completed 1 year of college while Anne has completed 3 years of college. Richard is working as a Tobacconist Exporter and earned $5,000 working 52 weeks during the last year. Also in the household are 2 negro servants, Nannie J. Lea (40) and Sindy Steward (17).

bullet  Medical Notes:

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Richard Toomey Penn
Residence: 164 Westminister Court, Danville, VA
Occupation: Real Estate Dealer, Temple Realty Company
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 57
Birth Date: 21 Nov 1900
Death Date: 26 Oct 1958
Death Place: At home, Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia
Burial: Oct 28, 1958 at Green Hill Cemetery, Danville, VA
Registration Date: 7 Nov 1958
Father: George Rucker Penn
Mother: Florence Toomey
Spouse: Ann Garrett Penn
Informant: Mrs. Anne G. Penn [wife] of Danville, VA


Richard married Anne Elizabeth Garrett, daughter of Albert Earle Garrett Sr. and Mattie Sue Webb Blackwell, on 8 Jun 1929 in Danville City, Virginia. (Anne Elizabeth Garrett was born on 25 Sep 1909 in Stoneville, Rockingham Co., N.C, died on 20 Aug 1988 in Concord, Cabarrus Co., N.C. and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, 700 Block Lee St., Danville, VA..)

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