Thomas Jefferson Penn
(Cir 1811-After 1880)
Lucinda Catherine Penn
(Cir 1823-After 1880)
George Henry McDaniel Rucker
(1817-After 1880)
Catherine Mundy Pettyjohn
(Cir 1825-Cir 1862)
Greenville B. Penn
Catherine Mundy (Kate) Rucker
Holmes Erwin Penn


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Floyd Young

Holmes Erwin Penn

  • Born: 1 May 1880, Penn's Store, Patrick Co., Virginia
  • Marriage: Floyd Young circa 1910
  • Died: 16 Dec 1955, Los Angeles City, California at age 75
  • Buried: Green Hill Cemetery, 700 Block Lee St., Danville, VA.

bullet  General Notes:

The 1930 Federal Census for Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, District 12, page 74A, dated April 21, 1930 records Holmes E. (49 - VA/VA/VA) and Floyd (39 - Mississippi/Mississippi/Alabama) Penn with children Floyd (18), Winifred (15), and Holmes Jr. (10) living at 614 Elm Street. They own their home which is valued at $15,000. Holmes and Floyd have been married for 20 years.

The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) taken in New York City for Holmes Erwin Penn dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as May 1, 1880 at Penn's Store, VA. He is living with his wife, Mrs. H. E. Holmes, at 225 E 47, NYC. He is working for Terre Haute Advertising Co. of Terre Haute, Ind and his physical description is 5' 11", 159 lbs with brown eyes, brown hair and light complexion.

Holmes is listed as late as 1948 in a New York City Directory.

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
Name: Holmes Erwin Penn
Social Security #: 242034738
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1 May 1880
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: 16 Dec 1955
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Rucker
Father's Surname: Penn

Name: Holmes Erwin Penn
Birth Date: 1 May 1880
Death Date: 16 Dec 1955
Cemetery: Green Hill Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Danville, Danville City, Virginia
Father: Capt Greenville B. Penn
Mother: Kate Mundy Penn


Holmes married Floyd Young circa 1910. (Floyd Young was born on 19 Dec 1889 in Mississippi, died on 24 Apr 1976 in Los Angeles City, California and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, 700 Block Lee St., Danville, VA..)

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