Isabel Scott Pennie
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Full name : Isabel Scott Pennie
Alternate spellings, aliases : Isabelle, Penny

Parents :
Father : Thomas Pennie
Mother : Marion Drummond

Date of Birth : 13 January 1843
Place of Birth : Fossoway or Kinross Parish, Kinrosshire (County of Kinross), Scotland, United Kingdom
Notes : Isabel’s birth date according to her testimony and family tradition states she was born in January of 1844.  A search at the Scots Origins site (extracts and indexes of Old Parish Records, etc) reveals that she is indeed older than the family-tradition states, as a record of her christening exists for 29 January 1843.  Her baptismal certificate states, “Penny – Isabella Scott, Daughter of Thomas Penny, Labr. Whinfield, by Mary Drummond his wife, was born on the 13th & baptized on Sabbath the 29th of January 1843 by W. Tannoch.”
[click here to see an image of her baptism certificate from the Old Parish Records]

Vital stats :
Gender : Female
[click here too see an image of Isabel, circa 1920-30,
courtesy of Charlotte Ware]
click here too see an image of Isabel, her daughter Louisa, Louisa’s husband and family on her 100th b-day, courtesy of Charlotte Ware]

Spouse :
Name : Martin Luther Webb
Date of Marriage : 3 September 1868
Place of Marriage : Glenwood, Minnesota
Notes : Marriage service by Reverend A. Lathrop.

Date of Death : Sunday, 13 April 1947
Place of Death : Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon
Burial Information: interred at Roseburg Memorial Gardens, Old Masonic Section in Douglas County, Oregon
Notes : She died as a result of complications after suffering a broken hip from a fall in her home.  She has the distinction of being a centenarian, and died 104 years, 4 months to the day she was born.
[click here to see and image of her gravestone, courtesy of Charlotte Ware]
click here too see an image of her obituary, courtesy of Charlotte Ware]

Emigration : Isabel emigrated with her family to the Untied States in 1853, sailing aboard the ship Statira Morse. It sailed out of Glasgow and disembarked at the Port of New York. She and the family proceeded onward on other vessels across the Great Lakes to Illinois, Wisconsin and eventually Minnesota. 
Notes : (Isabel’s letter to her granddaughter, written 1928).

Occupation(s) : housewife, mother

Religion : unknown, either Anglican or Scottish Protestant; may have turned to Methodism later in life (?)

Property :

Family : 

Daughter : Mary Louisa
Date of Birth: 2 June 1869
Place of Birth : Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Married : George Conkey 10 November 1891
Children : George Edward born 11 March 1893, Louisa May born 18 January 1899, Isabel Marion born 15 December 1905
Died : 27 February 1961
Notes : George Conkey born 5 October 1860, died 16 February 1945

Daughter : Angeline Janette
Date of Birth : 13 December 1870
Place of Birth : Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Married : Clarence Carlton Fenton
Children : Clara Isabel (Claribel) born 24 August 1891, Alfred Webb born 8 September 1895, Clarence Clifford born 10 August 1899, Ethel Blanche born 22 February 1905
Notes : Clarence Carlton Fenton born 23 June 1859, died 22 March 1945

Daughter : Mabel
Date of Birth: 17 December 1872
Place of Birth : Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Died : 18 August 1880

Son : Harvey Hayes
Date of Birth : 15 August 1876
Place of Birth : Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Married : Mabel Ellis (image) 24 December 1902
Children : see ref : Harvey Hayes Webb
Died : 23 October 1957 Springfield, Missouri
Notes : image of Martin, Isabel and son Harvey in 1909.

Daughter : Blanche Lovira
Date of Birth: 17 June 1878
Place of Birth : Roscoe, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Married : Simon Einer Krohn 4 March 1899
Children : Stella Lois born 6 February 1900, Hellyn Blanche born 10 August 1901, Howard Webb born 8 September 1903, Teddy Leroy born (?), Katherine Lorenza born 24 February 1912
Died : 26 October 1946
Notes : Simon Einer Krohn born 8 July 1868, died 16 April 1922

Daughter : Ethel Lydia
Date of Birth: 22 September 1880
Place of Birth : Roscoe or Zumbrota, Goodhue County, Minnesota
Married :
Died : 1982, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon
[click here too see an image of Ethel’s grave, courtesy of Charlotte Ware]

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