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"Queries," NEHGR, Vol. CXVII (1963), pp. 159-160.

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Wanted: Ancestry, places of birth, other information, about Clark Dickinson (Dickerson) and wife Sally. He was in Middlebury, Vt., 1810; Green Bay, Wis., 1833; founder of Oshkosh, Wis.; Registrar of Deeds; lay minister for sixty years of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Children: Martha, Harriet Young (Mrs. John Whitney), Huldah (Mrs. Sumner Hilton), Sarah, David. - Ethel Henry Cook, 534 Fourth Avenue, South, Glasgow, Mont.

McCracken, George E., "The Penrose Family of Wheldrake and Ballykean and Their Descendants in Both Hemispheres," NEHGR, Vol. CXVI (1962), pp. 237-250; Vol. CXVII (1963), pp. 57-70, 106-116, 195-207.

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108. Harry Jefferson13 Penrose (Lewis12, Steadman11, Everard10, Samuel9, Robert8, Robert7, Robert6, Robert5, Thomas4, John3, Nicholas2, Thomas1) born in Linn County, Iowa, 17 June 1872, died in Shellsburg, Iowa, 31 Aug. 1948. He was a farmer but was admitted to the bar in 1898. He married in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 9 Aug. 1905, Bessie Holly Boyd, born 16 Aug. 1880, died in Vinton, Iowa, 20 June 1950, daughter of Willoughby Watson Boyd by his wife Nellie M. Richey.
  1. Richard Lewis, b. 14 Aug 1906; m. 29 Aug. 1928 Beth Lenore Littrell, b. 14 Oct. 1908
  2. Child: 1. William Dennis
  3. Weston Boyd, b. 4 Nov. 1907; m. at the Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua, Iowa, 6 June 1940, Inez Maxine Whitney, b. 23 Nov. 1903, daughter of Harley J. and Lena Theresa (LeClerc) Whitney; now reside in Siloam Springs, Ark.
  4. Child: 1. Harry Whitney, b. in Vinton, Iowa, 23 April 1941.
  5. Helen Rae, b. 16 Aug. 1910; m. in Shellsburg, 27 May 1933, Dudley Watson Day III, b. 18 May 1907, son of Dudley Watson Day II by his wife Lula M. Dow; reside now in Libertyville, Ill. Mrs. Day has been very helpful in gathering information on the Iowa Penroses.
    Children: (surname Day), b. in Flushing, N. Y.: 1. Barbara Helen, b. 7 April 1936. 2. Dudley Watson, b. 13 Jan 1939; d. 23 Jan. 1939.

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