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William Johnson Pennebaker (1868 - 1899)

William Johnson Pennebaker aka Pennebecker
Born in Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married about Dec 1895 in Missouri, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Died in Clinton, Henry, Missouri, United Statesmap
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William Pennebaker was born on September 6, 1868, in Versailles, Morgan, Missouri. His father and mother were William Pennebaker and Sarah Solman.

In December 1895 he married Bessie Gahan. There was one female child from this union:

  1. Dorothy Julia Pennebaker

William died at the age of thirty-one years on November 28, 1899, in Clinton, Henry, Missouri. He is buried at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Henry, Missouri.[1]

William Johnson Pennebaker was the maternal grandfather of aclaimed American actor Marlon Brando, Jr.


  1. William Johnson Pennebaker (1868-1899) on Find A Grave: Memorial #53639392 retrieved 21 July 2020.
  • United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Sallie J Pannepacker in household of Wm Pannepacker, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 68, family 614, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,806.
  • United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Wm J Pennibecker in household of Harvey W Salmon, Clinton, Henry, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district ED 173, sheet 343A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0689; FHL microfilm 1,254,689.

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