Admiral Sir William Penn was born 23 April 1621 in St. Thomas Parish, Bristol, England, United Kingdom to Giles Penn (1573-c1656) and Joanne Gilbert (c1580-) and died 16 September 1670 Wanstead, Essex, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes.

Penn was an English admiral and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1670. He was the father of William Penn, founder of the Province of Pennsylvania.


Offspring of Admiral Sir William Penn and Margaret Jasper (c1624-1682)¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Penn (1644-1718) 14 October 1644 Tower Hill, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 30 July 1718 Ruscombe, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Gulielma Maria Springett (1644-1694)
Hannah Margaret Callowhill (1671-1723)


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