Yesterday, a cousin in Iowa posted a picture of Fred's Grandfather making hay in 1923.
Fred said he remembers he came by in a car once and tossled the top of his head and he was small.
He has no other recollection of him ever. No idea what he looked like or who he really was.
It was very hard to see Grandad Frank Pentico's face with him on the machinery in the field.
Today cousin Dick Thomas, shared a picture of this gentleman full face. Amazing, totally amazing
how much my husband resembles his Grandfather. I am sure the children will see the resemblance
A synopsis of his family:
His Father was Emmanuel E Pentico, ( a twin) b 21 Jan 1854 Westover, PA d 1906 Ia
His Mother was Mary Wiggins
His Probate records dated 22 Jan 1906, Boone, Iowa Case 2132 Probate Vol. 1, 1894-191
Iowa, Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997 - Ancestry.com
1910 census Age
** Franklin Andrew Pentico b 29 May 1881 Jasper Co. IA d 8 May 1967 Creston, Ringgold, IA
ma 25 Feb 1903 Des Moines, IA
Sarah Isabella Casper b 31 Aug 1877 Jasper Co. IA d 31 Jan 1957, Boone Co. Ia (Mary says Dallas Co.) border issue.
The first born child does not show on census with family was raised by his Grandmother.
Fay Casper b 10 April 1903
Marie b 11 Nov 1905 m 27 Feb 1929 Newton, IA d Dec 2010- 105 years young. m Herbert Thomas
#Arthur Harold b 7 Oct 1907 Boone Co. IA m 25 Feb 1931(same as Grandfather's)**w Louise Jipp
Elmer Lloyd b 1910? m 9 Nov 1935 Boone, Boone IA
Wilford Frank b 26 Jan 1912 Woodward, IA m 24 Dec 1935 Boone, Boone IA/Irene Eleonora Sampson d 27 Feb 1995 buried Glenwood Cem., Ogden, Boone Co. IA
Francis Marion b 8 Feb 1914 d 13 Apri 1999 Boone Co. IA
Howard died in Italy during WW11.
Our trip to Iowa in 1970, we meet the living siblings of his Father's family. We also met many cousins.
Frank and Sarah ultimately parted. When I met family no one would say where Fred's Grandfather may be. They did not appear to have knowledge. We knew his Grandmother was gone. Sarah died in 1957.
For our children and kin to see I am sharing this information and the pictures cousin Dick Thomas has shared. BilliJo was to small to remember the trip and Alan did not yet exist. Ed, Don and Candy you should be able to remember some of the trip.
Franklin Andrew Pentico,
Grandad Art's Father,
Fred, Jim, Mary and Shirley's Grandfather.