Starting with my Father -In-Law, Arthur Franklin Pentico born in 1907 in Iowa.
He is the son of Franklin Andrew Pentico, b 29 May 1881 Jasper Co. IA.
Died 8 May 1967 Ringgold Creston, IA. Very nice looking man now that I have seen his photo.
He is son of Emmanuel E Pentico b 21 Jan 1854 Westover, PA
Will probated 22 Jan 1906 Boone, IA # 2132 Vol 1. 1894- found on Ancestry
another source is Iowa Wills and Probate Records 1758-1997.
He is son of Phillip Pentico born 7 December 1828 ,) Jersey Shores, Lycoming Co. PA, drafted in Civil War
He is the son of:
John Penticoff b abt 1800 in Pennsylvania, (married April 1825 Yorktown, PA ?) source was not shared. Would appreciate source.
John is either the oldest or next to oldest child of : All others accounted for.
Died 18 July 1857 Pleasant Valley, Scott, IA. They had 8 boys and 2 girls.
They are in the 1830 Lycoming Co. Census for PA, Jersey Shores area. It showed two boys which would cover George W. and Philip as our records have it.
This was the beginning of our tree for 50 years due to lack of knowledge and following some not accurate information.
DNA connections confirmed what we suspicioned after 50 years of research. WE (was Mary Pentico Nelson my sister in law and I.)
Johann Phillip Penticoff/Benighoff b 28 Oct 1770 Montgomery Co. PA died 26 Sept 1839 in Union co. PA
He is son of Phllip Jacob Penticof/ BENIGHOFF b 30 Jan 1740 Bischeim, Rhineland Pfatz, Germany region.
Died New Tripoli, Lynn Twp. Lehigh Co., PA.
married 1766 Upper Salford, Montgomery Co. PA Elisabeth Margareth Schwarn. She was b 1 Sept 1752 Montgomery Co. PA. died before 1854 in PA.
WE HAVE NOT GONE FARTHER BACK. TRYING TO LOCATE ALL THE SIBLINGS OF THE KNOWN FAMILIES ABOVE POSTED.
The name has other variants also. We are all over the USA.
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