Emily Penny (1883 - 1949)

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Emily Penny
1883 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Emily Penny was born in 1883. She was born to Kilby Thomas Fryer Penny and Rose Whitebread Penny, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Waggi, Australia at 66 years old.

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Emily Penny Biography

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Emily Penny died in in Waggi, Australia

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Waggi, Australia

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Emily Penny Family Tree

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Kilby Thomas Fryer Penny

Waggi, Australia
Rose Whitebread Penny

Waggi, Australia

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Emily Penny died in 1949 in Waggi, Australia at 66 years old. She was born in 1883. She was born to Kilby Thomas Fryer Penny and Rose Whitebread Penny, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1883 - 1949 World Events

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In 1883, in the year that Emily Penny was born, on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

In 1900, Emily was 17 years old when artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1923, she was 40 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1930, Emily was 47 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1949, in the year of Emily Penny's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Other Emily Pennies

Emily Penny
1896 - 1981
Port, Australia
Emily Charles Penny

Coburg, Australia
Emily Amelia Penny
1883 - 1978
Mildura, Australia
Emily May Penny
1889 - 1969
Sandhurst, Australia

Other Pennies

Kilby Thomas Fryer Penny

Waggi, Australia
Rose Whitebread Penny

Waggi, Australia
Leslie Thomas Millard Penny
1894 - 1949
Sunbury, Australia
Ernest Rich Penny
1881 - 1950
Melbourne, Australia
John Charles Penny

Melbourne, Australia
Esther Oxley Penny

Melbourne, Australia
Stewart Penny
1883 - 1950
Wtown, Australia
Alex Penny

Wtown, Australia
Ann Stewart Penny

Wtown, Australia
Joshua Jotham Penny
1885 - 1950
Parkville, Australia
Thomas David Penny

Parkville, Australia
Valerie Gillian Penny
1946 - 1950
Melbourne, Australia
Ernest Clifford Penny

Melbourne, Australia
Dulcie Augusta Murray Penny

Melbourne, Australia
Rose Josephine Penny
1897 - 1951
Melbourne, Australia
Church Henry Penny

Melbourne, Australia
Kath Refenna Penny

Melbourne, Australia
George Alex Penny
1895 - 1951
Mne Pds, Australia
John Henry Penny

Mne Pds, Australia
Annie Steele Penny

Mne Pds, Australia

Other Bios

Kilby Thomas Fryer Penny

Waggi, Australia
Rose Whitebread Penny

Waggi, Australia
Abraham William Matthews
1870 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Matthews Joseph Matthews

Waggi, Australia
Ellen Matthews

Waggi, Australia
Kenneth James Bawden
Died: 1949
Wggi, Australia
Patricia Williams Bawden

Wggi, Australia
George Turnbull
1869 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Turnbull Mark Turnbull

Waggi, Australia
Jane Louise Wyeth
1864 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Mary Agnes Orchard
1877 - 1949
Waggi, Australia
Richardson Thomas Orchard

Waggi, Australia
Agnes Syme Orchard

Waggi, Australia
Clarice Violet May Payne
1905 - 1949
Woodend, Australia
Masterman Henry William Payne

Woodend, Australia
Clara Cornigo Payne

Woodend, Australia
Martha Jane Keating
1854 - 1949
Woodend, Australia
Selmen Alfred Saxon Keating

Woodend, Australia
Ada Alice Frid
1889 - 1949
Woodend, Australia
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