Died before 18 JUL 1833 when he was certified in court as a Revolutionary War soldier, died without a will; Betsy DEAN was his legal heir. In court records of 15 AUG 1838 further relationships were given: children: William (died intestate under age 21); Betsey (widow of John DEAN); Fanny (dead); Robert PENNY (dead) and surviving heirs – Betsey, William, Nathaniel, Robert W. & Thomas. In court records of 19 APR 1855, Nathaniel PENNY is listed as only survivor and Elizabeth DEAN is now dead (intestate) and was nearest kin of Nathaniel PENNY; Thomas PENNY died intestate, without issue.