Penn Yan, New York, USA - Knapp House, Pen Yan, N.Y.
Penn Yan, New York, USA

Knapp House, Pen Yan, N.Y.
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Penn Yan, New York, USA - County Bldgs, Penn Yan, N.Y.
Penn Yan, New York, USA

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Penn Yan, New York, USA - Main Street, Penn Yan, N.Y.
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Penn Yan, New York, USA
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Where is Penn Yan, New York, USA? 

Penn Yan, Yates, New York, USA
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, USA. It is the county seat of Yates County and lies at the north end of the east branch of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes.

The Village of Penn Yan is primarily in the Town of Milo, but a small section is in the Town of Benton. A smaller section is in the Town of Jerusalem.

The name "Penn Yan" is a syllabic abbreviation of "Pennsylvania Yankee".Wikipedia


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The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799.

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1823 - The village of Penn Yan became the county seat in 1823, when Yates county was created.

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Penn Yan was incorporated in 1833.

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1836 - Penn Yan
Penn Yan, founded by Mr. Abraham Waggener, incorporated 29th April, 1833; the shire town about half a mile below the foot of the east arm of Crooked Lake upon a pleasant plain, and on the outlet, partly in the town of Benton, contains a new court house of brick, a prison of stone, a fire-proof...Read MORE...


1892 - Penn Yan
n the northern portion of township No. 7, of the first range, better and more commonly known as the town of Milo, at a point near and about the foot of Ogoyago, or Crooked Lake, where the waters find an outlet through a narrow channel, and eventually discharge into Seneca Lake, nature provided a...Read MORE...


News  1895 - SAILBOAT CAPSIZED. PERRY TUFFT, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN LAKE KENKA.
Penn Yan, N.Y., July 10. - On Lake Kenka yesterday PERRY TUFFT, his wife and three children lost their lives by the capsizing of a sailboat. When MR. TUFFT and his family started they were advised not to go as the lake was rough. Not heeding the advice they started in a small boat with a "mutton...Read MORE...


1906
Penn Yan', a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central and the New York Central and Hudson River Rs., 45 miles N. by W. of Elmira. It has manufactures of iron, tacks, fruitbaskets, and wine, and is the seat of Penn...Read MORE...


In 1921 the Penn Yan Boat Company was founded by German immigrant Charles A. Herrman.

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News  1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler explosion.

Burned badly about the face, hands and arms, he was given emergency treatment at the Foster-Hatch Medical group by Dr. John L. Shultz...Read MORE...




Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Pelton
America/USA  Charles Pelton (24 March 1844, Penn Yan, New York, USA - 19 March 1924, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Blessing
America/USA  Adelia H Blessing (January 1884, Meriden, Connecticut, USA - 3 September 1961, Penn Yan, New York, USA) gravestone
America/USA  Amelia L Blessing (January 1886, Meriden, Connecticut, USA - 20 July 1954, Penn Yan, New York, USA) gravestone

Fleming
America/USA  William C Fleming (1884, Brooklyn, New York, USA - 8 February 1960, Penn Yan, New York, USA)

Slattery
immigrant Ireland  Dennis Vincent Slattery (03 September 1900, , Ireland - May 1970, Penn Yan, New York, USA) gravestone

West
America/USA  Hazel A West (1910, Brooklyn, New York, USA - 24 June 1963, Penn Yan, New York, USA) gravestone
America/USA  Howard C West (14 June 1884, Brooklyn, New York, USA - January 1963, Penn Yan, New York, USA) gravestone
 


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