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Hannah Callowhill Penn

Hannah Callowhill Penn was Governor of the United States. She is the second wife of the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn; she effectively ruled the province of Pennsylvania for six years after her husband suffered a series of strokes, and then eight more years after her husband's death. She was a temporary owner from 1712 until her death in 1726 .

Born February 11, 1671, Bristol, England
Died December 20, 1726 (aged 55), London, England
Occupation Governor
Spouse(s) William Penn
Parent(s) Thomas Callowhill (father)

About Hannah Callowhill Penn

This late 17th and early 18th-century colonist is best known for her marriage to notable Quaker, entrepreneur, and Province of Pennsylvania founder William Penn. She successfully managed Pennsylvania throughout her husband's six-year illness and for an additional eight years after his death.

Hannah Callowhill Penn before fame

As the daughter of a trader named Thomas Callowhill, she grew up in Bristol, England. At the age of twenty-eight, she set ship for the New World.

Achievement of Hannah Callowhill Penn

William Penn put a Callowhill Street into the map of Philadelphia when he was planning the city's development to honor Hannah Callowhill Penn and her extended family.

Hannah Callowhill Penn family life

Her nine children were born to her marriage to William Penn. Only John, Thomas, Margaret, Richard, Dennis, and Louis were able to grow up.

Associations of Hannah Callowhill Penn

She was William Penn's second wife; she was in her mid-twenties when they married, and he was in his early forties.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Hannah Callowhill Penn

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Latest information about Hannah Callowhill Penn updated on August 08 2021.