James was born on 20 SEP 1845 in Kinnaird, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of William Penman and Ann Christie.
He died on 26 JUN 1898 in Glasgow, Scotland.
His wife was Elizabeth McLaren, who he married on 30 APR 1864 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their twelve known children were Elizabeth Cuthill (1864-?), William (1866-1867), Daniel McLaren (1868-1961), Robert (1870-?), Alexander (1872-1897), James (1874-1939), Anne Christie (1877-1929), Jane (1878-1968), Thomas Young (1880-1951), Mary (1883-?), Margaret (1885-1969) and Walterina (1888-1889).
|Birth||20 SEP 1845||
|Death||26 JUN 1898||
|Christening||19 OCT 1845||
!Source: Larbert Parish Records. Census of Scotland 1851.
!Witnesses: At christening were John Gillespie & Henry Turnbull.
!Source: Mary P Odam's website at www.odam.org. Mary says: "Most of our information about the Penmans was bequeathed to us when my father in law died. A gentleman called Eric Edwards [another Penman descendant] had done most of the hard work, presumably, like you, poring over registers." She has verified most of it with www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
!Source: Death date from gravestone photo by Elaine Williamson.