James was born on 8 AUG 1813 in Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of Alexander Penman and Mary Borrowman.
His wife was Janet Marshall, who he married on 23 SEP 1832 in Larbert, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their nine known children were Margaret (c1832-?), Alexander (c1834-?), John (c1837-?), William (c1839-?), Mary (c1841-?), Janet (c1843-c1880), James (c1852-?), Thomas (1855-?) and Jean Boyd (1859-?).
|Birth||8 AUG 1813||
!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:http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Births & Baptisms
Date Surname Forename Parent Names Sex Parish
28/08/1813 PENMAN JAMES ALEXANDER PENMAN/MARY BORROWMAN M BOTHKENNAR