Richard Peniston

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Born in Bermuda on 1640 to Thomas Peniston and Dorothy. Richard married Miriam Burgess and had 7 children. He passed away on 16 Sep 1706 in Smiths, Atlantic Islands, Bermuda.

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Surname meaning for "Peniston"

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Penistone near Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The second element of the place name is Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the first is uncertain; it may be Penning, an Old English combination of Celtic penn ‘hill’ + Old English -ing ‘place characterized by or belonging to’.

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