Honoring some of our Own

Here in I will mention just a small amount of our family that should be honored this weekend.

Wanting to start with our son Donald Pentico USN,  then his father Fred  E Pentico AMSC. whom served almost 25 years.

My Dad,  Ray Dee Jones Sr whom was a Coast Watcher, his brother Gerald Jones who was USN at Pearl Harbor, a submariner, 20 Years,  their sisters were all married to Army servicemen.  Comillo Morelli, Aubie Dee Cooper Jr. 20 Years &  Joseph Collins. Cousins Ken Foulk, Klint Foulk and Keith Foulk all served. Ken was Army and the other two were Navy.

My cousins Bob Morelli and Don Morelli, Air Force and Army.  Cousins Aubie Dee Cooper, Hartley Parrish, Eldon Parrish and Barney Parrish, Richard Hoffman, Gerald Feil 20 years, Kenneth Feil, and my brother Ray Dee Jones Jr.  David and James Cooper also may have served. Some how have lost track of them.

William Parrish, WW2. William R. Hoffman Paratrooper, WW2 Army. Fred Feil, Army.

I know a female cousin lost a husband I recall his name as Glover Fleming.  Also Lewis Jones and James Jones, served w National Guard.

Then we get into my nephews: Wayne Wright &  Jason Jones both Army both Mid East Conflicts as was our son Don Pentico.

Sanford Hoffman Civil War, Union,  Reg 1. 6th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry,as did two brothers Bryce and Reason. Laton also served.  I have Sanford Hoffman’s War Medal. My GGgrandfather.

Sanford’s sisters had husbands in CW, Jacob Gallentine, Thomas Neal,  possibly also  Jacob King, Uriah Spragg, and John Henderson. ( have not researched them yet).

Sanford’s Grandfather Henry  Huffman dcd 1811-2 Ranger during  Rev War and conflicting War that did not end,  John Huffman , Rev War his father.

Daniel Warden(grandson) CW, Isaac Warden -War of 1812, son, Samuel Warden -War of 1812.

DId Thomas Scott die due to war?  His death was at the time of Revolution. John Scott son received a pension for himself.

We have  many War of 1812 ancestors also. Most of our lines came early or were here when the other half arrived.

On the Pentico side, Peter Penticoff ie Pentico

Name:Peter Pentico, Unit Name: IA 11th Inf D, Rank:Private; Enlisted: 17 Sep 1861; Discharged:15 Jul 1865; Burial Place ; Colfax Cemetery Colfax IA

Philllip Pentico was called to serve, still looking for where it happened. We just found it.

Next year the list will be longer, Many names not yet mentioned here in. Also hope to have each unit to list.  Much is on old computer setting in garage.

O, Yes we lost a PENTICO in ITALY, Fred’s Uncle. One buried in Punch Bowl also.



My 16 Great-Great-Grandparents

My 16 Great Great Grandparents are listed below


Noyes Jones  b 31 March 1809 (Record in Berlin)  d 17 April  1881 Chickasaw Co. Ia.  73 years

Susan Madison (Mattison) b 24 March 1818 Vermont, died 13 Feb 1881   62 years

Abraham D. Young Jr. b 23 April 1812 Franklin Co. Maine, d 9 June 1883 Nashua, Chickasaw Co. IA. 71 years

Hannah Oen (Owen)1826 b Germanic region, d 29 April 1896 Iowa  70 years

William Henry Foulk b 22 Feb 1846 Somerset Co. PA d 4 Jan 1940 Cedar Twp, Blackhawk Co. IA, 93 years

Katherine Myers b 30 May 1845 Perry Co. PA d 7 June 1922 Cedar Twp, Blackhawk Co. IA   72 years

George Herbert Eastman 24 April 1832 Conn. m 28 Oct 1860  IA, d 11  Nov 1910 Waterloo, IA 76 years

Lydia Trowbridge b 4 Sept 1841 Edwardsville, NY  d 12 Sept 1900, Waterloo, Blackhawk Co.   IA 59 years

Sanford Hoffman b 24 Nov 1834 Greene Co., PA d 17 June 1803 Moravia, IA  68 years

Rachel Plants 25 Oct 1836 Greene Co. PA d 13 June 1920 83 years

Robert Duvall 22 Nov 1821 Washington Co. PA, d 24 Aug 1888 Moravia, IA   67 years,

Harriet Duvall born 3 Mar 1822 Washington Co. Pa, d 2 Sept. 1899  Moravia, Appanoose, IA  77 years

John Scott b 1817 Indian Territory, (Cumberland Co. KY) d 1900 Missouri 83 years

Rebecca Morrow b 1821 Mercer Co.  Ky d 20 Jan 1918 Ia.97 years

Daniel Warden b 1831 Ohio d 31 Jan 1917 Iowa 86 years

Mary Jane Langdon b 1835  Ringgold Co.?, Ohio d  ? she is dcd by 1915 Ringgold Co. IA