Dorothy Ann Elizabeth Pentz1

(13 May 1820 - 1908)

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Relationship3rd great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Corkum
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Corkum Family Pedigree
Descent from Peter H. Gorkum - c. 1550 (#1)
Descent from Peter H. Gorkum - c. 1550 (#2)
FatherJacob Ernst Pence (31 Mar 1778 - 11 May 1835)
MotherAnna Maria Sophia Corkum (11 Mar 1794 - 30 Mar 1871)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildDorothy Ann Elizabeth Pentz was born on 13 May 1820, in Windsor, Nova Scotia.2,1
BrideDorothy Ann Elizabeth Pentz married Joseph Etter Corkum, son of Johannes Corkum and Martha Etter, on 21 October 1839.
DeceasedShe died in 1908 in Scots Bay, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.
InterredShe was buried in Scots Bay Union Church Cemetery (NewCemetery.), Scots Bay, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.3

Children with Joseph Etter Corkum:

Residences and Censuses

In 1871, Dorothy Ann Elizabeth Pentz lived in Nova Scotia.1
She appeared on the census of 1891 in Kings Co., Nova Scotia.4
She and Joseph Etter Corkum appeared on the 1892 State Census of Scots Bay, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada, enumerated 25 April 1891, Joseph is listed as 75 years old, married, and a farmer. Dorothy is listed as 73 years old.. Their children Clement and Edith were listed as living with them, The family is living next door to their daughter-in-law Sarah and four of her children. Their son, Sarah's husband George Edward DeLacy Corkum, was probably living in Malden Massachusetts as he married Carrie C. Mann there in 1893. Also shown living in the household, listed as lodgers, are 10 year old Gracie and 7 year old Benjamin Tupper. Joseph's and Dorothy's son Noble and his family is living nearby.5

Sources - Citations

  1. [S17] Census of Canada - 1871, online at:; accessed: unknown date accessed.
  2. [S8] Census of Canada, 1891, online at:; accessed: unknown date accessed.
  3. [S210] Find A Grave, online at; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources, name, relationship, year of death: Find A Grave Memorial# 118053520; photo.
  4. [S8] Census of Canada, 1891, online at:, Birth date: abt 1818; Birth place: Nova Scotia; 1891 Residence place: Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.
  5. [S8] Census of Canada, 1891, online at:, Nova Scotia, Dist. 37 Kings, S,District 4 Scotch Bay, pg. 17, family 77, lines 6-11.
  6. [S18] Historical Vital Statistics - Births Marriages Deaths (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, 2010), parents' names; Registration Year: 1869; Book 1826; Page 36; No. 174.
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