Pennell Cemetery

Pennell Cemetery
Brunswick, Maine

This cemetery is in the woods in the area known as Pennellville. The land on which this cemetery is situated used to belong to the Pennell family and was their family burying ground. The headstones are beautifully carved, though not in good repair. This cemetery is high on the Open Space and Recreation Task Force's list of grave yards in need of care.

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Also see nearby Chase Jameson Cemetery

Pennell Cemetery Transcriptions

The transcriptions below are from the collection of Bernice Simpson. "Located in the woods at Middle Bays, Brunswick, Me. cemetery containing people who were written about in one of Robert P. Tristram Coffin's best books 'Cap'n Abby and Cap'n John.'"


Capt. John, d. July 3, 1840, aet 61 yrs.

Anne, his wife, d. August 15, 1850, aet 71 yrs.


Jacob, d. October 10, 1841, aet 63 yrs.

Deborah (Dunning) his wife, d. January 17, 1861, aet 80 yrs. 9 mos.

Job A., April 9, 1812 - August 17, 1868

John, son of Capt. Benjamin and Martha Jane (Dunning) Pennell
October 22, 1843 - October 20, 1852

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