Flourished: 1832 Menard County, Illinois
Alternate name: Pentecost
Penticost emigrated from his native state first to Kentucky and, in 1827, to Sangamon County, Illinois, settling in a part of the county that would later be incorporated into Menard County. In 1836, he purchased land on Little Creek near Indian Creek. He was the brother of John Penticost and William Penticost.
The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 370; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Menard County, 69:146, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.