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Christopher Columbus Pennington
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Birth: May 4, 1840
Cole County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1926
Bosworth
Carroll County
Missouri, USA

Christopher Columbus "Lum" Pennington s/o Jefferson Brown Pennington and Edith Redford.

Spouse 1: Casandra Frances Elliott 04 May 1858 in Moniteau Co., MO

Children w/ Spouse 1:

1) John H. Pennington

Spouse 2: Wilhelmina Bradenbar 24 Mar 1864 in Moniteau Co., MO.

Children w/ Spouse 2:

1) James Monroe Pennington
2) Charles Jefferson "Charley" Pennington
3) Amanda Pennington - Purdy
4) Columbia "Nannie" Pennington - Purdy
5) Sara Pennington - McWilliams
6) Noah Pennington
7) Nora Bell Pennington - McWilliams

MARRIAGE RECORD:

FTM Family Archives Marriage Index: Missouri, 1851-1900 #234
Christopher PENNINGTON married Casander ELLIOTT on May 4, 1858 in Moniteau Co., MO.


CENSUS RECORDS:

1860 Jamestown P.O., Moniteau Co., MO Census (family 439)
C. C. Pennington, aged 22, M, Farmer, $50 Personal estate value, b: MO
Francis Pennington, aged 17, F, b: MO

1870 Linn Twp., Moniteau Co., MO Census, pg. 410 (254-254) * prob. C. C. Pennington
C. Z.* Pennington, age 30, M, Farmer, $2000 Real Estate Value, $600 Personal Estate Value, b: MO
N. Pennington, age 25, F, Keeping house, b: MO
J. Pennington, age 7 (born 1863), M, b: MO (actually 11 yrs. but 11 sounds like 7)* (child w/ wife #1)
J. M. Pennington, age 2, M, b: MO (child w/ wife #2)

1880 Wood, Carroll Co., MO, pg. 343b
C. Pennington, head, married, M, W, age 40, b: MO > MO > MO; Farmer
Amelia Pennington, wife, married, F, W, age 35, b: MO > MO > MO; House Keeper
John Pennington, son, single, M, W, age 18, b: MO > MO > MO; Works on Farm
James Pennington, son, single, M, W, age 14, b: MO > MO > MO; At School
Charles Pennington, son, single, M, W, age 8, b: MO > MO > MO; At School
Amanda Pennington, dau., single, F, W, age 5, b: MO > MO > MO; At School
Nannie Pennington, dau., single, F, W, age 3, b: MO > MO > MO; At Home

1890 - destroyed by fire

1910 Ridge Twp., Carroll Co., MO Census, pg. 197 (262-269)
Columbus Pennington, head, M, W, age 70, married twice, last marriage for 46 yrs, b: MO > VA > MO
Wilhemina Pennington, wife, F, W, age 64, married once, b: Germany > Germany > Germany
John H. McWilliams, son-in-law, M, W, age 31, married once for 4 yrs, b: MO > OH > OH
Dora McWilliams, daughter, F, W, age 25, married once, b: MO > VA > MO
Rochel McWilliams, grand son, M, W, age 2, b: MO > MO > MO

1910 Ridge Twp., Carroll Co., MO Census, pg. 197 (262-269)
Columbus Pennington, head, M, W, age 70, married twice, last marriage for 46 yrs, b: MO > VA > MO
Wilhemina Pennington, wife, F, W, age 64, married once, b: Germany > Germany > Germany
John H. McWilliams, son-in-law, M, W, age 31, married once for 4 yrs, b: MO > OH > OH
Dora McWilliams, daughter, F, W, age 25, married once, b: MO > VA > MO
Rochel McWilliams, grand son, M, W, age 2, b: MO > MO > MO

1920 Ridge Twp., Carroll Co., MO, pg. 209 (45-45)
Columbus C. Pennington, head, own, M, W, age 80, widow, b: MO > VA >VA; Farmer
(living next door to Jefferson Pennington & wife Bertha A.)

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES:

VISITING RELATIVES AND FRIENDS IN MONITEAU, MO (16 OCTOBER 1919)

Quite a delagation of the Pennington family from Carroll County for the past two years have been visiting relatives and friends in the northern part of this county and of this city, including Columbus Pennington and son James Pennington and wife, also Charley Pennington and wife, and Jeff Pennington and wife coming in an automobile. Columbus Pennington is one of the four brothers who left Linn Township about the close of the civil war, over 50 years ago and located in Carroll County - two other brothers John and King Pennington have passed away over all raising families in Carroll County - their father, Jefferson Pennington from Stokes County, North Carolina located in Linn Township in the 1830's first teaching school and Justice of the Peace many years - Jefferson Pennington was married twice and raised 19 children his first wife being a Miss Redford , the last wife he married in Illinois - many of the children have passed away. The son Columbus visiting here has reached 79 years.

Copied from the California Democrate Paper, California, Missouri
(Note: Linn Township is located in the northern part of Moniteau County, all north of Moniteau Creek)

BURIAL:

Cemetery Records of Carroll County, Missouri Volume IV
Name: C. C. Pennington
Birth Date: 04 May 1840
Death Date: 11 Mar 1926
Cemetery: Big Creek Cemetery
Description: Located 3 1/2 miles southwest of Bosworth, Mo 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Wilhelmina Bradenbaugh Pennington (1846 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Jefferson Pennington (1871 - 1947)*
  Amanda Emmidine Pennington Purdy (1873 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Big Creek Cemetery
Bosworth
Carroll County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Aug 21, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11579159
Christopher Columbus Pennington
Added by: Mindy
 
Christopher Columbus Pennington
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Christopher Columbus Pennington
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