Jefferson Pennington

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Jefferson Pennington

  • Birth 26 Aug 1836 Monroe County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 31 Jul 1916 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 11447294

Jefferson "King" or "Jeff" Pennington was the son of Jefferson Brown Pennington and Edith Redford. His name also could be Thomas Jefferson Pennington. Jefferson PENNINGTON married Elizabeth ARMITAGE on 11 Jul 1858 in Moniteau Co., MO. To this union 10 children were born 1) Nathaniel R. 2) James McClellan 3) John J. 4) Thomas Jefferson 5) Henry A. 6) Minnie E. 7) Mason Sr. 8) Mary E. 9) Maggie E. 10) Ezra PENNINGTON.

1870 Carrollton P.O., Hurricane Twp., Carroll Co., MO Census, Roll 766, Book 1, page 294a (177-185)
Jefferson Pennington, age 35, M, W, Farmer, Real Estate Value $2,400, Personal Estate Value $550, b: IN
Elizabeth, age 29, F, W, Keeping house, b: KY
Nathaniel, age 9, M, W, b: MO
James, age 8, M, W, b: MO
John, age 7, M, W, b: MO
Jefferson, age 5, M, W, b: MO
Henry A., age 3, M, W, b: MO
Maggie E., age 1, M, W, b: MO

1880 Morris Twp., Carroll Co., MO, pg. 391c, taken on June 11, 1880
J. Penington, head, married, M, W, age 43, b: IN > VA > NC; Farmer
Elizabeth Penington, wife, married, F, W, age 40, b: KY > PA > KY; Keeping House
Nathaniel R. Penington, son, single, M, W, age 19, b: MO > IN > KY; was listed with a sickness Orfery?
James Mc. Penington, son, single, M, W, age 17, b: MO > IN > KY; Farm Laborer
John J. Penington, son, single, M, W, age 16, b: MO > IN > KY; Farm Laborer
Thomas J. Penington, son, single, M, W, age 14, b: MO > IN > KY; Farm Laborer
Henry A. Penington, son, single, M, W, age 12, b: MO > IN > KY; Farm Laborer
Minnie E. Penington, dau., single, F, W, age 10, b: MO > IN > KY
Mason Penington, son, single, M, W, age 7, b: MO > IN > KY
Mary E. Penington, dau., single, F, W, age 5 mos., b: MO > IN > KY

1900 3 Ward Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory Census, pg. 211 (128-136)
Jefferson Pennington, head, W, M, b: Aug 1836, age 63, Married once for 40 yrs, b: IN > VA > VA; Wood dealer
Elizabeth Pennington, wife, F, W, b: Apr 1840, age 60, 8 of 12 children living, b: KY > KY > KY
Nathaniel Pennington, son, M, W, b: Oct 1860, age 39, b: MO > IN > KY; Gardener
Minnie Pennington, son, M, W, b: Apr 1870, age 28, b: MO > IN > KY; Day Laborer
Ezra Pennington, son, M, W, b: Aug 1881, age 18, b: MO > IN > KY; At School

1910 W. Frisco St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Census, pg. 284 (253-325)
Jefferson Pennington, head, W, M, age 73, Married once for 52 yrs, b: IN > VA > VA; Own Income
Elizabeth Pennington, wife, F, W, age 69, 8 of 12 children living, b: KY > PA > KY
Nathaniel Pennington, son, M, W, age 49, b: MO > IN > KY; Gardener
Minnie Pennington, son, M, W, age 39, b: MO > IN > KY; Cripple

PUBLISHED MATERIAL:
Carroll County Patrons of Atlas of 1876 (Missouri Pioneers, Volume XII - October, 1971 issue):
Jefferson Pennington, Ridge Township, (No. 54, Range 22) P.O. Ridge, Occupation: Farmer, born: Moniteau Co., Missouri, moved to Carroll Co. in 1865.

MILITARY:
Jefferson PENNINGTON, served in the Civil War, Union, Private, enrolled Missouri Militia, 43rd Regt. E. M. M. Company C, Capt. Courtright, age 26, enrolled Aug 24, 1862 in California, Moniteau Co., MO, volunteered into active duty and on the roll of Apr 1, 1863. Honorably discharged on 27 Nov 1862. Credits 93 days in actual service with the MO Militia. His pension was denied due to lack of service records located by Missouri. This was not uncommon for servicemen who fought for the militia in the state of MO.

LAND RECORDS:
1876 Atlas of Carroll Co. MO - Ridge Township [Twp 54N R 22W] shows:
Jeff Pennington with two pieces of land, one is 80 acres and the other is 20 acres.

HISTORY of CARROLL CO., MO:
1882 History of Carroll Co., MO, page 477, Ridge Township "In Ridge Township, the following named person, since the organization of the county have served as magistrates " Listed for the years 1872, 1873, 1875 and 1877 was Jeff Pennington.



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  • Created by: Mindy
  • Added: 30 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11447294
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jefferson Pennington (26 Aug 1836–31 Jul 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11447294, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Mindy (contributor 46796420) .