Henrietta Pendleton

Female23 December 1840–11 October 1919

Brief Life History of Henrietta

When Henrietta Pendleton was born on 23 December 1840, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, her father, Philip Harper Pendleton, was 32 and her mother, Ann Madison Turner, was 33. She married George Taylor on 3 March 1868, in Caroline, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Port Royal, Caroline, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 October 1919, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Port Royal, Caroline, Virginia, United States.

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George Taylor
Henrietta Pendleton
Marriage: 3 March 1868
Sallie Penn Taylor

Sources (15)

  • Henrietta Pendleton in household of Philip H Pendleton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henrietta Pendleton - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 23 December 1840; Caroline, Virginia, United States
  • Henrietta Pendleton Taylor, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1868Caroline, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 4

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 21

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire (in Eccles and Whalley, respectively) called Pendleton, from the hill name Pendle + Old English tūn ‘enclosure, estate, settlement’.

    History: The Pendleton family were established in Caroline County, VA, by Philip Pendleton, a schoolmaster from Norwich, England, who immigrated to North America in 1682.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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