Henrietta Pendleton

23 December 1840–11 October 1919 (Age 78)
Caroline, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Pendleton was born on 23 December 1840, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, her father, Philip Harper Pendleton, was 31 and her mother, Ann Madison Turner, was 29. She married George Randolph 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 Randolph Taylor
Henrietta Pendleton
Marriage: 3 March 1868
Sallie Penn Taylor

Spouse and Children

3 March 1868
Caroline, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Philip Harper Pendleton


    Ann Madison Turner




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 a place near Pendlebury, Greater Manchester, or another in Lancashire, both called Pendleton from the hill name Pendle + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henrietta Pendleton in household of Philip H Pendleton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hennie P Taylor in household of Ann M Pendleton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henrietta Pendleton Taylor, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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