Agnes Louise Pennington

25 September 1892–13 January 1944 (Age 51)
Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Agnes Louise

When Agnes Louise Pennington was born on 25 September 1892, in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, her father, James Bryson Pennington, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Warthen, was 36. She married Johnathan Mather on 23 September 1913, in Will, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rural Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Plainfield Township, Will, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1944, in Plainfield, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Will, Illinois, United States.

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Johnathan Mather
Agnes Louise Pennington
Marriage: 23 September 1913
Vance S Mather

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  • Marriage
    23 September 1913Will, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition
    Age 1
    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 14
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire and Cumbria):habitational name from Pennington in Furness (Lancashire), which derives from Old English pening ‘penny’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, or from Pennington in Leigh (Lancashire), which probably derives from the Old English personal name Pinna + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + Old English tūn.habitational name from Pennington (Hampshire), or from Penton Grafton or Penton Mewsey (both Hampshire); see Penton . All have the same etymology as Pennington in Furness; see 1 above.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Agnes Pennington in household of Elizibeth Pennington, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Agnes Pennington, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Agnes Mather in household of Jonathan Mather, "United States Census, 1940"

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