Hiram Jefferson Pennell

Male19 October 1868–9 January 1949

Brief Life History of Hiram Jefferson

When Hiram Jefferson Pennell was born on 19 October 1868, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States, his father, William F Pennell, was 35 and his mother, Suzannah Rosetia Matilda Pennell, was 28. He married Mary Jane Coffey on 24 July 1892, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Little River, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Taylorsville Township, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1949, in Taylorsville, Alexander, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dover Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellendale, Alexander, North Carolina, United States.

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Hiram Jefferson Pennell
Mary Jane Coffey
Marriage: 24 July 1892
Julie Evaline Pennell
William Jay Pennell
Burgess Virgil Lee Pennell
Sally Pennell
Thomas Dall Pennell
Franklin Ray Pennell
Aner Rosetta Pennell
Jefferson Hall Pennell
Walter Hugh Pennell

Sources (77)

  • Harm J Pennell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • H Jeff Pennell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Hiram Jefferson Pennell, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1892Alexander, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 2

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (especially southeastern):

    metronym from the Middle English female personal name Pennel (an assimilated form of Parnell ).

    habitational name from Penn Hall in Pensax (Worcestershire), or from either of two places called Penhill in Devon and Yorkshire, or possibly from Pendle in Lancashire. All of the placenames probably derive from British penn ‘head’ + Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

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