Hiram Jefferson Pennell

19 October 1868–9 January 1949 (Age 80)
Alexander, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary 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 27. 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 Walton District, Charlotte, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Little River, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1930. 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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Family Time Line

Hiram Jefferson Pennell
1868–1949
Mary Jane Coffey
1875–1920
Marriage: 24 July 1892
Julie Evaline Pennell
1893–1958
William Jay Van Pennell
1896–1975
Burgess Virgil Lee Pennell
1898–1980
Sally Pennell
1901–1909
Thomas Dall Pennell
1903–1987
Franklin Ray Pennell
1905–1987
Aner Rosetta Pennell
1909–2007
Jefferson Hall Pennell
1913–1971
Walter Hugh Pennell
1915–1986

Spouse and Children

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

    (9)

    +4 More Children

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    Siblings

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    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.
    1877 · Last Troops Leave
    Age 9
    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pendell
    Parnell
    Pennel

    Sources (69)

    • Hiram J Pennell in entry for Walter Hugh Pennell, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
    • Jefferson Pennell, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jeff Pennell in entry for Thomas Hall Pennell and Alamy May Francamier, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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