Hiram Jefferson Pennell

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

The Life 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 Barlow, was 27. He married Mary Jane Coffee 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 Magisterial 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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Hiram Jefferson Pennell
Mary Jane Coffee
Marriage: 24 July 1892
Julie Evaline Pennell
William Jay Van Pennell
Burgess Virgil Lee Pennell
Sally Pennell
Thomas Dall Pennell
Franklin Ray Pennell
Aner Rosetta Pennell
Jefferson Hall Pennell
Walter Hugh Pennell

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24 July 1892
Alexander, North Carolina, United States


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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 (mainly Shropshire and West Midlands): variant of Parnell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jefferson Pennell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H Jefferson Pennell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hiram J Pennel, "United States Census, 1900"

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