John Bowie Pendleton

22 August 1805–24 December 1885 (Age 80)
Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Bowie

When John Bowie Pendleton was born on 22 August 1805, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, William Pendleton, was 57 and his mother, Elizabeth Daniel, was 46. He married Elizabeth Ann Odell on 1 November 1831, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Marion, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Marion Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 24 December 1885, in Monroe, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80.

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John Bowie Pendleton
Elizabeth Ann Odell
Marriage: 1 November 1831
James Nathaniel Pendleton
Albert French Pendleton
Sarah Catherine Pendleton
Arthur Menefee Pendleton
William Pendleton
Richard J. Pendleton
Anne Eliza Pendleton
Mary Virginia Pendleton
John McNutt Pendleton

Spouse and Children

1 November 1831
Culpeper, Virginia, United States


    James Nathaniel Pendleton


    Albert French Pendleton


    Sarah Catherine Pendleton


    Arthur Menefee Pendleton


    William Pendleton


+4 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 7

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • John Pendleton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Pendleton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John N Pendleton, "United States Census, 1850"

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