Penelope Ing

9 February 1777–about 1853 (Age 75)
Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Penelope

When Penelope Ing was born on 9 February 1777, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Matthew Ing, was 4 and her mother, Martha Layton, was 7. She married William Durley about 1800, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died about 1853, in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76.

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William Durley
Penelope Ing
Marriage: about 1800
Joseph John Durley
Henry Durley
George W. Durley
Jemima E. Durley
Horatio Durley
William D Durley
Huldy Durley
Keziah "Kate" A. Durley

Spouse and Children

    William Durley



about 1800
North Carolina, United States


    Joseph John Durley


    Henry Durley


    George W. Durley


    William D Durley



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Ing


    Martha Layton




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 12

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 22

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse and Middle English personal name Ing(a), a short form of various names with the first element Ing- ( see Ingle ).2 English: habitational name from an Essex place name, Ing, which survives with various manorial affixes in the names Fryerning, Ingatestone, Ingrave, and Margaretting, and which is probably from an Old English tribal name Gēingas ‘people of the district’.3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish ing ‘young’.

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

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