Frances Susan Pennington

16 September 1828–11 September 1908 (Age 79)
Webbville, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Susan

When Frances Susan Pennington was born on 16 September 1828, in Webbville, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, Abel Pennington, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Smith, was 37. She married Jordan S Waddell in 1844, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 11 September 1908, in Ibex, Elliott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ibex, Elliott, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jordan S Waddell
Frances Susan Pennington
Marriage: 1844
Mary Elizabeth Waddell
Susan Waddell
William WADDLE
William Waddell
Abel Waddell
Meredith E Waddell
Frances Mary Waddell
Amanda Waddell
Alfred Waddell
Martha Ann Waddell
Ellen Louisa WADDLE
James N Waddell
Laura Bell WADDLE
Laura Belle Waddell
Ellen Louisa Waddell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1844Elliott, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    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.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 2
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 22
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire and Cumbria):habitational name from Pennington in Furness (Lancashire), which derives from Old English pening ‘penny’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, or from Pennington in Leigh (Lancashire), which probably derives from the Old English personal name Pinna + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + Old English tūn.habitational name from Pennington (Hampshire), or from Penton Grafton or Penton Mewsey (both Hampshire); see Penton . All have the same etymology as Pennington in Furness; see 1 above.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Susan Wadle in household of Jourdan Wadle, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Susen Wadell in entry for Elliott Conley and Martha A Bryant, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Susan Pennington in entry for Meredith Waddell, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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