Frances Susan Pennington

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

The Life 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 5 sons and 7 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
1826–1912
Frances Susan Pennington
1828–1908
Marriage: 1844
Mary Elizabeth Waddell
1846–1895
Susan Waddell
1855–1870
William Waddell
1858–1875
Abel Waddell
1848–1925
Meredith E Waddell
1850–1936
Frances Mary Waddell
1851–1931
Amanda Waddell
1853–1939
Alfred Waddell
1856–1923
Martha Ann Waddell
1860–1941
James N Waddell
1863–1936
Laura Belle Waddell
1865–1890
Ellen Louisa Waddell
1865–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1844
Elliott, Kentucky, United States
children

(12)

    Mary Elizabeth Waddell

    Female1846–1895Female

    Abel Waddell

    Male1848–1925Male

    Meredith E Waddell

    Male1850–1936Male

    Frances Mary Waddell

    Female1851–1931Female

    Amanda Waddell

    Female1853–1939Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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.
1863

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire and Cumbria): habitational name from places called Pennington, in Lancashire, Cumbria, and Hampshire. The latter two are so called from Old English pening ‘penny’ ( Penny ) (used as a byname or from a tribute due on the land) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The place of this name in the parish of Leigh in Lancashire is recorded in the 13th century as Pinington and Pynington, and may be from Old English Pinningtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with a man named Pinna’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Wadle in household of Jourdan Wadle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Waddle in household of Jordan Waddle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Waddle in household of Jordan Waddle, "United States Census, 1870"

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