William Parnell Sr.

31 March 1783–16 April 1860 (Age 77)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of William

When William Parnell Sr. was born on 31 March 1783, in South Carolina, United States, his father, James W Parnell, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Simpson, was 21. He had at least 16 sons and 2 daughters with Martha Ann Cooley. He lived in Darlington, South Carolina, United States in 1840. He died on 16 April 1860, in Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Parnell Cemetery, Lee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Parnell Sr.
1783–1860
Martha Ann Cooley
1782–1860
Chistena Parnell
1803–1860
Noel Parnell
1803–1863
William Parnell Jr.
1806–1859
Simpson Parnell
1812–
Travis Parnell
1814–
Calvin Sylvester Parnell
1815–1890
Israel C. Parnell
1805–1874
James Marrion Parnell
1809–1882
Isam Parnell
1811–1858
John Ira Parnell
1813–1860
Suel Wesley Parnell
1815–1891
Liston Colen Parnell
1816–
Simpson Parnell
1818–
Martha Ann Parnell
1820–1821
Nelson G. Parnell
1820–1889
Jashua Manning Parnell
1824–1882
Mitchel Parnell
1826–
Seaborn Lebrow Parnell
1827–1877

Spouse and Children

children

(18)

    Chistena Parnell

    Female1803–1860Female

    Noel Parnell

    Male1803–1863Male

    Israel C. Parnell

    Male1805–1874Male

    William Parnell Jr.

    Male1806–1859Male

    James Marrion Parnell

    Male1809–1882Male

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1761–1810Male

    Sarah Simpson

    Female1762–1811Female

siblings

(8)

    Nancy Parnel

    Female1782–1809Female

    James Parnell

    Male1780–1811Male

    Male1783–1860Male

    John Parnell

    Male1787–Male

    Elizabeth Parnell

    Female1789–1853Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 5

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1804

Age 21

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from the medieval female personal name Peronel, Pernel, Parnell, a vernacular form of Latin Petronilla. This is a diminutive of Petronia, feminine of Petronius, a Roman family name of uncertain etymology. It was borne by an early Roman martyr about whom little is known.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Parnell in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Wm Parnel, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Wm Parnell, "United States Census, 1810"

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