Joseph Pender

February 1826–1902 (Age 75)
Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

Joseph Pender was born in February 1826, in Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States. He married Hannah Dunlavey on 31 August 1848, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Shawswick, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1902, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Pender
Elizabeth A. Starr
Marriage: 9 April 1874
James C. Pender
Oliver Pender
Edna Pearl Pender
Della Mae Pender
William Earnest "Buff" Pender
Walter Rollie Pender
Edith Lucinda Pender
Alma Goldie "Beulah" Pender

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1874Lawrence, Indiana, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1828: Jefferson, Indiana, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for an official who was responsible for rounding up stray animals and placing them in a pound, from an agent derivative of Middle English pind(en) ‘to shut up or enclose’. Black and MacLysaght quote Woulfe's opinion that in Ireland this is often a reduced form of Prendergast .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Joseph Pender, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Joseph Tender, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph Pender, "United States Census, 1860"

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