Abraham Penrod

12 July 1844–26 December 1893 (Age 49)
Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham

When Abraham Penrod was born on 12 July 1844, in Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, David Penrod, was 29 and his mother, Temperance Keller, was 26. He married Ellen Eliza Durfee on 5 June 1870, in Eden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 26 December 1893, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Wallsburg Cemetery, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Abraham Penrod
Ellen Eliza Durfee
Marriage: 5 June 1870
David abram Penrod
Elmer Leander Penrod
De Loss Wells Penrod
David W Penrod
Ada Ellen Penrod
Eva Elmina Penrod
Minerva Ora Penrod

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1870Eden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 4
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Benrath or perhaps of its variant Benroth .History: John Penrod, Sr, presumably born in 1726 in MA, was a pioneer settler in a German community in PA. It is believed that he was the son of Johannes Wilhelm Benrath (or perhaps Benroth), an immigrant from Germany, recorded in MA as Johannes Benracth. Father's name also appears as Johannes Wilhelm Poenradt, but the surname Poenradt does not exist in Germany.

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

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    Abraham Penrod

    Abraham Penrod 1844 - 1893 Abraham came to Utah in 1849 in the Orson Hyde Company. Abraham was born on July 12, 1844 in Hancock County, Illinois to David Penrod and Temperance Keller. His father Da …

    Sources (24)

    • Abm Penrod in household of Davd Penrod, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Abram Penrod in entry for David Abram Penrod and Sarah Melissa Ford, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Abraham Penrod in entry for David Abram Penrod, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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