Peninah Bundy

Female22 February 1829–16 April 1909

Brief Life History of Peninah

When Peninah Bundy was born on 22 February 1829, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Elias Bundy, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Nicholson, was 27. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Ripley Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 16 April 1909, in Richmond, Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Bundy
Sarah Nicholson
Ellen Bundy
Mary Bundy
Peninah Bundy
Peneath Bundy
Martha Bundy
Ann Bundy
John Bundy
William Bundy
Ruth Ann Bundy
Henry C. Bundy

Sources (9)

  • Penina Bundy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Penina Bundy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elias Bundy and Sarah Nicholson; Walnut Ridge MM, Rush, Indiana U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681

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World Events (8)

1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 1

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 7

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 22

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

variant of Bond , either from Middle English bonde, bounde ‘customary tenant’ where the final -e has developed in local speech to -y, or occasionally from the Old Norse Bondi, where final -i has survived.

alternatively, a variant of Bandy .


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

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