William M Pennington

Male13 April 1866–18 September 1933

Brief Life History of William M

When William M Pennington was born on 13 April 1866, in Indiana, United States, his father, Simeon M Pennington, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Jane Quigley, was 25. He married Luella Ludwick on 8 October 1892, in Bluffton, Harrison Township, Wells, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jefferson Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Lancaster Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 18 September 1933, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Bluffton, Harrison Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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William M Pennington
Luella Ludwick
Marriage: 8 October 1892
Jessie Cleo Pennington
William Everett Pennington
Wilbur Marland Pennington
Chloe V Pennington
Dwight Matthew Pennington
Fay Lucille Pennington

Sources (20)

  • William Pennington in household of Simeon Pennington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William M Pennington, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William M. Pennington, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1892Bluffton, Harrison Township, Wells, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 2

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


    Age 20

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire and Cumbria):

    habitational name from Pennington in Furness (Lancashire), which derives from Old English pening ‘penny’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, or from Pennington in Leigh (Lancashire), which probably derives from the Old English personal name Pinna + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + Old English tūn.

    habitational name from Pennington (Hampshire), or from Penton Grafton or Penton Mewsey (both Hampshire); see Penton . All have the same etymology as Pennington in Furness; see 1 above.

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

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