Mary C Pennington

1862–13 February 1915 (Age 53)
Fairmount Springs, Fairmount Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary C

When Mary C Pennington was born in 1862, in Fairmount Springs, Fairmount Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Nesbit Pennington, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Laubach, was 26. She married Maynard Josiah Phillips on 12 December 1887, in Muncy Valley, Davidson Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Davidson Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 February 1915, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Sonestown, Davidson Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maynard Josiah Phillips
Mary C Pennington
Marriage: 12 December 1887
Meryl Grace Phillips
Maizie V Phillips
Helen Bathia Phillips
Eva Elizabeth Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1887Muncy Valley, Davidson Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 1
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 15
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    Name Meaning

    English (chiefly Lancashire and Cumbria): habitational name from places called Pennington, in Lancashire, Cumbria, and Hampshire. The latter two are so called from Old English pening ‘penny’ ( Penny ) (used as a byname or from a tribute due on the land) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The place of this name in the parish of Leigh in Lancashire is recorded in the 13th century as Pinington and Pynington, and may be from Old English Pinningtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with a man named Pinna’.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Mary Pennigton in household of James Pennigton, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary C Phillips in household of Maynard J Phillips, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary C. Pennington, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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