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Re: Rev. William (Billy) Pennington in Kentucky

Posted: 31 Jul 2002 1:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Sondra,

Your great grandfather was a descendent of Aaron Pennington of Family Group 31 if you've checked the PRA site. Here's what I know about him:

Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

1. William T. PENNINGTON was born April 1894 in Kentucky. He was the son of 2. James W. PENNINGTON and 3. Susan "Sudie" BOWMAN. He married Alice GRUBB Abt. 1917, daughter of Henderson "Hence" GRUBB and Sarah Jane BALL. She was born Abt. 1893 in Kentucky.

Children of William T. PENNINGTON and Alice GRUBB are:
i. Living PENNINGTON.
ii. Living PENNINGTON.
iii. Living PENNINGTON.
iv. Living PENNINGTON.

Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

2. James W. PENNINGTON was born October 1865 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. He was the son of 4. William Robert PENNINGTON and 5. Nancy CAUDILL.

3. Susan "Sudie" BOWMAN was born December 1871 in Kentucky.

Children of Susan "Sudie" BOWMAN and James W. PENNINGTON are:
1. i. William T. PENNINGTON was born April 1894 in Kentucky. He married Alice GRUBB Abt. 1917, daughter of Henderson "Hence" GRUBB and Sarah Jane BALL. She was born Abt. 1893 in Kentucky.
ii. Maude Lillie PENNINGTON was born February 1896 in Kentucky. She married Gilbert GRUBB Abt. 1918, son of Henderson "Hence" GRUBB and Sarah Jane BALL. He was born Abt. 1895 in Kentucky.
iii. Daniel Boone PENNINGTON was born May 26, 1898 in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died 1947 in Wayne Co., Indiana. He married Tabitha GRUBB, daughter of Henderson "Hence" GRUBB and Sarah Jane BALL. She was born October 07, 1902 in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died 1975.
iv. Living PENNINGTON.
v. Living PENNINGTON. She married Vernon GRUBB. He was born Abt. 1897 in Kentucky. She married Unknown HICKS.
vi. Living PENNINGTON.
vii. Living PENNINGTON.
viii. Living PENNINGTON.
ix. Living PENNINGTON.

Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

4. William Robert PENNINGTON was born July 20, 1838 in Letcher Co., Kentucky, and died January 11, 1896 in Clay Co., Kentucky. He was the son of 8. Ephriam Aaron PENNINGTON and 9. Matilda FIELDS.

5. Nancy CAUDILL was born November 20, 1843, and died April 20, 1879 in Clay Co., Kentucky. She was the daughter of 10. James CAUDILL and 11. Abigail HAMPTON.

Children of Nancy CAUDILL and William Robert PENNINGTON are:
i. Abigail PENNINGTON was born August 24, 1860 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, and died September 6, 1905 in Clay Co., Kentucky. She married Samuel "Link" MORGAN November 26, 1878 in Clay Co., Kentucky, son of David MORGAN and Virginia Jane HOWARD. He was born May 1852 in Kentucky, and died April 11, 1931.
ii. Matilda PENNINGTON was born 1862 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. She married Elihu WELLS, JR. January 2, 1879 in Clay Co., Kentucky. He was born Abt. 1858 in Kentucky.
2. iii. James W. PENNINGTON was born October 1865 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. He married Patience CREECH Bef. 1894. He married Susan "Sudie" BOWMAN June 20, 1893 in Clay Co., Kentucky. She was born December 1871 in Kentucky.
iv. Martha PENNINGTON was born 1868 in Kentucky, and died Bef. 1910. She married Nicholas Bud SHELL August 18, 1891 in Clay Co., Kentucky. He was born Abt. 1862 in Kentucky.
v. Mary Margaret PENNINGTON was born 1870 in Kentucky.
vi. Elihu "Huey" PENNINGTON was born April 1871 in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died June 9, 1925 in Sexton, Rush Co., Indiana. He married Nancy Ann CASTEEL March 16, 1893 in Clay Co., Kentucky, daughter of William CASTEEL and Mary POWELL. She was born November 14, 1872 in Kentucky, and died November 16, 1959 in Harrison, Hamilton Co., Ohio.
vii. Nathaniel Mack PENNINGTON was born 1876 in Kentucky, and died in Justin, Texas. He married Martha Ellen FERGUSON August 10, 1893 in Clay Co., Kentucky.

Ahnentafel, Generation No. 4

8. Ephriam Aaron PENNINGTON was born 1814 in Ashe Co., North Carolina, and died 1884 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. He was the son of 16. Aaron PENNINGTON and 17. Ann COLDIRON.

9. Matilda FIELDS was born 1812 in Harlan Co., Kentucky, and died 1865 in Perry (now Leslie) Co.?, Kentucky. She was the daughter of 18. William FIELDS and 19. Abigail CREECH.

Children of Matilda FIELDS and Ephriam Aaron PENNINGTON are:
4. i. William Robert PENNINGTON was born July 20, 1838 in Letcher Co., Kentucky, and died January 11, 1896 in Clay Co., Kentucky. He married Nancy CAUDILL June 30, 1859 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, daughter of James CAUDILL and Abigail HAMPTON. She was born November 20, 1843, and died April 20, 1879 in Clay Co., Kentucky. He married Nancy WELLS-MORGAN October 14, 1879 in Home of Elihu Wells. She was born September 1845 in Wise Co., Virginia.
ii. James PENNINGTON was born 1831.
iii. Anna PENNINGTON was born February 1833.
iv. Martha PENNINGTON was born March 1834.
v. Nancy PENNINGTON was born 1837.
vi. Abel PENNINGTON was born 1840.
vii. Amy PENNINGTON was born January 1841.
viii. Aaron Richard PENNINGTON was born July 24, 1842.
ix. Malinda PENNINGTON was born May 04, 1844.
x. Isaac PENNINGTON was born June 09, 1848.
xi. Levi PENNINGTON was born June 20, 1850.
xii. Sarah "Sally" PENNINGTON was born Marc 13, 1853.
xiii. Winnie "Wina" PENNINGTON was born 1859.
xiv. Nancy PENNINGTON was born 1815.

10. James CAUDILL was born April 11, 1816. He was the son of 20. Henry CAUDILL and 21. Phoebe Jane STRAILER.

11. Abigail HAMPTON was born September 01, 1824 in Letcher Co., Kentucky. She was the daughter of 22. William Turner HAMPTON and 23. Mary PROFFIT.

Child of Abigail HAMPTON and James CAUDILL is:
5. i. Nancy CAUDILL was born November 20, 1843, and died April 20, 1879 in Clay Co., Kentucky. She married William Robert PENNINGTON June 30, 1859 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, son of Ephriam Aaron PENNINGTON and Matilda FIELDS. He was born July 20, 1838 in Letcher Co., Kentucky, and died January 11, 1896 in Clay Co., Kentucky.

Ahnentafel, Generation No. 5

16. Aaron PENNINGTON was born Abt. 1786 in North Carolina, and died December 23, 1861 in Harlan Co., Kentucky.

17. Ann COLDIRON was born Abt. 1790 in Virginia, and died 1860 in Harlan Co., Kentucky.

Children of Ann COLDIRON and Aaron PENNINGTON are:
8. i. Ephriam Aaron PENNINGTON was born 1814 in Ashe Co., North Carolina, and died 1884 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. He married Matilda FIELDS 1832 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, daughter of William FIELDS and Abigail CREECH. She was born 1812 in Harlan Co., Kentucky, and died 1865 in Perry (now Leslie) Co.?, Kentucky.
ii. Henry PENNINGTON was born 1808. He married Elizabeth BROCK October 21, 1829 in Harlan Co., Kentucky. She was born 1810 in Harlan Co., Kentucky, and died Bet. 1880-1900 in Leslie Co., Kentucky.
iii. Levi PENNINGTON was born August 15, 1810. He married Nancy Winnery LEWIS October 11, 1842 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. She was born Abt. 1811 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, and died June 1888 in Clay Co., Kentucky.
iv. Malinda PENNINGTON was born 1820. She married James TEMPLETON. He was born 1811 in Harlan Co., Kentucky.
v. Sarah Sally PENNINGTON was born 1822 in Harlan Co., Kentucky, and died 1853 in Harlan Co., Kentucky. She married Isaac BAKER. He was born June 13, 1816 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, and died 1889 in Leslie Co., Kentucky.
vi. William PENNINGTON was born 1829. He married Nancy THOMAS. She was born 1830 in Kentucky.
vii. Jesse PENNINGTON was born 1830. He married Hannah LEWIS. She was born 1833 in Kentucky.
viii. James PENNINGTON was born January 1831. He married Sarah Polly LEWIS. She was born 1830 in North Carolina.
ix. Nancy PENNINGTON was born 1815 in Ashe Co., North Carolina. She married Samuel LEWIS September 26, 1833 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky. He was born 1810 in Kentucky.

18. William FIELDS.

19. Abigail CREECH.


Child of Abigail CREECH and William FIELDS is:
9. i. Matilda FIELDS was born 1812 in Harlan Co., Kentucky, and died 1865 in Perry (now Leslie) Co.?, Kentucky. She married Ephriam Aaron PENNINGTON 1832 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky, son of Aaron PENNINGTON and Ann COLDIRON. He was born 1814 in Ashe Co., North Carolina, and died 1884 in Perry (now Leslie) Co., Kentucky.

20. Henry CAUDILL was born 1785, and died June 18, 1856 in Letcher Co., Kentucky.

21. Phoebe Jane STRAILER was born 1795, and died Bet. 1870-1880 in Letcher Co., Kentucky.

Child of Phoebe Jane STRAILER and Henry CAUDILL is:
10. i. James CAUDILL was born April 11, 1816. He married Abigail HAMPTON May 11, 1843 in Letcher Co., Kentucky, daughter of William Turner HAMPTON and Mary PROFFIT. She was born September 01, 1824 in Letcher Co., Kentucky.

22. William Turner HAMPTON was born 1790 in Wilkes Co., North Carolina, and died October 15, 1852 in Letcher Co., Kentucky.

23. Mary PROFFIT was born 1789 in Wilkes Co., North Carolina, and died Aft. 1870.

Child of Mary PROFFIT and William Turner HAMPTON is:
11. i. Abigail HAMPTON was born September 01, 1824 in Letcher Co., Kentucky. She married James CAUDILL May 11, 1843 in Letcher Co., Kentucky, son of Henry CAUDILL and Phoebe Jane STRAILER. He was born April 11, 1816.

I would be very interested in any information you would be willing to share about your family since William and Alice. You can email me at troy.pennington@fuse.net if you'd like.

Thanks, Troy
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