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William Pennington (1841 - 1929)

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William Pennington
Born in Perry County, KY, USAmap
Husband of — married in Clay Co., Kentuckymap
Died in Knox County, Kentuckymap
Pennington-1567 created 2 Feb 2014 | Last modified
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William was born in 1841. William Pennington ... He passed away in 1929.


Married Rebecca "Becky" Asher on Jan 17 1861 Clay Co , KY


1880 Leslie Co., Ky. Census, page 507b, #58-58 William 39, Rebecca 42, Sallie 18, Felix 16, John 15, Winney 13, Martha 11, Luther 9, James 7, Joshua 6, Dill 4, Annie 3. Emily Asher (18?) is listed with the family as a Servant.

William's sister Annie married Rebecca's brother Henry


  1. Sallie Pennington 1862
  2. Felix Pennington 1863
  3. John Pennington 1865
  4. Winnie Pennington Hayre 1867
  5. Martha Pennington 1869
  6. Luther Pennington 1871
  7. James Pennington 1870
  8. Joshua Pennington 1874
  9. Dill Pennington 1875
  10. William Pennington 1876
  11. Annie Penningon Hayor 1877
  12. Farris Pennington 1885


Pine Hill Cemetery, Corbin, Knox County, Kentucky, USA


  • Find A Grave Memorial # 103543739
  • PRA Group 31
  • Sources; Sadie W. Stidham, Route 4, Box 197, Corbin, KY 40701

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On 26 May 2016 at 12:17 GMT Walter Treichel wrote:

Pennington-2305 and Pennington-1567 appear to represent the same person because: Believed to be same person

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