Charlotte (Stearns) Pengra

Charlotte Emily (Stearns) Pengra (1827 - 1912)

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Charlotte Emily Pengra formerly Stearns
Born in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1849 (to 1889) in Winnebago, Illinoismap
Descendants descendants
Died in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 20 Nov 2018 | Created 12 Apr 2018
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Daughter of John Stearns b 28 Apr 1778 in New Hampshire and Asenath (Campbell) Stearns.

Wife of Bynon Johns Pengra.

Mother of Stella Maria Pengra Larison, Avery Wirt Pengra, Ella Velina Pengra Walker, George Bynon Pengra, William Joel Pengra, Emily "Emma" Belle Pengra Black and Anna Fidelia Pengra Hill.

Charlotte wrote a diary of her overland journey that has been published by the Lane County Historical Society.[1] This publication contains a transcript of the Bynon Pengra family Bible.


  1. "The Diary of Charlotte Emily Stearns Pengra, 1853 (Eugene, OR: Lane County Historical Society
  • "Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon,

Illustrated." Chapman Publishing Company, Chicago, 1903. pages 1293-1294.

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Charlotte E Pengra in household of B J Pengra, Oregon, United States; citing p. 61, family 90, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,785.

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 November 2018), Charlotte E Pengra, Springfield and Willamette Precincts Springfield town, Lane, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 110, sheet 15B, family 292, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,348.

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 November 2018), Charlotte E Pengra, Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 165, sheet 5A, family 66, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1283; FHL microfilm 1,375,296.

"Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2014), Charlotte Emily Pengra, 07 Aug 1912; from "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2000); citing Lane, Oregon, certificate number 2322, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.

"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 July 2016), Charlotte Emily Stearns Pengra, 1912; Burial, Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States of America, Laurel Grove Cemetery; citing record ID 34080272, Find a Grave,

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