Abraham Pennington, Sr (c.1670 - c.1756) MP

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Birthplace: Cecil Co, MD
Death: Died in Berkley Co, SC
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«b»Abraham Pennington«/b»Abraham Pennington, the progenitor of Group 8, was probably born around 1690, possibly in the vicinity of Cecil County, Maryland. Records show he migrated to Virginia and later to Berkeley County, South Carolina where he died in 1756. Much has been written of Abraham and he is referred to in various deeds and records as yeoman, planter and Indian trader. «b»The identity of Abraham's parents is unknown«/b». A possible good lead in the search for Abraham's parents is the will, dated 1739, of John Pennington of North East, Cecil County, MD (Vol. 22, Folio 94; described in Pennington Pedigrees, volume 29-2, p. 72; article by Sybil Hampton). The will of this John mentions "my brother Abram Pennington" who could possibly be the Group 8 progenitor. However, the parents of John and his precise relationship to "Abram" are unknown. More research is needed. Please contact me at «u»rodpenn@iquest.net <mailto:rodpenn@iquest.net>«/u» with any information or theories relating to the parentage of Abraham. «i»Important note: I, personally, have «u»not«/u» seen any evidence to even suggest that Abraham's mother was named "Mary Elkton", nor have I seen evidence to indicate his father was named Abraham.«b»«/i»Wives of Abraham«/b». Abraham's wife at the time of his death was named Catherine, but it is apparent that he had one or more earlier marriages. In his book "Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia", Cecil O'Dell points out that on 4 Nov 1719 Abraham "and his wife Mary" sold land to John Sargeant. However, in a 1724 sale of land by Abraham to William Cox, there is no wife signing the deed or releasing dower rights. Therefore, one can speculate that Abraham's wife Mary was deceased. A 1738 deed (see below) mentions his wife Catherine, who may be the same Catherine named in his will in 1755. «i»Important note: I have «u»not«/u» seen any evidence to suggest that Abraham was ever married to a woman named "Katerina Wiester" or "Wuester".«b»«/i»Sources of information«/b». Abraham is found in numerous Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina records and several books summarize and interpret these records in a very useful fashion. These include the following:«tab» "Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia" by Cecil O'Dell (Walsworth Publishing Company, Marceline, MO, 1995). I refer to this frequently below as "Pioneers of Old Frederick". «tab»"Ancestors and Kin" by Robert Walden Coggeshall" (The Reprint Company, Publishers, Spartanburg, SC, 1988) «tab»"James Stark of Stafford County Virginia and His Descendants" (typed manuscript compiled by Mary Kathryn Harris and Mary Iva Jean Jorgenson, privately printed in Forth Worth, TX, 1985) «tab»"The Penningtons of Big Buffalo" by Ruth Dickey (P-Vine Press, Columbia, TN, circa 1981) «b»«i»Abraham Pennington timeline «/b»«/i» First-some comments and disclaimers «tab»Do NOT take the following as gospel truth! Use it as a starting point only (contact me at «u»rodpenn@iquest.net <mailto:rodpenn@iquest.net>«/u» with comments or corrections). And «b»DO NOT COPY«/b» information from my webpage and paste it into yours! «tab»I use "PP" as an abbreviation for "Pennington Pedigrees", the twice yearly publication of the Pennington Research Association. Note that I am not posting this material on behalf of PRA, nor do I have their official approval.

«u»«b»ABRAHAM PENNINGTON IN MARYLAND circa 1690-1728«/u»circa 1690?«/b»: Abraham Pennington born. The location and precise date of his birth are unknown, but could have been in or around Cecil County, MD; or in nearby Philadelphia, PA.«b»14 May 1714«/b»: Abraham Pennington obtains 160 acres from William Teague of Baltimore County, MD. Land had belonged to William's father Edward. Located on Saw Branch, running into Hunago Creek, east side of Susquehana River. Also in 1724, Abraham received a 241 acre patent from Lord Baltimore (land records summarized in PP 29-2, p. 76, see also "Pioneers of Old Frederick").«b»4 November 1719:«/b» Abraham Pennington «b»«i»and his wife Mary«/b»«/i» sold the 241 acre patent to John Sargeant, and purchased from Sargeant a 100 acre tract (summarized in "Pioneers of Old Frederick")«b»13 April 1724«/b»: Abraham Pennington, Indian Trader, of Cecil County, MD to William Cox of Cecil County, 50 pounds common money for 16 acres added to "Pambrook", Abraham's dwelling (land records summarized in PP 29-2, p. 76). «b»1724-same date«/b»: Abraham Pennington of Cecil County, MD sells three tracts to Richard Bennett of Queen Anne County, MD: 60 acres Emory's Satisfaction (originally from George Emory on south side of Susquehana), Greenberry (assigned to Abraham by Matthias Van Bebber), and Jamica; also Sargent's Neck. 410 acres total (land records summarized in PP 29-2, p. 76). «b»1728«/b»: "Coxson's Rest" was surveyed for Thomas Wilcoxson. Located on north side of Potomac River, west of Catoctin Creek near present day Brunswick, Frederick County, Maryland. Abraham Pennington, "an Indian Trader from Cecil County", built his cabin on this land. The Catoctin Creek valley (between South and Catoctin Mts) seems to have been Abraham's "special hunting ground". (summarized in "Pioneers of Old Monocacy 1721-1743", Tracy and Dern, eds., as reported in PP 27-2, p. 62). «i»Click «u»«/i»here <http://www.cityofbrunswickmd.com/>«/u»«i» for a webpage on Brunswick, MD mentioning Abraham Pennington«/i». «u»«b»ABRAHAM PENNINGTON IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA 1733-1751«/u»29 Jan 1733/4«/b»: "Abram" Pennington, «b»«i»late of Cecil County, now a yeoman in VA colony«/b»«/i»", sells 160 acres to John Graham for 50 pounds sterling. Note: will of John Graham -probated 11 Feb 1739- gives wife entire estate, but at her death or remarriage "Pen Brook" to go to son William. "Pen Brook" had been deeded to Graham by Abraham Pennington (Cecil County, MD deeds summarized in "Pioneers of Old Frederick", see also PP 29-2, p. 760). «b»3 Oct 1734«/b»: Abraham obtains 600 acre patent on west side of Shenendoah River in Frederick County, VA (Virginia Land Patent Book 15, p.334 as described in "Pioneers of Old Frederick"). O'Dell describes this land as very near the location of present day Rippon, Jefferson County, West Virginia.«b»22 June 1738«/b»: Abraham «b»«i»and his wife Catherine«/b»«/i» sold 100 of the above mentioned 600 acres to Jacob Pennington for five pounds (Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2, page 247 as described in "Pioneers of Old Frederick"). «b»22 June 1743«/b»: Abraham of Frederick County, VA sells Christopher Beeler a parcel of land for 5 shillings. Parcel consisted of 500 acres in Frederick County on west side of Shenendoah River and was part of patent Abraham obtained 3 Oct 1734. Land description mentions Jacob Pennington's corner in the original line of the patent. Also, Abraham's wife Catherine was privately examined and relinquished her right of dower (PP 12-1 p. 42, 12-2, p. 38). «b»1 July 1751«/b»: Abraham receives a Fairfax grant of 600 acres "where he lives". Land is adjacent to land of Landon Carter, Mr. Wormleley, William Loftan, and Bartholomew Anderson on Wheat Spring Branch of the Shenendoah River. This land is south of Abraham's 1734 patent and is located in what is now Clark Co., VA (Northern Neck grants, summarized in "Pioneers of Old Frederick").«b»5 July 1752«/b»: Abraham sells the 600 acres to Thomas Scribling for 100 pounds ("Pioneers of Old Frederick"). «u»«b»ABRAHAM PENNINGTON IN SOUTH CAROLINA circa 1752-1756«/u»circa 1752«/b»: In "The Penningtons of Big Buffalo", Ruth Dickey writes "Many settlers from PA, VA, and NC moved from the Shenendoah Valley down the Catawba Path to the territory drained by the Enoree River and its tributaries in SC. Abraham Pennington and his sons, Isaac, Jacob and Abraham were among the travelers. Some of these men had obtained patents for land in this region from the Governor of NC who claimed that the territory between the Enoree and Tyger Rivers was in Anson County, NC". Ms. Dickey emphasizes that these settlers "later had to apply for grants from the governor of SC for these same lands".«b»4 Feb 1752«/b»: Abraham petitions for land on Indian Creek, a branch of the Enoree River, in SC«b» (NOTE-I NEED A REFERENCE FOR THIS«/b»). «b»21 July 1755«/b»: Abraham's will written, Berkeley County, SC. Names wife Catherine; sons «u»Isaac <http://members.iquest.net/~rodpenn/isaac1.htm>«/u» (executor), «u»Jacob <http://members.iquest.net/~rodpenn/jacob1.htm>«/u», «u»Abraham <http://members.iquest.net/~rodpenn/abe2.htm>«/u», «u»John <http://members.iquest.net/~rodpenn/john1.htm>«/u»; daughter Abigal. Also mentions boy Thomas Largent "which I brought up". Witnesses: Able, Gabriel, and Abraham Anderson. «b»29 May 1756«/b»: Abraham's will probated.

Will of Abraham Pennington I, Abraham Pennington of Berkly County in the Province of South Carolina being feabel and weak of body but of sound mind and memory do therefore make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. I give Demise and Bequeath in manner and form following: after all my lawful and just debts and funeral charges are paid which I do owe Either in Law or Equity. Item I give and bequeath to my Eldest son Isaac Pennington my feather bed and furniture and one shilling sterling money for his Birth Right -

Item my son Jacob hath already received his portion -

Item my son Abraham hath already received his portion

Item my son John hath already received his portion -

Item my daughter Abigal hath already received her portion Item I give and bequeath unto the boy Thomas Largent which I brought up two mares and a colt. I give and bequeath unto my Beloved Wife Catherine all the other part and remainder of my movable estate and I do nominate constitute and appoint my son Isaac Pennington to be my sole executor.

I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 21st of July 1755.

Witnesses:

Able Anderson

Gabriel Anderson

Abraim Anderson

Abraham (AP) Pennington His mark, •Note: (Research):1. «b»Abraham Pennington «/b»was born on October 6, 1694 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. He died before May 29, 1756 in Berkeley Co., SC. Will dated 7/21/1755, probated 5/29/1756, in Berkeley Co., SC., names family of Abraham. Names wife, Catherine, Isaac, Jacob, Abraham, John and Abigail. Son Isaac was executor. Pennington Pedigrees 7-1, pg. 21. Abraham and Katrina were married in "Christ Presbyterian Church" in Philadelphia, PA. Abraham was issued a patent to land in Orange County, VA. on October 3, 1734 on west side of Shendoah River beginning at head of branch--Deed Bk. 15 p. 34 "The Pennington's came to SC., it is believed, from Fredrick Co., VA., which is the most northern part of VA., close to PA. The boundaries here were for a long time, in dispute. In the VA. State Library, in Cartmells's SHENANDOAH VALLEY PIONEERS AND THEIR DESCENDENTS p. 19 is found the following reference: First Court Records of November Session, 1743, the third item in Court Minutes p. 20 "Abram Pennington in open court acknowledged his Deed of Lease to Christopher Beeler". Records of survey of land for early settlers were established there as "squatters" at earlier date than official survey. The Penningtons moved further south into Orange Co., VA. and later into SC. Abraham Pennington petitioned the King for land on Indian Creek in SC. on 4 Feb., 1752. Abraham in his Will dated 1755 names his wife Catherine, his sons: Isaac, Jacob, Abraham, John and a daughter Abigail. Isaac is named executor being the oldest son. Son Jacob petitioned for land in 1749, stating that he is from PA. Son Isaac stating that he is from VA., petitioned for 50 acres of land near the Sante and Collins Rivers, so that he might establish an iron works. These petitions were made on the same day as those of his brother-in-law, Charles King, 1 April 1754. Isaac Pennington was a captain in the Colonial Wars and is so listed in the History of Orange Co., VA. by Scott (appendix, p. 258)." Pennington Pedigrees 2-1, pg. 59. Isaac's birth date is his chr. date in Old Swede Church, Phila., PA. He was married to Katrina (Katharina) Weister on August 16, 1714 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, Christ Presbyterian Church. «b»Katrina (Katharina) Weister«/b» was born on May 20, 1695 in Hilsbach, Baden, Germany. She died on December 16, 1744 in St. George Parish, GA. She was buried in Fishersville, Augusta Co., VA. Abraham Pennington and Katrina (Katharina) Weister had the following children: +2 i. «b»Capt. Isaac Pennington«/b» (born on May 16, 1715). +3 ii. «b»Jacob Pennington«/b» (born on December 12, 1716). +4 iii. «b»Abraham Pennington II«/b» (born on May 26, 1718). 5 iv. «b»Abigail Pennington«/b». +6 v. «b»John Pennington«/b» (born on November 17, 1731). He was married to Catherine Williams after 1744 in Orange Co., VA. «b»SECOND GENERATION «/b»2. «b»Capt. Isaac Pennington«/b» was born on May 16, 1715 in Albemarie Co., VA. He died on September 17, 1760 in Enoree, Berkeley Co., SC. (The following information about Isaac Pennington and his wife, Mary, was taken from a photo-copy of the will of Isaac Pennington, probated 17 Sept. 1760, in Berkeley Co., SC.. Isaac left as executor of his will his wife, Mary Pennington. In the last will and testament of Isaac Pennington, four of his sons-in-law were named.) Pennington Pedigrees 7-1, pg 21. Will of Isaac Pennington: I, Isaac Pennington in Berkley County in South Carolina, being sick of body but of sound mind and memory give and bequeath into my eldest daughter Charity 350 acres of land being the place where her husband Charles King now inhabits, to them and their heirs forever. Item to my daughter Lydia wife of Samuel Cannon I have given their full portion, item to my daughter Mary wife of John Patterson I have given their full portion. Item to my daughter Rebecca wife of Jiarce Noland 150 acres of land lying and situated opposite to Widdow Kings on Enoree River taken up by Adam Bentley and effects from me being their full portion from me. Item I give and bequeath unto my two sons Jacob and Isaac 400 acres of land situated on Enoree River called the cane break. Three hundred and fifty of which I bought from my brother Jacob Pennington and the other fifty my property by head right. I give said four hundred acres of land to be equally divided between my sons aforesaid and------------- Bequeath my two mills and the two hundred acres of land on which they are seated unto my aforesaid two sons to be equally divided. Item I do make-------my loving wife my sole Exor. of my whole estate and after she decease the whole estate to be equally divided between my two sons aforesaid Jacob and Isaac and my three youngest daughters Cesaiah and Rachel and Alice. This third day of March 1760. Isaac Pennington (Seal) Witnesses: (Proved before John Pearson by virtue of a Peter Lewis Dedimus 17 Sept. 1760. At the same time Thomas X his mark Timmons qualified Mary Pennington as Executrix.) Joseph Garrett He was married to Mary Williams on December 8, 1733 in Cecil Co., MD. Capt. Isaac Pennington and Mary Williams had the following children: +7 i. «b»Charity Pennington«/b» (born about 1738). +8 ii. «b»Lydia Pennington«/b» (born about 1740). +9 iii. «b»Mary Pennington«/b» (born about 1742). +10 iv. «b»Rebecca Pennington«/b» (born about 1744). 11 v. «b»Casaiah Pennington«/b» was born about 1750. 12 vi. «b»Rachel Pennington«/b» was born about 1752. 13 vii. «b»Alice Pennington«/b» was born about 1754. +14 viii. «b»Jacob Pennington«/b» (born about 1756). 15 ix. «b»Isaac Pennington«/b» was born about 1758. He died on July 15, 1792 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., TN. 3. «b»Jacob Pennington«/b» was born on December 12, 1716 in PA. He died on September 16, 1774 in Charleston Co., SC. Jacob was a Blacksmith. Apparently the earliest member of the Pennington family to migrate to Newberry Co. SC was Jacob Pennington, son of Abraham. Jacob Pennington appeared in 1747 in Frederick Co. VA Deed Bk. 1, p 293 in a deed involving John Hardin and again in 1747 (Frederick Co Deed Bk. 1, p 94), a power of attorney from Jacob Pennington to Isaac Pennington. He appeared in one Fairfax Co. minutes recorded in 1749 when he was plaintiff in a suit with Joseph West and John Hardin. In 1749 Jacob Pennington bought land from John Frasher and wife Elizabeth on the low grounds of the Congaree (Charleston Deed Bk. B-3, p 80). In 1749 Jacob Pennington petitioned for 350 acres of land on the Savannah River and stated the came form PA with his wife and 5 children (SC Council Journal No. 17, p 105). Apparently deciding to settle in the Newberry Co. SC area, in 1749 he petitioned for a change of location in his grant and stated that he was form VA (S.C. Council Journal No. 17, p696). In 1755 Jacob Pennington bought 200 acres from John Fairchild and wife Rachel (Charleston deed Bk. B-3. p 89). In 1770 Jacob Pennington and wife Mary of Berkley Co. SC conveyed to Alexander Lockart of Tryon, NC 300 acres on south side Broad River on King's River now Enoree above William Ferguson's land including Great Cane Bottom. Witnesses included John Pennington (Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, and Rutherford Co., NC, p 372). Wagon roads were a necessity for the early settlers of Ninety Six District because they had to haul their supplies the many miles from the settlements of Charleston and others along the Atlantic Coast. Commissioners were appointed to lay out and oversee the building of these roads. One such road went from Indian Island Ford to Hendrick's Mill on the Enoree River and Jacob Pennington was one of the commissioners appointed to oversee its construction. This road later became known as the Ninety Six Road. The date of birth given for Jacob Pennington is his chr. date. Pennington Pedigrees 2-1, pg 15 Will of Jacob Pennington Dec. 7, 1762. "In the name of God Amen, I Jacob Pennington of Berkeley County and Province of South Carolina, being poor in bodily health and perfect mind and memory--- do make this my last will and testament--- I give unto my loving wife Mary, one Negro girl named Bella, one bay mare now called horse, one woman's saddle and bridle with all and singular wearing apparel, one feather bed and furniture thereunto belonging and the plantation whereon I now dwell during her widowhood, also a Negro fellow named Simon, two work horses, plow and tackling during the said term; Also four calves at her choice out of my stock. 2. I order as much money to be paid out of my estate to my daughter Mary Noble as will defray charges of procuring 200 acres of vacant land. 3. - unto my daughter Abagail Cafey one cow and calf. 4. - 40 pounds current money paid out of my estate to my daughter Sarah Bright. 5. - to my daughter Charity Pennington 150 acres of land situated on Beaver Dam Creek - a branch of and on the South side of Little River, a Roan mare and colt branded with my proper brand, and now in care of my brother Abraham. 6. - the plantation where I formerly dwelt containing 450 acres situated at the mouth of Indian Creek be equally divided between my two daughters Elizabeth Pennington and Delilah Pennington. 7. - to daughter Elizabeth one sorrel mare which I bought from John Gilder with her increase since said purchase with two cows and calves. 8. - to daughter Delilah a bay mare with star branded on the near shoulder D, and on the thigh P with her increase, 2 cows and calves. 9. - if it please God that my wife be safely delivered of the child wherewith she now goeth that it should live either until her second marriage or death then the plantation whereon I now live be sold and one half the money thence arising be paid onto the said child if of age or otherwise put out to interest for it's use until of age. N. B. said plantation is in two surveys, one 200 acres, the other 50 acres. 10. - all other of estate be equally divided between my loving wife, her children, and my daughter Charity and if any of them decease minors the survivors to be co-heirs. wife and son-in-law James Bright Exrs. 7 Dec. 1762" Signed Jacob Pennington (Legal Seal) In presence of: Abraham Pennington, Reuben Flannagan, Isacher Willcocks. Recorded in Will Book 1774-1779, page 169 & secured from Clerk of Superior Court at Statesville, SC. Also found in "Newberry County, South Carolina, Historical and Genealogical", by George Leland Sumner, Sr., Newberry, SC. 1950. Chap. 9 - "Other Pioneers" "Jacob Pennington died about 1775-1779. He left a widow Mary, and children: Mary Noble, Abigail Cafey, Sarah Bright, Charity, Elizabeth, Delilah. His widow Mary after his death married Abram Gray of Laurens Dist." Jacob did not die right away and lived to see his son, Jacob, born and had two more daughters, Ruth and Naomi. Further documents about Jacob : 1770: Jacob and wife Mary convey 300 acres on s. side of "Broad R. on King's R., now Enoree" above Wm. Ferguson's land incl. "Great Cane Bottom" to Alexander Lockhart of Tyron, NC. 2 Dec 1774: Inventory of Jacob's estate. (Proving date of death abt. 1774)) 18 Mar 1777: Inventory on 250 acres of land belonging to Jacob Pennington - deceased. (Jacob's 1762 will set aside 250 acres of land for unborn child his wife was carrying.) From Pauline Young's Abstracts and Deeds from Abbeville and 96 District. page 424. Pennington, Minors, Box 109, pack 3061. On 22 Jul 1784, Levi Casey, Chas. King and Henry White bound unto John Thomas Ord. Dist sum 2,000 lbs. Levi Casey made gdn. of Ruth, Jacob, Naomi Pennington minors. 25 Dec 1784: Charles King and Levi Casey received from Abraham Grey and his wife (Mary, widow of Jacob Pennington) 200 pounds sterling for full and fair portion of the estate of Jacob Pennington, deceased, belonging to Ruth, Jacob, and Naomi. Nov 1789: John Thomas verified under oath that Ruth, Jacob, and Naomi, Charles King and Levi Casey, were all satisfied with the settlement. As Joint Guardians and Trustees, of the legatees, Abram Grey, Mary his wife, and James Bright as executors were fully satisfied. The Levi Casey above named, I believe is a son-in-law of Jacob, husband of Abigail named in will as Abigail Cafey. Charles King was a son-in-law of Jacob's brother, Isaac. He was married to Mary Cannon (daughter of John Cannon). «b»Mary Cannon«/b» died on July 19, 1832. The information on the wife of Jacob Pennington came from a photo-copy of the Will of John Cannon, of Craven Co., SC., probated 4/4/1763. Pennington Pedigrees 7-1, pg 21. In Abstract of Wills of SC by Moore, 1760-1784, p. 33. Will of John Cannon, Planter -Sons: Samuel, Ephriam, James; daughters Mary Pennington, wife of Jacob; Agnes Smith, wife of George; Margate, under age; Rebecca, under age. He died Oct. 4, 1762. Mary and a Jacob Pennington, who may have been her son, were involved in the estate of Abraham Gray in 1791 in Laurens Co., SC. This Jacob Pennington was likely the unborn child referred to in Jacob Pennington's will. Jacob Pennington and Mary Cannon had the following children: +16 i. «b»Mary Pennington«/b» (born about 1742). +17 ii. «b»Sarah Pennington«/b». +18 iii. «b»Charity Pennington«/b» (born about 1747). +19 iv. «b»Elizabeth Pennington«/b». 20 v. «b»Delilah Pennington«/b». +21 vi. «b»Abigail Pennington«/b». 22 vii. «b»Jacob Pennington«/b» was born after 1763 in SC. 23 viii. «b»Ruth Pennington«/b» was born after 1763 in SC. 24 ix. «b»Naomi Pennington«/b» was born after 1763 in SC. 4. «b»Abraham Pennington II«/b» was born on May 26, 1718 in Cecil Co., MD. He died on April 13, 1797 in Briar Creek, Jefferson Co., GA. Abraham and Mary were married in "Old Swedes Church" in Wilmington, DE. Pennington Pedigrees 27-2, pg 18. Family listed in Pennington Pedigrees 27-2, pg 20. He was married to Mary Anderson on July 16, 1738 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE, Old Swedes Church. «b»Mary Anderson«/b» was born on August 15, 1721 in Chester, Delaware Co., PA. She died on May 8, 1781 in Berkeley Co., SC. Abraham Pennington II and Mary Anderson had the following children: 25 i. «b»Jacob Pennington«/b» was born on June 18, 1739 in Cecil Co., MD. He died on May 11, 1783 in Abbeville, Abbeville Co., SC. +26 ii. «b»Thomas Pennington«/b» (born on January 13, 1740/41). 27 iii. «b»Abel Pennington«/b» was born on March 2, 1742 in Orange Co., VA. 28 iv. «b»Anna Maria Pennington«/b» was born on May 6, 1744 in Orange Co., VA. 29 v. «b»Kathrina Pennington«/b» was born on December 21, 1747. The place of birth for Kathrina is not known, her parents moving from Orange Co., VA. to Berkeley Dist., SC. between 1744 & 1749. 30 vi. «b»Edward Pennington«/b» was born on January 12, 1748/49 in Berkeley Co., SC. 31 vii. «b»John Pennington«/b» was born on November 30, 1752 in Berkeley Co., SC. He died on December 10, 1782 in Edgefield, SC. +32 viii. «b»Abraham Pennington III«/b» (born on October 16, 1755). 33 ix. «b»Elizabetha Pennington«/b» was born on February 9, 1760 in Berkeley Co., SC. 6. «b»John Pennington«/b» was born on November 17, 1731 in Cecil Co., MD. He died on April 16, 1802 in Spartanburg Co., SC. John Pennington d.o.b. in his chr. date in N. Sassa Parish, Cecil Co., MD. John and his family moved from South Carolina to Letcher Co., KY in the early 1800's. He was married to Elizabeth about 1750 in Berkeley Co., SC. John Pennington and Elizabeth \\ had the following children: +34 i. «b»S. Jacob Pennington«/b» (born on February 13, 1755).

Sources: 1.Abbrev: International Genealogical Index (R) Title: International Genealogical Index (R) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 18, 2005 Repository: Name: Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA 2.Media: Index Abbrev: International Genealogical Index(R) Title: International Genealogical Index(R) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002 Date: 20 Jul 2006 Page: downloaded 11 Aug 2006 Quality: 3 Date: 11 Aug 2006

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Abraham Pennington, Sr's Timeline

1670
1670
Cecil Co, MD
1690
1690
Age 20
Maryland, United States
1690
Age 20
Cecil, Maryland, United States
1692
1692
Age 22
Maryland, United States
1694
October 6, 1694
Age 24
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1696
December 19, 1696
Age 26
Baltimore, MD, USA
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1704
Age 34
Maryland, United States
1756
May 29, 1756
Age 86
Berkley Co, SC
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