Benajah Ephraim Pennington

Is your surname Pennington?

Research the Pennington family

Benajah Ephraim Pennington's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

About Benajah Ephraim Pennington

Father of Richard Pennington-Benejaw Pennington

Marriage 2 Elizabeth Pennington b: 1720, NC Married: 1742

Children

Levi Pennington            b: Abt 1738 in ,Rowan,NC
Benajah Pennington     b: Abt 1741 in ,Rowan,NC
Micajah Pennington      b: 28 Apr 1743 in ,Rowan,NC
William Pennington      b: Abt 1745 in ,,NC
Richard Pennington     b: 21 Dec 1748/1752 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC
Benijah Pennington     b: Abt 1749 in ,Rowan,NC
Timothy Pennington     b: 1749 in ,,NC
Abel Pennington          b: Abt 1750 in ,Rowan,NC
Joshua Pennington     b: 1760 in ,,NC
Robert Pennington      b: 1761 in ,,NC

-------------------------------------------------------------------

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/h/e/f/Rick-Heflin-Ohio/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0927.html

Benijah Pennington, born Abt. 1720 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA; died 1792 in Wilkes Co, NC, USA; married Elizabeth Humphries Abt. 1742 in NC, USA; born Abt. 1719; died Unknown.

Notes for Benijah Pennington:

On 1759 tax list for Rowan Co, NC

-------------------- It is also noted that Benejah Pennington b: 1 Jan 1723/24 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC d: 1792. married

Elizabeth Pennington b: 17

NOTE: By 1779, Ashe developed into two militia districts, political power appeared to be resolving around t

locations: 1. in southern Ashe in the area of Boone with Andrew BAKER, a Justice of the Co Court and Capta

the Militia, the political leader 2. in the northern district centered around Pennington's Mill (located on Gras

Creek just south of the VA border) with Micajah PENNINGTON, a Justice and Captain of the Militia,

the political leader of this ar

NOTE: Land grants were issued to Benajah Pennington in the Upper New River Vally between 1778 and

1783 in the area of Martin's Branch (#1086 and #1088) and Grassy Creek (#371).

This could be Benajar Sr. or Benajar Jr. , or both. More likely it was both, since the land was in different areas.

NOTE: Micajah PENNINGTON's reputed father, Benajah PENNINGTON, is first found on the Yadkin Riover in Row

Co in 1753 NOTE: By 1770, Benajah and Micajah PENNINGTON were on the Upper Catawba River moving

into Ashe Co sometime in the 1770

NOTE: (1) Wilkes Co., NC, Minutes of the Court of P & OS, Oct. Term 1778; (2) Rowan Co., NC, Land Grants at NC Land Grant Office, Dep't. of Sec. of State; (3) "Early Settlement of the Catawba," by William D. Bennett in T

Genealogical Society Journal, Aug. 1982, p. 13

NOTE: Census listed Benajah as head of household in 1755 at Rowan Co., TN.

NOTE: He lived c1782 at Wilkes Co., NC. -------------------- Benajah Penington owned a mill located on Reddies River. This mill is mentioned in a court ordered road view from Deep Ford on Reddies River to Benajah Pennington s Mill.[liii] 10 Jun 1779 – Ordered following appt. Esquires, Constables & Assessors summons Inhabitants to give in Taxable Property by Districts: Capt. Pennington District: Micajah Penington , Benajah Penington, James Ward .

view all 23

Benajah Ephraim Pennington's Timeline

1725
January 1, 1725
Salisbury, Rowan County, Province of North Carolina
1738
1738
Age 13
Rowan, North Carolina, USA
1742
1742
Age 17
Wilkes, North Carolina, USA
1743
April 28, 1743
Age 18
Rowan, North Carolina
April 28, 1743
Age 18
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
1745
1745
Age 20
1745
Age 20
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
1745
Age 20
City, Grayson, Virginia, USA
1749
1749
Age 24
North Carolina, USA
1750
1750
Age 25
Grayson, Virginia, USA