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Pennington PowerAge: 60 years17931854

Name
Pennington Power
Given names
Pennington
Surname
Power
Birth December 14, 1793 28 21
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 9 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 18 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
MarriageElizabeth H KittrellView this family
November 7, 1820 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Wesley Power
September 6, 1821 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Eleanor Caroline Power
January 22, 1823 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3Samuel H Power
July 12, 1824 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Naomi Emily Power
August 13, 1825 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sonSamuel H Power
1825 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Polly Ann Power
November 27, 1827 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#6Franklin Asbury Power
June 25, 1829 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#7Jefferson Carroll Power
May 12, 1832 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 38 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a daughter
#8Martha Jo Power
February 21, 1833 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterMartha Jo Power
August 22, 1834 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Lucy Lemaline Power
calculated 1835 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 41 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a daughter
#10Sara Emeline Power
April 27, 1837 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#11Andrew Pennington Power
July 5, 1839 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a daughter
#12Elizabeth Louisa Power
June 30, 1841 (Age 47 years)
Death of a daughterSara Emeline Power
January 7, 1844 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a son
#13Solomon H Power
September 11, 1845 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sonSolomon H Power
November 29, 1845 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Census August 28, 1850 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sonFranklin Asbury Power
September 24, 1850 (Age 56 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth H Kittrell
July 10, 1852 (Age 58 years)
Death August 15, 1854 (Age 60 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Powers Cemetery
Last change August 13, 201815:19:25

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Naomi Pennington
Birth: January 5, 1772Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 1859Darmstadt, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
Marriage:
himself
Family with Elizabeth H Kittrell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 7, 1820Wayne, Missouri, United States
10 months
son
John Wesley Power
Birth: September 6, 1821 27 19Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: April 21, 1871Jefferson, Illinois, United States
17 months
daughter
Eleanor Caroline Power
Birth: January 22, 1823 29 21Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1894Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States
18 months
son
Samuel H Power
Birth: July 12, 1824 30 22Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: 1825Wayne, Missouri, United States
13 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
Polly Ann Power
Birth: November 27, 1827 33 26Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: July 5, 1859Mascoutah, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
19 months
son
Franklin Asbury Power
Birth: June 25, 1829 35 27Missouri, United States
Death: September 24, 1850Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
3 years
son
9 months
daughter
Martha Jo Power
Birth: February 21, 1833 39 31Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: August 22, 1834Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
Sara Emeline Power
Birth: April 27, 1837 43 35Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: January 7, 1844Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
2 years
son
Andrew Pennington Power
Birth: July 5, 1839 45 37Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: December 31, 1872Summerfield, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
2 years
daughter
4 years
son
Solomon H Power
Birth: September 11, 1845 51 43Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: November 29, 1845Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Pennington Powers - Household

Clinton, ILL

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Pennington Powershead56MWFarmerNC
Elizabeth H Kittrellwife48FWNC
Polly Ann Powersdaughter22FWMO
Franklin A Powersson20MWMO
Jefferson C Powersson19MWIL
Lucy Lemaline Powersdaughter15FWIL
Pennington Powersson12MWIL
Elizabeth Powersdaughter10FWIL