Samuel Pennington was born 12 Mar 1800 and died 22 Feb 1873. Husband of Elizabeth Louisa (Shy) Pennington, married January 06, 1821 in Jasper Co., GA. Samuel was a son of Thomas and Leitha (Beall) Pennington, the grandfather was a native of Virginia.

Samuel bought land in Morgan county after his marriage. He served as Justice of the Peace in the early days of Morgan Co., was prominent in the masonic lodge, and for years was a steward in the Methodist church South. He was an influential citizen and acquired much wealth.

Children: 1. James Hinton M. (m. Martha Emaline Crawford); 2. William Beall Rayford (m. Nancy Maddox); 3. Samuel Shy (m. Sarah E. Howard); 4. Mary Jane (m. Francis S. Hearn) and 5. Thaddeus Collingsworth Pennington


The Atlanta ConstitutionEdit

2 Mar 1873Edit

PenningtonSamuel GA Obit

The Atlanta Constitution, 2 Mar 1873, Obituary, Samuel Pennington

Samuel was buried in Harwell, Morgan Co., Georgia. The PP issue states he was buried in the Pennington Cemetery, Morgan Co., Georgia. Findagrave lists Harwell.

Sources: Compiled by Memory Aldridge Lester, Old Southern Bible Records (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; Baltimore; 1974), Cleburne, Texas Public Library, 244, Samuel Pennington; The Atlanta Constitution newspaper; PP Vol. II No. III, Sep 1970, page 57; PP 2010 Vol. 42 No. 1, pages 86-89Edit