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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pennington Family Cemetery

 
 
Pennington Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Pennington Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Born in Fannin County, Texas, during the Republic of Texas period, John Parker Pennington (1840-1904), lived as a young man in Arizona territory. As a member of one of the first families to settle in the territory he survived several deadly encounters with the regionís Native Americans. He participated in the Civil War then moved his family to Texas in 1867. The first recorded burial was that of Penningtonís sister, Margaret (Mag) Dennision, in 1872. John Pennington, his two wives, Emily J. McAllister (d.1880) and Isabelle Purcell (d.1916), and their descendants are interred here.
 
Erected 1995 by the Texas Historical Commission.
 
Location. 30° 40.053′ N, 97° 38.052′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Founders Oak Way and Pennington Ln., on the right when traveling east on Founders Oak Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Berry, Frontiersman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jesse Cooper House (approx. 1.9 miles away); San Gabriel Lodge No. 89, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 2.4 miles away); San Gabriel Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); City of Weir (approx. 2.9 miles away); Evangelical Free Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Double File Trail (Georgetown) (approx. 2.9 miles away); Texan Santa Fe Expedition (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Pennington Family Cemetery. Information and photos from the Williamson County Historical Commission. (Submitted on May 15, 2011, by Wayne Ware of Georgetown, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 70 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 6, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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