Walter Pennington was born 20 November 1839 in McDonough County,
Illinois and died 13 January 1915 in Oakwood, Dewey Co., Oklahoma.
He married Catherine Barbara Emmert
2 September 1866 in Lancaster, Schuyler Co., Missouri, daughter of Phillip
Emmert and Mary Orth. She was born 24 March 1844 in Mutterstadt, Bavaria,
Germany, and died 24 November 1914 in Oakwood, Dewey Co., Oklahoma.
Joshua was a veteran of the Civil War, having enrolled at Memphis, Missouri
1861, in the Missouri Infantry, Co. "B" 21st Reg.. He was discharged 1865,
in Eastport, Mississippi.
He immediately enrolled at Quincy, Illinois 1865, in the U.S. Veteran
Volunteers, Co. "K" 8 Reg.. He was discharged 1866, in Washington, D.C..
Their children were Lewis, Mary, Joseph, Bessie, Grace, Gertrude, Emma and
Francis; all born in Missouri or Kansas.
This biography and photograph provided by
Rhodley Lewington Alden,
great-grandson of Joshua and Catherine.
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