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Council Lennon[1]

Male approx. 1839 -


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  • Born  approx. 1839  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Person ID  I1242  Main
    Last Modified  12 Aug 2008 

    Family 1  Elizabeth Abigail Lennon,   b. abt. 1843, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown 
    Married  1860  Columbus County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Eddie Lennon,   b. abt. 1861, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1918, Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Etta Lennon,   b. approx. 1862, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Randal Lennon,   b. approx. 1863, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     4. F. Marrion Lennon,   b. approx. 1864, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    >5. Grant Lennon,   b. Aug 1868, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Lennon,   b. approx. 1872, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     7. Missouri A. Lennon,   b. approx. 1874, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     8. Dock Franklin Lennon,   b. approx. 1876, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1951, Ocilla, Irwin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F407  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Jannie,   b. Sept 1858, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown 
    Married  approx. 1880  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Daisy Lennon,   b. 25 Jun 1885, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1960, Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anna Jane Lennon,   b. Jan 1888, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     3. Lizzie Lennon,   b. Oct 1890, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1924, Bladenboro, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Julia Lennon,   b. Oct 1890, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
     5. Flora Lennon,   b. Nov 1893, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    >6. James Lennon,   b. Sept 1895, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    >7. William Dewey Lennon, Sr.,   b. 25 Dec 1898, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1960, Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  9 May 2006 
    Family ID  F412  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    Acknowledgement of Cohabitation: Council & Abigail Lennon
    Acknowledgement of Cohabitation: Council & Abigail Lennon
    Date of Commencement: 1860
    Date of Acknowledgement: August 11, 1866.

    From the Columbus County Acknowledgements of Cohabitation.
    1870 NC Census: Council Lennon (Head)
    1870 NC Census: Council Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: N/A
    Enumeration District: Tatums Township
    Page: 6

    Council - Head, age 31, Farmer,
    Abby - age 27(?)
    Aetta, age 9(?)
    Randal - age 7(?)
    F.M. - age 4(?)
    Grant - age 1(?)

    Note: Census record is very light and hard to read
    1880 NC Census: Council Lennon (Head)
    1880 NC Census: Council Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 7-8 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 55
    Page: 10
    Location: Tatums, Columbus County, NC

    Council - Head, age 40,
    Elizabeth - wife, age 36, Epilepsy
    Ann E. J. - Daughter, age 18
    Randell - Son, age 16
    Marrion - Son, age 14
    Grant - Son, age 12
    Mary - Daughter, age 8
    Missouri A. - Daughter, age 6
    Dr. F. - Son, age 4
    Wiley Lennon - no relationship given, age 35
    1900 NC Cencus: Council Lennon (Head)
    1900 NC Cencus: Council Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 26 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 38
    Sheet: 3
    Location: Western Prong, Columbus County, NC

    Council - Head, age 50, born Jun 1850, married 19 years
    Jane - Wife, age 41, born Sep 1858, married 19 years, mother of 8, 7 still living
    Daisy - Daughter, age 14, born Jun 1885
    Anna Jane - Daughter, age 12, born Jan 1888
    Lizzie - Daughter, age 9, born Oct 1890
    Julia - Daughter,age 9, born Oct 1890
    Flora - Daughter, age 7, born Nov 1893
    James - Son, age 4, born Sept 1895
    Dewey - Son, age 1, born Dec 1899
    1910 NC Census: Grant Lennon (Head)
    1910 NC Census: Grant Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 7 May 1910
    Enumeration District: 27
    Sheet: 9A & 9B
    Location: Chadbourn, Columbus County, NC

    Grant - Head, age 40, 2nd marriage, married 1 year
    Allie - Wife, age 21, 1st marriage, married 1 year, no children
    Leder (?) - daughter, age 17
    Docton - son, age 15
    Lee - son, age 13
    David - son, age 10
    Will - son, age 8
    Allie - daughter, age 6
    Counsel - father, age 71, widowed
    James - brother, age 15
    Dewey - brother, age 12

    Note: family is listed as "mulatto" except wife Allie.

    Link to full image.

  • Notes  Born:
    • according to son Eddie's death certificate, birthplace is "Haines Lennon"

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] 1870 US Census.
      1870 United State Census, Tatums, Columbus County, North Carolina; Roll: M593_1131; Page: 218; Image: 433, Family 41, Dwelling 41; August 15, 1870. Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: 1870.

    2. [S41] Columbus County Acknowledgements of Cohabitation, Columbus County, NC (Reliability: 3).