Pennington-Jones Families

of Mooresville Township, Livingston Co., Missouri

[John T. Pennington Family]

John Thomas Pennington (1837-1922) and Family
Photographed about 1892

Back row, left to right:
Amelia Minerva Pennington, John William Albert Pennington, Alice Josephine Pennington, Robert Henry Pennington, Florence Elvinia Pennington.
Front row:
Setha Agnes Jones Pennington, Syrena Jane Pennington, Jessie Amos Pennington, John Thomas Pennington.

[Jeff Jones Family]

John Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Jones (1859-1938) and Family
Photographed about 1923

Back row, left to right:
George M. Jones, Eliza M. Jones, Edward W. Jones, John F. Jones, Charles J. Jones, Vern Jones.
Front Row:
Jeff Jones, Anna Kelly Jones, Lottie Jones (daughter of John).

The Pennington family came to the township about 1880 from Adair Co., Missouri. John T. Pennington donated land for the Shady Grove cemetery and church in Section 9. Setha Jones Pennington was Jeff Jones' sister. The Jones family came to Mooresville Township about 1898 from Macon Co., Missouri. The two families lived across the road from each other in Section 9.

Thanks to George F. Roberts III and his wife Linda of Mooresville, Missouri, for sharing these photos!