Julie: I can help you some on your line of Pendells. William Barton Pendell b. 1 Jun 1848 in Evanville, IN m. Larian Minerva Moser 17 Sep 1854 in Silverton OR d. 5 Oct 1913 at Douglas, WA & buried at Almira,Lincoln Co. WA Siblings:Minerva Ann, Robert, Rebecca and James He moved west to OR by the early 1870's and moved on to Albion, WA by 1880.
His Father: Harrison Pendell b. ca. 1812 in Alabama d. 1886, Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IN m. Rachel Barton 31-Mar-1837 He lived in Tennessee for several years in 1820's before his family moved on to Posey Co. IN
His Grandfather: Matthias Pendell Prob. born at Bolton, CTin 1768 m.??? d. After 1830 in Posey Co., IN According to Lila (Pendell) Jurgensen, a granddaughter of William Barton Pendell, family tradition had Matthias moving from NY to NC, then to Alabama, then TN and finally to IN.
His Great Grandfather: Prob. James Pendell Bapt. records of Church of Christ at Bolton, CT show James Pendal brought Matthias and Mehitable Pendal for baptism 11 Sep 1768.
James is undoubtedly a grandson or greatgrandson of William & Mehitable Parker Pendell.William settled in New London, CT ab. 1675 and m. Mehitable in 1676.Mehitable is daughter of Ralph Parker and Susanna Keeney.
Lila Jurgensen probably knows as much about your family history as anyone.Last time I knew, she was living in Electric City, WA.She is over 80 years old now if still alive.Hope all of this is helpful.Don