The Descendants of Penny Liddell
Captain "Cap" Liddell
Mary Ann Liddell
Captain Liddell- was born in Georgia in 1842. He married Loretta in 1962, a descendant of the Choctaw Indian, they
had nine children and one set of twins.
Children: Beaugard, Ranch, Penny, Julia, Fanny, Anderson, Cap Jr., Rachel, and Benny. *He had one outside child named
Anderson Liddell- born in 1844 in Tennessee. He married Julia. they had no children. They shared their home w/his mother
penny, her husband and youngest son, Anderson. This proves she had two sons named Anderson.
Ben Liddell-born in 1848 in Tennessee. He married Lucy in 1868. They had three children.
Children: Martha, Jinney, and Jimmy.
Mary Ann Liddell- married Gus neighbors. (no record of children)
*Anderson Liddell- born in Mississippi. He married Alice and they twelve children.
Children: W.M. Felix, Charlie, Robert, Ora Lee, Anna Jane, *Joe Eddie, Florence, Cora, Joseph, Sylvia, and Nan.
Dock Liddell-married Emma (no record)
Note: The index of free black marriages before the Civil War included Penny's name. Therefore she was a free woman
before the Civil War along with her children and granchildren.
Mama Penny told of seeing a falling star as she was leaving the master's kitchen. Family members believed that contributed
to her blindness.
According to Goliday Liddell, Mama Penny was still sharp even in her blindness because he tried to still food off her
plate while she was eating. She would also spank them on their hand and knew what child it was. She died on April 6.
*Anderson and Alice Liddell were my great- great-great grandparents. Joe Eddie is my great-great grandfather.