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Francis M. H. Harper Rainey
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1840
Morgan County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1899
Smiley
Gonzales County
Texas, USA

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Francis was the fourth of ten children born to Avis A. and Jane 'Jincey' (McCullough) Harper. She married Thomas Fulton Rainey in 1859 and they had ten children: Kate, Lura, John William, Matthew Fitzpatrick 'Matt', Mary Elizabeth, Matilda Jane, Adley Theodore, Sarah Villulia, Thomas Franklin and Tiny Frances 'Fannie'.


Gonzales Inquirer—Gonzales, Texas
February 17, 1899—Volume 2—#222

Two Old Citizens
Death Claims Two Old and Worthy Ladies

Died, at the residence of her grandson, Mr. J. M. Rainey, in Gonzales, on Thursday, February 16, 1899, at 6:30 p.m., Mrs. E. E. Rainey, aged 70 years, 2 months, and 14 days. The funeral procession will move from the family residence this evening at 4 o'clock to the Masonic cemetery where the interment will take place.

Mrs. Rainey was one of the oldest inhabitants of Gonzales and county. She was a most estimable and worthy Christian lady and loved by all who knew her. For several years she has lived with her grandson, Mr. John Rainey, in Gonzales. Her death was due to old age.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvis A. Harper (1807 - 1857)
  Jane McCullough Harper (1812 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Fulton Rainey (1828 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Matthew Fitzpatrick Rainey (1867 - 1940)*
  Mary Elizabeth Rainey Baker (1869 - 1958)*
  Matilda Jane Rainey Baker (1872 - 1953)*
  Sarah Villulia Rainey Davis (1877 - 1910)*
  Thomas Franklin Rainey (1881 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Foster Harper (1836 - 1883)*
  Elizabeth Ann Harper Bean (1839 - 1905)*
  Francis M. H. Harper Rainey (1840 - 1899)
  Villulia Isabelle Harper Brown (1855 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Leesville Cemetery
Leesville
Gonzales County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sharon
Record added: Mar 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13709772
Francis M. H. <i>Harper</i> Rainey
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Francis M. H. <i>Harper</i> Rainey
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