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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of Moses Paul Duncan RAINEY (7) & Martha GIBSON

15. Horace Jefferson RAINEY. Born on 12 Jun 1867 in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 54, Horace Jefferson died in Medina, Gibson County, Tennessee on 16 Jan 1922. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in Madison County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 2, Gibson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 2, Gibson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1920. Occupation: Farmer.

In 1888 when Horace Jefferson was 20, he married Junotha CAVINESS, daughter of Matthew CAVINESS & Louisa DOWDY, in Medina, Gibson County, Tennessee. Born on 7 Feb 1876 in Juno, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Junotha died in Medina, Gibson County, Tennessee on 6 Apr 1948. Resided in District 2, Gibson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 2, Gibson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1920. Alias/AKA: "Junie".

Obituary: Medina, April 6, 1948 - Mrs. Junie Rainey, 76, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lery Woods, near Cedar Grove. She was member of the Medina Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mattie Lou Mangrum of Milan and Mrs. Woods; four sons, Ernest Rainey of Cedar Grove, Adley Rainey of Trenton, Bee Rainey of Huntingdon, and Frank Rainey of Jackson. Funeral services will be held at the Medina Baptist Church, Wednesday at 2 p.m. and conducted by the Reverend K.C. Cotton, assisted by the Reverend W.A. West. Burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery. Pallbearers will be L.E. Woods, J.D. Woods, D.J. Rainey, R.E. Rainey, J.W. Barnes and Jeff Law. Replogle of Medina in charge of arrangements.

They had the following children:
i. Jesse Willard. Born in Aug 1888 in Cherry Grove, Gibson County, Tennessee.

ii. Ianthe. Born on 22 Apr 1890 in Medina, Gibson County, Tennessee.

32 iii. Leary Ann (1892-1961)
iv. Lela. Born in Mar 1893 in Gibson County, Tennessee.

33 v. Adley R. (1896-1963)
vi. Earnest R.. Born on 13 Jul 1897 in Medina, Gibson County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Earnest R. died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi on 24 Jan 1972. Buried in Jan 1972 in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi. Occupation: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg Division.

Obituary: Vicksburg Evening Post, Monday, January 24, 1972: Ernest Rainey Dies, Services Slated Tuesday - Ernest R. Rainey, 74, died early today at Mercy Hospital. Although in ill health for some time, his death came unexpectedly. Born in Tennessee Mr. Rainey had lived in Vicksburg since 1933. He was employed with the U.S. Engineers on the boat Jadwin until his retirement in 1952. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion. He was a member of Bowmar Avenue Baptist Church. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Freda B. Rainey, a brother, E.B. Rainey of Cross Plains, Tennessee; a sister, Mrs. F.M. Mangum of Milan, Tennessee, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harold Jordan, interim pastor of Bowmar Avenue Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be E.S. Paris, T.W. Green, W.L. Clarke, Touphie Habeeb, George Schaff, Albert Davis, Jim Moss, John Laughlin, E.B. Ousts, Lewlyl Cockerham, Morris Hall, the latter of Edwards. Honorary pallbearers will be Captain Bernard Reynolds and Dr. John S. Shell.

Earnest R. married Freda B. BLANKENSTEIN, daughter of Frederick BLANKENSTEIN & Josephine ?. Born on 10 Dec 1897 in Natchez, Mississippi. At the age of 88, Freda B. died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi on 16 Oct 1986. Buried in Oct 1986 in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi.

Obituary: Vicksburg, Mississippi - Mrs. Freda B. Rainey, age 99 years, died Thursday afternoon in the Vicksburg Convalescent Home. A native of Natchez, Mississippi, she was the daughter of Fredrick and Josephine Blankenstein and the widow of Ernest Rainey. Receiving her early education in Natchez, she was later employed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers until her retirement. Mrs. Rainey was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Josie Anderson of Vicksburg and several other relatives. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Fisher Funeral Home Chapel with internment in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Monday.

34 vii. Frank Paul (1899-1968)
35 viii. Hazel Bell (1902-1944)
36 ix. Mattie Lou (1905-1994)
x. Infant. Born on 2 Feb 1906 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Infant died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 2 Feb 1906.

xi. Infant. Born ca 1908 in Gibson County, Tennessee. Infant died in Gibson County, Tennessee ca 1908.

37 xii. Emmett B. (1911-1974)

16. John RAINEY. Born on 14 Nov 1882 in Gibson County, Tennessee. At the age of 63, John died in Hornbeak, Obion County, Tennessee on 21 Sep 1946. Buried in Sep 1946 in Antioch Cemetery, Hornbeak, Obion County, Tennessee. Resided in 9th District, Obion County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in 9th District, Obion County, Tennessee in 1920. Occupation: Farmer. Cause of death: Facial cancer.

John married Henrietta WEBB, daughter of William WEBB & Sallie ?. Born on 1 Sep 1878 in Tennessee. At the age of 70, Henrietta died in Hornbeak, Obion County, Tennessee on 29 Aug 1949. Buried in Aug 1949 in Antioch Cemetery, Hornbeak, Obion County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
38 i. Paul Eugene (1905-1983)
39 ii. Walter Herbert (1908-1986)
iii. Gladys Mae. Born on 6 Feb 1911 in Hornbeak, Obion County, Tennessee. At the age of 69, Gladys Mae died in Windfall, Tipton County, Indiana on 1 Jan 1981.

Gladys Mae married Edgar MOORE. Born on 28 Dec 1908 in Obion County, Tennessee.


17. Minnie RAINEY. Born in 1885 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 18 May 1900 when Minnie was 15, she first married Austin E. BURTON, son of James C. BURTON (1856-1935) & Mary Ann ? (1855-), in Lake County, Tennessee. Born on 4 Jan 1881 in Tennessee. At the age of 54, Austin E. died in Obion County, Tennessee on 2 Mar 1935.

They had the following children:
i. Farah May. Born in 1902 in Obion County, Tennessee.

ii. Stella B.. Born in 1903 in Obion County, Tennessee.

40 iii. Luther Martin (1905-1980)
iv. Clyde. Born on 24 Apr 1907 in Obion County, Tennessee. At the age of 77, Clyde died in Trimble, Dyer County, Tennessee in Jul 1984.

v. William P.. Born in 1908 in Obion County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, William P. died in 1980.

vi. Virgil. Born in 1910 in Obion County, Tennessee.

vii. Pauline. Born ca 1912 in Union City, Obion County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Pauline died in Tiptonville, Lake County, Tennessee in Nov 1980.

viii. Carlos. Born on 22 Nov 1915 in Obion County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Carlos died in Trimble, Dyer County, Tennessee in Jul 1984.


Minnie second married Doctor William Washington LITTON.

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