Blueford Rainbolt

about 1852–
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Blueford

Blueford Rainbolt was born about 1852, in Tennessee, United States as the son of Never married and Mary Jane Rainbolt.

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Family Time Line

Never married
Mary Jane Rainbolt
1828–
Blueford Rainbolt
1852–
Lilly ward RAINBOLT
1873–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 10
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863
Age 11
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 11
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Rainbold ( see Reinbold ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Reinbold

Sources (1)

  • Blueford Rainbolt in household of Mary J Rainbolt, "United States Census, 1880"

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