When Philadelphia D. Gaines was born on 31 May 1806, in Anderson, Pendleton, South Carolina, United States, her father, James J Gaines, was 22 and her mother, Nancy Arnold, was 17. She married William G Mullinnix. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Township 3 Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 10 January 1891, in Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.
English (of Norman origin): variant of Gain , with post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has also assimilated several surnames of Welsh origin, such as Gainous , derived from Gurganus .
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