Malinda Janney

1 June 1844–13 November 1873 (Age 29)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Malinda

When Malinda Janney was born on 1 June 1844, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac K Janney, was 41 and her mother, Mary Martha Radford, was 29. She married William M Rakes on 18 January 1866, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 13 November 1873, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

William M Rakes
1843–1931
Malinda Janney
1844–1873
Marriage: 18 January 1866
Cephus M Rakes
1867–1953
Martha Ann Rakes
1873–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1866Franklin, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established
    Age 3
    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 17
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire): from a diminutive of the Middle English personal name Jan(e) (see Jayne ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jayne
    Janey

    Sources (9)

    • Malinda Rakes in household of Wm Rakes, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Malinda Rakes in entry for Cephas Rakes, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
    • Linda Janney in entry for J Cephus Rakes, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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