Malinda Janney

Brief Life History 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 Franklin County, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 13 November 1873, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Hash Family Cemetery, Endicott, Franklin County, Virginia, United States.

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William M Rakes
Malinda Janney
Marriage: 18 January 1866
J. Cephus Rakes
Martha Ann Rakes

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  • Malinda Rakes in household of Wm Rakes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Malinda, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Malinda Jenny, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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World Events (6)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

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

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.

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