Ann Lewis Boyd

14 June 1807–25 November 1871 (Age 64)
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ann Lewis

When Ann Lewis Boyd was born on 14 June 1807, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Boyd, was 34 and her mother, Matilda Blair Burwell, was 20. She married Philip Rainey on 3 June 1824, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 25 November 1871, in Boydton, Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Saint James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Boydton, Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Rainey
1794–1850
Ann Lewis Boyd
1807–1871
Marriage: 3 June 1824
Alexander Frederick Rainey
1825–1859
Mary Ann Rainey
1828–
Philip Rainey
1829–1889
Elizabeth Burwell Rainey
1831–
Ann Matilda Dandridge Rainey
1840–1935
Elizabeth Ann Rainey
1846–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1824
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Alexander Frederick Rainey

    Male1825–1859Male

    Mary Ann Rainey

    Female1828–Female

    Philip Rainey

    Male1829–1889Male

    Elizabeth Burwell Rainey

    Female1831–Female

    Ann Matilda Dandridge Rainey

    Female1840–1935Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Thomas Swepson Boyd

    Male1805–1843Male

    Female1807–1871Female

    Mary Armistead Boyd

    Female1808–1849Female

    Eliza Frances Boyd

    Female1812–1837Female

    Lucy Swepson Boyd

    Female1814–1835Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 5

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 17

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann L Rainey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ann L Rainey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann L Rainey, "United States Census, 1850"

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