Anderson Comer Rainey

2 May 1807–10 January 1855 (Age 47)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Anderson Comer

When Anderson Comer Rainey was born on 2 May 1807, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, David Lemuel Rainey, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Davis, was 32. He married Hannah A. Estes on 20 February 1833, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 January 1855, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Anderson Comer Rainey
Hannah A. Estes
Marriage: 20 February 1833
Martha Ann Catherine Rainey
William Pinkney Rainey
Mary Jane Rainey
Daniel Bunyon Rainey
Tennessee Rainey

Spouse and Children

20 February 1833
Maury, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 13

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raighne, Ó Ráighne, from a personal name derived from the Old Norse name Rǫgnvaldr ( see Ronald , Reynold ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anderson Rainey in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Anderson Rainey, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Anderson Rainey, "United States Census, 1850"

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