Halah Rains

Brief Life History of Halah

When Halah Rains was born on 19 November 1829, in Warren, Indiana, United States, her father, Lawrence Wesley Rains Jr, was 39 and her mother, Hannah Dixon, was 41. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Lawrence Wesley Rains Jr
Hannah Dixon
Nathaniel Rains
Jesse Rains
Laurence Wesley Rains II
Lydia Rains
John Rains
Amy Hannah Rains
Mary Rains
Isaac Rains
Ruth Raines
Halah Rains

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    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.


    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Raines .

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

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