Nancy Ida Rayner

11 November 1873–25 July 1911 (Age 37)
Jasper, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Nancy Ida

When Nancy Ida Rayner was born on 11 November 1873, in Jasper, Mississippi, United States, her father, Prentiss Clay Rayner, was 31 and her mother, Jane Harwell, was 31. She married Alonzo Walter Hodge about 1887. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 July 1911, in Rayville, Richland, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Marion, Union, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Walter Hodge
Nancy Ida Rayner
Marriage: about 1887
Ophelia Hodge
Allafan Hodge
James William Hodge, Sr.
Ida Aliphair Hodge
Frank Wilson Hodge
Joe Lon Hodge
Huey Green Hodge
Claborn Hodge
Jewel Addilee Hodge
Lloyd Lee Hodge
Floyce Hodge

Spouse and Children

about 1887


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 4

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

Age 13

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Rainer, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hari, heri ‘army’2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from an inflected form of German rein or central Yiddish rayn ‘pure’.3 Probably also an altered spelling of German Reiner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Rayner in entry for Ophelia Miller, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Ida Rainer in entry for Joe Hodge, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Ida Rayner Hodge, "Find A Grave Index"

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