Marshall Milton Rayner

20 July 1850–31 August 1928 (Age 78)
Holmes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Marshall Milton

When Marshall Milton Rayner was born on 20 July 1850, in Holmes, Mississippi, United States, his father, Thomas Rayner, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Crawford, was 31. He married Ida Blanche Holmes on 13 October 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Beat 1, Holmes, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 August 1928, in Holmes, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lexington, Holmes, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marshall Milton Rayner
Ida Blanche Holmes
Marriage: 13 October 1885
Elizabeth Burress Rayner
Frances Rayner
Ida Rayner
Walter Holmes Rayner
Alice McCain Rayner

Spouse and Children

13 October 1885



    Frances Rayner


    Ida Rayner



    Alice McCain Rayner


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World Events (8)


Age 11

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Marshal M Rayner in household of Thomas C Rayner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marshal M Rayiers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M M Rayner, "United States Census, 1910"

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